Gopal Soppa

Gopal Soppa, Academic Clinical Lecturer, Post-CCT Fellow, Cardiac SurgeryPosition Academic Clinical Lecturer, Post-CCT Fellow, Cardiac Surgery
Academic and Professional Degrees MBBS, MRCS (England), PhD, FRCS (CTh)
Elected Member of Professional Societies SCTS (Memb No. 1226)
BMA (Memb No. 9702002)
MDU (Memb No. 361875B)



Professional Statement

Clinical Interests

Selected Publications
Book Chapters

Minimally invasive approaches. Gopal K R Soppa, Anthony C de Souza. Key Topics in Cardiac Surgery, 2nd Edition, Editors: Ohri S, Moorjani N, Tang A; 2nd edition, August 2013, Hamtun Publishing. ISBN-10: 0957507305, ISBN-13: 978-0957507302.

Valve-sparing Aortic Root Replacement (Yacoub Remodelling Technique). Gopal Soppa, Rajdeep Bilkhu, Marjan Jahangiri; Essentials of Operative Cardiac Surgery, 2nd Edition, Editor: Prakash P Punjabi, Springer (In Press).

Original articles

Trainees Can Learn Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement Without Compromising Safety. Soppa G, Yates M, Viviano A, Smelt J, Valencia O, van Besouw JP, Jahangiri M. Inter Cardiovasc and Thorac Surg 2015; 20: 458-62.

Sutureless Valves in Aortic Stenosis. Soppa G, Jahangiri M. J Thorac and Cardiovasc Surg 2014; 148:364.

High volume practice by a single specialized team reduces mortality and morbidity of elective and urgent aortic root replacement. Soppa G, Abdulkareem N, Smelt J, Van Besouw JP, Jahangiri M. AORTA, 2013; 1:40-44.

Functional status and survival after prolonged intensive care unit stay following cardiac surgery. Soppa G, Woodford C, Yates M, Shetty R, Moore M, Valencia O, Fletcher N, Jahangiri M. Interac Cardiovasc and Thorac Surg 2013; 16:750-4.

Early experience with the transaortic approach for transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Soppa G, Roy D, Brecker S, Jahangiri M. J Thorac  Cardiovasc Surg 2012; 143:1225-7.

Prolonged mechanical unloading reduces myofilament sensitivity to calcium and sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium uptake leading to contractile dysfunction. Soppa GK, Lee J, Stagg MA, Siedlecka U, Youssef S, Yacoub MH, Terracciano CMN. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplant, 2008; 27:882-9.


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