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Mr Neil Roberts

Barts Heart Centre
West Smithfield
London
EC1A 7BE

Contact Person: Mr Neil Roberts
Qualifications: MB ChB MRCS MD FRCS (C-Th)
Phone: 0207 0348 962
Occupation: Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Mr Neil Roberts MB ChB MRCS MD FRCS (C-Th)

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Mr Neil Roberts is a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon practising in the NHS at Barts Heart Centre in the city of London. He also has a private practice based in Harley Street in London.

Mr Roberts entered the specialist register in 2011 and has been a consultant cardiac surgeon since February 2011. He is experienced in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery. He has also been the clinical governance lead in his department for the last 3 years, and has therefore extensive experience in incident reviews, complaint responses and negotiating the clinical governance systems within the NHS.

Mr Roberts is trained in medicolegal and expert witness report writing through courses with Bond Solon and has been writing medicolegal reports for three years. He has just completed further medicolegal training with Bond Solon and the Certificate of Expert Witness Practice via Cardiff University. He also has experience of giving evidence in court and being cross examined, and has testimonials from barristers relating to the evidence presented during cross examination.

Mr Roberts accepts cases involving :

  • Clinical Negligence report writing – aspects of breach of duty and causation
  • Personal Injury – aspects of current condition and prognosis

His areas of interest and experience include:

  • Clinical governance, surgical safety standards, WHO checklist compliance
  • Serious incidents and Datix incident investigations and process
  • All aspects of adult cardiothoracic surgery
  • Pre intervention decision making in cardiology and cardiac intervention – was the correct process followed, was the patient discussed in the appropriate MDT according to current best practice, were the international guidelines followed and alternatives discussed with the patient?
  • Consent issues

Medicolegal report writing estimated turnaround time of less than 21 days, depending on the complexity of the case. Terms and conditions are available on request

Click here to view Mr Roberts' medico-legal CV.