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Mr Martin Kostolny

MD, CCST

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Sub-Specialties
  • Paediatric Cardiac surgery
Fixed Price Packages

About

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    Mr. Martin Kostolny has been a consultant at the Cardiothoracic Unit Great Ormond Street Hospital since March 2006.
    After graduating from Medical school at the Comenius University, he trained at the Heart Centre at the Children’s Hospital in Bratislava under Prof Hraska, the German Heart Centre in Munich under Prof Lange and Great Ormond Street Hospital.
    He has been Head of clinical service for Cardiothoracic surgery since 2015. The National Congenital Heart disease audit (2019 Summary) found that the congenital heart surgical programme at GOSH has been achieving outcomes much higher than predicted for the fourth year running.
    He regularly lectures at international meetings and is member of several professional societies.
    He is author and co-author in more than 70 manuscripts and book chapters.
    Mr Kostolny has been also supporting congenital heart programs in the UK. He has been operating abroad on regular basis (Serbia, Germany, France, and Turkey).

    Qualifications:
    Medical School Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia MD 1993
    Medical school University Vienna, Austria 1990-1991
    Master degree in General surgery, 1996
    Cardiothoracic surgery board exam, 2003
    Technical University Munich, MD 2006

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    Research interest:
    Clinical outcomes – congenital heart surgery, aortic valve repair, DORV, C-CTGA
    Linking operative data to outcome measures
    Large scale validation of computer simulations for personalised cardiovascular treatments in congenital heart disease & 3D Imaging & Clinical application project 

    Specialising in:
    Neonatal and complex infant surgery, Surgery for Aortic valve repair, Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries, Pulmonary atresia, VSD and multifocal blood supply and whole spectrum of Grown up congenital heart surgery
     
  • Professional bodies icon plus

    • AATS - member
    • European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) - member
    • The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland- member
    • WSPCHS – governing council
    • European Congenital Heart surgeons association (ECHSA)
    • GMC full registration (6072501) and since 18th May 2006 Specialist register (Cardiothoracic surgery)

Practice locations

NHS base

Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children NHS Trust

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