Mr Neil Roberts is a substantive consultant cardiac surgeon with an interest in aortic intervention. He has been a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon for over 9 years, performing more than 900 open heart procedures with a mortality of less then 2%.
Mr Roberts is experienced in all aspects of adult cardiac surgery. He has also been the clinical governance lead for Cardiac surgery at Barts Heart Centre for over 3 years and has therefore extensive experience in incident reviews, complaint responses and negotiating the clinical governance systems within the NHS.
Mr Roberts was the first UK cardiothoracic trainee to be awarded an endovascular fellowship to undertake dedicated endovascular and vascular training (St Mary’s 2010 BSET Fellow).
Mr Roberts is trained in medicolegal and expert witness report writing by courses with Bond Solon and has been writing medicolegal reports for 5 years. He entered the specialist register in 2011 and has been a consultant cardiac surgeon since February 2011.
He is experienced in all aspects of adult cardiothoracic 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.
Medicolegal report writing has an estimated turnaround time of less than 21 days depending on the complexity of the case.
Accepts cases involving :
• Clinical negligence report writing – aspects of breach of duty and causation
• Personal Injury – aspects of current condition and prognosis
Areas of interest and experience:
• 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
Terms and conditions available on request