Shakil Farid

FCPS, MRCS, FRCS (C-Th), MBA

I am a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. I offer a wide repertoire of cardiac surgery in my practice. My sub-specialty interest is complex aortic surgery. 

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About

About Mr Farid

Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Oxford

Mr Farid was appointed as a consultant cardiac surgeon  at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford in 2018. Mr. Farid offers full range of cardiac surgery which includes coronary artery bypass grafting, complex valvular surgery (aortic and mitral valve surgery), aortic root surgery, aortic aneurysm repair and redo surgeries. 

Mr Farid has consistently performed at a very high level, which is represented by his excellent surgeon-specific mortality and outcome results.

Mr Farid remains a strong advocate for patient-focused care and robust clinical governance to maintain the highest standards in cardiac surgery. 

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Experience

Career

  • Consultant Cardiac Surgeon

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

    Member of the Oxford Complex Aortic Surgery Team
  • Ethicon Fellow

    Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels

    Underwent advanced fellowship under world famous cardiac surgeon Prof Gebrine El Khoury gaining valuable experience in complex valve surgery.
  • Specialty Registrar

    Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK

    Specialty registrar at Health Education East of England Deanery. He underwent adult cardiac surgical training at the Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge which is the UK's leading heart and lung surgery hospital. During his 6 years training at Royal Papworth Hospital he gained valuable experience in complex adult cardiac surgery, mechanical circulatory support devices and underwent fellowship in complex aortic surgery.
  • Registrar (LAT Training)

    Wythenshawe Hospital

    ST3 LAT and LAS SPR in Cardiothoracic surgery at Wythenshawe Hospital.
  • Clinical Fellow

    Manchester Royal Infirmary

    Clinical Fellow in Cardiothoracic surgery at Manchester Royal Infirmary
  • SHO

    Royal Brompton, Harefield, Northern General Hospital

    Training SHO in cardiothoracic surgery at Royal Brompton Hospital, Harefield hospital and Northern General Hospital.
  • SHO Rotation

    Various hospitals in Bangladesh

    Training SHO in various surgical specialties in Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh approved various teaching hospitals in Bangladesh, including BIRDEM Hospital, Dhaka Medical College Hospital and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).
Degrees

Qualifications

MBA

2017, Keele University

FRCS (C-TH)

2016, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

MRCS

2005, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh

FCPS (Surgery)

2005, Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons

Recognition

Awards and Prizes

Ethicon fellowship

Awarded the Ethicon fellowship for 2016 by the SCTS for complex valve repair fellowship under Prof Gebrine El Khoury in Brussels

President’s award for best oral presentation

President’s award for the best oral presentation in the Cardiothoracic Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, November 2013 for the presentation titled "Clinical and cost benefits of miniaturized cardiopulmonary bypass for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting surgery"

Poster of Distinction

Awarded poster of Distinction in May 2006 at the conference of Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, for the poster titled "An objective assessment of general surgical skills amongst pre registration house officers."

Creative

Research

Mr Farid has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and other publications. He has also written several book chapters. Click here to access the list of his publications.

20 +
Journal Articles
11 +
International Conference
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National Conference
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Book Chapters
my services

Surgeries

CABG

Coronary artery bypass surgery, colloquially heart bypass or bypass surgery, is a surgical procedure to restore normal blood flow to an obstructed coronary artery. A normal coronary artery transports blood to and from the heart muscle itself, not through the main circulatory system.

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Aortic Valve Replacement

Aortic valve replacement is a procedure whereby the failing aortic valve of a patient's heart is replaced with an artificial heart valve. The aortic valve may need to be replaced if valve is leaky (aortic insufficiency, also known as aortic regurgitation) or The valve is narrowed and doesn't open fully (aortic stenosis)

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Mitral Valve Replacement

Mitral valve replacement is a procedure whereby the diseased mitral valve of a patient's heart is replaced by either a mechanical or tissue (bioprosthetic) valve. The mitral valve may need to be replaced because: The valve is leaky (mitral valve regurgitation) The valve is narrowed and doesn't open properly (mitral valve stenosis)

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Aortic root replacement

Valve-sparing aortic root replacement (also known as the David procedure) is a cardiac surgery procedure which is used to treat Aortic aneurysms and to prevent Aortic dissection.[1] It involves replacement of the aortic root without replacement of the aortic valve.

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Aortic aneurysm repair

The procedure involves the placement of an expandable stent graft within the aorta to treat aortic disease without operating directly on the aorta.

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Redo cardiac surgery

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testimonials

What My Patients Say

...I was assigned to the surgeon Mr Farid and his team. ... He sent me for that CT scan just to be sure. So thank you, Dr Schuman. Along with Farid and his team, I owe you my life...
The Sunday Times, July 21 2019

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Mark Haddon
Novelist

Shakil Farid was very clear about the procedure and its risks beforehand. I had been waiting a long time and he had been appointed to catch up with the backlog and he was very accommodating to my need to have the very delayed op in June rather than late May. After the op Mr Farid was both informative and reassuring in the post op briefing. At the six-week follow-up appointment he checked thoroughly that I was following the recommended recovery regime and informed me of subsequent check-ups by colleagues. Throughout he was positive with excellent inter-personal skills.

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Anonymous Patient
John Radcliffe Hospital

I cannot thank Mr Farid enough for his work which has changed my life.

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Anonymous Patient
John Radcliffe Hospital

Wonderfully explained the procedure, support and aftercare for my Heart Bypass Operation. The whole team of medic staff were execellent in providing the care and support before, during and after the surgery. In particular, Mr S Farid was exceptionally helpful in all questions/queries raised and put my mind at ease. Highly recommend the doctor and his team.

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Anonymous Patient
John Radcliffe Hospital

THE TREATMENT JOHN MY HUSBAND RECEIVED WAS EXCELLENT!

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John Radcliffe Hospital
news articles

Latest News

  • By Shakil Farid .
  • June 22, 2020 .

Fighting Covid19 on the Frontline 3rd Edition

It’s our great pleasure to launch the 4th edition of our book following the success of the previous 3 editions.  PLEASE NOT

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  • By Shakil Farid .
  • June 18, 2020 .

We talk about our book on ion TV

We talk about our book, Fighting Covid-19 on the Front Line in IonTV

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  • May 28, 2020 .

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  • May 18, 2020 .

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Contact

Get in Touch

Office Address
John Radcliffe Hospital
Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9DU380
Manor Hospital
Beech Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7RP United Kingdom
OFFICE Hours
By appointment
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