Michael M Sabetai


Consultant cardiac surgeon


  • Michael M Sabetai, MD PhD FRCS (C-Th) graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece.
  • He trained in General and Trauma Surgery in the USA.
  • He came to London where he completed his PhD studies in Cardiovascular Surgery at the Imperial College School of Medicine.
  • His training in Cardiothoracic Surgery took place at Guy's and St Thomas', Royal Brompton and London Chest Hospitals in London.
  • He obtained further experience in Aortic Surgery in the USA under the tuition of Dr Hazim Safi in Houston, Texas and Dr Joe Bavaria in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • He completed his training in 2011 and was appointed as a consultant cardiac and aortic surgeon at St Thomas’ Hospital in 2012.

Education and training

  • Aortic surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Dr Joe Bavaria)
  • Aortic surgery, University of Texas at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston (Dr Hazim Safi)
  • Cardiac surgery training, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London Chest Hospital, Royal Brompton Hospital, Royal Sussex County Hospital
  • PhD studies in cardiovascular surgery, Imperial College School of Medicine, London
  • General and trauma surgery training, Los Angeles and Honolulu, USA

Research interests

  • Natural history of aortic diseases
  • Management of large databases


  • Alexander Onassis Public Benefit Foundation Fellowship for post graduate studies in Cardiovascular Surgery (1997)

Last updated: April 2022

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