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Steven Hunter


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Steven Hunter

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
Herries Road, Sheffield, S5 7AU, United Kingdom
+44 7771666136, +44 1142714951
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Medical School: Nottingham University
Cardiothoracic training: Sheffield, St George's Hospital London, Hammersmith Hospital London & Papworth Hospital Cambridge.

I have held the following posts:
Chairman of the Young Cardiothoracic Club (elected) - 1999 to 2002
Young Surgeons representative on the Executive of The Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland – 1999 to 2002
Programme Director for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Northern Deanery – 2001 to 2004
Chairman of the Specialty Training Committee for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Northern Deanery – 2001 to 2005
Clinical Director for Cardiothoracic Surgery, the James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough – 2001 to 2005
Elected member of the Executive of The Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland – 2002 to 2005
Coast to Coast Committee – 2002 to 2003
Cardiothoracic Dean for Great Britain & Ireland – (SCTS Executive, Cardiothoracic SAC & Cardiothoracic Intercollegiate Examination Board) 2005 to 2010.
Cardiothoracic Surgery adviser to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
Specialist adviser to the NICE Interventional Procedures Programme.
Cardiothoracic Surgeon for the British (FIA) F1 Grand Prix & WEC– 1996 to present
Medical Adviser to Motorsport UK from 2020 to present
Honorary Lecturer with the School of Health and Social Care, University of Teesside 2000 - 2013
Honorary Lecturer in Anatomy at the Durham University Medical School 2002-2013
Member of the Cardiothoracic SAC (College Rep) 2005-2013
Secretary of the Cardiothoracic Intercollegiate Examination Board 2007 – 2010
SAC National Selection Lead 2010 – 2013
Cardiothoracic Intercollegiate Examiner 2005 – 2015
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Sheffield University 2013 to present.
Centre for Clinical Practice Advisor for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence 2015 to present
Programme committee member for the European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS)
Member of EACTS Academy
President of the British and Irish Society of Minimal Invasive Cardiac Surgery (BISMICS) 2016 - 2019
Programme committee member for BISMICS (2016 to present)
Faculty of the STS and EACTS Latin America Meeting
Reviewer for the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Reviewer for Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Journal
Reviewer and Editorial Board member for the journal Innovations
Reviewer for the Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Reviewer for the American Heart Journal
Faculty of the Cox Maze IV course (UK and Europe)
Faculty of the EACTS surgical AF ablation course

Main (current) surgical interests are:
Minimal Invasive cardiac surgery (Mitral and AF)
Thoracoscopic AF ablation and standalone left atrial appendage occlusion
Concomitant AF ablation surgery for all patients.
Cardiac tumour resection.


Current research related to atrial fibrillation surgery.

Other Interests

Motor racing

Practice Area

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery