Nair, Mr Sukumaran

Mr Sukumaran NairConsultant Cardiac Surgeon

  • Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
  • Tel: 0191 213 7105
  • GMC Code: 4755438
  • Qualifications: MBBS, MS, MD, FRCS, FRCS(CTh)
  • Special Interests

    Surgery for heart failure (heart transplantation and Ventricular Assist Device therapy), lung transplantation, valvular heart disease, minimal access valve surgery (aortic and mitral), thoraco-abdominal aortic pathology, lone and concomitant atrial fibrillation and arterial revascularisation.

  • Biography

    Mr Nair joined Newcastle Hospitals in November 2013. Prior to this he worked as Consultant Cardiac and Transplant Surgeon in Papworth Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge for over six years. 

    He underwent training in Cardiothoracic Surgery in the West London rotation involving Hammersmith Hospital, University College London, St George’s Hospital and Harefield Hospital between 2001 and 2007. During this period he also conducted basic science research in Harefield Hospital in the field of transplant immunology.


    He is a member of the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Mr Nair is particularly interested in the fields of heart and lung transplantation, Ventricular Assist Devices, heart valve disorders, surgery for thoraco-abdominal aneurysms, and surgery for atrial fibrillation and arterial revascularisation.


    Mr Nair is particularly interested in performing minimal access aortic valve replacement and minimal access mitral valve repairs.

  • Directorate

    Cardiothoracic Services

  • Hospital Base

    Freeman Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Cardiac Surgery

  • Name of Secretary
    Mrs Carolanne Johnston
  • Sukumaran Nair 
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