International Patients


Patients travel from France, Germany, Middle East, India and all over the world for the surgical excellence of Dr. Modi.

Our full-service, dedicated and multi-lingual International Patient Center assists foreign patients seeking a consultation, a second opinion or surgical treatment. Here are just a few of the reasons our international patients choose us for their care:

Reasons International Patients Choose Us

  • UK's Largest Heart Hospital with Award-Winning Care
  • World Renowned Heart Surgeon Dr. Paul Modi
  • Costs 25% of the cost of surgery in USA

International Patient Care

  • Full-service, Dedicated and Multi-lingual International Patient Team
  • Our team assists you with everything from appointment scheduling to travel arrangements
  • Excellent Post-surgery and Follow-up care

Take the first step to start your care journey. International patients from around the world travel to Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital for Advanced and Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery procedures by Dr. Paul Modi and his team.

Contact Our International Patient Team

World-Renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Only surgeon in UK performing robotic heart surgery. One of the pioneer surgeons to perform a Totally Endoscopic Robotic Mitral Valve Repair in the UK.


Mr Paul Modi
Consultant Cardiac Surgeon


Mr Paul Modi MD FRCS is a British, US and German-trained consultant cardiac surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive (keyhole) and robotic heart surgery.

He performs over 120 mitral valve operations per year, possibly the largest practice of Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair / Replacement in the UK.


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Why Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital?


UK's Largest Heart Hospital with Award-Winning Care

The first specialist hospital to be inspected and rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission


RATED the TOP UK Hospital for overall patient care in 9 of the last 12 years.

World Class Expertise. Outstanding Care. Leading Partnerships.

Why Mr. Paul Modi?


Mr Paul Modi is one of a handful of surgeons in the UK who performs minimally invasive keyhole heart surgeries and the only surgeon performing robotic heart surgery. He was one of the pioneer surgeons to perform a Totally Endoscopic Robotic Mitral Valve Repair in the UK.

Patients travel from all over the world for the surgical excellence of Mr. Modi.

He is one of a few cardiac surgeons worldwide who has been formally trained in the leading North American and German heart centres by all three of the surgeons who pioneered minimally invasive mitral valve surgery over 15 years ago.

He is a national and international trainer (proctor) in many of these techniques.


Leading cardiothoracic surgeon with expertise in following surgical procedures:

  • Robotic and Minimally Invasive Keyhole Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Robotic and Off-Pump Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Keyhole Myxoma Resection Surgery
  • Keyhole Atrial Fibrillation Surgery

Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery


Minimally Invasive techniques provide a huge number of benefits for patients such as minimal scarring, less pain and a reduced chance of post-operative wound infections, and they shorten the recovery period from open-heart surgery from about 3 months down to about 3 weeks.

Why Minimally Invasive or Robotic Surgery?



Heals in 1-3 weeks
2-4 cm Incision
No Broken Breastbone
Virtually No Visible Scarring

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Watch Mr. Modi on The BBC Performing 1st Robotic Valve Surgery in UK

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair Broadcast on The BBC

Patient Testimonials


After my heart surgery within 6 weeks I was embarking upon a 30 hour journey to Brazil.

A Happy Patient

I was back playing 18 holes on the golf course one week after my keyhole mitral valve repair.

A Happy Patient