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Dr Andrew Gaunt trained at the Imperial School of Anaesthesia before taking up a fellowship post at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, where he was appointed as a consultant anaesthetist in 2004.

Dr Gaunt has particular expertise in anaesthesia for adult cardiothoracic surgery and cardiological intervention, including thoracic organ transplantation and left ventricular assist device (LVAD) insertion. 

He is the co-author of the Harefield Perioperative Transplant Protocol and has co-authored two papers on pain after thoracic surgery.


Dr Gaunt is involved in the Masters of Valve Repair course run at Harefield, providing anaesthesia and transesophageal echocardiogram (TOE) support for patients.

He participates in teaching fellows in cardiothoracic anaesthesia from all over Europe who come to Harefield. They come to learn techniques of anaesthesia for complex cardiac cases, including heart and lung transplantation and LVAD insertion.


Dr Gaunt has written a chapter on anaesthesia for heart transplantation and LVAD insertion for anaesthesia and intensive care, a continuously updated text for the trainee.

He is the co-author of a chapter for the Oxford Handbook of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, on anaesthesia for heart failure and LVAD insertion.