Cardiology (heart)
Spoken Languages
Dutch, Flemish


Mr J Andreas Hoschtitzky studied medicine at Leiden University Medical School in the Netherlands. He then did his post-graduate training in cardiac surgery in London, Bristol and Manchester with congenital cardiac fellowships at Great Ormond Street and Evelina Children’s Hospitals in London. 

Before joining the Trust, Mr Hoschtizky worked as the clinical lead for the regional Northwest of England and North Wales adult congenital heart disease programme, based in central Manchester. He also worked as an honorary paediatric cardiac surgeon at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital until 2017 when he joined the Trust. 

Mr Hoschtitzky is also currently working to set up a new, self-sustainable congenital cardiac surgery service for the north-east of Brazil, in conjunction with the International Children’s Heart Foundation.

Areas of expertise

Mr Hoschtitzky is a paediatric and adult cardiac surgeon, who works primarily as a cardiothoracic surgeon for Royal Brompton’s congenital heart disease team.

His clinical expertise includes:

  • Valve repair surgery treating:
    • Mitral
    • Tricuspid (particularly Ebstein’s anomaly)
    • Aortic valves
    • Pulmonary valves
  • Aortic root surgery, including:
    • Valve sparing aortic root replacement
    • Ross procedure
  • Aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Surgery for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Research interests

Mr Hoschtitzky has many areas of interest within cardiac surgery, such as:

  • The long-term outcomes after surgery for patients with congenital heart defects
  • Improving and innovating re-operative surgery strategies
  • Complex valve and aortic root problems
  • Looking at the effects of surgery in tetralogy of Fallot and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy on the ventricles concerning heart failure and arrhythmia modifications.

Private patient referral 

If you would like to make an appointment with this specialist for private care, contact the RB&HH Specialist care team