Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Honorary Clinical Lecturer



+44 (0)20 3312 7651h.ashrafian




1089Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus





Hutan Ashrafian is a Clinical Lecturer in Surgery. His research objectives are to develop innovative and technological strategies to resolve the global healthcare burden of obesity, metabolic syndrome, obesity-related cardiorespiratory disease, musculoskeletal dysfunction and cancer.

His work encompasses clinical and mechanistic studies of metabolic bariatric surgery, complex biostatistical models, networks and evidence synthesis to guide policy decisions, computational physiology and systems medicine, novel health technology assessment and diagnostic accuracy of biomarkers, robotics and artificial intelligence agents in healthcare, ancient history analytics, academic impact & leadership metrics and regenerative strategies including sports-based and bio-inspired bionic therapies.


Sepehripour AH, Chaudhry UA, Suliman A, et al., 2016, How revascularization on the beating heart with cardiopulmonary bypass compares to off-pump? A meta-analysis of observational studies, Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Vol:22, ISSN:1569-9293, Pages:63-71

Chaudhry UAR, Harling L, Ashrafian H, et al., 2016, Surgical management of infected cardiac implantable electronic devices, International Journal of Cardiology, Vol:203, ISSN:0167-5273, Pages:714-721

Soylu E, Harling L, Ashrafian H, et al., 2016, A systematic review of the safety and efficacy of distal coronary artery anastomotic devices, European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, Vol:49, ISSN:1010-7940, Pages:732-745

Harling L, Lambert J, Ashrafian H, et al., 2016, Elevated serum microRNA 483-5p levels may predict patients at risk of post-operative atrial fibrillation., Eur J Cardiothorac Surg

Ashrafian H, 2016, Dermatomyositis in Joseph Wright's 1768 painting of the air pump experiment., Clin Rheumatol, Vol:35, Pages:2379-2380

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