Mr Uday Dandekar graduated from Medical school in Mumbai, India and initially trained in General Surgery. He specialised in cardiothoracic surgery after training in India, UK and the USA. In the UK he worked at centres like the Harefield Hospital and went through the West Midlands training programme. He spent time doing clinical work at the world renowned Cleveland Clinic under the chairmanship of Dr. Delos Cosgrove.
Mr. Dandekar works as a Consultant adult cardiac surgeon at the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire. He has special interest in coronary artery disease, arterial grafting, beating heart surgery, valvular heart disease and valve surgery.
Mr. Dandekar has research interest with publications in peer reviewed journals. His M.Ch work was on Atrial Myxomas.
Mr. Dandekar is an avid teacher and is involved with teaching and training juniors.
Charity is very close to Mr.Dandekar’s heart. He is on the International Committee for Cardiostart International, a US based charity. Once every year he travels to developing countries performing heart surgeries. This has taken him to countries like Peru, Romania and last few years to West African country Ghana.