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Mr Francis WellsMr Francis Wells, Consultant Surgeon

Contact Details
Switchboard 01480 830541
Fax 01480 831315


Joanne Aveling
Tel 01480 364421

Cardiothoracic Surgery; Thoracic Surgery

Specialist Clinical Interests
The management of all forms of heart valve disease.
Mitral valve reconstruction; aortic valve repair and surgery of the aorta.

Research Interests
As above.

Professional Profile
Initially trained in London and the United States, Mr Wells has worked at Papworth Hospital as a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon since 1986. His specialist area of cardiac surgical interest is the management of all forms of heart valve disease, especially mitral valve reconstruction.

Mr Wells has the largest experience in the United Kingdom and among the largest in the world with over 3,000 cases completed achieving a near 100% repair rate for leaking mitral valves with mortality at less than 1.0% for first time procedures. His aim is to achieve a normally functioning valve. He also has an interest in aortic valve repair and surgery of the aorta.

In his thoracic practice, Mr Wells offers a full range of surgical procedures for lung cancer and all benign diseases in the chest. This includes hyperhydrosis, thoracic outlet syndrome and pectus deformities.

Clinical Outcomes
To view Mr Well's clinical outcomes, please click on this link. This will take you to the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery website which is not part of the Papworth Hospital website.


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