Kaarne, Mr Markku


Cardiac surgery


Paediatric and congenital cardiac surgery

Training and education

  • Specialist in general surgery, Helsinki University, 1991.
  • Specialist in thoracic and vascular surgery, Helsinki University, 1997.


Mr Kaarne has worked for the Trust since March 2008. He is a consultant paediatric cardiac surgeon who studied thoracic and vascular surgery at Helsinki University Children's Hospital between 1997 and 2004.

Mr Kaarne has been a consultant adult cardiac surgeon (including congenital cardiac surgery) since 2005.

Key achievements

  • Special interest in aortic surgery (valve sparing root, Ross procedure).