Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery in Chennai

Dr Yusuf M M

FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Cardio Th)

Work Experience

19 yrs+

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Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai

Speciality And Areas Of Interest

  • Aortic Aneurysm surgery / Mitral Repair Surgery / Total Arterial Revascularisation - CABG

Work Experience

  • Dr M M Yusuf gained his MBBS at Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India. He then went to the United Kingdom, where he accomplished  Basic and Higher Surgical Training. and He further specialised by training in Bristol Heart Institute and King’s College Hospital, London, UK. Dr Yusuf also undertook a Fellowship in Minimally invasive and Robotic cardiac Surgery in OLV Hospital, Aalst Belgium. He then returned to work in Chennai, India after 19 years of surgical training and work in the United Kingdom. 

Awards and Achievements

  • Faculty in Minimally Invasive surgery training programme International & National.
  • Faculty in Aortic & Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair surgery workshop.
  • Conducted specialized confernces in Mitral Valve repair surgery and Minimally Invasive Cardiac surgery

Research and Publications

  • The role of the transvalular gradient in outcome from valve replacement for aortic stenosis (Annals of Thoracic surgery 2004; 77: 1266-1271)
  • Para prosthetic leak unmasked by thrombolysis for thrombosed mitral valve. (Heart 2004; 90: issue 4)
  • The Post Cardiac Surgery Laparotomy – Treatment or Early Post-mortem? (Abstract ; Annals of Surgery – 2007)
  • Neochordae as the Primary technique for repair of Posterior Mitral leaflet prolapse; a comparison to traditional technique.
  • (Polish Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 2010; Vol.7No.1: 1-5)
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Surgery. (The e-journal of European Society of Cardiology Council for Cardiology Practice, Oct 2013; Vol 12. N6)
  • Instrumentation for Minimally Invasive Cardiac SurgeryManual of Cardiac Surgery (Chapter – 11):
  • Manual of Cardiac Surgery Instruments - 2016

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • International Society of Heart Lung Transplant
  • Indian Association of Cardiothoracic and    Vascular Surgery                
  • Cardiology Society of India
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