Dr Yusuf M M

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Dr Yusuf M M

Experience :
22 Years
Education :
MBBS, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Cardio Th)
Specialization :
Cardio Thoracic Surgeon
Department :


Dr. M M Yusuf gained MBBS at the Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India. He then went to the United Kingdom and completed Basic Surgical Training by passing the FRCS exam in General surgery. Following this he underwent Higher Surgical Training in the university hospitals of Wales in Cardiff and Swansea. He completed this with FRCS in Cardiothoracic Surgery awarded by the Intercollegiate Speciality board – Royal College of Surgeons, in the United Kingdom.

He further specialised by training in Bristol Heart Institute and King’s College Hospital, London. He also undertook a Fellowship in Minimally invasive and Robotic cardiac Surgery at the world renowned OLV Hospital in Aalst, Belgium.

Dr M M Yusuf performs the following Minimally invasive cardiac surgery procedures,

Port Access Mitral Valve Repair / Replacement - through a 5 to 7.5 cms right minithoracotomy incision with the aid of high definition video thoracoscope.
Mini Sternotomy Aortic Valve Replacement – through 5 to 7cms partial J sternotomy.
Minimally Invasive Direct CABG (MIDCAB) - through a 5cms left minithoracotomy incision
He also perform the following adult cardiac surgical procedures through standard sternotomy approach

Off – Pump Coronary artery bypass surgery – Arterial Revascularisation.
Major aortic surgery such as, Aortic root replacement, Ascending aorta aneurysm repair, Emergency aortic dissections repair.
Redo CABG and mitral and aortic valve replacement

Fellowships and Memberships

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

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

Unique Contribution

  • 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 the 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

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