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Theo Kofidis

Theo Kofidis, M.D, P.D. (Ger),FRCS, FAHA, and FAMS

Full Professor and Head, Department of Cardiac,-Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery, NUHCS, National University of Singapore / Group Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, NUHS Cluster of Hospitals
National Unveristy Health System
1E Kent Ridge Road, level 9
Singapore  119228
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


1988-1995: Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany

1996: Rotations in Strong Memorial, Rochester, NY and Texas Heart, Houston, TX, USA

1997- 2005: Cardiac Surgery Specialty Training in Hannover Medical School, Germany

2002-2004: Stanford University Medical School, fellowship, Stanford, CA, USA

2006-: Faculty, National University of Singapore / National University Hospital, Singapore

2022-: Tenured Full Professor, YLL School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

2021-: Chairman, Education Committee, Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS)



Other Interests

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery / Endoscopic Cardiac Surgery
Valve Repair Surgery
Surgical Innovation
Heart Failure Surgery
Robotic Cardiac Surgery
Off-pump Cardiac Surgery
Research topics: MedTech, Minimally Invasive Methodologies and Tools

Aviation, Diving, Photography, Reading


Cardiac Surgical Innovation and Less Invasive Surgical Methodology