Theo Kofidis Endoscopic Minimally Invasive & Robotic Cardiac Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialist(s) Dr. Theo Kofidis
Background

Theo Kofidis Endoscopic Minimally Invasive & Robotic Cardiac Surgery provides the full spectrum of modern heart surgery, including the unique and complete platform of Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic heart surgery, aiming at lessening patient trauman and burden, and substantially improving the entire patient journey. Prof Kofidis is a globally renowned pioneer in the field, a surgical teacher, and has formerly set up a comprehensive program in Minimally invasive Heart Surgery with global recognition, during his tenure as Head of Department and Full Professor at NUHS.

Patient is accessed during a detailed consultation with Prof Theo to explain the nature of the procedure proposed. The aim is for the patient to experience:

– Much faster and better mobility

– Faster recovery to return to normal life

– Less Trauma, cut, blood loss, risk of infection, irregular heart-beat

– No cutting of bones

– Improved breathing (post operatively)

– Reduced length of hospitalisation

– Better cosmetics because of the small incisions on the skin.

– Increased patient satisfaction

Facilities and Services

1) All the traditional open heart Surgery

2) The entire spectrum of Minimally Invasive and endoscopic heart surgery, including:

– Bypass Surgery

– Mitral Valve Surgery (repairs and replacements)

– Tricuspid valve Surgery

– Aortic valve surgery

– Arrhythmia surgery

– Aortic surgery

– Correction of some congenital defects

3)  Hybrid Surgery