About Dr.Yadava

Dr.O.P. Yadava hails from an army background. Born as a Piscean in the year 1955, he had a rewarding academic career, coursing through medical graduation and a Masters degree in Surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College between the years 1977 and 1981 respectively. Soon thereafter he joined Armed Forces as Surgical Specialist. He cleared his DNB Examination in General Surgery in the year 1983. He is married to a professional Dr Usha Yadava, Director Professor of Ophthalmology at the Maulana Azad Medical College. His basic training in cardiothoracic surgery started when he was at the Cardio thoracic Centre, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune in 1985. For advanced training he went to Australia and worked under and along with some of the greatest cardiac surgeons of recent times. Besides adult cardiac surgery, he was trained in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery in Melbourne & Japan. He came back to India in 1992 and successfully cleared the National Boards in Cardiothoracic Surgery (DNBE) and was honoured with Membership of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS) in 1994; FICC in 2003, FIACS in 2005 & FCSI in 2012. He has an experience of over 12,000 open heart surgical procedures, of which around 10,000 have been performed after his return to India and include mainly coronary artery bypass surgeries, valve repair & replacements and congenital heart procedures. His special field of interest is coronary artery bypass surgery especially total arterial revascularisation & beating heart surgeries (Minimally Invasive). Currently he is Chief Executive Officer & Chief Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, National Heart Institute, New Delhi and Director -All India Heart Foundation, after having served as founder Chairman - Dept. of Cardiac Surgery, Dharma Vira Heart Centre, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi from 1998 - 2005.

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