Prof. Olivier  Jegaden

Prof. Olivier Jegaden

Address: Airport Road, Next to Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Gender: Male

Type of Professional: Cardiac Surgeon

Associated Healthcare Provider: Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital, Mediclinic City Hospital

Languages Spoken: English, French

About the Doctor / Professional

Pr. Olivier Jegaden is well-respected cardiac surgeon with outstanding surgical experience and academic background. He was a leading surgeon in the second cardiovascular surgical and transplant centre in France. He was highly instrumental in the building and development of the most active French heart centre in mini-invasive and robotic cardiac surgery. He has been a clinical investigator and consultant to the cardiovascular industry for the past 25 years and author of widely published clinical and fundamental research, with over 190 publications in peer-review journals.

He is an expert in total arterial revascularisation for coronary disease, minimally invasive valve repair and transcatheter valve replacement. He has a 30-year experience in cardiac surgery and performed more than 4500 cardiac operations.

His core competencies are:

  • Arterial grafting in coronary artery surgery
  • Mitral valve repair, aortic valve repair
  • Aortic root surgery and valve sparing surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery, video-assisted surgery
  • Robotic surgery
  • Transcatheter valve replacement (TAVI/TAVR)

Prof. Jegaden was named Professor of Surgery in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, USA, in May 2015.