• Brief Profile


    Dr OP 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 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; FIACS in 1999, (FICC) in 2004 and Fellow of Cardiological Society of India in 2012.

     

    Dr Yadava has an experience of 10000 open heart surgical procedures, of which around 6000 have been performed after his return to India and include mainly coronary artery bypass surgeries, valve 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.

     

    Credentials: He has been honoured with several awards like the 'Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award' for Medicine for the year 1992, 'Scroll of Honour' award of the Delhi Medical Association for the year 1993, 'Dr.B.N. Khanna Memorial Oration of IMA' in 1995 at Kanpur, 'Paul Harris Fellow' Award by Rotary International, USA, 2006, 'WCCPC Life Time Achievement Award' bestowed by President of India His Excellency Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, 'Indira Gandhi Excellence Award – 2006' by National Medical Forum, 'L.B. Thapa Oration' of Surgical Society of Nepal 2006. IMA Dr K Sharan Cardiology Excellence Award' awarded by Indian Medical Association for the year 2005-06 at the 81st All India Medical Conference held at Patna, 'IMA – NDB Distinguished Service Award' awarded by Indian Medical Association for the year 2007, 'WCCPC and WPCHC 2007 Distinguished Service Award' bestowed by His Excellency Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Former President of India, Mount Abu, September 2007.

     

    Publications: He has presented/published over 390 scientific papers in national & international conferences and journals. He is currently Editor in Chief of Cardiology Today and Member of the Editorial Board in Indian Heart Journal, Journal of American Medical Association (Indian Edition), Hospital Today, and Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases, Pakistan.

Questions Answered by me

ST segment and T wave are ECG terminologies and these are arbitrary names given to certain segments of the tracings of the ECG. ST-T wave changes...

Answered on : 09 Feb 2010

A hole in the heart can be closed either with an open-heart surgery or using a device by percutaneous technique. However, there are pre requisite...

Answered on : 07 Feb 2010

I am sorry to hear that your husband is not doing well after his mitral valve replacement. The life of a valve depends on the type valve that was...

Answered on : 07 Feb 2010

Blood Pressure after bypass surgery may fluctuate because of multiple reasons like pain, anxiety, stress, etc. Also the pre-operative blood...

Answered on : 11 Jan 2010

Stress Thallium showing ischaemia in apico inferior and lateral walls suggests that there is lack of blood supply in these areas of the heart and...

Answered on : 31 Dec 2009

Breathing difficulty after bypass surgery can develop for multiple reasons including lung infections, diaphragmatic problems, fluid collection...

Answered on : 16 Dec 2009

Radiofrequency ablation is a technique used for irregular rhythms of the heart and not for opening blocked arteries. For opening blocked arteries...

Answered on : 11 Dec 2009

Limited amount of alcohol intake after stent implantation is permissible. Up to 1 glass (200 ml) of wine or 60ml of proof 42% whisky or other...

Answered on : 03 Dec 2009

When we say, the grafts remain open and functioning for 10-15 years after bypass surgery, then it is the mean figure that we are referring to....

Answered on : 29 Sep 2009

Both Indian and American stents are of equivalent quality and durability and indigenous technology is in no way inferior to the American or...

Answered on : 28 Aug 2009
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