Theodoros Kofidis

Kofidis Theodoros

  • Associate┬áProfessor, Department of Surgery
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, National University Heart Centre, Singapore, National University Hospital
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, National University Hospital
  • Head, Division of Adult Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, National University Heart Centre, Singapore,┬áNational University Health System
  • Chairman, Initiative for Research and Innovation of Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • MD, Ludwig Maximians University of Munich, Germany
  • FAHA, American Heart Association, USA
  • FAMS, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery Methodology
  • Minimally Invasive Innovation and Tools
  • Myocardial Restoration
  • Cardiovascular
Recent Publications
  • 1. Derda, A. A., Woo, C. C., Wongsurawat, T., Richards, M., Lee, C. N., Kofidis, T., . . . Sorokin, V. A. (2018). Gene expression profile analysis of aortic vascular smooth muscle cells reveals upregulation of cadherin genes in myocardial infarction patients.. Physiol Genomics. doi:10.1152/physiolgenomics.00042.2017.
  • 2. Vu, T. D., Nguyen, D. -V., Oo, M. Z., Alaa, M., Ocampo, E. M., Cheyyatraivendran Arularasu, S., . . . Kofidis, T. (2018). On-pump transapical cardioscopic mitral valve replacement with cardiac arrest: short-term results in a porcine survival model.. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. doi:10.1093/icvts/ivy076.
  • 3. Thang, D. V., Min, Z. O., Duc-Viet, N., Ocampo, E. M., Ong, Y., Cheyyatraivendran-Arularasu, S., . . . Kofidis, T. (2018). Transapical cardioscopic mitral annuloplasty: a short-term survival study in a porcine model. INTERACTIVE CARDIOVASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGERY, 26(1), 131-138. doi:10.1093/icvts/ivx282.
  • 4. Kofidis, T., Chang, G. H., & Lee, C. N. (2017). Establishment of a minimally invasive cardiac surgery programme in Singapore (vol 58, pg 576, 2017). SINGAPORE MEDICAL JOURNAL, 58(12), 723. doi:10.11622/smedj.2017110.
  • 5. Rufaihah, A. J., Yasa, I. C., Ramanujam, V. S., Arularasu, S. C., Kofidis, T., Guler, M. O., & Tekinay, A. B. (2017). Angiogenic peptide nanofibers repair cardiac tissue defect after myocardial infarction. ACTA BIOMATERIALIA, 58, 102-112. doi:10.1016/j.actbio.2017.06.009.