Theodoros Kofidis

Kofidis Theodoros

Appointment(s)
  • Associate┬áProfessor, Department of Surgery
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, National University Heart Centre, Singapore, National University Health System
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • 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. Thang DV, Min ZO, Duc-Viet N, Ocampo EM, Ong Y, Cheyyatraivendran-Arularasu S, Ti L-K, Richards MA, Kofidis T. 2018 Jan. 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.
  • 2. Kofidis T, Chang GH, Lee CN. 2017 Oct. Establishment of a minimally invasive cardiac surgery programme in Singapore. Singapore Medical Journal. 58(10):576-579. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2017022.
  • 3. Rufaihah AJ, Yasa IC, Ramanujam VS, Arularasu SC, Kofidis T, Guler MO, Tekinay AB. 2017 Aug. Angiogenic peptide nanofibers repair cardiac tissue defect after myocardial infarction. Acta Biomaterialia. 58:102-112. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2017.06.009.
  • 4. Efraim Y, Sarig H, Anavy NC, Sarig U, de Berardinis E, Chaw S-Y, Krishnamoorthi M, Kalifa J, Bogireddi H, Thang VD et al. 2017 Mar. Biohybrid cardiac ECM-based hydrogels improve long term cardiac function post myocardial infarction. Acta Biomaterialia. 50:220-233. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2016.12.015.
  • 5. Rufaihah AJ, Johari NA, Vaibavi SR, Plotkin M, Do TDT, Kofidis T, Seliktar D. 2017 Jan. Dual delivery of VEGF and ANG-1 in ischemic hearts using an injectable hydrogel. Acta Biomaterialia. 48:58-67. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2016.10.013.