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Dr. Yasser Menaissy

MBBch, MSc, Medical Doctorate in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Consultant in Adults and Paediatrics Cardiac Surgeries

Work Experience

  • Dr. Yasser has more than 30 years of clinical experience in Adults and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery.
  • He obtained his Master and Medical Doctorate in General and Cardiothoracic Surgery from Cairo University, Egypt.
  • He was a Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Cairo University.
  • Head of Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit at Cairo University Specialized Paediatrics Hospital (CUSPH) , Abu El Reesh, Egypt.
  • Active Member of the American Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
  • Active Member and reviewer of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)
  • Founding Member, co-editor and reviewer at The Egyptian Society for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (since 1993)
  • Member and reviewer at the Egyptian Heart Society
  • Member of the Egyptian Universities Promotion Committee Board for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Egypt (2013 until now)
  • Fellow at Emory University hospital (Adults and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery) , Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 1999
  • Fellow at Torino University in Cardiac Surgery (total arterial CABG, Aortic Aneurysm surgeries, Aortic and Mitral Valve surgeries), Italy,1997

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Special Interests

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
    • Open Heart Surgery for ischemic coronary artery diseases (CABG) ,off-pump and on-pump, arterial revascularization and minimal invasive techniques.
    • Mitral and Aortic Valve surgeries including repair and replacement using biological and mechanical valves.
    • Aortic surgeries for aneurysms , Bentall procedure and Ross procedure.
  • Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
    • Arterial Switch operation for TGA, Ross Procedure, Fontan, VSD and ASD closure.
    • Fallots tetralogy repair, CAVC repair and Coarctation of the Aorta repair.
    • Modified BT shunts, Glenn shunts and PDA closure.
  • Thoracic Surgery
    • VATS Surgeries , pleural and lung biopsy.
    • Segmental resection, lobectomy and pneumonectomy.

International Publications

  • Total Correction of Tetralogy of Fallot in the First 60 Days of Life in Symptomatic Infants. The Gold Standard? Thorac Cardiovasc Surg , 2019.
  • Rescue cardiac surgeries after paediatric catheter-based interventions: A 10-year retrospective study. World journal for paediatric and congenital heart surgery, 2019.
  • Early outcome of pulmonary valve replacement. Journal of American Science , 2019.
  • Predictors of In-Hospital Mortality in Isolated Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection. Heart Surgery Forum , 2019.
  • Vascular rings and slings: A challenging diagnostic and therapeutic rare disease entity. Journal of The Egyptian Society of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, 2017.
  • Midterm postoperative follow-up after surgical correction of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in infancy and childhood. Jounal of The Egyptian Society of Cardio-thoracic Surgery, 2017.
  • Infective endocarditis following coil occlusion of perimembranous ventricular septal defect with the Nit-Occlud (®) Le device. Annals of Paediatric Cardiology, 2016.
  • First Egyptian Experience in Bypass of the SVC Using Autologous Spiral SVG. The New Egyptian Journal of Medicine, 2007.
  • Modified Bronchoalveolar Lavage For Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis in Paediatrics and Adults.The Medical Journal of Cairo University , 2006.
  • Coronary Revascularization Using Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting In Insulin-Treated Diabetics,Early Results. Journal of the Egyptian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2006.
  • Experience And Early Results Of Endarterectomy, Extended Saphenous Vein Patching With LIMA Implantation In CABG Surgery For Diffusly-Diseased Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery.Journal of the Egyptian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2006.
  • Post Operative Mediastinitis A single Stage Management With Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Advancement Flaps. Egyptian Journal Of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis, 2001.
  • Pleuropneumonectomy in a Multimodality Treatment for Malignant Pleural Effusion. Egyptian Journal of Chest Diseases And Tuberculosis, 2001.
  • Video –Assisted Thoracosopic Surgery Versus Thoracotomy for Spontaneous pneumothorax. Journal of The Egyptian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery , 2001.
  • Left Ventricular Aneurysmectomy With Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting ( CABG) in Patients With Left Ventricular Dysfunction, Journal of The Egyptian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery , April 2001.
  • Resection and end-to-end Anastomosis versus Subclavian Flag Angioplasty in Coarctation of the aorta in Infants, Journal of The Egyptian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery , April 2001.
  • Tracheal resection and reconstruction Experience with 20 cases, Journal of The Egyptian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2001.
  • Predictive Valve of Prosthetic Mitral Valve Area Index for Postoperative Outcome After Mitral Valve Replacment, Journal of The Egyptian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery , 2000.
  • Glomus Tumor of The Trachea, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2000.