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Mr Joseph Zacharias

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

MBBS, FRCS (Surg in Gen), FRCS (CTh)

Practises at: The Alexandra Hospital


Personal Profile

Mr Zacharias specialises in minimally invasive heart surgery, with extensive training and teaching experience…

  • St Johns Medical College Bangalore. (M.B.B.S.)
  • Newcastle region Surgical Rotation. (FRCS Lon)
  • Clinical Fellow Cardiac Surgery. Middlesborough.
  • Northern region Cardiothoracic Surgery Rotation. Newcastle & Middlesbrough (Jan 97 - Jan 04)
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Registrar with Prof P Goldstraw & Prof M Yacoub - Royal Brompton Hospital London (July 1999 - Dec. 2000)
  • Clinical observer: Dr D Cosgrove. Cleveland Clinic, USA
  • Clinical Observer: Dr G El Khoury. St Luc Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
  • Clinical Observer: Dr W Walker, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Scotland
  • Clinical Fellow, OLV Clinic, Aalst, Belgium.
  • Clinical Fellow, St Pauls Hospital, Vancouver, Canada

Clinical Interests

  • Endoscopic valve surgery
  • Mitral and tricuspid valve repair
  • Septal myomectomy open and endoscopic
  • Redo cardiac surgery
  • Video assisted thoracic surgery
  • Endoscopic vein harvesting
  • Total arterial bypass grafting

Professional Memberships

  • International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Society
  • British and Irish Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • British Medical Association