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Dr. Olivier Jegaden

Dr. Olivier Jegaden

Consultant Cardiac Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
Professor of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, UCLB Lyon 1, France
Professor of Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, CWRU, Cleveland, USA

Short CV

Dr Olivier Jegaden is a well-respected cardiac surgeon with outstanding surgical experience and academic background. He was a leading surgeon in the second cardiovascular surgical and transplant center in France for 23 years, and recently he has joined the new Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi in UAE. He was mainly educated and trained in Lyon, France.In 1991, he was appointed staff surgeon in the Department of Thoracic and cardiovascular Surgery in Louis Pradel Hospital within HCL in Lyon. In 1994, he joined as permanent member a research unit of INSERM dedicated to myocardial protection. In 1996, he was named Professor in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery in UCLB Lyon 1. He was named Head of department in 2002. He was highly instrumental in the building and development of innovation programs as arterial grafting in CABG, Lung and Heart transplantation, Cardiomyoplasty, Minimally invasive and robotic surgery, and TAVI. He was Director of the institutional program of Heart and Lung transplant (1998-2014), of the institutional program of robotic surgery (2003-2011), and of the program of TAVI procedures (2009-2014). In 2014, he has decided to move, to start a new professional experience and he has been appointed consultant in Cardiac surgery in Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhai; in 2015 he was named Professor of Surgery in Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery, in Cleveland clinic OH, USA.