​We are the heart and chest or Cardiothoracic Surgeons at University Malaya Medical Center diagnose and surgically treat conditions of the heart, lungs and chest for both adults and children. Annually our surgeons performs up to 500 surgeries, including numerous complex surgical procedures. We treat cardiothoracic conditions using the innovations and techniques in heart, lung and thoracic surgery including minimally invasive heart surgery, video assisted and uniportal thoracic surgery and thoracic endovascular repair.


CTS UMMC is a well known centre of excellence in Malaysia for Minimally Invasive Surgery in heart and thoracic surgery

Heart Surgery

1) Coronaries Arterial Diseases
  • Total Coronaries Revascularization of left Anterior Thoracotomy (TCRAT)
  • Minimal Invasive Direct Coronary Arterial Bypass Surgery (MIDCABG)
2) Valvular disease
  • Minimal Invasive Surgery valve repair/replacement / Left Arterial Appendage Ligation/ MAZE
3) Congenital Heart disease in children and adult
  • Minimal Invasive Surgery ASD/ VSD closure
Lung Surgery

  • Lung tumour diseases Uniportal Video Assisted Thoracoscopy   Surgery (VATS)  lung resection
Thoracic surgery

1) Anterior mediastinal tumour VATS
  • Coronary artery diseases (Open & MICS , On pump & Off Pump Surgery)
  • Heart valve surgery such as heart valve repair and heart valve replacement (Open & MICS).
  • Major aortic Surgery (Aortic root, ascending aorta, aortic arch, descending thoracic aorta & thoraco-abdominal).
  • TEVAR (Thoracic Endo Vascular Aneurysm Repair)
  • Heart failure surgery
  • Surgery to treat congenital heart defects in children and congenital heart disease in adults
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Atrial Fibrillation(cryo-ablation)
  • Pulmonary Embolectomy
  • ECMO (VA & VV)
  • Lung Cancer (Open, VATS & Uniportal VATS – complex & simple resection)
  • Sleeve Lobectomy
  • Empyema Thoracic
  • Pneumothorax
  • Mediastinal tumour
  • Myaesthenia gravis – Uniportal VATS
  • Hyperhydrosis – Uniportal VATS
  • Chest trauma
  • Tracheal Surgery – (Open repair & Tracheo-Bronchial Stenting)
  • Chest Wall Resection
  • Minimally Invasive Pectus Excavatum repair


The Patient Guide to Heart, Lung, and Esophageal Surgery



Clinic days are on Thursday morning, at surgical clinic. 

Please attend with a referral note from your doctor to make an appointment to see us.