Specialty Areas/Professional Interests

Surgery of the aorta and aneurysms, aortic valve surgery including minimally invasive techniques (minimal invasive aortic valve replacement).

She has one of the largest practices in the UK for surgery on the aorta, aortic aneurysms, with or without aortic valve disease and connective tissue disorders like the Marfan syndrome. In 2022, she has published the largest series of aortic root surgery in the UK where very low mortality and complication rate of her surgery is reported (Jahangiri M et al. Early and long-term outcomes of conventional and valve-sparing aortic root replacement Heart 2022; 108: 1830-1838, accompanied by an Invited Editorial by Tirone David, recognised lead for this type of surgery internationally).

Please see Marfan Trust.

Complex and major complex cardiac surgery, especially valve surgery.

Coronary artery bypass graft surgery, using multiple arterial grafting, using minimally invasive techniques to harvest conduits for bypass.

Cardiac surgery in pregnant patients.