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Dr. Nasser Yusuf discussed Key Hole Surgery at the Fourth State meet of the Cardio thoracic Surgeons held at Kadavu resort on 25th May

Dr. Nasser successfully did an open heart surgery and replaced the valve in the heart of a young lady in Calicut
The Surgeon

“I love my heart, let it beat
I love my lungs, let it breathe”

Name: Dr. Nasser Yusuf.
Qualification: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS).
Master of Surgery
Cardiothoracic Surgery FAGE (Fellow of Academy Of General Education)
BLS (Basic Life Support)
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support)
Experience: Served as Assistant Professor for the faculty at K.M.C. Manipal
Eight years of experience in Speciality in both Ireland and UK
Extensive training in coronary artery bypass surgery, valve replacement, heart transplant and also thoracic surgery.
Firsts: First to successfully start Bypass Surgery in Malabar in Fathima Hospital in 1998.
Initiated Keyhole Surgery of Chest (Thoracoscopy) in Malabar in 2000.
Triumphs: Gold medal from K.M.C Manipal in 1990.
Recipient of the Vijayshree Award in 2004.
Presently: Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Chest Hospital and Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut.
Associate Professor in Yenepova Medical College in Mangalore.

Dr. Nasser was born in Mumbai. He did his schooling from both Kolkata and Mumbai. He took his Bachelorís (MBBS) and Masterís Degree (MS) in Surgery from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU. He qualified as a Cardiothoracic Surgeon from K.M.C, Manipal and was awarded the Gold Medal while there. He served in the same institution as Assistant Professor. He received the FAGE from KMC, Manipal, Mangalore University in 1991. Thereafter he secured a position in Ireland and subsequently to the UK, where he spent 8 years in the Specialty. He completed BLS, ACLS and ATLS from the College of Surgeons, Ireland.

He has extensive training not only in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Valve Replacement, Heart Transplant, but also in Thoracic Surgery. He is the first to successfully start Bypass Surgery in the Malabar at Fathima Hospital in 1998.

In 2002, he initiated the Keyhole Surgery of Chest (Thoracoscopy) in Malabar and today Calicut is the most advanced centre in Kerala for treatment of Chest Diseases. He has the unique distinction of having successfully performed surgery on a 5 day old baby with pus surrounding the heart and also on a 105 year old man with a burst lung.

Despite his busy schedule, he finds time for organizing Heart Care Camps, lecturing at seminars and voluntarily offering his expertise to the less fortunate.

Presently Dr. Nasser Yusuf is the Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Chest Hospital and Baby Memorial Hospital in Calicut. He is also an associate professor at the Yenepoya College in Mangalore.

Dr. Nasser Yusuf is the proud recipient of the Vijayshree Award in 2004 at the National Level.
Receiving the Vijay Shree Award Receiving a memento from the Kerala Heart Care Society


He is the son of the Late MR. U. S. Yusuf, former Personal Manager of Kochi Refineries, Kochi and Mrs. Jameela Yusuf.

His elder brother, Prof Salim Yusuf is on e of the worldís leading Cardiologistís based at Mc Marter University, Canada. His sister Yasmin lives in Kochi.

Dr. Nasser Yusuf is married to Nargis, Financial Investor and has a son, Dr, Nihal Yusuf, and two daughters Samreen and Minhaz.


Vice President; Cardiology Club, Calicut.
Executive Member; Kerala Heart Care Society.
Co-ordinate of Detection of Heart, Diabetes and Hypertension program jointly organized by Malayala Manorama and Kerala Heart Care Society.
Conducted the National Workshop on VATS at Broncocon 2008.
Presented over 100 papers, talks, and presentations in State, National and International Levels.