Dr. Mohammed Rehan Sayeed
Dr. Rehan Sayeed is an alumnus from the prestigious Madras Medical College where he did his basic medical education and went onto to complete his general surgery training. His quest for knowledge and skill took him to the United Kingdom where he graduated to become a Fellow of the Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He subsequently returned to India to do his Cardiothoracic training from Apollo Hospitals, Chennai under the mentorship of Dr. M R Girinath where he graduated with a Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations.
Having laid a solid foundation in India he went on to do a Fellowship in Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Boston University Medical Center where he was the chief resident. In 2004 he joined the prestigious Children’s Hospital of Boston, Harvard University as Senior Resident in Pediatric Cardiac surgery training to do complex congenital heart surgery. The last but not the least leg of his training years were spent at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, America’s No.1 heart center for the last 13 years in a row. Here he specialized in Heart failure surgery and Mechanical Assist devices/cardiac transplantation. He is certified in Cardiac Transplantation and was a part of the team that implanted the early Total Artificial hearts ( cardiowest). At the clinic he also trained in minimal access cardiac surgery and valve repair surgery. Today he has to his credit over thousand plus minimal access procedures.
On his return he joined Apollo Hospitals, Chennai as a Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon and in January of 2007 he set up the cardiothoracic department at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore . He has been the coordinator of the department since. The proud owner of the single largest series of Minimal access off pump bypass surgery in the world he has been an innovator always looking for new frontiers. He does most of his surgeries through the minimal access approach and has the largest single surgeon.