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Clin Asst Prof Mathew Chakaramakkil Jose

Clin Asst Prof Mathew Chakaramakkil Jose



National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Cardiac Surgery (Adult)

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Cardiovascular Disease, Chest Pain, Chest Pain.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore
  • Programme & Medical Director of Homograft Transplant Programme SingHealth Duke-NUS Transplant Centre
  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Transplant Centre


Clinical Assistant Professor Mathew Chakaramakkil Jose is a Consultant with the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS). He is also the Director of Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit at NHCS.

Clin Asst Prof Jose's sub-specialty interest is in cardiac surgery (adult).


  • FAMS​
  • FRCSEd (CTh)
  • FRCS
  • MBBS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Consultant, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, National Heart Centre Singapore
  • Director, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, National Heart Centre Singapore
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School


  • SingHealth Long Service Award 2017
  • Productivity Award 2017
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Gold) 2016
  • Productivity Award in Year 2015
  • National Heart Centre Service Quality Award (2nd Bronze) 2015
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award (Silver) 2014
  • National Heart Centre Service Quality Award (Bronze) 2010

Research Interests


  • Extracorporeal life support in adult patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Lim JH, Chakaramakkil MJ, Tan BKK. Singapore Med J. 2021 Aug;62(8):433-437. doi: 10.11622/smedj.2021113. PMID: 35001109; PMCID: PMC8804487.
  • ECMO in cardiogenic shock and bridge to heart transplant. Chakaramakkil, M.J., Sivathasan, C. Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 37, 319–326 (2021).
  • Mycobacterium chimaera in a post thaw pulmonary valve homograft as a result of contaminated heater cooler unit in use during the implant surgery. Heng WL, Chakaramakkil MJ. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2020 Jul-Sep;13(3):277-278. doi: 10.4103/apc.APC_72_20. Epub 2020 Jun 29. PMID: 32863674; PMCID:
  • ECMO and Short-term Support for Cardiogenic Shock in Heart Failure. Chakaramakkil MJ, Sivathasan C. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2018 Aug 16;20(10):87. doi: 10.1007/s11886-018-1041-4. PMID: 30116917.
  • Comparison of the Haemodynamic Parameters of Venous and Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Conduits. Zhang JM, Chan CJ, Kang N, Soon JL, Sin KY, Chao VT, Tan TE, Lim CH, Chakaramakkil MJ, Ooi AS, Chua YL, Tan RS, Zhong L. Ann Acad Med Singap. 2016 Aug;45(8):369-72. PMID: 27683743
  • Modified Tightening for Figure-of-Eight Sternal Wiring Closure. Krishna A. Bhagwat, MBBS, MCh (CTS), Georgina C. Stephens, MBBS, Mathew Jose Charkaramakkill, MBBS, MCh (CTS), and Ratheesraj Ratinam. Innovations: Technology & Techniquues in Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery-Sept-October 2015-Volume10-Issue 5-p368-369
  • Continous absorbable suture technique for tracheobronchial sleeve resections. Mathew Jose Chakaramakkil, Loh Yee Jim, Jia-Lin Soon, and Thirugnanam Agasthian Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2011;19:44-47. 2014 SJR SCORE 00.23

Research Trials