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Adj Assoc Prof Naik Madhava Janardhan

Adj Assoc Prof Naik Madhava Janardhan

B.Sc (Zoology; U of Calicut, India), MBBS (U of Calicut, India), FRCS (Gen Surg) (RCS, England, UK), M.S. (General Surgery: U of Calicut, India), FRCS (C Th; (Intercollegiate Board; RCS Eng), FAMS (Academy of Medicine, Singapore)

Senior Consultant

National Heart Centre Singapore

Specialty: Cardiothoracic Surgery

Sub-specialties: Cardiac Surgery (Adult), Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore


Adjunct Associate Professor Naik Madhava Janardhan is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the National Heart Centre Singapore. He had his basic training in India and his cardiac surgical training from various Hospitals in the United Kingdom (UK) and Singapore. He then proceeded with his advanced Cardiac surgical training in the John Radcliffe Centre, Oxford, UK and the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.

His sub-specialty interests are in adult cardiac surgery, coronary artery bypass surgery particularly the beating heart or off-pump bypass surgery and valvular heart surgery with special interest in minimally invasive cardiac surgery.


  • FAMS (Academy of Medicine, Singapore) (2017)
  • FRCS (C Th; (Intercollegiate Board; RCS Eng) (2003)
  • M.S. (General Surgery: U of Calicut, India) (1992) 
  • FRCS (Gen Surg) (RCS, England, UK) (1995)
  • MBBS (U of Calicut, India) (1989)
  • B.Sc (Zoology; U of Calicut, India) (1982)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, National Heart Centre Singapore
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School


Research Interests


  • Long-term prognosis in patients with end-stage renal disease after coronary artery bypass grafting. Philip Y. K. Pang, Christopher K. J. Teow, Ming Jie Huang, Madhava J. Naik, See Lim Lim, Victor T. T. Chao, Teing Ee Tan, Yeow Leng Chua, Yoong Kong Sin. J Thorac Dis 2020;12(11):6722-6730
  • Restrictive Mitral Valve Annuloplasty for Chronic Ischaemic Mitral Regurgitation: Outcomes of Flexible versus semi-rigid rings. Philip Y. K. Pang, Ming Jie Huang, Madhava J. Naik, See Lim Lim, Victor T. T. Chao, Teing Ee Tan, Yeow Leng Chua, Yoong Kong Sin. J Thorac Dis 2019;11(12):5096-5106
  • Tetraplegia Post Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery – An Unusual Case. Tan AK, Naik MJ, Chua YL. Asian Annals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018, 26(5) 390-391
  • A Case Report Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm with Vegetation in Right Atrium. NM Zahangir, S T Ahmed, F Ahmed, M M Kabir, N Hossain, A Khan, N Ahmed, M N Janardhan. American Research Journal of Cardiovascular diseases. 2017 Jan Vol 1; 1-7.
  • Total Arterial Coronary Revascularization with Aorto-Bifemoralbipopliteal Bypass – A Case Report. N.M. Zahangir, ST.Ahmad, f. Ahmad, M M Kabir, TMNS Khan, N.Hossain, N. Ahmed, Naik MJ. Cardiovascular Journal. 2015;7(2): 159-161
  • Evaluation of Cystatin C as a marker of renal injury following on-pump and off-pump coronary surgery. Abu-Omar Y, Mussa S, Naik MJ, MacCarthy N, Standing S, Taggart DP. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2005 May;27(5):893-8.
  • Repair of a sinus of valsalva aneurysm that had ruptured into the pulmonary artery. Luckraz H, Naik MJ, Jenkins G, Youhana A. J ThoracCardiovasc Surg. 2004 Jun;127(6):1823-5.
  • Total arterial revascularisation as a primary strategy for coronary artery bypass grafting. Naik MJ, Abu-Omar Y, Alvi A, Wright N, Henderson A, Channon K, Forfar JC, Taggart DP. Postgraduate Medical Journal 2003;79:43-48. 
  • Right ventricular rupture during use of high-pressure suction drainage in the management of poststernotomymediastinitis. Abu-Omar Y, Naik MJ, Catarino PA, Ratnatunga C. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Sep;76(3):974.
  • A double blind Randomised controlled trial of Aprotinin on Blood loss, Transfusion Requirements and Myocardial Injury in Total Arterial Revascularization. Taggart DP, Djapardy V, Naik MJ, Davies A. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2003 Oct; 126(4):1087-94.
  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome after Elective Coronary artery Bypass grafting. Geyer T, Naik MJ, Pillai RG. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2002 Jun;73(6): 1971-3
  • Management of Sternoclavicular joint infections. Lim CH; Jeremy Lim;Naik MJ;  Agasthian T. Asian Annals of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,2001;9:291-5
  • Ischaemic Pain in Aortic Regurgitation. Naik MJ, Saito S, Westaby S. Images in Cardiovascular Surgery, Circulation Oct16,2001;104(16):1984
  • Coronary artery Bypass in SitusInversus. Naik MJ; Chua YL; Ding ZP; Lau KW. Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery (Torino), April 2002;43:181-4
  • Guide Wire Perforation during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty with subsequent Off-Pump bypass surgery. Kean Wah Lau, MadhavaNaik J, YeowLeng Chua. Texas Heart Journal, March 2001;28(1):70-1
  • Pericardiectomy  in Calcific Pericarditis aided by the Midas Rex Drill. Naik MJ; Por YC; Chua YL. Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery (Torino),Feb 2002;43(1):63-5. 
  • Giant Coronary Aneurysm with multiple Vascular aneurysms- a rare manifestation of Hyperhomocystinaemia. Wong A, Naik MJ, Chua T, Chan C, Chua YL. Catheter and Cardiovascular Intervention,2001;52(1)116-9
  • Peripheral Neuroendocrine tumours of the Chest wall- Case reports and Review of Literature. Lim CM, Naik MJ, Ng SB, Chea FK, Agasthian T. Annals of Academy Medicine Singapore, Nov 2000;29(6):760-3
  • Minimally invasive repair of atrial septal defects – a case series. Naik MJ; Chua YL. Annals of Academy Medicine, Singapore.2000;29:735-9
  • Candida Tropicalis Pacemaker Endocarditis- a case report. Kurup A, Naik MJ, Tan YS. Journal of Infection 2000;41(3):275-6
  • Primary Pulmonary Leiomyosarcoma – A rare presentation. Naik MJ; Lim CH; Agasthian T. The Asian Annals of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery 2000; 8(1): 67- 69
  • Giant coronary aneurysm presenting as ventricular septal rupture. Naik MJ; Lim CH; Chua YL. The Asian Annals of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery 2000; 8(2): 175- 177
  • Re-operative surgeries of the abdomen. Dr. M Naik, Dr. Mahesh.S, Dr. J Kumar, Dr. MS Nair, Dr. Karthikeyan K. Kerala Medical Journal, April 1992
  • Surgical diseases of the small intestine. Dr. Mahesh.S, Dr. M Naik, Dr. J Kumar, Dr. MS Nair, Dr. Karthikeyan K. Kerala Medical Journal, April 1992

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