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Ali Zamir Khan

Dr. Ali Zamir Khan started the Robotic Thoracic Surgery Programme in India at Medanta, The Medicity.

FRCS (Cardiothoracic surgery)
FRCS (Glasgow)
CCST (Royal College of Surgeons of England)
Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Sciences (University of Plymouth)
Diploma in Sports Medicine (Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland)
M S (University of Bombay)
MBBS (University of Bombay)

An expert in Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery and Open Thoracic Surgery
(91) 124 4141414 ext
ali.khan@medanta.org
Head of Department Minimally Invasive VATS and Robotic Thoracic Surgery Medanta-The Medicity ,Gurgaon,Haryana,India

Awards and Recognitions

2009 Best Paper, ISMICS Winter Conference, New Delhi

2009 International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery Award for Finalist in Poster presentation, USA

2009 President’s Award: International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery USA, Best International Research, Thoracic Surgery

2002 Best Research Paper Award, Southwest Regional Cardiac meeting, UK

2001 Best Research Paper award, Southwest Regional Cardiac meeting, UK (£1000 for travel to an international meeting)

2000 Best Research Paper award, Southwest Regional Cardiac meeting, UK

1995 Al Baraka travelling fellowship for higher studies abroad, India

1995 Dorabji Tata Scholarship for higher studies abroad, India

1994 Dawood Fazal travelling fellowship for higher studies, India

1984 Ebrahim Undergraduate Scholarship (University of Bombay), India

1984 National Merit Scholarship, Government of India

Membership and Certifications

Society for Cardiothoracic Surgeons in Great Britain and Ireland

European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS)

European Association for Thoracic Surgery (ESTS)

Research and Publications

A comparison of surgical management of Hirschsprungs disease in the Indian population

Khan AZ, Mohla D

Thesis listed in the Bombay University library index

 

A Knot in the Heart – Surgical removal of a Pulmonary artery catheter entangled in the tricuspid valve chordae

Parreas K, Kumar S, Khan AZ, Rees A

Eur-J-Cardiothorac – Surg, 1999 Jan; 15(1): 112-3

 

Esophageal Melanotic Schwannoma presenting with Superior Vena Caval obstruction

Nagage D L, Khan AZ, Cale A R J

Thorac Cardiov Surg 2002; 50: 103-104

 

A prospective randomized comparison of Medtronic Mosaic and Carpentier-Edwards-SAV in the aortic position: an interim report.

John A, Khan A Z, Kuo J, Allen SM, Marchbank AJ, Dalrymple-Hay MJ, Lewis CT, Twine G, Edwards M, Unsworth-White J

J Heart Valve Dis. 2006 May; 15(3):441-5.

 

Major Aortic Surgery: Age is not a contraindication

Khan AZ, Khan Z, Murphy P, Unsworth – White J, Kuo J

VIII aortic surgery symposium, Abstract supp: May 20021: 53

 

Right Ventricular and Ascending Aortic Cannulation for Descending Thoracic Aortic Surgery

Khan AZ, Khan Z, Chowdhary F, Unsworth – White J, Kuo J

15th ATCSA, Abstract supp: Dec 2001: 56

Valve Sparing Aortic Root surgery: The David II technique

Khan Z, Khan AZ, Unsworth – White J, Kuo J

15th ATCSA, Abstract supp: Dec 2001: 36

 

Patch Exclusion Technique for closure of Ventricular Septal Rupture

Khan Z, Khan AZ, Unsworth – White J, Kuo J

15th ATCSA, Abstract supp: Dec 2001: 146

 

 Pacemakers in Cardiac surgery

Khan AZ, Khan Z, Kuo J, Unsworth – White J

15th ATCSA, Abstract supp: Dec 2001: 412

 

Vats Lobectomy for Early Lung Cancer: The Southampton Experience. K Amer, H Ahmed Vohra, A Khan

Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery:

May/June 2009 - Volume 4 - Issue 3 - pp 121-138

 

Learning To Perform Vats Lobectomy: Assisting During A Consultant's Learning Curve Shortens A Trainee's Learning Curve A Khan, K Amer

Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery: May/June 2009 - Volume 4 - Issue 3 - pp 121-138

 

Routine Systematic Mediastinal Nodal Dissection during Vats Lobectomy for Early Lung Cancer K Amer, A Khan

Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery: May/June 2009 - Volume 4 - Issue 3 - pp 121-138

 

Video: Routine Systematic Mediastinal Nodal Dissection during Vats Lobectomy for Early Lung Cancer K Amer, A Khan

 

Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery: May/June 2009 - Volume 4 - Issue 3 - pp 121-138

 

VATS of Major pulmonary resections for lung cancer: The Southampton Experience

Amer K, Khan AZ, Vohra HA

European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, July 2010

 

VATS Systematic Mediastinal Nodal Dissection and Stage Migration: impact on clinical pathway

Manoly I, Khan AZ, Amer K

Heart Surgery Forum, Vol 13 issue 5, Oct 2010

 

Uniportal VATS: Experience from a Single Centre.

Modi A, Casali G, Amer K, Khan AZ

Heart Surgery Forum, Vol 13 issue 5, Oct 2010

 

Is Thoracoscopic Lobectomy safe in Octogenarians?

Khan AZ, Manoly, I, Amer K

Heart Surgery Forum, Vol 13 issue 5, Oct 2010

 

Effectiveness of VATS Decortication and Intrapleural Antibiotic washout in the management of Empyema Thoracis

Modi A, Khan AZ

Heart Surgery Forum, Vol 13 issue 5, Oct 2010