Professor Aung Ye Oo is an esteemed cardiothoracic surgeon with more than 15 years of consultant-grade experience. Practising at Barts Health NHS Trust, Professor Aung Ye Oo has a particular expertise in aortic, valvular and coronary surgery, and minimally-invasive surgical techniques. He is a national and international expert in the field of complex aortic surgery in treatment of aneurysm of arch, descending and Thorac-abdominal aorta.
Professor Aung Ye Oo originally obtained his medical degree in Myanmar, before moving to the UK to pursue specialist cardiothoracic training in London and Liverpool. He became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1996 then earned a further fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery in 2002. For the following 14 years he was Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, before becoming the Clinical Lead for Aortovascular Surgery at Barts Health in 2017. In addition to his day-to-day responsibilities, Professor Aung Ye Oo is committed to the dissemination of the latest surgical techniques and hosts the annual Aortovascular Symposium at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. He is also a highly sought-after professor, with academic and teaching responsibilities at Barts Heart Centre, the University of Liverpool, and the University of Medicine in Yangon, Myanmar.