Olivier Jegaden, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. He specializes in cardiac disease and surgical repair techniques.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Jegaden was the Chief of the Department of Cardiac Surgery and Transplantation at Hopital Cardiologique Louis Pradel in Lyon, France.
Dr. Jegaden was instrumental in the building and development of France’s second largest center for the treatment of cardiovascular disease, the most active French heart center in mini-invasive and robotic cardiac surgery.
He has established an international academic course dedicated to minimally invasive cardiac surgery (ECMICS) and spent time as mentor and trainer. He performed many surgical demonstrations in Europe and throughout the world and frequently participates in humanitarian missions in Africa and Middle East.
Dr. Jegaden received his medical degree from Claude Bernard University Medical School in Lyon, France. He completed his residency and fellowship in Cardiac Surgery at the Hopital Cardiologique Louis Pradel in Lyon, France.