Mr John Yap

Mr John Yap


Cardiothoracic Surgery

36 years of experience
20 years as a specialist

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“ Cannot thank Dr Yap enough for performing my procedure with expertise and professionalism throughout . He is very straightforward in his delivery and also visited me many times after my procedure in both ICU and on the cardio ward . “
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  • Cardiac Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3191897
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    Practices worked at

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G 8BJ
    1,783 reviews


    Mr John Yap is a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon and clincal lead for the major aortic program at The Heart Hospital, University College London Hospitals. He iis also a co-founder of London Heart Specialists, Harley Street Clinic. He specialises in the surgical and endovascular treatment of valvular heart disease, Marfan syndrome and diseases of the thoracic aorta (including aortic dissection and aneurysms).

    Mr Yap completed his medical degree at Glasgow University and went on to specialise in general surgery. He obtained a fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow in 1992. Following this, he undertook further cardiothoracic surgery in London and a research fellowship at Mayo Clinic, USA. He was awarded a Doctorate of Medicine for his research into gene therapy. 

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Aortic Surgery 
    • Gene Therapy 
    • Coronary Artery Surgery 
    • Valve Repair or Replacement 
    • Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta (including aortic dissection and aneurysms) 
    • Marfan syndrome
    • Valvular heart disease



    • Coronary Artery Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement
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    MBChB Glasgow University 1986

    MD Mayo University, USA 1998

    FRCS Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow 1992

    FRCS(CTh) Intercollegiate Royal Colleges of Surgeons, UK 2002

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