Events Surgical Spotlight

Surgical Spotlight 3: Fundamentals of Cardiothoracic Surgery with Dr Inderjit

11th July 2021

The Surgical Interest Group of Monash University Malaysia (SIGMUM) invites you to our 3rd Surgical Spotlight Webinar!

Our Surgical Spotlight series aims to give insight on specific disciplines of surgery. In this episode, Dr Inderjit Gill, MD will be speaking about Cardiothoracic Surgery. Come join us and stay up-to-date with the new developments in the surgical world.

You will receive an e-certificate after attending this webinar.

Update 2: Due to unforeseen circumstances, this webinar was postponed from the 27th of June 2021 to the 11th of July 2021. There is no need for you to re-register; a confirmatory email with the Zoom link will be sent to you closer to the event date. If you are unable to join us on the new date, but have already registered and paid, please email us for a refund. We regret any inconvenience this may have caused you.

Update 1: The webinar was postponed from the 20th of June 2021 to the 27th of June 2021. If you are unable to participate but have already registered and paid, please email us for a refund. We are truly sorry for the inconvenience.

About our speaker

Inderjit Gill, MD

Inderjit Gill, MD, is a Staff cardiothoracic surgeon with the Cleveland Clinic’s Heart Center at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus, and serves as the Director of the Departments of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at Fairview Hospital and at the MetroHealth Medical Center. His specialty interests include the surgical treatment of adult acquired heart disease, minimally invasive surgery, off-pump coronary bypass surgery, surgery of the aorta and robotic cardiac surgery.

Dr. Gill received his medical degree from Christian Medical College and Brown Memorial Hospital in Punjab, India. He completed his surgical residency in the United Kingdom at Colchester General Hospital, which is an affiliate of the St. Thomas Hospital at the University of London. He was awarded a Cleveland Clinic Fellowship in cardiovascular surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and then completed an approved residency in cardiothoracic surgery from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute where he was then given a staff appointment and was a tenured assistant professor. Dr. Gill pioneered the technique of minimally invasive cardiac surgery in Canada. He joined Cleveland Clinic as an attending staff cardiothoracic surgeon in 1999.

Dr. Gill has been a principal site investigator in a number of clinical research trials including the POEM trial ,which was the first multicenter, randomized trial comparing off-pump surgery with conventional bypass, and a multicenter FDA approved trial to use Robotic assistance for coronary anastomosis. The first coronary anastomosis using the ZeusTM system in Ohio was completed successfully in August 2001.

Dr. Gill serves as an editorial reviewer for professional journals, such as The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Circulation, The Canadian Journal of Cardiology, and The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. He has presented and published extensively on topics related to minimally invasive coronary surgery and on delayed operative intervention in the management of traumatic descending thoracic aortic rupture in major international meetings and journals.

Dr. Gill is a charter member of the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, the Canadian Society of Cardiac Surgeons, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons. Dr. Gill is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He holds a specialist certificate in cardiothoracic surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Gill holds medical licensures in Ohio and Ontario. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Event Details

Speaker: Inderjit Gill, MD

Date: 11th July 2021 (Sunday)

Time: 09:00 AM – 10: 30 AM (MYT: Malaysian Standard Time)

Platform: Zoom (IDs will be sent via email closer to the event date)

Price: RM 2; free for SIGMUM Webinar Pass holders*

*Note: SIGMUM members and subscribers are automatically Webinar Pass holders. Learn more about our Webinar Pass.


  • E-certificates will be provided for participants who attend this webinar.
  • Registration deadline: 09th July 2021, 11:59 PM MYT
  • Limited availability on a first-come, first-serve basis.


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Cardiothoracic Surgery Webinar