• Dr. Irani publishes in the area of aortic aneurysm repair, thoracic surgery, and cardiac surgery.
  • He is involved in the training of medical students and surgeons and gives lectures nationwide.

Dr. Irani has received training and certification in the use of numerous surgical devices and techniques, including:

  • Robotic systems
  • Cardiac assist devices
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • Valve repair and replacement- including minimally invasive valve surgery.
  • Port access surgery
  • Atrial rhythm surgery
  • Beating heart surgery
  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery


Medical Degree
University of Texas at Galveston
Internship and Residency
St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center and Baylor College of Medicine
St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center-St Luke's Division and University of Texas at Houston-GME

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Aortic surgery- including dissection and aneurysms, Minimally Invasive valve repair and replacement, Robotic Surgery, Minimally invasive cardiac surgery including Off pump coronary artery bypass surgery, Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation , Cardiac assist devices, Cardiac Transplantation