Dr Saheed Babatunde Sanni – Cardiothoracic Surgeon in Lagos

Dr Saheed Baba Tunde Sanni is a highly accomplished cardiothoracic surgeon in Lahore. He practices as a visiting surgeon at several leading hospitals like Marigold Hospital and Critical Care Centre and B M Empire MultiSpecialist Hospital. He is also associated with the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, as the head of the Cardio Thoracic Surgery Unit. Dr Sanni’s knowledge and skills reflect the best in vascular surgery, adult and pediatric cardiovascular surgery, pacemaker implantation, and endoscopic surgery.

He is a fellow of the prestigious National Post Graduate Medical College of Nigeria. Besides, he has also completed fellowships in general cardiac care and adult cardiac surgery from the most sought-after institutions in India, Madras Medical Mission and Apollo Institute of Hospital Administration. Dr Sanni’s expertise is well evident in his numerous research works on common to complex life-threatening conditions.

He has skillfully examined rare chest complications and highlighted treatment approaches that can be used. His research works thus gained widespread appreciation during his workshops in India and the UK. Today, he is at the forefront of heart-related health advancements in Nigeria with a track record of hundreds of successful surgeries.

In addition, Dr. Sanni is passionate advocate for heart health.  Hi exposure to various aspects of cardiac surgery and transplantation of ventricular-assisted devices makes him one of the top heart specialists in Lagos. 

Educational Background

  • MBBS from the University of Lagos – 2000 to 2007
  • Fellowship in adult cardiac care from Madras Medical Mission – 2016 to 2017
  • Fellowship in adult cardiac surgery from Apollo Institute of Hospital Administration – 2017 to 2018
  • FMCS is cardiothoracic surgery from the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria – 2014 to 2019

Number of Research Papers

Dr. Sanni has written 18 papers and presented them at various international conferences and workshops.


  • Senior Registrar at the Thoracic Department at Santosham Chest Hospital, India – 2016 to 2017
  • Surgical resident at Lagos University Teaching Hospital – 2010 to 2018
  • Cardiothoracic surgeon at Federal Medical Centre Abeokuta – 2019 to present
  • Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon at Marigold Hospital and Critical Care Centre – 2020 to present
  • Cardiothoracic surgeon at BM Empire MultiSpecialist Hospital – Currently working


  • Nigerian Medical Association (NMA)
  • Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of Nigeria (ACTSON)
  • Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria
  • European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (EACTS)

Clinical Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Pacemakers
  • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery

Dr Saheed Babatunde Sanni Reviews

Dr Saheed Babatunde Sanni is recommended by many of his patients. He is regarded as a compassionate doctor who closely observes the symptoms and comes up with accurate diagnosis and treatment. Patients find him approachable and flexible to their needs.

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