I started practice of cardiac surgery in 1995 following a graduation in general surgery in 1994. I obtained a master of sciences in 1997 and I achieved a PhD. During my Ph.D. I developed a swine model of retrograde myocardial perfusion that found several surgical applications particularly in OPCAB surgery, and beating-heart valve surgery. My doctoral thesis involved surgical treatment of ventricular arrhythmia following myocardial infarction. I am strongly involved in the promotion of OPCAB surgery, minimaly invasive surgery, mitral valve repair and surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation.
Daniel Grandmougin research interests are: Beating heart physiology, myocardial perfusion, development of new surgical techniques in valve surgery and OPCAB procedures. I remain particularly involved in the School of Surgery of Nancy, in the developmement of surgical simulations training sessions and teaching surgery. I also develop animal models for study of cardiac physiology intended for researchers and also for young surgeons who wish to improve their practice. I am lecturer in the University of Nancy in my fields of interest.