Dr M to get same surgeon who performed bypass on him in '89


PETALING JAYA: The surgeon who performed the first cardiac coronary bypass on former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will head the team to operate on him Tuesday. According to a press statement released by the National Heart Institute (IJN) on Monday, Tan Sri Dr Yahya Awang will head the surgery team while IJN's medical director Datuk Seri Dr Robaayah Zambahari is heading the panel of doctors attending him. 

"Doctors have advised against Tun Dr Mahathir receiving any visitors with the exception of immediate family members," it said. 

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