Dr. Hiroo Takayama has more than 20 years of experience in treating patients with heart and vascular problems. As the Director of the Aortic Surgery Program and co-Director of the Aortic Center at New York Presbyterian/Columbia, Dr. Takayama has contributed to the care of over 2,000 patients (as of 2017) by performing a variety of cardiac and aortic surgical procedures, approximately 300-350 operations every year.
Dr. Takayama is internationally recognized for his work on complex aortic surgery (minimally invasive aortic surgery, valve-sparing aortic root replacement, aortic valve repair, aortic arch and thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair), hybrid aortic surgery (thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair), myectomy for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and heart failure surgery.
He is a leader in outcome research in aortic diseases and heart failure. He has published more than 150 manuscripts in prestigious, peer-reviewed journals and has authored numerous book chapters about heart disease.
Dr. Takayama attended University of Tokyo for Medical School, did his internship at University of Tokyo, general surgery residency in University of Washington Medical Center, and cardio-thoracic surgery fellowship in New-York Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.
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University of Tokyo (Japan)
Internship: University of Tokyo Hospital
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Residency: University of Washington Medical Center
Residency: University of Tokyo Hospital
Fellowship: University of Washington Medical Center
Milstein Hospital Building
177 Fort Washington AvenueSuite 7-435New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-6380
Fax: (212) 342-3520
Assistant Professor of Surgery