Hiroo Takayama, MD, PhD

Cardiac Surgery

Hiroo Takayama, MD, PhD

Cardiac Surgery

Specialties: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac SurgeryMore specialties
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177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Hiroo Takayama, MD, PhD


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, the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, and the Marfan Clinic 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 aortic and cardiac 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 aneur...
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, the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, and the Marfan Clinic 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 aortic and cardiac 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.

Board Certifications

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Japanese

Expertise

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
  • Aortic Arch Surgery
  • Aortic Disease
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Surgery
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Aortic Repair
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Repair
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Marfan's Syndrome
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Ventricular Assist Device Procedure

Education

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of Tokyo (Japan)
  • Residency: University of Tokyo Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Washington Medical Center
  • Internship: University of Tokyo Hospital
  • Residency: University of Washington Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Surgery at CUMC
  • Co-Director, Aortic Program
  • Co-Director, HCM program, Division of Cardiac, Vascular & Thoracic Surgery
  • Co-Director, Marfan Clinic
  • Director of Cardiovascular Institute

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Awards & Honors

  • 2012 Winner of Thoracic Surgery Residents Association Dwight C. McGoon Award
  • 2016 New York Magazine's Top Doctors

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