Yuji Kaku, MD

Cardiac Surgery

Yuji Kaku, MD

Cardiac Surgery

Specialties: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac SurgeryMore specialties

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177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

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About Yuji Kaku, MD


Yuji Kaku, MD is a cardiac surgeon and surgical director of the cardiogenic shock program at Columbia. Dr. Kaku earned his medical degree from Tohoku University in Japan. After finishing a cardiovascular surgery residency at Tokyo Women's Medical University in Tokyo, he came to the US to continue his cardiac surgery training and complete fellowships in heart transplant and LVAD at Texas Heart Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Columbia University. Dr. Kaku's focus is in coronary revascularization, heart transplant and LVAD surgery.


Expertise

  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Mechanical Assist Device
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Ventricular Assist Device Procedure

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC
  • Surgical Director, Cardiogenic Shock Program

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