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Hiroo Takayama, MD, PhD

Cardiac Surgery
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Specialties
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, more
Leadership
Chief, Adult Cardiac Surgery Section | more

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ColumbiaDoctors - 15 North Broadway

15 North Broadway
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White Plains, NY 10601
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CarePoint - Journal Square

1 Journal Square Plz
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Jersey City, NJ 07306
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CUIMC/Milstein Hospital Building

177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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About Hiroo Takayama, MD, PhD


Dr. Hiroo Takayama is Chief of Adult Cardiac Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He 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 NYP/Columbia, Dr. Takayama has contributed to the care of over 4,000 patients 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 300-350 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

Specialties & 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 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

Hospital Affiliations

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

Awards & Honors

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

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