Aortic stenosis, Mitral valve regurgitation, Patent foramen ovale (PFO), Atrial septal defect (ASD), Ventricular septal defect (VSD), Paravalvular leak
I clearly remember the day I witnessed a live demonstration of a transcatheter aortic valve replacement more than ten years ago when I was a cardiology fellow in Japan. I was fascinated by the successful, seemingly easy, minimally invasive procedure. At the same time, I never imagined this procedure to evolve to the current level of sophistication which has become a part of standard daily practice. Since then, my particular interest in structural heart disease has been expanding with each technical advancement solidifying my desires to partake in this rapidly developing field. I look forward to helping bring those advancements to the people of Kentucky.
Faculty RankAssistant Professor of Medicine
MD, Mie University, Tsu, Japan
Cardiology, Toyota Memorial Hospital, Japan
Cardiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.
Interventional Cardiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Advanced Interventional Cardiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
Internal Medicine, Toyota Memorial Hospital, Japan
Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai/Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease;
American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology;
American Board of Internal Medicine
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- Coronary interventions
- Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
- Transcatheter mitral valve repair and replacement (TMVR)
- Alcohol septal ablation
- ASD closure
- PFO closure
- LAA occlusion (WATCHMAN procedure)
Gill Heart & Vascular Institute
UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital - Pavilion GGill Heart & Vascular Institute800 Rose St.
Lexington, KY 40536
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