Takeyoshi Ota, MD, PhD

UChicago Faculty Physicians

Takeyoshi Ota, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery Co-Director, Center for Aortic Diseases

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Takeyoshi Ota, MD, PhD, is an expert in the surgical treatment of aortic disease. He also participates in the heart failure and ventricular assist device program, which also includes heart transplantation.

Dr. Ota’s research focuses on tissue engineering and developing advanced technologies for heart surgery. He holds two patents, including one for the creation of decellularized tissue (tissue in which cells have been removed, often to facilitate in-situ constructive regeneration when implanted.)

In addition to publishing numerous works in scientific journals, Dr. Ota serves as a reviewer for several publications, including The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Biomaterials and the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. He also has contributed to book chapters on arteriosclerosis and aortic disease, and has been invited to present his work at national and international conferences on cardiothoracic surgery.

Board Certifications

  • Surgery (Japan)

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Japanese Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Japanese Circulation Society
  • Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery
  • Japan Surgical Society

Practicing Since

  • 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Medical Education

  • Kobe University School of Medicine

Residency

  • Kobe University Hospital

Fellowship

  • Columbia University Medical Center; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Other Grad Education

  • Kobe University,PhD

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