Researcher’s Profile

Koji Takeda, MD, PhD

Assistant Attending Surgeon, Cardiac Surgery
Publications: 
Han J, Takeda K, Takayama H, Kurlansky PA, Mauro CM, Colombo PC, Yuzefpolskaya M, Fukuhara S, Truby LK, Topkara VK, Garan AR, Mancini DM, Naka Y. Durability and clinical impact of tricuspid valve procedures in patients receiving a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb;151(2):520-527
Fukuhara S, Takeda K, Garan AR, Kurlansky P, Hastie J, Naka Y, Takayama H. Contemporary mechanical circulatory support therapy for postcardiotomy shock. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 13.
Fukuhara S, Takeda K, Garan AR, Kurlansky P, Hastie J, Naka Y, Takayama H. Contemporary mechanical circulatory support therapy for postcardiotomy shock. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb 13.
Fukuhara S, Takeda K, Polanco AR, Takayama H, Naka Y. Prolonged continuous-flow left ventricular assist device support and posttransplantation outcomes: A new challenge. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar;151(3):872-880
Wever-Pinzon O, Naka Y, Garan AR, Takeda K, Pan S, Takayama H, Mancini DM, Colombo P, Topkara VK. National trends and outcomes in device-related thromboembolic complications and malfunction among heart transplant candidates supported with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices in the United States. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Mar 11
About: 

Koji Takeda, MD, PhD is Assistant Professor of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center and Assistant Attending Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian as of January 1, 2014.

Dr. Takeda has been a cardiac surgery fellow at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia specializing in heart failure surgery, LVAD implantation, and heart transplantation since January 2013. As a dual fellow and full attending surgeon this year, he continues to focus on the management of heart failure as part of his transition toward leadership of these clinical specialties in the Section of Cardiac Surgery. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Takeda has research interests in mechanical circulatory support, heart transplantation, and cardiac regeneration therapy.

Dr. Takeda completed his medical training, post-graduate training, residency and fellowship in Osaka, Japan, after which he completed an advanced cardiovascular surgery fellowship at Northwestern University, Chicago. He is the recipient of multiple honors and awards including the American College of Chest Physicians Award, Japan Branch, 2009; and chief resident award and best resident award, 2005, at the National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan.