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Hikaru Matsuda

Hikaru Matsuda, M.D., Ph.D.

Hyogo University of Health Sciences
Minatojima 1-3-6 Chuou-ku
Kobe, Hyogo  650-8530
81 78-304-3001
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Osaka University Medical School(M.D. 1966)
Buffalo Children's Hospital CVS Fellow (1975-76)
Chairman, Dep. Surgery, Osaka University (1991-2005)
Visiting Professor, Dept. Cardiovascular Surgery, Hyogo Medical College (2005-
President, Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery, Oct.2005-Oct. 2007
Currently, President, Hyogo University of Health Sciences

Other Interests

Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Ventricular Assist Device
Heart/lung transplantation
Myocardial protection
Tissue Engineering/Gene Therapy