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Takuro Tsukube

Takuro Tsukube, M.D., Ph.D., DBA

Japanese Red Cross Kobe Hospital/ Hyogo Emergency Medical Center
5-3-3 Mikageyamate Higashinadaku
Kobe, Hyogo  6580065
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Kobe University, School of Medicine (M.D. 1985)
Kobe University, Graduate School of Medicine (PhD 1993)
Harvard Medical School Reserach Fellow (1992-1994)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Clinical Fellow (1996-1997)
Harvard Medical School/ BIDMC Visiting Assistant Professor (1998)
Kobe University Cardiovascular Surgery Assistant Professor (1998-2003)
Japanese Red Cross Kobe Hospital, Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery (2003-)
Hyogo Emergency Medical Center, Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery (2003-)
MBA, Kobe University, School of Business (2012)
Lecturer, Kobe University, School of Medicine (2013-)
Clinical Professor, Kobe University, School of Medicine (2014-)
Lecturer, Kobe University, School of Business Administration (2018-)
DBA, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Economy and Business (2020)

Other Interests

Myocardial protection in the Elderly
Adult Cardiac Surgery
Aortic Surgery
Emergent Adult Cardiac Surgery
Myocardial protection
Adult Cardiac Surgery in the very Elderly
Surgery for the Acute Aortic Syndrome
Synchrotron phase-contrast X-ray tomography
Cognitive apprenticeship

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Vascular
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Valve disease
  • Congenital
  • Vascular
  • Great vessels
  • Education
  • Professional Affairs
  • Ethics
  • Basic science