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Yutaka Okita

Yutaka Okita, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor & Chairman, Kobe University, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Depart of Surgery
7-5-2 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku
Kobe  650-0017
81 78 382-5942
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Kobe University, School of Medicine (M.D.1978)
Tenri Hospital Residency (1978-1979)
Tenri Hospital Cardiovascular Residency (1980-1983)
Tenri Hospital Staff Surgeon (1984-1985)
National Heart Hospital, London, Registra (1986)
Tenri Hospital Staff Surgeon (1987-1988)
University of Alabama, Birmingham, Cardiovascular Surgery, Fellow (1989)
Tenri Hospital Staff Surgeon (1990-1993)
Kyoto University, School of Medicine (Ph.D.1993)
National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka (1993-1999)
Chairman & Professor, Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe University (1999- )

Other Interests

Cardiopulmonary Transplantation
Extracorporeal Circulation
Marfan syndrome and genetics
Blood Coagulation System and Open Heart Surgery
Aortic Arch Surgery, Brain Protection
Aortic root surgery
Aortic arch surgery, brain protection
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Surgery, Cord Protection
Valve Repair
Surgical Data Base System
Allograft Valve or Graft Implantation