Dr. Takeyoshi Ota, Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Takeyoshi Ota and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Kobe University (Japan) in 1999. To date, I have performed approximately 1,500 cardiac surgeries, of which 1,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at University of Chicago Medical Center. Read more...

54 Patient Reviews for Dr. Ota

"Dr. Ota is a very good surgeon, very informative and a joy to work with. "

-- Carolyn Roscoe, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, 05/24/2017

"Very good. We are very satisfied with the surgery. It is a pleasure meeting a doctor like Dr. Ota. We are happy to see him again if needed and would like to be taken care of by him."

-- Zhen Pu, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Root Replacement, 04/19/2017

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My Specialities & Interests

Specific to heart valve surgery, you should know that I have several specialties including:

  • Aortic valve repair and valve sparing surgery
  • Complex aortic and aortic root surgery
  • Mitral valve repair

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Aortic valve repair and valve sparing surgery
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Aortic root surgery

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Takeyoshi Ota, heart surgeon, graduated from Kobe University (Japan) in 1999.

After medical school, Dr. Ota completed a General and Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at Kobe University Hospital in Japan in 2008.

Then, Dr. Ota continued his training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center by completing an Advanced Cardiac Surgery Fellowship, an Advanced Cardiac / Heart-Lung Transplant and Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Fellowship from 2008 to 2011.

Finally, Dr. Ota completed an Advanced Cardiac and VAD / Heart Transplant Fellowship in 2013 at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Takeyoshi Ota

University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 942-2659

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