About 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...

83 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Ota

"Dr. Ota was very professional. I have a lot of trust in him. Very good at talking to my family. I feel very confident in his surgery. "

-- Gerald Ridge, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 10/12/2018

"Dr. Ota did a fabulous job and I feel better than I have felt in years. He also made my family feel very comfortable after surgery by explaining what he and his team did. Thank you!"

-- Edward Scurlock, Aortic Valve, Valve Repair, 09/26/2018

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • 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.

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with Dr. Ota

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Ota, you can:

  • Call (773) 942-2659 right now
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The office of Dr. Ota is located at 5841 S. Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.



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