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...

63 Patient Reviews for Dr. Ota

"I have nothing but good words for Dr. Ota. He made me feel good and comfortable about everything that I went through. I understand everything he told me about my heart. So, I give him "Five" stars. Job well done."

-- Joyce Boyland, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, 09/01/2017

"Dr. Ota did an excellent job and if I had to have surgery again, I would have him do it. God put the right surgeon in my life. "

-- Dwayne Waylin, Mitral Valve, Valve Replacement, 08/23/2017

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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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