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...

124 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Ota

"Dr. Ota was very informative with me. He didn't rush through the appointment. He made sure all of my questions were answered. I am very pleased."

-- Kevin Caraballo, Mitral Valve, Tricuspid Valve, Valve Repair, Valve Replacement, 04/12/2021

"Dr. Ota is a kind, compassionate surgeon who explained everything both before and after surgery, which helped me and my family feel less afraid and more confident about the procedure to replace my aortic valve via open heart surgery.

Dr. Ota's medical credentials, or course, are unparalleled but his demeanor and bedside manner are what helped me me through a very difficult and scary time. I couldn't recommend him more highly."

-- Edward Avis, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 03/29/2021

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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.

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. Takeyoshi Ota, MD

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

  • Call (773) 942-2659 right now
  • Request an appointment by clicking here.

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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Page last updated: May 5, 2021