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Division of Heart Failure

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Staff

Division Head

Name Chisato Izumi
Positions and affiliations Head, Division of Heart Failure
Specialties Heart failure
Valvular disease
Cardiomyopathy
Echocardiography
Certifications Doctor of Medicine
General internal medicine specialist certified by the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular specialist
Ultrasound specialist/trainer
Echocardiographer for structural heart disease (SHD) certified by the Japanese Society of Echocardiography
Fellow of the Japanese Circulation Society
Fellow of the Japanese College of Cardiology
Education Kyoto University
professional experience Completed resident training and then worked as an attending physician in the Cardiovascular Internal Medicine Department at Tenri Hospital

Served as Deputy Head of the Cardiovascular Internal Medicine Department and Head of the Emergency Department at Tenri Hospital

Studied at Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital
Personal Interests Traveling, watching baseball
Message for Patients We want to help patients enjoy fulfilling lives. Please feel free to talk to us about any concerns.

Chief Physician

Hideaki Kanzaki
Name Hideaki Kanzaki
Positions and affiliations Chief Physician, Division of Heart Failure
Specialties Heart failure
Valvular disease
Cardiomyopathy
Catheterization for examination and treatment of valvular disease and cardiomyopathy
Echocardiography
Cardiac resynchronization therapy
Certifications Completed resident training at the NCVC Hospital
Completed specialist training at the NCVC Hospital
Studied in the Cardiology Department of the University of Pittsburgh (USA)
Currently working in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine of the NCVC Hospital
Education Kochi University
professional experience Cardiovascular specialist certified by the Japanese Circulation Society
General internal medicine specialist certified by the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Ultrasound specialist/trainer certified by the Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine
Echocardiographer for SHD certified by the Japanese Society of Echocardiography
 
Personal Interests Traveling, visiting aquariums
Message for Patients I always try to provide a comprehensible explanation to patients. Please feel free to ask any questions.
Name Makoto Amaki
Positions and affiliations Chief Physician, Division of Heart Failure
Specialties Heart failure
Valvular disease
Catheterization
Echocardiography
Certifications Cardiovascular specialist
Certified physician of internal medicine
Education Jikei University
professional experience Completed initial training at Kameda Medical Center
Worked in the Cardiology Department of Jikei University Hospital
Received resident training at Tokyo National Hospital II
Completed resident training and specialist training at the NCVC Hospital
Currently working as a physician in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Studied in the Cardiology Department of the Mount Sinai Hospital (USA)
Personal Interests Running, watching movies
Message for Patients I always try to help patients understand their medical care.
Name Takeshi Kitai
Positions and affiliations Chief Physician, Division of Heart Failure

Physicians

Name Atsushi Okada
Positions and affiliations Physician, Division of Heart Failure
Specialties Heart failure
Cardiomyopathy
Valvular disease
SHD intervention
Echocardiography
Certifications Cardiovascular specialist certified by the Japanese Circulation Society
Internal medicine physician/General internal medicine specialist/Trainer certified by the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Echocardiographer for SHD certified by the Japanese Society of Echocardiography
Completed the Joint Seminar on Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator/Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy led by the Japanese Heart Rhythm Society
Heart rehabilitation educator certified by the Japanese Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation
Education Chiba University
professional experience Worked at Teine Keijinkai Hospital
Completed resident training in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine of the NCVC Hospital
Completed specialist training in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine of the NCVC Hospital
Personal Interests Ice hockey, electric guitar, listening to music
Message for Patients I always try to treat patients with sincerity.
I can provide consultation in English.
Name Masashi Amano
Positions and affiliations Physician, Division of Heart Failure
Specialties Valvular disease
Cardiomyopathy
Heart failure
Echocardiography
Certifications General internal medicine specialist certified by the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular specialist certified by the Japanese Circulation Society
Ultrasound specialist certified by the Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine
Interventionalist certified by the Japanese Association of Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics
Echocardiographer for SHD certified by the Japanese Society of Echocardiography
Education Osaka University
professional experience Worked as a junior resident and resident rotator in the Internal Medicine Department of Tenri Hospital
Completed resident training and then worked as a physician in the Cardiology Department of Tenri Hospital
Personal Interests Watching sports, visiting temples
Message for Patients I like to find treatment approaches suitable for each patient. Please feel free to talk about any concerns.
Name Kenji Moriuchi
Positions and affiliations Physician
Specialties Heart Failure
Cardiomyopathy
Valvular disease
Echocardiography
Certifications General internal medicine specialist certified by the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular specialist certified by the Japanese Circulation Society
Education Nara Medical University
professional experience Completed initial training at Kyoto University Hospital
Completed resident training in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine of the NCVC Hospital
Personal Interests Keeping Coral reef and Marine aquarium, Tropical plants
Message for Patients I try to provide sincere medical treatment. Please feel free to consult with me on anything.
Name Yuuki Irie
Positions and affiliations Physician
Name Shouko Nakagawa
Positions and affiliations Physician

Physicians with concurrent posts

Shin Ito
Name Shin Ito
Positions and affiliations Physician, Division of Heart Failure
Chief, Clinical Research Planning Office
Specialties Cardiology
Heart failure
Cardiomyopathy
Valvular disease
Certifications Doctor of Medicine
Physician certified by the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular specialist certified by the Japanese Circulation Society
Personal Interests Traveling, listening to music
Message for Patients I always try to provide a comprehensible explanation. Please feel free to ask any questions.

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