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Tetsuya Horai, MD, Joins Temple
Tetsuya Horai, MD, has joined Temple University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Surgery and Temple University Hospital as a cardiovascular surgeon. Dr. Horai comes to Temple from Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.
Dr. Horai specializes in heart and lung transplantation and mechanical circulatory assist devices. His research interests include development of ventricular assist device technology, surgical therapies for end-stage cardiopulmonary disease, and outcomes research.
Dr. Horai earned his medical degree from University of Tokyo in 1998 and completed surgical residencies at several hospitals in Japan. He later completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Surgery at the Sakakibara Heart Institute in Tokyo in 2006 and a post-doctoral research fellowship in the Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 2008. Following his fellowships, Dr. Horai served as a Clinical Instructor at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and later as an Assistant Attending Surgeon at Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with a Temple heart surgeon, call 1-800-TEMPLE-MED (1-800-836-7536).
Date Published: Friday, September 07, 2012
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