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Cardiovascular Surgery

Kenji Minakata, MD, PhD

Specialties

Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Lung Transplantation

4.9
32 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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about me
Clinical Interests
  • Adult cardiac surgery
  • Valvular heart disease/valvular repair
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
  • Complex aortic surgery
  • Arrhythmia surgery
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Heart transplantation
  • Lung transplantation
  • Ventricular assist devices
  • Cardiac regeneration therapy
Education
  • MD, Kyoto University, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
  • PhD, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
Training
  • Fellowship, Cardiac Surgery, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, OR
  • Fellowship, Advanced Cardiovascular Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN
  • Residency, Surgery, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
  • Residency, General and Cardiovascular Surgery, Japanese Red-Cross Society Wakayama Medical Center, Wakayama, Japan
Board Certification
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery (Japan)
  • General Surgery (Japan)
Memberships
  • American Association for Thoracic Surgery
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons 
  • European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  • Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery
  • Japanese Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Japanese Circulation Society
  • Japanese College of Cardiology

 

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Office Locations

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

publications
ratings & reviews

32 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more.

OVERALL RATING

4.90 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.9
Give easy to understand instruction
4.8
Provider expl in way you understand
4.9
Provider listen carefully to you
5.0
Show respect for what you say
4.8
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
June 17, 2019

this was my father's first visit to this surgeon and he was very pleased with the results of the appointment and looking forward to the completion of the actual procedure.

5.0
May 26, 2019

I saw Dr. Minakata for the first time and was impressed with the way he explained things, listened to me and answered my questions

5.0
May 22, 2019

First visit he was great he made me feel good very informativ.......

5.0
April 26, 2019

Good.

5.0
April 19, 2019

Dr. Minakata and his assistant [...] were superb. No complaints.

5.0
April 19, 2019

I have always had the best of care with Dr. Minakata & [...].

5.0
March 29, 2019

Good care. Treated with great respect.

5.0
March 12, 2019

Exam was yearly checkup from a surgical procedure. Future visits for the problem was discussed as well as medicines used. Everything was handled professionally and politely.

5.0
February 15, 2019

Dr. Minakata is genuine.

5.0
January 4, 2019

Good experience.

Office Locations

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED