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Cardiovascular Surgery

Kenji Minakata, MD, PhD

Kenji Minakata
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Specialties

Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Lung Transplantation

5.0
53 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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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 & Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital – Main Campus

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

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53 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 about Patient Satisfaction Rating.

OVERALL RATING

5.00 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

5.0
Give easy to understand instruction
4.9
Provider expl in way you understand
4.9
Provider listen carefully to you
5.0
Show respect for what you say
5.0
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
August 24, 2020

Dr. Minakata & staff [...] was outstanding. [...]

5.0
August 3, 2020

Excellent surgeon, sensitive to needs, questions. Explained in detail necessary, prospective surgery.

5.0
July 31, 2020

Great experience.

5.0
July 8, 2020

Very good.

5.0
May 4, 2020

Great service! Ever! Greatest care anywhere!

5.0
March 19, 2020

Good experience.

5.0
December 31, 2019

Dr. Kenji Minakata saved my life and I will be eternally grateful to him and his staff.

5.0
October 31, 2019

Very good experience. Dr. Minakata kept me well informed.

5.0
October 18, 2019

PA Minakata was very professional & nice. [...]

5.0
October 2, 2019

Very good experience [...]

5.0
September 4, 2019

Good experience.

5.0
July 23, 2019

This was a follow-up from my recent by-pass surgery - suture & staple removal. Both [...] (nurse practitioner) and Dr. Minakata took their time and were excellent.

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