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Thoracic Surgery

Norihisa Shigemura, MD, PhD

Specialties

Thoracic Surgery, Heart and Lung Transplantation

about me
publications
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Advanced lung failure/end-stage lung disease
  • Lung transplantation
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Extracorporeal circulatory support
Research Interests
  • Advanced lung failure
  • Artificial lungs
  • Lung repair/regeneration
  • Organ protection/preservation
Education
  • MD, Osaka University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
Training
  • Fellowship, Prince of Wales Hospital, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • Residency, Surgery, Osaka University School of Medicine Residency Department of Surgery Surgery Osaka, Japan 
  • Residency, Cardiovascular, Osaka Prefectural Hospital Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka, Japan
  • Residency, Thoracic, Osaka Prefectural Habikino Hospital Division of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka, Japan
Board Certification
  • General Surgery (Japan)
  • Thoracic Surgery (Japan)
Memberships
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • American Society of Transplantation
Awards and Honors
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Research Award, 2016
  • Board Member, Transplant Network Steering Committee, CHEST – American College of Chest Physicians, 2015-2017
  • Semi-Finalist Nominee, Young Investigator Award, CHEST 2012 – American College of Chest Physicians, Atlanta, GA
  • Top Five Posters Award, CHEST 2011 – American College of Chest Physicians, Honolulu, HI
  • One of the 100 Most Outstanding Academic Researchers, Osaka University, 2005-2006
  • Ozawa Prize for a Surgeon with the Most Outstanding Academic Achievement, Osaka University
offices

Office Locations

Temple Lung Center

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

Phone: 800-TEMPLE-MED

Fax: 215-707-6867

publications
Digital Bibliography
Selected Publications

Shigemura N, Shiono H, Okumura M. Transcervical-VATS Thymectomy. In: ESTS Textbook of Thoracic Surgery, Volume 2, Jarosław Kużdżał (Ed.), Medycyna Praktyczna, 415-418, 2015.

Hayanga JW, Chan EG, Shigemura N, D’Cunha J. Bilateral Sequential Lung Transplantation: What the Anesthesiologist Needs to Know About the Surgical Approach, In: Anesthesia and Perioperative Care for Organ Transplantation, Kathirvel Subramaniam and Tetsuro Sakai (Eds), Springer, 83-92, 2017.

Office Locations

Temple Lung Center

Temple University Hospital

3401 N. Broad Street

Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

Phone: 800-TEMPLE-MED

Fax: 215-707-6867