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Kazuhiro Hisamoto, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2525

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Cardiology, Organ Transplant, Surgery


Professional Background

“Caring for people who have heart conditions is very gratifying. Because of advances in cardiac surgery, I’m able to provide treatments for people with a variety of heart ailments, helping them live longer and more fulfilling lives.”

Areas of Expertise

• Aortic aneurysm and dissection surgery
• Complex valve surgery
• Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy surgery
• Minimally invasive cardiac surgery
• Transcatheter heart valve procedure
• Treatment for heart valve disease
• Treatment for infectious endocarditis

I chose Cardiothoracic Surgery because I believe many heart and aortic diseases are surgically treatable and that patients may get back to normal life after surgery. Although some types of heart surgeries are challenging and technically demanding procedures for surgeons, I love to see patients who are able to breathe normally and walk after heart surgery. It is very rewarding for me when my patients come back to my office with big smiles after surgery.
Since I trained with pioneer surgeons in the country, I am highly skilled in cutting-edge transcatheter procedures, hybrid aortic arch surgery, complex valve surgery, treatment for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, coronary artery revascularization, complex heart-lung transplantation, and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). I am confident that I can provide our patients with the best and the latest treatments for any type of heart condition and always take care of my patients as if they were my family.



MD | Keio University (Japan)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2016 - 06/30/2018
Fellowship at New York University Langone Medical Center-GME

07/01/2014 - 06/30/2016
Fellowship in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) at New York University Langone Medical Center-GME

01/01/2013 - 06/30/2014
Fellowship at Temple University Hospital Urology Residency

09/16/2011 - 12/31/2012
Fellowship in Surgery, Cardiovascular at Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak

04/01/2008 - 09/15/2011
Residency in Surgery, Cardiovascular at Kameda Medical Center (Japan)

04/01/2006 - 03/31/2008
Residency in Surgery (General Surgery) at Kameda Medical Center (Japan)

04/01/2005 - 03/31/2006
Internship in Surgery (General Surgery) at Kameda Medical Center (Japan)

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Journal Articles

Hayes DE, Rhee DW, Hisamoto K, Smith D, Ro R, Vainrib AF, Bamira D, Zhou F, Saric M. "Two cases of acute endocarditis misdiagnosed as COVID-19 infection." Echocardiography.. 2021 May; 38(5):798-804. Epub 2021 Mar 13.

Williams DM, Masuno K, Kanchuger MS, Hisamoto K. "Reply to Piperata, Bottio, Avesani, and Gerosa." Journal of cardiac surgery.. 2021 Apr; 36(4):1582. Epub 2021 Feb 14.

Williams DM, Masuno K, Kanchuger MS, Hisamoto K. "Innominate artery dissection due to selective cerebral antegrade perfusion." Journal of cardiac surgery.. 2021 Feb; 36(2):761-763. Epub 2021 Jan 05.



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