Toshinobu Kazui, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(520) 626-7806

Toshinobu Kazui, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson. Prior to joining the University of Arizona, Dr. Kazui served as an assistant professor of cardiovascular surgery at Iwate Medical University, and completed an advanced fellowship with a focus on heart failure, heart transplant, ventricular assist devices and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) procedure at Washington University in St. Louis/Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Dr. Kazui's focuses on the research and surgical treatment of complex heart disease, heart transplantation, mechanical circulatory and assist devices, mitral valve disease and coronary bypass grafting (CABG). His current research is on analysis of cardiac function, specifically the impact of atrial fibrillation on cardiac function. 


M.D.: Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan, 1999

PhD: Iwate Medical University, Japan, 2006

Residency: Memorial Heart Center, Cardiovascular Surgery, Iwate Medical University, Japan, 2007

Fellowship: Washington University in St. Louis/Barnes-Jewish Hospital, VAD/Heart Transplant, 2012-2014

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