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Kai, Masashi, MD, FACC 
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Kai, Masashi
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Language(s): English, Japanese
Board Certification: Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Kai received his medical degree from Jikei University in Japan and completed his residency training in cardiovascular surgery at Kyoto University and affiliated hospitals in Japan. In addition, Dr. Kai completed a fellowship in minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery at New York University Medical Center, where he served as a chief fellow. Dr. Kai also completed an advanced fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University, where he underwent special training in heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support device implantation.

Dr. Kai has written on aortic arch aneurysm, bilateral internal mammary artery grafting, off-pump coronary artery bypass as well as anastomosis device in cardiac surgery. His extensive research work was published in the numerous peer review journals.

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Medical School: Jikei University, Japan
Residency: Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University
Chief Fellow, Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, New York University Medical Center
Advanced Fellowship, Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Device Implantation, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University


Specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery


Westchester Medical Center
Ambulatory Care Pavilion, 1st Floor

100 Woods Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone: 914.493.8793
Fax: 914.493.1610