Dr. Koji Takeda, MD

Dr. Koji Takeda, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Koji Takeda, MD is an advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology, general surgery, and more.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Division of Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

177 Fort Washington Ave # 7GN-435

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Aortic Valve Surgery
more than 88% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
more than 87% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 46% of peers

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Dr. Takeda's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Takeda "Koji Takeda, MD, PhD is Assistant Professor of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center and Assistant Attending Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian as of January 1, 2014. Dr. Takeda has been a cardiac surgery fellow at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia specializing in heart failure surgery, LVAD implantation, and heart transplantation since January 2013. As a dual fellow and full attending surgeon this year, he continues to focus on the management of heart failure as part of his transition toward leadership of these clinical specialties in the Section of Cardiac Surgery. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Takeda has research interests in mechanical circulatory support, heart transplantation, and cardiac regeneration therapy. Dr. Takeda completed his medical training, post-graduate training, residency and fellowship in Osaka, Japan, after which he completed an advanced cardiovascular surgery fellowship at Northwestern University, Chicago. He is the recipient of multiple honors and awards including the American College of Chest Physicians Award, Japan Branch, 2009; and chief resident award and best resident award, 2005, at the National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Takeda "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

3  Specialties

  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Takeda does not have any board certifications listed.

29  Conditions Treated

27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Osaka Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern Unversity
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

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What People Say About Dr. Koji Takeda, MD
Dr. Takeda gets five stars because he did an excellent job on my moms bypass surgery. My only issue, is that he does not have a personality. He is really reserved when speaking to family members. You get comfortable only because you know he is a top doctor in his field. His personality doesn't...Read More
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Atlanta, GA – Oct 03, 2017
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Dr. Takeda was my surgeon for my heart transplant on December 12, 2015. Everything went so smoothly , no problems. I had some questions after I was home and I called and left a message with his secretary and he called me right back with the answers to my questions, I would definitely recommend...Read More
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Diane P in North Massapequa, NY – Jun 06, 2016
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