Robert Yanagawa M.D.
Assistant Professor
Cardiac Surgery
Yanagawa, B
Contact Info
T: (416) 864-5706
F: (416) 864-5031
St. Michael's Hospital
30 Bond St, Bond Wing
8th floor, Rm. 003D
Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8
Clinical Interests
Surgical revascularization including arterial revascularization, Vavlular surgery, Infective endocarditis
Research Interests
Clinical outcomes in surgical revascularization and valvular surgery, Cardiac surgical trials, Systematic review and meta-analysis, Biobank and translational studies

Bobby Yanagawa is the Program Director and Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Toronto. Dr. Yanagawa obtained his BSc and PhD from the University of British Columbia and his MD degree and Cardiac Surgery Residency from the University of Toronto. He has completed research fellowships at the University of Wales College of Medicine (Cardiff, UK), National Cardiovascular Center (Osaka, Japan) and at St Michael’s Hospital (Toronto, Canada). He completed an advanced valvular fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Dr. Yanagawa's clinical and research interests are, broadly, surgical revascularization and valvular heart disease. He has published over 70 peer reviewed papers, 40 reviews and 15 book chapters including publications in Nature Communications, Nature Medicine, Circulation, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Annals of Thoracic Surgery. He is on the editorial board of the following journals: Ann Thorac Surg, Can J Cardiol, Innovations (Associate Editor) and J Card Surg. He was the AATS 13th Annual C. Walton Lillehei Award winner in 2010.

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