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Kentaro Yamane, M.D., Ph.D.

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 Fax: 717-531-3664

Specialties

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Patient Services Provided

Cardiac transplantation Mechanical circulatory support Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) General adult cardiac valve repair and replacement Thoracic aortic surgery

Professional Education

Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Columbia University Dept of Surgery (2013) Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Pennsylvania) (2011) Fellowship, Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital & Affiliated Hospitals (2008) Residency, Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital & Affiliated Hospitals (2003) M.D., Medicine, Nagasaki University, School of Medicine (1996)

Research Interests

Experimental Animal Models of Cardiac Hypertrophy, Cardiac Hypertrophy and microtubule network densification, Cytoskeletal role in failing cardiomyocyte