Bobby Yanagawa

MD, FRCSC, PhD

Investigator

Biography

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Dr. Yanagawa is a Surgeon and the Program Director in the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He completed residency training at the University of Toronto and INOVA Fairfax Hospital (Fairfax , VA) and an advanced valvular fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, NY). His research training includes a PhD at the University of British Columbia and post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Wales College of Medicine (Cardiff, UK) and National Cardiovascular Center (Osaka, Japan). His clinical focus is surgical revascularization and surgery for infective endocarditis. He is the Director of the Canadian Society of Cardiac Surgeons National Training Bootcamp. His research interests include clinical outcome studies of ischemic and valvular heart disease. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles, 30 reviews and 15 book chapters.

Recent Publications

  1. Tam, DY, Friedrich, JO, Arora, RC, Yanagawa, B. Frequentist or Bayesian: Coronary artery bypass grafting offers advantages over percutaneous coronary intervention in left main coronary disease. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2022.04.045. PubMed PMID:35715275 .
  2. Vervoort, D, An, KR, Elbatarny, M, Tam, DY, Quastel, A, Verma, S et al.. Dealing with the epidemic of endocarditis in people who inject drugs. Can J Cardiol. 2022; :. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2022.06.004. PubMed PMID:35691567 .
  3. Dhingra, NK, Li, A, Lee, G, Kou, R, Tam, DY, Bisleri, G et al.. Reverse Fragility Index in Negative Cardiac Procedural Randomized Controlled Trials. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2022; :. doi: 10.1053/j.semtcvs.2022.05.010. PubMed PMID:35644514 .
  4. Dhingra, NK, Verma, S, Yanagawa, B, Hibino, M. Aortic valve neocuspidization and its technical nuance. J Card Surg. 2022; :. doi: 10.1111/jocs.16604. PubMed PMID:35535024 .
  5. Hibino, M, Dhingra, NK, Verma, R, Yanagawa, B, Bisleri, G, Verma, S et al.. An Arrow Through the Heart. J Invasive Cardiol. 2022;34 (5):E414-E415. . PubMed PMID:35501114 .
  6. Dhingra, NK, Verma, S, Yanagawa, B, Hibino, M. Complete transcatheter versus complete surgical management for combined aortic stenosis and coronary artery disease: A false dichotomy?. J Card Surg. 2022;37 (7):2084-2085. doi: 10.1111/jocs.16531. PubMed PMID:35434807 .
  7. Yanagawa, B, Servito, M, Osler, FG, Hill, S, Fedoruk, L, Hasan, A et al.. Declaration of Values, Vision and Approaches from the Canadian Society for Cardiac Surgery Taskforce on Equity, Diversity, and Integration. Can J Cardiol. 2022;38 (6):828-831. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2022.02.001. PubMed PMID:35134510 .
  8. Jiang, SM, McQueen, S, Mobilio, MH, Bisleri, G, Yanagawa, B, Moulton, CA et al.. The anatomy of enjoyment: the flow experience and cardiac surgery. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2022;37 (2):145-149. doi: 10.1097/HCO.0000000000000945. PubMed PMID:35115474 .
  9. Hibino, M, Pandey, A, Chan, V, Mazer, CD, Dhingra, NK, Bonneau, C et al.. Leaflet Resection vs Preservation for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation: Functional Outcomes and Mitral Stenosis at 12 Months in a Randomized Trial. Can J Cardiol. 2022;38 (6):808-814. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2022.01.013. PubMed PMID:35074417 .
  10. Hibino, M, Dhingra, NK, Verma, R, Puar, P, Verma, S, Yanagawa, B et al.. Surgical Treatment for Gerbode Defect Caused by Infective Endocarditis. J Invasive Cardiol. 2021;33 (12):E1009. . PubMed PMID:34866055 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
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