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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Hiroo Takayama is Excellent. Dr. Takayama has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Hiroo Takayama, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Endocarditis
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Education & Awards

Dr. Takayama graduated from University Of Tokyo. He has 4 awards.

2012 Winner of Thoracic Surgery Residents Association Dwight C. McGoon Award
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Washington Heights


Dr. Takayama has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 


  • Japanese

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Additional Information
Dr. Hiroo Takayama MD is a male Surgeon and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Hiroo Takayama practice?
Dr. Hiroo Takayama has 1 office location.
Dr. Hiroo Takayama practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near New York, NY.
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