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Satoshi Furukawa, M.D.
Cardiovascular Surgery

 
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Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Walnut Street, Floor 19
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Administrative Assistant: Jasmine Seawell
Telephone: 215-829-8713
Fax: 215-829-5350

Clinical Office:
Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Walnut Street, Floor 19
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: 215-829-8713
Fax:
215-829-5350

Contact Information (internal use only)

satoshi.furukawa@uphs.upenn.edu

 

 

 
Appointments
 
Faculty Appointments
April 2014 - present Professor of Clinical Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2005 - 2013 Professor of Surgery, Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1999 - 2005 Associate Professor of Surgery, Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1993 - 1999 Assistant Professor of Surgery, Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
April 2014 - present Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
April 2014 - present Attending Cardiovascular Surgeon, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
April 2014 - present Active Cardiovascular Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
April 2014 - present Active Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - 2013 Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Reading Hospital & Medical Center
West Reading, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - 2013 Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Reading Hospital & Medical Center
West Reading, Pennsylvania
 
2010 - 2013 Director, Cardiovascular Institute, Jeanes Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2010 - 2013 Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Jeanes Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2010 - 2009 Surgical Director, Lung Center, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2010 - 2012 Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2002 - 2011 Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2002 Acting Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001 - 2013 Co-Director, Aortic Center, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1999 - 2013 Medical Director, Perfusion Service, Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1998 - 2010 Director, Mechanical Assist Devices, Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1998 - 2010 Surgical Director, Heart Transplantation Program, Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1993 - 2010  Surgical Director, Lung Transplantation Program, Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1993 - present Attending Surgeon, Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Other Appointments
1989 - 1993  Clinical Instructor in Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
1980 - 1984 MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
 
1976 - 1980 BSE - University of Pennsylvania (Chemical Engineering)
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
1991 - 1993 Fellowship in Lung Transplantation, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1991 - 1993 Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1990 - 1991 Chief Residency in Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1989 - 1990 Residency in Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1987 - 1989 Research Fellowship, Harrison Department of Surgical Research
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1985 - 1987 Residency in Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1984 - 1985 Internship in Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Memberships/Societies
 
National/International Societies
1994 - present  American Federation for Clinical Research
(President, 1998-1999)
 
1995 - present   American Heart Association
(Member, Committee on Cardiopulmonary Disease, 1998-present)
 
1995 - present American College of Physicians
(Associate, Fellow or Master)
 
Local/Regional Societies
1995 - present Philadelphia County Medical Society
 
Scientific Committees
1998 - 2002 National Institutes of Health Pulmonary Study Section (Chair, 2001-2002)
 
2000 - 2004  Asthma Treatment Trial, NIH, Data and Safety Monitoring Committee
 
2000 - 2003   Philadelphia Pulmonary Survey, Organizing Committee
 
Research
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
 
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. Kreiner G, Gottlieb CD, Yeh IT, Furukawa S, Miller JM, Edmunds LH, Jr., Bavaria J, Bernstein RC, Hargrove WC, III, Tyson GS.  Ventricular tachycardia in an ovine model of left ventricular aneurysm. Surgical Forum 40:219-221, 1989.
  2. Bavaria J, Furukawa S, Kreiner G, Gupta KB, Streicher J, Edmunds LH Jr..  Effect of circulatory assist devices on stunned myocardium.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 49(1):123-128, Jan. 1990.
  3. Furukawa S, Bavaria J, Kreiner G, Edmunds LH Jr.  Relationship between total mechanical energy and oxygen consumption in the stunned myocardium.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 49(4):543-549, Apr. 1990.
  4. Bavaria J, Furukawa S, Kreiner G, Ratcliffe MB, Streicher J, Bogen DK, Edmunds LH Jr.  Myocardial oxygen utilization after reversible global ischemia.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 100(2):210-220, Aug. 1990.
  5. Furukawa S, Kreiner G, Bavaria J, Streicher JT, Edmunds LH Jr.  Recovery of oxygen utilization efficiency after global myocardial ischemia.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 52(5):1063-1068, Nov. 1991.
  6. Kreiner G, Gottlieb CD, Furukawa S, Simson MB, Tyson GS, Edmunds LH, Jr.  Late potentials in an ovine model of acute transmural myocardial infarction.  Journal of Applied Physiology 73(3):841-846, Sept. 1992.
  7. Jeevanandam V, Mather P, Furukawa S, Todd B, Regillo T, Bove AA, McClurken J, Addonizio VP.  Adult orthotopic heart transplantation using undersized pediatric donor hearts: Technique and postoperative management.  Circulation 90(5 Pt2):II74-77, Nov. 1994.
  8. Mather PJ, Jeevanandam V, Eisen HI, Pina IL, Margulies KB, McClurken JB, Furukawa S, Bove AA.  Functional and morphologic adaptation of undersized donor hearts after trans-plantation.  Journal of the American College of Cardiology 26(3):737-742, Sept. 1995.
  9. Prendergast TW, Furukawa S, Beyer J, Eisen HJ, McClurken JB, Jeevanandam V.  Defining the role of Aprotinin in heart transplantation.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 62(3):670-674, Sept.1996.
  10. Livingston ER, Fisher CA, Bibidakis EJ, Pathak AS, Todd BA, Furukawa S, McClurken JB, Addonizio VP, Jeevanandam V.  Increased activation of the coagulation and fibrinolytic systems leads to hemorrhagic complications during left ventricular assist implantation.  Circulation 94(9 Suppl):II227-234, Nov. 1, 1996.
  11. Jeevanandam V, Furukawa S, Prendergast TW, Todd BA, Eisen HJ, McClurken JB.  Standard criteria for an acceptable donor heart are restricting heart transplantation.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 62(5):1268-1272, Nov. 1996.
  12. Kukafka D, O’Brien G, Furukawa S, Criner GJ.  Surveillance bronchoscopy in lung transplant recipients.  Chest 111(2):377-381, Feb. 1997.
  13. Prendergast TW, Todd BA, Beyer AJ 3rd, Furukawa S, Eisen HJ, Addonizio VP, Browne BJ, Jeevanandam V.  Management of left ventricular assist device infection with heart transplantation.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 64(1):142-147, July 1997.
  14. Cordova F, O’Brien G, Furukawa S, Travaline J, Kuzma AM, Criner GJ.  Stability of improvements in exercise performance and quality of life following bilateral lung volume reduction surgery in severe COPD.  Chest 112(4):907-915, Oct. 1997.
  15. Criner GJ, Cordova F, Leysensen V, Tolep K, Travaline J, Roy B, Sudarshan S, O’Brien G, Furukawa S.  Effect of lung volume reduction surgery on diaphragm strength.  American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 157(5 Pt 1):1578-1585, May 1998.
  16. Shade D, Lando Y, Cordova F, Travaline J, Furukawa S, Criner GJ.  Relationship between resting hypercapnia and physiologic parameters before and after LVRS in severe COPD.  American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 159(5 Pt 1):1405-11, May 1998. 
  17. Travaline JM, Furukawa S, Kuzma AM, O’Brien GM, Kaplan M, Criner GJ.  Bilateral apical vs nonapical stapling resection during lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS).  Chest 114(4):981-987, Oct. 1998.
  18. Shapiro BM, Wendling WW, Ammaturo FJ, Chen D, Pham PS, Furukawa S, Carlsson C.  Vascular effects of etomidate administered for electroencephalographic burst suppression in humans.  Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesia 10(4):231-236, Oct. 1998.
  19. O’Brien G, Furukawa S, Kuzma AM, Cordova F, Criner GJ.  Improvements in lung function exercise and quality of life in hypercapnic COPD patients after lung volume reduction surgery.  Chest 115(1):75-84, Jan. 1999.
  20. Lando Y, Boiselle PM, Shade D, Furukawa S, Kuzma AM, Travaline JM, Criner GJ.  Effect of lung volume reduction surgery on diaphragm length in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 159(3):796-805, Mar. 1999.
  21. Lando Y, Boiselle P, Shade D, Travaline JM, Furukawa S, Criner GJ.  Effect of lung volume reduction surgery on bony thorax configuration in severe COPD.  Chest 116(1):30-39, July 1999.
  22. Gaughan JP, Furukawa S, Jeevanandam V, Hefner CA, Kubo H, Margulies KB, McGowan BS, Mattiello JA, Dipla K, Piacentino III V, Li S, Houser SR.  Sodium/calcium exchange contributes to contraction and relaxation in failed human ventricular myocytes.  American Journal of Physiology 277(2 Pt 2):H714-H724, Aug. 1999.
  23. Criner GJ, Cordova F, Furukawa S, Kuzma AM, Travaline JM, Sudarshan S, O’Brien GM.  A prospective randomized trial comparing bilateral lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) to pulmonary rehabilitation (R) in severe COPD.  American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 160(6):2018-2027, Dec. 1999.
  24. Travaline JM, Maurer AH, Charkes ND, Urbain JL, Furukawa S, Criner GJ.  Quantitation of regional ventilation during the washout phase of lung scintigraphy: measurement in patients with severe COPD before and after bilateral lung volume reduction surgery.  Chest 118(3):721-727, Sept. 2000.
  25. Leyenson V, Cordova F, Kuzma AM, O’Brien G, Furukawa S, Shad D, Criner GJ.  Correlation of changes in quality of life after lung volume reduction surgery with changes in lung function, exercise, and gas exchange.  Chest 118(3):728-735, Sept. 2000.
  26. Chatila W, Furukawa S, Criner GJ.  Acute respiratory failure after lung volume reduction surgery. American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 162(4 Pt 1):1292-1296, Oct. 2000.
  27. Leeser DB, Jeevanandam V, Furukawa S, Eisen H, Mather P, Silva P, Guy S, Foster CE 3rd.  Simultaneous heart and kidney transplantation in patients with end-stage heart and renal failure.  American Journal of Transplantation 1(1):89-92, May 2001.
  28. Vega JD, Ochsner JL, Jeevanandam V, McGiffin DC, McCurry K, Mentzer RM Jr, Stringham JC, Pierson RN, Frazier OH, Menkis A, Staples ED, Modry DL, Emery RW, Piccione W, Carrier M, Hendry PJ, Aziz S, Furukawa S, Pham S.  A multicenter randomized, controlled trial of CelsiorTM for flush and hypothermic storage of cardiac allografts. 71(5):1442-1447, May 2001.
  29. Chen X, Piacentino V 3rd, Furukawa S, Goldman BI, Margulies KB, Houser SR.  L-type Ca2+ channel density and regulation are altered in failing human ventricular myocytes and recover after support with mechanical assist devices.  Circulation Research 91(6):517-524, Sept. 20, 2002.
  30. Samuel R, Axelrod P, John KS, Fekete T, Alexander S, McCarthy J, Truant A, Todd B, Furukawa S, Eisen H, Spotnitz W.  An outbreak of mediastinitis among heart transplant recipients apparently related to a change in the United Network for Organ Sharing guidelines.  Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology 23(7):377-381, July 2002.
  31. Fedalen PA, Piacentino V 3rd, Jeevanandam V, Fisher C, Greene J, Margulies KB, Houser SR, Furukawa S, Singhal AK, Goldman BI.  Pharmacologic pre-conditioning and controlled reperfusion prevent ischemia-reperfusion injury after 30 minutes of hypoxia/ischemia in porcine hearts.  Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 22(11):1234-1244, Nov. 2003
  32. Crabbe DL, Dipla K, Ambati S, Zafeiridis A, Furukawa S, Gaughan JP, Houser SR, Margulies KB.  Gender differences in post-infarction hypertrophy in end-stage failing hearts.  American College of Cardiology 41(2):300-306, Jan. 15, 2003.
  33. Gupta D, Piacentino V 3rd, Macha M, Singhal AK, Gaughan JP, McClurken JB, Goldman BI, Fisher CA, Beltramo D, Monacchio J, Eisen HJ, Furukawa S.  Effect of older donor age on risk for mortality after heart transplantation.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 78(3):890-899, Sept. 2004.
  34. Jeevanandam V, Russell H, Mather P, Furukawa S, Anderson A, Grzywacz F, Raman J.  A one-year comparison of prophylactic donor tricuspid annuloplasty in heart transplantation.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 78(3):759-766, Sept. 2004.
  35. Travaline JM, Cordova FC, Furukawa S, Criner GJ.  Discrepancy between severity of lung impairment and seniority on the lung transplantation list. Transplantation Proceedings 36(10):3156-3160, Dec. 2004.
  36. Dembitsky WP, Tector AJ, Park S, Moskowitz AJ, Gelijns AC, Ronan NS, Piccione W Jr, Holman WL, Furukawa S, Weinberg AD, Heatley G, Poirier VL, Damme L, Long JW.  Left ventricular assist device performance with long-term circulatory support:  Lessons from the REMATCH trial.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 78(6):2123-2130, Dec. 2004.
  37. Kim V, Criner GJ, Abdallah HY, Gaughan JP, Furukawa S, Solomides CC.  Small airway morphometry and improvement in pulmonary function after lung volume reduction surgery. American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine 171(1):40-47, Jan. 1, 2005.
  38. Park SJ, Tector A, Piccioni W, Raines E, Gelijns A, Moskowitz A, Rose E, Holman W, Furukawa S, Frazier OH, Dembitsky W.  Left ventricular assist devices as destination therapy:  A new look at survival.  Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 129(1):9-17, Jan. 2005.
  39. Mohara J, Aguilera I, Goldman BI, Fisher CA, Gaughan JP, Libonati JR, Furukawa S, Singhal AK.  Effects of nutrient and hemoglobin enriched cell free perfusates upon ex vivo isolated rat heart preparation.  ASAIO Journal 51(3):288-295, May/June 2005.
  40. Travaline JM, Gaughan JP, Furukawa S, Criner GJ.  Effect of bilateral lung volume reduction surgery on FEV1 decline in severe emphysema.  Copd: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2(2):203-208, June 2005.
  41. Singhal AK, Abrams JD, Mohara J, Hasz RD, Nathan HM, Fisher CA, Furukawa S, Goldman BI.  Potential suitability for transplantation of hearts from human non-heart-beating donors: data review from the Gift of Life Donor Program.  Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 24(10):1657-1664, Oct. 2005.
  42. Bove AA, Kashem A, Cross RC, Wald J, Furukawa S, Berman GO, McClurken JB, Eisen HJ.  Factors affecting survival after heart transplantation: Comparison of pre- and post- 1999 listing protocols.  Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 25(1):42-47, Jan. 2006.
  43. Leech SH, Lopez-Cepero M, LeFor WM, DiChiara L, Weston M, Furukawa S, Macha M, Singhal A, Wald JW, Nikolaidis LA, McClurken JB, Bove AA.  Management of the sensitized cardiac recipient: the use of plasmapheresis and intravenous immunoglobulin.  Clinical Transplantation 20(4):476-484, July/Aug. 2006.
  44. Jeevanandam V, Russell H, Mather P, Furukawa S, Anderson A, Raman J.  Donor tricuspid annuloplasty during orthotopic heart transplantation: Long term results of a prospective controlled study.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery 82(6):2089-2095, Dec. 2006.
  45. Weinstein MS, Martin UJ, Crookshank AD, Chatila W, Vance GB, Gaughan JP, Furukawa S, Criner GJ.  Mortality and functional performance in severe emphysema after lung volume reduction or transplant.  Copd: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 4(1):15-22, Mar. 2007.
  46. Macha M, Molina EJ, Franco M, Luyun L, Gaughan JP, McClurken JB, Furukawa S.  Pre-transplant obesity in heart transplantation: are there predictors of worse outcomes?  Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal 43(5):304-310, 2009.
  47. Molina EJ, Sandusky MF, Gupta D, Gaughan JP, McClurken JB, Furukawa S, Macha M.  Outcomes after heart transplantation in patients with and without pretransplant renal dysfunction.  Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal 44(3):168-176, June 2010.
Reviews in Peer Reviewed Research Publications
  1. Gupta D, Macha M, Piacentino V 3rd, Singhal AK, Sasken HF, Furukawa S, Dempsey DT.  Successful treatment of esophageal cancer with transhiatal esophagectomy after heart transplantation. [Review] Annals of Thoracic Surgery 78(2):702-705, Aug. 2004.
  2. Sherman-Weber S, Axelrod P, Suh B, Rubin S, Beltramo D, Furukawa S, Weber T, Eisen H, Samuel R.  Infective endocarditis following orthotopic heart transplantation: 10 cases and a review of the literature. [Review] Transplant Infectious Disease 6(4):165-170, Dec/ 2004.
Research Publications, Non-Peer Reviewed
  1. Smith RK, Doe J: Catching that second wind.  Lung Times 3(12):6-7, Dec. 2002.
Editorials, Chapters, Case Reports & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Criner GJ, O’Brien G, Furukawa S, Cordova F, Swartz M, D’Alonzo G.  Lung volume reduction surgery in severe ventilator-dependent COPD patients. [Case Report] Chest 110(4):877-884, Oct. 1996.
  2. Furukawa S.  Extracorporeal support of oxygenation & ventilation.  International Anesthesiology Clinics 35(1):169-176, Winter 1997.
  3. Fedalen PA, Bard MR, Piacentino III V, Fisher CA, McCarthy JR, Schina MJ Jr, Furukawa S, Garcia JP.  Intraluminal shunt placement and off-pump coronary revascularization for coronary artery stab wound. [Case Report] Journal of Trauma 50(1):133-135, Jan. 2001.
  4. Gallagher M, Morewood G, Garcia J, Furukawa S.  Amiodarone for atrial fibrillation during off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery. [Case Report] Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 15(5):611-613, Oct. 2001.
  5. Fedalen PA, Frank AM, Piacentino V III, Fisher CA, Pathak AS, Furukawa S, Buckman RF Jr. Off-pump extraction of an embedded high posterior left ventricular bullet utilizing a new cardiac stabilization device. [Case Report] Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 51(5):1011-1013, Nov. 2001.
  6. Leech SH, Rubin S, Mather PJ, Goldman BI, McClurken JB, Furukawa S.  Cardiac transplantation across a positive prospective lymphocyte cross-match in sensitized recipients. [Case Report] Clinical Transplantation 17(Suppl 9):17-26, 2003.
  7. Piacentino V 3rd, Singhal AK, Macha M, McClurken JB, Fisher CA, Furukawa S.  Off-pump technique for Thoratec left ventricular assist device insertion. [Case Report] Annals of Thoracic Surgery 75(2):607-609, Feb. 2003.
  8. Farma J, Leeser D, Furukawa S, Dempsey DT.  Laparoscopic repair of diaphragmatic hernia after left ventricular assist device. [Case Report]  Journal of Laparoendoscopy & Advanced Surgical Techniques A 13(3):185-187, June 2003.
  9. Piacentino V 3rd, Jones J, Fisher CA, Singhal AK, Macha M, McClurken JB, Furukawa S.  Off-pump technique for insertion of a HeartMate Vented Electric left ventricular assist device.  [Case Report] Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 127(1):262-264, Jan. 2004.
  10. Gupta D, Ross K, Piacentino V III, Stepnowski D, McClurken JB, Furukawa S, Dempsey D.  Use of LeVeen pleuroperitoneal shunt for refractory high-volume chylothorax. [Case Report] Annals of Thoracic Surgery 78(1):e9-12, July 2004.
  11. Singhal AK, McClurken JB, Fisher CA, Macha M, Mohara J, Furukawa S.  Successful transplantation of an older donor heart with documented myocardial bridging: A case report. [Case Report] Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 24(3):340-342, Mar. 2005.
  12. Marchetti N, Criner KT, Keresztury MF, Furukawa S, Criner GJ.  The acute and chronic effects of bullectomy on cardiovascular function at rest and during exercise. [Case Report] Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery 135(1):205-206, 206.e1, Jan. 2008.
 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies
1987 - 1989   Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
 
1991 Pearl Award for Excellence in Teaching
 
1987 William Inouye Award for Medical Student Training
 
1979 Summerfield Scholar
 
1979 Mortar Board Society
 
1976  Benjamin Franklin Scholar, University of Pennsylvania

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