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Roh Yanagida MD

Roh Yanagida, MD

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    Roh Yanagida, MD, Ph.D.

    Surgical Director,  Lung Transplant Program at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

    Roh Yanagida, MD, Ph.D., Cardiothoracic Surgeon, was named Surgical Director of the RWJBarnabas Health Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC) in Newark, NJ. Prior to joining NBIMC, he was Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, at the University of Kentucky and engaged in lung transplant for three years.

    Dr. Yanagida is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and American Society for Artificial Internal Organs. He is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.

    He conducted residency in General Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Yanagida continued his training in Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship followed by Heart/Lung Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Assist Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

    Clinical Interests

    Lung Transplant Surgery