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Naohide Sakakibara, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Naohide Sakakibara graduated from the Nagoya University –School of Medicine. He is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon based in San Diego and has more than 20 years of clinical experience. He is currently affiliated with the UC San Diego Health System and Rady Children’s Hospital. Dr. Sakakibara has also contributed to three research publications.

  • Education & Training


    Nagoya University- School of Medicine

    Medical School

  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Rady Children's Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 576-1700

    3020 Children's Way

    San Diego, California 92123

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    UC San Diego Health System

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (858) 657-7000

    200 West Arbor Drive

    San Diego, California 92103

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Naohide Sakakibara has contributed to 3 publications.

    Pulmonary endarterectomy: experience and lessons learned in 1,500 cases.

    Jamieson, S. W., Kapelanski, D. P., Sakakibara, N., Manecke, G. R., Thistlethwaite, P. A., Kerr, K. M., Channick, R. N., Fedullo, P. F., Auger, W. R.; Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Nov.

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    Identification of putative endothelial progenitor cells (CD34+CD133+Flk-1+) in endarterectomized tissue of patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.

    Yao, W., Firth, A. L., Sacks, R. S., Ogawa, A., Auger, W. R., Fedullo, P. F., Madani, M. M., Lin, G. Y., Sakakibara, N., Thistlethwaite, P. A., Jamieson, S. W., Rubin,...; Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2009 Jun.

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    Pulmonary Endarterectomy: Recent Changes in a Single Institution's Experience of More Than 2,700 Patients.

    Madani, M. M., Auger, W. R., Pretorius, V., Sakakibara, N., Kerr, K. M., Kim, N. H., Fedullo, P. F., Jamieson, S. W.; Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jul.

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