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Masashi Kai, MD

Specialty: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Transplant Surgery


Dr. Kai is the Surgical Director of the BILH Heart Transplant Program at BIDMC. He has performed over 300 heart transplants throughout his career. Dr. Kai's patients have received hearts faster and had fewer complications than national averages. He completed advanced fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at NYU/NYU Hospitals and Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support at Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital.

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

Cardiac Surgery

Heart Transplantation

Awards or Certifications

Certification: Japanese Board of Cardiovascular Surgery

Medical School: Jikei University

Internship: Kyoto University Hospital

Fellowship: NYU Langone Health

Fellowship: New York Presbyterian Hospital Program (Columbia Campus)

Insurances Accepted