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Satoshi Furukawa, MD

Satoshi Furukawa, MD Physician

Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital
Professor of Clinical Surgery

Dr. Furukawa is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Satoshi Furukawa

Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue,  2015, 2016

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Surgery
    • Cardiac Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, 1996

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acute Coronary Disease
  • Aneurysms
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atrial Fibrillation Treatment
  • Atrial Septal Defect Closure
  • Biventricular Device Implantation
  • Biventricular Device Optimization
  • Cardiac Angioplasty
  • Cardiopulmonary Disease
  • Congenital Heart Disease in Adult
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG)
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Holistic Approach to Care
  • Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Valve Surgery
  • Patent Foramen Ovale Closure
  • Pulmonary Vein Antrum Isolation (PVAI)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Physicians, National American Federation for Clinical Research, National American Heart Association, National Philadelphia County Medical Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Furukawa is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Molina Ezequiel J, Sandusky Matthew F, Gupta Dipin, Gaughan John P, McClurken James B, Furukawa Satoshi, Macha Mahender: Outcomes after heart transplantation in patients with and without pretransplant renal dysfunction. Scandinavian cardiovascular journal : SCJ 44 (3): 168-76,2010.

Marchetti Nathaniel, Criner Katharine T, Keresztury Michael F, Furukawa Satoshi, Criner Gerard J: The acute and chronic effects of bullectomy on cardiovascular function at rest and during exercise. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 135 (1): 205-6, 206.e1,2008.

Weinstein Michael S, Martin Ubaldo J, Crookshank Aaron D, Chatila Wissam, Vance Gwendolyn B, Gaughan John P, Furukawa Satoshi, Criner Gerard J: Mortality and functional performance in severe emphysema after lung volume reduction or transplant. COPD 4 (1): 15-22,2007.

Jeevanandam Valluvan, Russell Hyde, Mather Paul, Furukawa Satoshi, Anderson Allen, Raman Jaishankar: Donor tricuspid annuloplasty during orthotopic heart transplantation: long-term results of a prospective controlled study. The Annals of thoracic surgery 82 (6): 2089-95; discussion 2095,2006.

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): 476-484,2006.

Leech S H, Lopez-Cepero M, LeFor W M, DiChiara L, Weston M, Furukawa S, Macha M, Singhal A, Wald J W, Nikolaidis L A, McClurken J B, Bove A A: Management of the sensitized cardiac recipient: the use of plasmapheresis and intravenous immunoglobulin. Clinical transplantation 20 (4): 476-84,2006.

Bove Alfred A, Kashem Abul, Cross Robert C, Wald Joyce, Furukawa Satoshi, Berman Gail O, McClurken James B, Eisen Howard J: Factors affecting survival after heart transplantation: comparison of pre- and post-1999 listing protocols. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 25 (1): 42-7,2006.

Singhal Arun K, Abrams John D, Mohara Jun, Hasz Richard D, Nathan Howard M, Fisher Carol A, Furukawa Satoshi, Goldman Bruce I: Potential suitability for transplantation of hearts from human non-heart-beating donors: data review from the Gift of Life Donor Program. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 24 (10): 1657-64,2005.

Travaline John M, Gaughan John P, Furukawa Satoshi, Criner Gerard J: Effect of bilateral lung volume reduction surgery on FEV1 decline in severe emphysema. COPD 2 (2): 203-8,2005.

Mohara Jun, Aguilera Irene, Goldman Bruce I, Fisher Carol A, Gaughan John P, Libonati Joseph R, Furukawa Satoshi, Singhal Arun K: Effects of nutrient and hemoglobin enriched cell free perfusates upon ex vivo isolated rat heart preparation. ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992) 51 (3): 288-95,2005.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Penn Medicine at Washington Square
800 Walnut Street, 19th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19106
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)