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Taisei Kobayashi, MD, LT, USNR Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Japanese

Dr. Kobayashi is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 2016
  • Internal Medicine, 2013
  • Interventional Cardiology, 2018

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acute Coronary Disease
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Atherectomy
  • Atherosclerosis (Arteriosclerosis)
  • Cardiac Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Iliac Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE)
  • Intracardiac Ultrasound
  • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Ischemic Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

Description of Clinical Expertise

Complex Coronary Interventions
Endovascular Arterial and Venous interventions
Advanced management and escalation of interventional therapies for Deep Venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
Structural heart disease

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

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

Education and Training

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American College of Cardiology, National American Heart Association, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kobayashi is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Cardiovascular Outcomes research
Peripheral interventions research

Selected Publications:

Kobayashi T, Giri J.: The Role of Embolic Protection in Carotid Artery Stenting. Prog in Cardiovasc Dis. In publication : 2017 .

Hyman, MC, Vemulapalli S, Szeto WY, Stebbins A, Patel PA, Matsouaka RA, Herrmann HC, Anwaruddin S, Kobayashi T, Desai ND, Vallabhajosyula P, McCarthy FH, Li R, Bavaria JE, Giri J: Conscious Sedation versus General Anesthesia fro Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Insights from the NCDR STS/ACC TVT Registry. Circulation : 2017.

Kobayashi T, Glorioso T, Armstrong EJ, Maddox T, Plomondon M, Grunwald GK, Bradley SM, Tsai TT, Waldo S, Rao S, Banerjee S, Nallamothu B, Bhatt D, Rene AG, Wilensky RL, Groeneveld P, Giri J.: Comparative Outcomes after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention among Black and White Patients Treated at US Veterans Affairs Hospitals. JAMA Cardiology 2 (9): 967-975,2017.

Kobayashi T, Hirshfeld J.: Radiation Exposure in the Cardiac Catheterization: Operator Behavior Matters. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 10(8) : 2017.

Nathan A, Kobayashi T, Giri J: Nitinol Self-Expanding Stents for the Superficial Femoral Artery Interventional Cardiology Clinic 6 (2): 227-233,2017.

Nathan A, Kobayashi T, Kolansky DM, Wilensky RL, Giri J: Bioresorbable Scaffolds for Coronary Artery Disease Current Cardiology Reports 19 (1): 2017.

D’Souza J, Giri J, Kobayashi T.: Stent Based Revascularization for complex lesions in PAD. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 58 (5): 715-721 : 2017.

Kobayashi T, Giri J, Mohler EM.: Peripheral Arterial Diseaese. Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care in the Primary Care Setting. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams Wilkins : 2016.

Kadakia M, Rao SV, Mccoy L, Choudhuri PS, Sherwood MW, Lilly SW, Kobayashi T, Kolansky DM, Wilensky RW, Yeh RW, Giri, J: Transradial versus Transfemoral Access in Patient Undergoing Rescue Percutaneous Coronary Intervention After Fibrinolytic Therapy. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 8 (14): 1868-76,2015.

Kobayashi T, Parikh SA, Giri J: Intermittent Claudication due to Peripheral Artery Disease: Best Modern Medical and Endovascular Therapeutic Approaches. Curr Cardiol Rep 17 (10): 643,2015.

Academic Contact Info

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
11th Floor South Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 614-6093
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)