Dr. Keita Sato

sato-kAssistant Professor


Dr. Sato received his MD from Kyoto University in Japan. After his anesthesia residency training and advanced cardiac anesthesia fellowship for pediatric and adult congenital heart disease in Tokyo Women’s Medical University, he has been working as a pediatric/adult cardiovascular anesthesiologist.

He joined our department as a cardiac anesthesia fellow in 2016, pursuing anesthesia for minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

Currently, he is a board member in the Division of TEE, on the Academic Committee of the Japanese Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. He also serves as a board member on the Japanese Board of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (JBPOT) Examination Committee. Dr. Sato has taught several national workshops and symposiums and contributed several textbooks in the area of TEE and cardiac anesthesia in Japan.

Dr. Sato is currently pursuing a MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care Medical Statistics from the University of Oxford, UK. Dr. Sato’s research interest in-cludes 3-dimensional TEE and clinical outcome in cardiac surgery and anesthesia.


Nagaoka E, Sato K, Hage A, Bagur R, Harle C, Asopa S, Kiaii B. Rescue Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty After Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Paravalvular Leak. Innovations (Phila). 2019 Oct;14(5):476-479.

Sato, K; Jones, PM. Sedation versus general anesthesia for transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Journal of Thoracic Disease. Volume: 10  Pages: S3588-S3594  Supplement: 30  Special Issue: SI Published: NOV 2018 DOI: 10.21037/jtd.2018.08.89