Roh Yanagida, MD, Ph.D.
Surgical Director, Lung Transplant Program at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Roh Yanagida, MD, Ph.D., Cardiothoracic Surgeon, was recently named Surgical
Director of the Barnabas Health Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program
at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC) in Newark, NJ. Prior to joining
NBIMC, he was Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
at the University of Kentucky, where he worked with Harish Seethamraju,
MD, Medical Director, Barnabas Health Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant
Program at NBIMC, and engaged in lung transplant for three years.
Dr. Yanagida is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the International
Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and American Society for Artificial
Internal Organs. He is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery
and the American Board of Surgery.
He conducted residency in General Surgery at Drexel University College
of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Yanagida continued his
training in Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship followed by Heart/Lung Transplant
and Mechanical Circulatory Assist Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
in Los Angeles, California.