Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Hitoshi Hirose, MD, PhD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor

Surgery - Cardiothoracic

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Office Locations

1100 Walnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6996
Fax: (215) 955-6010

Medical Services

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital, New York


  • St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital, New York


  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Hahnemann University Hospital
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Recent Publications

Vascular Complications in Extracoporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Issues in the Intensive Care Unit for Patients with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Randomized trial of sternal closure for low risk patients: Rigid fixation versus wire closure

Quality of life and mid-term survival of patients bridged with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to left ventricular assist device

Arterial protocol including prophylactic distal perfusion catheter decreases limb ischemia complications in patients undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Clinical Significance of Spontaneous Echo Contrast on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation with multiple-organ failure: Can molecular adsorbent recirculating system therapy improve survival?

Management considerations of massive hemoptysis while on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO): Incidence, risks and survivals

The Impact of Vascular Complications on Survival of Patients on Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (V v ECMO): Indications, Preprocedural Considerations, and Technique

Acute Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock: An Algorithm-Based Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program Can Improve Clinical Outcomes

Saving life and brain with extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A single-center analysis of in-hospital cardiac arrests

Simple new risk score model for adult cardiac extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Simple cardiac ECMO score

Migrated Avalon veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannula: How to adjust without interruption of flow

A cost-reducing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program model: A single institution experience

Veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using a double-lumen bi-caval cannula for severe respiratory failure post total artificial heart implantation

Ad Hoc cost analysis of the new gastrointestinal bleeding algorithm in patients with ventricular assist device

Dr. Seishu Hanaoka (1760-1835): surgeon, pharmacist, and anesthesiologist.

Late Failure of Amplatzer Device Closure of a Patent Foramen Ovale