Kengo Kusano

Director, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine

National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan

Biography

Dr. Kusano is the Chief Director of Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and also the Director of Division of Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology at National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan. He is also the affiliate professor of Okayama and Kumamoto University. His medical interest is cardiac clinical electrophysiology (devices, catheter ablation, inherited arrhythmias and cardiac sarcoidosis) as well as regenerative medicine using gene and cell therapy. He has published over 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals. After receiving his medical degree from Okayama University Medical School, he completed his cardiology training at the National Cardiovascular Center. He has delegated Japanese Ablation (J-AB) registry, Japanese Lead Extraction (J-LEX) registry and Japanese Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (J-LAAO) registry with JHRS and JCS.