Jon A. Kobashigawa, MD Researcher
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
8536 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, California, United States
Jon A. Kobashigawa is Associate Director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Director of the Advanced Heart Disease Section, Director of the Heart Transplant Program and Professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai. He holds the DSL/Thomas D. Gordon Chair in Heart Transplantation Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree at Stanford University and earned his medical degree at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Kobashigawa received his doctorate from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. After graduation, he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine as well as his cardiology fellowship at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center.
Dr. Kobashigawa is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in heart transplantation. He has published more than 250 peer-reviewed articles, chapters and monographs in the field of heart failure and transplantation and has chaired several multi-center clinical studies.
John A. Kobashigawa has organized and chaired several International Consensus Conferences to discuss pertinent questions regarding heart failure and heart transplant. He lectures at universities around the world and has mentored several young physicians who have ascended to important academic positions throughout the country.