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Kenichi Fujise, MD
Professor
Departments: Internal Medicine
Specialties: Cardiology
Languages: English
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Dr. Ken Fujise is the holder of the John Sealy Distinguished Centennial Chair in Cardiology and is Professor of Medicine and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Dr. Fujise serves as Director of Division of Cardiology at UTMB. Dr. Fujise believes that a healthy lifestyle with appropriate pharmacological therapy can block the progression of heart disease, and that decisive interventional procedures can minimize the complications from advanced heart disease. Dr. Fujise is also known for his research in fortilin, a novel anti-apoptotic molecule that facilitates atherosclerogenesis. Dr. Fujise lives on the Galveston Island with his wife Tamami and daughter Ruth.

Medical/Professional School:

Kyoto University - Kyoto, Japan, MD, 1987

Residencies:

Internal Medicine, New York Medical College - Valhalla, NY, 1989

Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital - New York, NY, 1990

Fellowships:

Cardiovascular Disease, Beth Israel Hospital - New York, NY, 1993

Interventional Cardiology, University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, TX, 1996

Internships:

Internal Medicine, New York Medical College - Valhalla, NY, 1988

UTMB Health Cardiology - League City Campus Clinics
2240 Gulf Freeway South #2.100
League City, TX 77573
Fax: (281) 309-0419

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