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Hiroshi Ashikaga, MD, Cardiology, Baltimore, MD

HiroshiAshikagaMDPhD

Cardiology Baltimore, MD

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Cardiac Electrophysiologist

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  • Office

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    401 N. Broadway Carnegie 568
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone(443) 997-0270
    Fax(410) 502-0231
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Summary

  • Dr. Hiroshi Ashikaga is a Cardiac Electrophysiologist in Honolulu, HI. He received his MD and PhD degrees from the University of Tokyo. He also speaks multiple languages, including Japanese. He is experienced in atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, and icd / pacemaker insertion.

Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineFellowship, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 2010 - 2012
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2008 - 2010
  • University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine
    University of Tokyo, Graduate School of MedicinePh.D., Biomedical Engineering, 2002 - 2007
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiResidency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 2001
  • Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
    Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of TokyoClass of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • HI State Medical License
    HI State Medical License 2021 - 2024
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2004 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2001 - 2012
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow of the European Heart Rhythm Association 2019
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association American Heart Association, 2018
  • Heart Research Program Award W.W. Smith Chartable Trust, 2016
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Relation of electrocardiographic left atrial abnormalities to risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation  
    Inoue YY, Ipek EG, Khurram IM, Ciuffo L, Chrispin J, Zimmerman SL, Marine JE, Rickard J, MD; Spragg DD, Nazarian S, Kusano K, Lima JA, Berger RD, Calkins H, Ashikaga H, Am J Cardiol, 1/1/2018
  • Is human atrial fibrillation stochastic or deterministic? Insights from missing ordinal patterns and causal entropy-complexity plane analysis  
    Aronis AN, Berger RD, Calkins H, Chrispin J, Marine JE, Spragg DD, Tao S, Tandri T, Ashikaga H, Chaos, 1/1/2018
  • Inter-scale information flow as a surrogate for downward causation that maintains spiral waves  
    Ashikaga H, James RG, Chaos, 1/1/2018
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • False dyssynchrony: problem with image-based cardiac functional analysis using x-ray computed tomography.
    Kidoh M, Shen Z, Suzuki Y, Ciuffo L, Ashikaga H, Fung GSK, Otake Y, Zimmerman SL, Lima JAC, Higuchi T, Lee O, Sato Y, Becker LC, Fishman EK, Taguchi K, Proc SPIE, Medical Imaging: Physics of Medical Imaging, 1/1/2017
  • Projection-based motion estimation for cardiac functional analysis with high temporal resolution: a proof-of-concept study with digital phantom experiment.
    Suzuki Y, Fung GSK, Shen Z, Otake Y, Lee O, Ciuffo L, Ashikaga H, Sato Y, Taguchi K, Proc SPIE, Medical Imaging: Physics of Medical Imaging, 1/1/2017

Lectures

  • Fibrillation: What Cardiologists Can Learn from Neuroscientists 
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD - 1/23/2018
  • Phase Transition and Sudden Death 
    University of Tokyo Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan - 1/17/2018
  • Causality, Information Flow and Fibrillation 
    University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA - 1/11/2018
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Other

Press Mentions

  • Quantitative Tissue‐Tracking Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) of Left Atrial Deformation and the Risk of Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
    Quantitative Tissue‐Tracking Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) of Left Atrial Deformation and the Risk of Stroke in Patients with Atrial FibrillationApril 27th, 2020
  • Shape of Blood Flow in Heart's Upper Left Chamber May Help Predict Stroke Risk
    Shape of Blood Flow in Heart's Upper Left Chamber May Help Predict Stroke RiskNovember 2nd, 2016
  • MRI May Help Gauge Stroke Risk in Those with Irregular Heartbeat - US News
    MRI May Help Gauge Stroke Risk in Those with Irregular Heartbeat - US NewsApril 27th, 2015
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Research History

  • Complex Systems Summer SchoolSanta Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM2014 - 2014
  • Research Fellow in Cardiovascular MRILaboratory of Cardiac Energetics, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Bethesda, MD2004 - 2006
  • Research Fellow in BioengineeringUniversity of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA2001 - 2004

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Japanese