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Sogawa, Hiroshi, MD

Sogawa, Hiroshi, MD
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Certification: General Surgery,

Hiroshi Sogawa, MD is a multi-organ transplant surgeon, performing adult and pediatric liver, kidney, pancreas, and intestinal (multi-visceral) transplant, and hepatobiliary surgery (including robotic- assisted and laparoscopic liver resection and pancreas surgery). Dr. Sogawa has served as the associate director of adult and pediatric liver transplant. Prior to joining the medical staff at Westchester Medical Center, Dr. Sogawa served as Director of Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowship/Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, preceded by an appointment as Assistant Professor of Surgery at Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center. 

A graduate of the Shiga University of Medical Science in Shiga, Japan, Dr. Sogawa completed residency in general surgery and gastrointestinal surgery at the Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital in Tokyo, Japan. Then he came to the US and completed a residency in general surgery at the State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook. Following residency training, Dr. Sogawa completed a multi-organ transplant and hepatobiliary surgery fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Sogawa also completed a research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School for tolerance induction using mixed chimerism. 

Dr. Sogawa is Professor of Surgery, Vice Chair of Education, and Surgical Clerkship Director at the Department of Surgery, New York Medical College. Dr. Sogawa's research interests focus on improving post-transplant outcomes, induction of clinical immunologic tolerance in transplant recipients, safety and efficacy of living donor liver transplantation, intestinal transplantation, and minimally invasive (robotic and laparoscopic) hepatobiliary surgery. He is a member of numerous committees at national and international organizations as well as an editorial board member of major surgical journals.

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Medical Education: Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston), Boston, MA
Medical Education: Shiga University of Medical Science,
Residency: Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY - Surgery
Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY - Transplant Surgery


  • Intra-Abdominal Transplantation & Hepatobiliary Surgery
Special Clinical Interest:
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Intestinal/Multivisceral Transplantation
  • Multi-Organ Transplantation
  • Management of Post-Transplant Complications
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Liver Cancer)
  • Cholangiocarcinoma (Bile Duct Cancer)
  • Pancreatic Cancer, Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Management of Acute and Chronic Rejection
  • Retransplantation


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