Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Division of Cardiac Surgery

Our Division

Welcome to the Division of Cardiac Surgery of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Ranked 13th in the nation for heart and heart surgery programs by U.S. News and World Report, the Division of Cardiac Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Department of Surgery is widely respected throughout the nation as an innovator and leader. The division's success is built upon three main areas: education, research, and clinical care through Feinberg-affiliated hospitals.

Learn more about our work via the links below.

  • Education
    Learn about our fellowship program as well as our other contributions to the education of future leaders in our field
  • Research
    Discover our areas of focus in research
  • Patient Care
    Connect with our affiliated care sites
  • Faculty
    Meet our faculty members
  • About Us
    Connect with our office; meet our chief

Meet our Faculty

Jota  Nakano, MD

Jota Nakano, MD

Instructor of Surgery (Cardiac Surgery)

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