Dr. Shudo is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine.

His clinical focus is the surgical treatment of end-stage cardiopulmonary failure, including heart transplant, heart-lung transplant, lung transplant, mechanical circulatory support (MCS), and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). He has published numerous landmark papers
and chapters.

Dr. Shudo also performs mitral valve repair/replacement (MVR), aortic valve replacement (AVR), complex valve surgery, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, reoperative cardiac surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

Dr. Shudo is fully committed to innovative, comprehensive, and compassionate care for each patient he treats.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Board Certification: Japanese Board of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery (2014)
  • PhD Training: Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine (2013) Japan
  • Clinical Instructor, Stanford University School of Medicine (2015-2016), CA (2016)
  • Post-Doctral Research Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine (2014-2015), CA (2014)
  • Post-Doctral Research Fellow, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2011-2013), PA (2013)
  • PhD, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine (2008-2011), Japan (2011)
  • Fellowship: Osaka University Hospital (2008) Japan
  • Fellowship: Osaka Rosai Hospital (2007) Japan
  • Residency: Osaka Prefectural Hospital (2004) Japan
  • Residency: Osaka University Hospital (2002) Japan
  • Medical Education: Osaka University Medical School (2001) Japan

Honors & Awards
  • Best Presentation Award, Japanese Society for Cardiovascular Surgery (2011)
  • Circulation Journal Award, Japanese Circulation Society (2013)
  • Circulation Top 10 Paper of 2013, Circulation, American Heart Association (2014)
  • CVI 2020 Seed Grant Awards, funded by the Steven M. Gootter Foundation., Stanford Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) (2020)
  • International Fellowship, Sinya Fund (2011)
  • ISHLT/O.H. Frazier Award in MCS Translational Research, The International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation (2017)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association (2012)
  • Research Fellowship, Uehara Memorial Foundation (2014)
  • Travel Grant, Japan Surgical Society (2016)
  • Young Investigator Award, American College of Cardiology (2011)
  • Young Investigator Award, European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery (2009)
  • Young Investigator Award, Japanese Heart Failure Society (2010)
  • Young Investigator Award, Osaka University (2008)

Administrative Appointments
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery (2017 - Present)


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Practice Locations

Valvular Heart Disease Clinic Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 3rd Floor, Clinic A31

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 723-6459

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Structural Heart Program Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 725-2687

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Heart Transplant Program Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive , 2nd Floor, Room A21

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 723-5468

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