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Sogawa Joins Westchester Medical Center's Kidney Transplant Unit

Hiroshi Sogawa has joined Westchester Medical Center as the Surgical Director of Kidney Transplantation.
Hiroshi Sogawa has joined Westchester Medical Center as the Surgical Director of Kidney Transplantation. Photo Credit: Contributed

VALHALLA, N.Y. – Dr. Hiroshi Sogawa, FACS, has joined Westchester Medical Center as the Surgical Director of Kidney Transplantation.

In his new role at Westchester Medical Center, Dr. Sogawa will oversee the continuing growth of Westchester Medical Center’s kidney transplant program and help expand the liver transplant, hepatobiliary surgery, and living donor transplantation programs at the hospital.

Dr. Sogawa brings to Westchester Medical Center vast expertise in abdominal and hepatobiliary surgery, specializing in liver, intestine, multi-visceral, kidney and pancreas transplantation. He also performs minimally invasive hepatobiliary surgery (laparoscopic and robotic surgery).

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 Mount Sinai Medical Center.

A graduate of the Shiga University of Medical Science in Shiga, Japan, Dr. Sogawa had a residency in general surgery and gastrointestinal surgery at the Tokyo Women’s Medical University Hospital in Tokyo, Japan, and completed a residency in general surgery at the State University of New York (SUNY) Stony Brook. Then he completed a multi-organ transplant surgery 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.

A native of Japan, Dr. Sogawa lives in White Plains, has two daughters and enjoys bicycling and spending time outdoors.

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