Dr. Masahide Nagano


Dr. Masahide Nagano


Specialist Cardiologist

Dr. Masahide Nagano is a Specialist Cardiologist with more than 20 years of experience. He is also a Japanese Board Certified multi-specialist, as an internist, an intensivist, a vascular specialist, a travel physician, and an industrial physician. 

He got his M.B.B.S (2000) and clinical PhD (2004) from Iwate Medical University, Japan. After training Cardiology and Internal Medicine for 10 years, he moved to Kumamoto, Japan. He was mainly in charge of Intensive Care for patients in critical condition at Kumamoto University and Saiseikai Kumamoto Hospital.

He can perform cardiovascular testing (Rest and Exercise ECG, Holter ECG, Echocardiogram, Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring, etc.) and propose appropriate treatment options for each patients. One of his area of expertise is pacemaker implantation and management. He has also performed PTA (Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty) for vascular access failure in hemodialysis patients.

He is keen on below areas:

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • Vascular access failure in hemodialysis patients
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Arrhythmias
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Sleep apnea syndrome
  • Preventive cardiology

    (Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity)

  • Effective exercise therapy (Cardiopulmonary Exercise Training)
  • Cardiovascular health checks

Languages Spoken: Japanese, English

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