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Posts by Masaki Funamoto, MD, PhD


Masaki Funamoto, MD, PhD, is a cardiac surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is a member of the Mass General Corrigan Minehan Heart Center and the Mass General Transplant Center, specializes in mechanical circulatory support and Heart/Lung transplant and serves as the surgical director of ECMO program. He is an Instructor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School as of July 1, 2018.

Dr. Funamoto graduated and received his medical degree from Kyoto University. After the completion of his residencies in General Surgery and Cardiovascular Surgery at Kyoto University Hospital and its affiliated hospitals in Japan, he pursued advanced cardiac surgery fellowships at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, specializing in heart failure surgery, mechanical circulatory support, and heart and lung transplantation in addition to all aspects of cardiac surgery training.

 Dr. Funamoto has focused his clinical interests on surgical treatments of end stage heart and lung failure including mechanical assistance, heart and lung transplantation. He has extensive experiences with surgical management of acute and chronic mechanical circulatory support devices

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital provides comprehensive care for the full range of respiratory conditions and diseases.