Daisuke Kobayashi  daisuke@wustl.edu

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Cardiology

phone: (314) 454-6095


  • MD, National Defense Medical College2001
  • MPH, Wayne State University2019


  • Residency, Multidisciplinary, National Defense Medical College Hospital2001 - 2003
  • Residency, Pediatrics, National Defense Medical College2005 - 2007
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center2007 - 2010
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Michigan2010 - 2013
  • Fellowship, Pediatric/Congenital Interventional Cardiac Catheterization, Children's Hospital of Michigan2013 - 2014

Licensure and Board Certification

  • NC, North Carolina State Medical License
  • OH, Ohio State Medical License
  • 2006ECFMG certificate
  • 2008 - PresNational Provider Identifier (NPI)
  • 2010 - 2023MI, Michigan State Controlled Substance License
  • 2010 - 2024MI, Michigan State Medical License
  • 2010 - 2024Diplomat, American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • 2013 - PresMO, Federal Drug Enforcement Administration
  • 2014 - PresDiplomat, American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology
  • 2021 - 2023Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider
  • 2021 - 2023Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider
  • 2022 - PresMO, Missouri Division of Professional Registration, Medical Physician & Surgeon
  • 2022 - PresMO, Missouri BNDD Control Substance License

Honors and Awards

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery’s 2012 Education Travel Grant2012
  • Wolf W. Zuelzer Fellow Research Award2012
  • Wolf W. Zuelzer Fellow Research Award2013
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)2014
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)2015
  • Young Leaders at the Detroit Economic Club2015
  • Faculty, SCAI Scientific Session 20172017
  • College Teaching Award, Wayne State University School of Medicine2018
  • Fellow, SCAI (FSCAI)2018
  • Faculty, Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), Scientific Sessions 20202020
  • Fellow, Pediatric and Congenital Interventional Cardiovascular Society (FPICS)2021
  • Medical Student Research Fellowship, Wayne State University School of Medicine2021

Recent Publications view all (60)

  1. Outcomes of Patients with Sickle Cell Disease and Trait Following Congenital Heart Disease Surgery Annals Thorac Surg. 2022. 
  2. Covered Stent placement for Subclavian Vein Stenosis Associated with Basilic Arteriovenous Fistula. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2022;13(2):248-251. 
  3. Anatomical Classification and Post-treatment Remodeling Characteristics to Guide Management and Follow-up of Neonates and Infants with Coronary Artery Fistula: A Multicenter Study from the Coronary Artery Fistula Registry (A CCISC Project) Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2021;14((12):e009750). doi:10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.120.009750  
  4. Transjugular Venous Approach for Piccolo Patent Ductus Arteriosus Closure in a 1.4 kg Infant. Cardiol Young. 2021. 
  5. Repair of a mixed form of supracardiac anaomalouus pulmonary venous connection. Cardiol Young. 2021;31:300 - 302. 
  6. Use of Mullins Sheath to Prevent Prolapse of GORE Cardioform ASD Occluder in a Child with Severe Scoliosis. Cardiol Young. 2021;31:504-506. 
  7. Persistent left superior vena cava draining into the left atrium: Review of associated venous anomalies and role of multimodality imaging. Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. 2021. doi:10.1016/j.ppedcard.2021.101377  
  8. Left Transjugular Venous Approach for Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Implantation using Sapien Valve. Pediatr Cardiol. 2021;42(7):1647-1649. 
  9. Membranous Septal Aneurysm Causing Severe Right Ventricular Outflow Obstruction in an Adult with Trisomy 18. Cardiol Young. 2021;31(9):1498-1499. 
  10. Diagnostic Transcatheter Aspiration for Pulmonary Artery Tumor Embolism using an INARI Triever Aspiration Catheter. Catheterization Cardiovascular Interventions. 2021. doi:10.1002/ccd.29928  
  11. Transcatheter Mechanical Thrombectomy of Neonatal Occlusive Aortic Thrombus Using an Amplatzer Piccolo PDA Occluder. Cardiol Young. 2021;11:1-3. doi:10.1017/S1047951121003267  
  12. Pericardiocentesis in Children - 20 Year Experience at a Tertiary Children's Hospital Cardiol Young. 2021;26:1-6. doi:10.1017/S104795112100278X  
  13. Impact of Patient Prosthesis Mismatch on the Outcome of Transcatheter Pulmonic Valve Implantation. Am J Cardiol. 2021;15(151):93-99. doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2021.04.022  
  14. Ductus arteriosus aneurysm with left pulmonary artery obstruction. Echocardiography. 2021;38(7):1128-1130. 
  15. Blood Pressure Response to Treadmill Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test in Children with Normal Hearts. J Pediatr. 2021;233:169-174. 
  16. Femoral Artery Thrombosis after Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization. Pediatr Cardiol. 2021;42(4):753-761. 
  17. Single center experience of pediatric percutaneous balloon pericardiotomy. Cardiol Young. 2021;31(2):212-215. 
  18. Optimal Criteria for Transcatheter Closure of Fontan Fenestration: A Single- Center Experience with a Review of Literature. Heart Vessels. 2021. doi:10.1007/s00380-021-01798-y  
  19. Cardiac catheterization for hemoptysis in a Children’s Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory: A 15 year experience. J Cardiol. 2021;77(1):23-29. 
  20. Purulent Pericarditis due to Paronychia in a 16-month-old Child: a Nail-Biting Story. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2020;11(4):NP125-NP128. 
  21. Cardiac Rehabilitation for Adult and Adolecents with Congenital Heart Disease – Extending Beyond the Typical Patient Population. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2020;40(1):E1-E4. 
  22. A Rare Case of Primary Cardiac Hodgkin Lymphoma in a Child. Cardiol Young. 2020;30(6):866-868. 
  23. Association of NT-proBNP with Clinical Outcomes in Children with Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome. Progress Pediatr Cardiol. 2019;55. 
  24. Significant Improvements in Mortality after the Fontan Operation in Children with Down Syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019. 
  25. Coronary Sinus Stenosis With Right Coronary Artery to Coronary Sinus Fistula. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108(1):e31-e34. 
  26. Arterial Tortuosity Syndrome in a Term Neonate. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019. doi: pii: S0003-4975(19)30629-0 doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.04.007  
  27. A Model for Assessment of Catheterization Risk in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease. Am J Cardiol. 2019;123(9):1527-1531. 
  28. Utilisation of a three-dimensional printed model for the management of coronary-pulmonary artery fistula from left main coronary artery. Cardiol Young. 2019;29(3):431-434. 
  29. Results of the combined U.S. multicenter postapproval study of the Nit-Occlud PDA device for percutaneous closure of patent ductus arteriosus. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019;93(4):645-651. 
  30. Use of Covered Stent and Vascular Plug to Treat Recurrent Post-Surgical Aortic Coarctation Complicated with Aneurysm. Progress Pediatr Cardiol . 2019;55. 
  31. Validation and refinement of the catheterization RISk score for pediatrics (CRISP score): An analysis from the congenital cardiac interventional study consortium. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019;1(93):97-104. 
  32. Catheter-directed Therapy for Acute Pulmonary Embolism in Children. Cardiol Young. 2018;21:1-7. 
  33. Myocardial Metastasis of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Burn Patient. CASE (Phila). 2018;3(1):6-10. 
  34. Reducing Radiation Exposure by Lowering Frame Rate in Children Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization: A Quality Improvement Study. Congenit Heart Dis. 2018;13(6):1028-1037. 
  35. Pulmonary damage following right ventricular outflow tachycardia ablation in a child: When electroanatomical mapping isn't good enough. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2018;41(5):561-565. 
  36. Bilateral Branch Pulmonary Artery Valve Implantation in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2018;91(5):911-919. 
  37. Transcatheter Therapy of Anomalous Venous Drainage. Cardiol Young. 2018;28(3):502-506. 
  38. Parental anxiety among children undergoing cardiac catheterisation. Cardiol Young. 2018;28(2):315-321. 
  39. Reversal of Severe Mitral Regurgitation by Device Closure of a Large Patent Ductus Arteriosus in a Premature Infant. Cardiol Young. 2017;27:189-192. 
  40. Treatment of Refractory Infantile Hemangiomas and Pulmonary Hypertension with Sirolimus in a Pediatric Patient. Journal of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. 2017;39:e391-e393. 
  41. Application of Appropriate Use Criteria for Initial Transthoracic Echocardiography in a Single Academic Outpatient Pediatric Cardiology Program. 2017;38:1282-1287. 
  42. Cardiac Lymphangioma Encasing Right Coronary Artery in an Infant. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e279-3281. 
  43. Effect of Hybrid stage 1 procedure on ventricular function in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Cardiol Young. 2016;26:867-875. 
  44. Impact of Transcatheter Intervention on Myocardial Deformation in Patients with Coarctation of the Aorta. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016;37:1590-1597. 
  45. Transcutaneous Removal of an Intravenous Catheter Fragment Using a Spider FX™ Embolic Protection Device. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015;86:467-71. 
  46. Usefulness of Vascular Stenting With ad Without Transvenous Pacing Leads for Vena Caval Obstruction Among Children and Adults With Repaired Congenital Heart Disease. Am J Cardiol . 2015;115:1746-1752. 
  47. Pulmonary artery stents in the recent era: Immediate and intermediate follow-up. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014;84:1123-1130. 
  48. A Novel Balloon Assisted Two-Stents Telescoping Technique for Repositioning an Embolized Stent in the Pulmonary Conduit. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014;84:219-23. 
  49. Hybrid procedure of bilateral pulmonary artery banding and bilateral ductal stenting in an infant with aortic atresia and interrupted aortic arch. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014;84:1157-62. 
  50. Standardizing radiation dose reporting in the pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory - A multicenter study by the CCISC (Congenital Cardiovascular Interventional Study Consortium). Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014;84:785-793. 
  51. Stunned Atrioventricular Node From Left Ventricular Angiography in a Patient With Repaired Atrioventricular Septal Defect. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013;34:754-6. 
  52. Palliative stent placement in vertical vein in a 1.4 kg infant with obstructed supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013;82:574-80. 
  53. Catheterization based intervention in low birth weight infants less than 2.5 kilograms. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013;82:802-810. 
  54. Predictors of Coronary Allograft Vasculopathy in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. Pediatr Transplant . 2013;17:436-440. 
  55. Aortic False Aneurysm Following Double Valve Replacement in a Child. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013;95:2173-6. 
  56. Congenital absence of bilateral common carotid arteries. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013;95:719. 
  57. Transcatheter retrieval and repositioning of embolized stent from the right ventricle in an infant. Tex Heart Inst J. 2012;39:639-43. 
  58. Rural and Non-Rural Differences in the System of Care for Children with Complex Chronic Conditions. Clin Pediatr (Phila) . 2012;51:492-7. 
  59. Myopericarditis in Children: Elevated Troponin I Level Does Not Predict Outcome. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012;33:1040-5. 
  60. The Impact of Volume and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy on Left Ventricular Mechanical Dyssynchrony in Children with End-Stage Renal Disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012;33:1124-30. 
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