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 - PresDiplomat, 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 Award, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI2012
  • Wolf W. Zuelzer Fellow Research Award, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI2013
  • 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 (92)

  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. Optimizing diagnostic strategy for hemoptysis utilizing cardiac catheterization. J Cardiol. 2021;78(2):172-173. 
  13. Pericardiocentesis in Children - 20 Year Experience at a Tertiary Children's Hospital Cardiol Young. 2021;26:1-6. doi:10.1017/S104795112100278X  
  14. 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  
  15. Ductus arteriosus aneurysm with left pulmonary artery obstruction. Echocardiography. 2021;38(7):1128-1130. 
  16. Blood Pressure Response to Treadmill Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test in Children with Normal Hearts. J Pediatr. 2021;233:169-174. 
  17. Femoral Artery Thrombosis after Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization. Pediatr Cardiol. 2021;42(4):753-761. 
  18. Single center experience of pediatric percutaneous balloon pericardiotomy. Cardiol Young. 2021;31(2):212-215. 
  19. 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  
  20. Cardiac catheterization for hemoptysis in a Children’s Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory: A 15 year experience. J Cardiol. 2021;77(1):23-29. 
  21. Introduction to congenital interventional cardiology special issue. Progress Pediatr Cardiol . 2021. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ppedcard.2021.101375  
  22. 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. 
  23. 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. 
  24. A Rare Case of Primary Cardiac Hodgkin Lymphoma in a Child. Cardiol Young. 2020;30(6):866-868. 
  25. Association of NT-proBNP with Clinical Outcomes in Children with Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome. Progress Pediatr Cardiol. 2019;55. 
  26. Significant Improvements in Mortality after the Fontan Operation in Children with Down Syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019. 
  27. Coronary Sinus Stenosis With Right Coronary Artery to Coronary Sinus Fistula. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019;108(1):e31-e34. 
  28. 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  
  29. A Model for Assessment of Catheterization Risk in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease. Am J Cardiol. 2019;123(9):1527-1531. 
  30. 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. 
  31. 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. 
  32. Use of Covered Stent and Vascular Plug to Treat Recurrent Post-Surgical Aortic Coarctation Complicated with Aneurysm. Progress Pediatr Cardiol . 2019;55. 
  33. 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. 
  34. Catheter-directed Therapy for Acute Pulmonary Embolism in Children. Cardiol Young. 2018;21:1-7. 
  35. Myocardial Metastasis of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Burn Patient. CASE (Phila). 2018;3(1):6-10. 
  36. Reducing Radiation Exposure by Lowering Frame Rate in Children Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization: A Quality Improvement Study. Congenit Heart Dis. 2018;13(6):1028-1037. 
  37. 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. 
  38. Bilateral Branch Pulmonary Artery Valve Implantation in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2018;91(5):911-919. 
  39. Transcatheter Therapy of Anomalous Venous Drainage. Cardiol Young. 2018;28(3):502-506. 
  40. Parental anxiety among children undergoing cardiac catheterisation. Cardiol Young. 2018;28(2):315-321. 
  41. Reversal of Severe Mitral Regurgitation by Device Closure of a Large Patent Ductus Arteriosus in a Premature Infant. Cardiol Young. 2017;27:189-192. 
  42. Treatment of Refractory Infantile Hemangiomas and Pulmonary Hypertension with Sirolimus in a Pediatric Patient. Journal of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. 2017;39:e391-e393. 
  43. Application of Appropriate Use Criteria for Initial Transthoracic Echocardiography in a Single Academic Outpatient Pediatric Cardiology Program. 2017;38:1282-1287. 
  44. Cardiac Lymphangioma Encasing Right Coronary Artery in an Infant. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;104:e279-3281. 
  45. Effect of Hybrid stage 1 procedure on ventricular function in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Cardiol Young. 2016;26:867-875. 
  46. Impact of Transcatheter Intervention on Myocardial Deformation in Patients with Coarctation of the Aorta. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016;37:1590-1597. 
  47. Interventional Therapy for Coarctation of the Aorta in Adults. Can be downloaded at http://citoday.com/pdfs/cit0715F7Forbes.pdf Forbes. 2015. 
  48. Transcutaneous Removal of an Intravenous Catheter Fragment Using a Spider FX™ Embolic Protection Device. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2015;86:467-71. 
  49. 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. 
  50. Pressure Recovery in Congenital Aortic Stenosis. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2015;28:1418-1419. 
  51. Pulmonary artery stents in the recent era: Immediate and intermediate follow-up. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014;84:1123-1130. 
  52. A Novel Balloon Assisted Two-Stents Telescoping Technique for Repositioning an Embolized Stent in the Pulmonary Conduit. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014;84:219-23. 
  53. 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. 
  54. 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. 
  55. Stunned Atrioventricular Node From Left Ventricular Angiography in a Patient With Repaired Atrioventricular Septal Defect. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013;34:754-6. 
  56. Neonatal systemic thromboembolism secondary to ductus arteriosus anuerysm and patent foramen ovale. Heart Dis. 2013;8:E5-9. 
  57. 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. 
  58. Stenting for Coarctation of the Aorta: Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes. Cardiac Interventions Today. Feb 2013. Can be downloaded at http://citoday.com/pdfs/cit0113SF1Forbes.pdf Forbes. 2013. 
  59. Cardiac Juvenile Xanthogranuloma in an Infant Presenting with Pericardial Effusion. Congenit Heart Dis . 2013;8:E106-10. 
  60. Transhepatic approach to create stent fenestration in the extracardiac fontan conduit in a child with dextrocardia and interrupted inferior vena cava with azygos continuation. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013;81:843-8. 
  61. Catheterization based intervention in low birth weight infants less than 2.5 kilograms. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013;82:802-810. 
  62. Tetralogy of Fallot with Complete DiGeorge Syndrome: Report of a Case and a Review of the Literature. Congenit Heart Dis. 2013;8:E119-26. 
  63. Functional Critical Aortic Stenosis with Transient Retrograde Flow in a Neonate with Left Diaphragmatic Hernia. Congenit Heart Dis. 2013;8:E85-7. 
  64. Successful Replacement of Common Atrioventricular Valve with a Single Mechanical Prosthetic Valve in an Infant with Repaired Complete Atrioventricular Septal Defect and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Endocarditis. Congenit Heart Dis. 2013;8:E134-8. 
  65. Predictors of Coronary Allograft Vasculopathy in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. Pediatr Transplant . 2013;17:436-440. 
  66. Aortic False Aneurysm Following Double Valve Replacement in a Child. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013;95:2173-6. 
  67. Congenital absence of bilateral common carotid arteries. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013;95:719. 
  68. Transcatheter retrieval and repositioning of embolized stent from the right ventricle in an infant. Tex Heart Inst J. 2012;39:639-43. 
  69. Orthotopic Heart Transplant: A Therapeutic Option for Unresectable Cardiac Fibroma in infants. Congenit Heart Dis. 2012;7(4):E31-6. 
  70. Pseudoaneurysm formation after umbilical arterial catheterization: an uncommon but potentially life-threatening complication. J Perinatol. 2012;32(2):147-9. 
  71. Amplatzer Vascular Plug for Transcatheter Closure of Persistent Unligated Vertical Vein after Repair of Infracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012;80:192-8. 
  72. Rural and Non-Rural Differences in the System of Care for Children with Complex Chronic Conditions. Clin Pediatr (Phila) . 2012;51:492-7. 
  73. Successful ablation of the anteroseptal pathway in the noncoronary cusp of the aortic valve in a child. Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J. 2012;12:124-30. 
  74. Mitral Valve Surgery for Severe Mitral Regurgitation and Dilated Cardiomyopathy-A Bridge to Transplant: Case Report and a Review of Literature. Congenit Heart Dis. 2012;7:E39-65. 
  75. Hyper-eosinophilia in granular acute B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia with myeloid antigen expression. Pediatr Int. 2012;54:543-6. 
  76. Myopericarditis in Children: Elevated Troponin I Level Does Not Predict Outcome. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012;33:1040-5. 
  77. 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. 
  78. Left Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Palsy secondary to Left Pulmonary Artery Stent in a Child. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012;80:482-4. 
  79. Amplatzer Vascular Plug for Transcatheter Closure of Persistent Unligated Vertical Vein after Repair of Infracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2012;80:192-8. 
  80. Quantitation of Human Herpesvirus-6 DNA in a cord blood transplant recipient with chromosomal integration of human herpesvirus-6. Transpl Infect Dis. 2011;13(6):650-3. 
  81. Portopulmonary Hypertension secondary to congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt with heterotaxy and polysplenia: A cause of sudden death in an infant. Pediatr Pulm. 2011;46(10):1041-4. 
  82. Infantile orbital cellulitis secondary to community-acquired methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus. J AAPOS. 2011;15(2):208-10. 
  83. La Crosse virus encephalitis and subsequent neurosarcoidosis diagnosed by brain biopsy. Pediatr. 2011;127:e1091-e1096. 
  84. Pulmonary hypertension secondary to partial anomalous pulmonary venous return obstruction in a child with Cantu syndrome. Pediatr Pulm. 2010;45:727-9. 
  85. Spontaneous tumor lysis syndrome in a child with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010;54:773-5. 
  86. Progressively worsening Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in a child with newly diagnosed Costello Syndrome while receiving growth hormone therapy. Cardiol Young. 2010;22:1-3. 
  87. Anomalous origin of left pulmonary artery with partially anomalous pulmonary venous return. Pediatr Cardiol. 2010;31:560-1. 
  88. Mixed Type Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection. Pediatr Cardiol. 2010;31:929-30. 
  89. A novel missense mutation in the AVPR2 with severe nephrogenic diabetes insipidus NDT PLUS. 2010;3:542-544. 
  90. Quantitative PCR assay used to monitor serum trichosporon asahii DNA concentrations in disseminated trichosporonosis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2008;27:1035-1037. 
  91. Pediatric Cardiology Training in the United States. J Pediatr Cardiol Card Surg. 2007;1:4-11. 
  92. A case of HHV-6 associated acute necrotizing encephalopathy with increase of CD56bright NKcells. Scand J Infect Dis. 2006;38:1122-1125. 
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