Assistant Professor of Medicine


Faculty Office Tower, Room 930
1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham Alabama  35294-3400 





Cardiology Fellowship
Nagoya Daini Red Cross Hospital (1993 – 1995)

Internal Medicine Residency
Nagoya Daini Red Cross Hospital (1991 – 1993

Medical Degree
Nagoya University (1987 – 1991)




Selected Journal Articles

Yamada T, Kay GN. Optimal ablation strategies for different types of ventricular tachycardias. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2012 May 29. doi: 10.1038/nrcardio.2012.74
PMID: 22641339 

Yamada T, Robertson PG, McElderry HT, Doppalapudi H, Plumb VJ, Kay GN. Successful Reduction of a High Defibrillation Threshold by a Combined Implantation of a Subcutaneous Array and Azygos Vein Lead. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2012 Feb 23. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8159.2012.03332.x. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 22360586

Yamada T, McElderry HT, Doppalapudi H, Kay GN. Atrial tachycardia originating from the junction of the right atrium and a diverticulum of the inferior vena cava. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Aug;4(4):e44-6. No abstract available.
PMID: 21846882

Yamada T, Robertson PJ, McElderry HT, Doppalapudi H, Plumb VJ, Kay GN. xxAn atrial tachycardia with altered atrial activation sequences within the coronary sinus: what is the mechanism? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2011 Feb;22(2):220-1. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2010.01902.x. Epub 2010 Sep 14. No abstract available.
PMID: 21314747

Yamada T, Robertson PJ, Kay GN. Successful ICD lead implantation via an angulated and tortuous collateral vein after subclavian vein occlusion. Europace. 2011 Feb;13(2):286-7. Epub 2010 Oct 6. No abstract available.
PMID: 21252197

PubMed Listings

Takumi Yamada, MD