Dr. Asa Phichaphop

Asa Phichaphop, MD

Valve Science Center International Scholar

Dr. Asa Phichaphop is an interventional cardiologist, joining MHIF's Valve Science Center as an International Research Scholar. He received his medical degree and cardiology fellowship training from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. After completing his training, he served as an attending physician in cardiology at Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University in Thailand, where he helped found the Center of Excellence in Structural Heart Valve Intervention.

Throughout Dr. Phichaphop’s career, he has worked on over 1,000 coronary PCI cases and given over 20 scientific presentations at national and international conferences. He joined the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation team with an interest in structural heart intervention and functional valvular regurgitation therapy, bringing with him knowledge from over 100 TAVR cases. Dr. Phichaphop is excited to work with world-renowned leader of the Valve Science Center, Dr. Paul Sorajja.

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Dr. Asa Phichaphop
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