Jon Kobashigawa, MD is a graduate of Stanford University. He received his MD (Alpha Omega Alpha) from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, and completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiology Fellowship at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. A Clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Dr. Kobashigawa is also the Medical Director of UCLA's Heart Transplant Program and Chief of the UCLA Division of Clinical Faculty Medicine. Dr. Kobashigawa is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in the heart transplant field. He has published extensively in the field of clinical heart transplantation and has chaired a number of ground-breaking multi-center clinical trials. Currently serving as President of the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Dr. Kobashigawa continues to be at the forefront of new advances in heart transplantation.