Kiyoko Takemiya, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine


Dr. Takemiya joined the Division of Cardiology in 2012, working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the lab of W. Robert Taylor. In 2017, she became an Assistant Professor in Division of Cardiology. Her project focuses on the development of imaging methods to detect subclinical bacterial infections following implantation of cardiac devices. The goal of her project is to improve outcomes of patients undergoing cardiac device implantation through early detection of bacterial infections. She is also interested in peripheral arterial diseases, especially in the arterial calcification and collateral formation.