Professor of Urology
Vice Director, Nihon University Itabashi Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Chair/Moderator

Professor and Chairman, Department ofUrology, Nihon University School of Medicine Vice Director, Nihon University Itabashi Hospital

Education:
1979-1985: Gunma University School of Medicine

1993: Awarded the degree of PhD, The University of Tokyo Research and Professional experience:

1985-1987: Residency of Surgery (Neurosurgery), Gunma University

1987-1992: Residency ofUrology, The University of Tokyo

1993-1995: Postdoctoral research fellow, Department ofUrology, Mayo Clinic, USA

1996-2002: Assistant Professor, Department ofUrology, The University of Tokyo

2003-2005: Associate Professor, Department of Urology, The University of Tokyo

2006-present: Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology, Nihon University School of Medicine

2014-2019: Vice Director, Nihon University Itabashi Hospital

Membership of academic societies:

American Urological Association (AUA), European Urological Association (EAU), Intemational Continence Society (ICS), Intemational Urogynecological Association (IUGA) (member ofResearch and Development Committee)

Japanese Urological Association (JUA): Board of Director (2017-present, Chief of Health insurance section) (2015-2017, Chief of BPH & Geriatric Urology section) (2010-2014, Chief of Female Urology section)

Japanese Continence Society: Board of Director (Vice President)

Japanese Society of Female Pelvic Floor Medicine: Board of Director (Vice President) Japanese Association for Cancer Detection and Diagnosis: Board of Director

Japanese Geriatric Urological Association: Board of Director (Vice President) Japanese Clinical Oncology Association: Delegate

Research Fields:

  1. Voiding dysfunction (BPH, overactive bladder, female LUTS)
  2. Urogynecology (pelvic floor reconstruction)
  3. Urologic Oncology (molecular cancer biology and laparoscopic/Robotic surgery) Publications:

Original articles: 225, Review: 163, Case-report: 66, Book: 97