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TOKYO MIDTOWN CLINIC PRESIDENT/ INTERNATIONAL MEDICINE

Dr. Toshiomi Kusano

He's a graduate of Nagasaki University Medical School of Medicine, with the following activity in Japan.
Resident surgeon of National Cancer Center.
Assistant Professor at Ryukyu University.
Director of Tsurukame-kai, Shinjuku-Kaijo Bldg. Clinic.

Dr. Kusano's overseas experience includes:
Fellowship at University of Pittsburg Liver Transplantation Training
Visiting Professor at University of California Medical School

He has the following certifications:
Certified Physician of Japanese Society of Gastroenterology
Certified Specialist of American College of Surgeons

Dr. Kusano is a finisher of the following marathons:
Naha Marathon: 4 hours 32 min.
Okinawa Marathon: 4 hours 38 min.

Dr. Toshiomi Kusano

Specialized Field

DIRECTOR OF TOKYO MIDTOWN CLINIC/ CARDIOLOGY

Dr. Junichi Taguchi

1984 - Graduated from the University of Tokyo, School of Medicine. Started career at Mitsui Memorial Hospital, department of Cardiovascular Medicine.
1993 - Studied abroad to complete post-doctoral fellowship at University of Washington. Other posts include Clinical Assistant at University of Tokyo, Court physician of the Japanese Emperor, Associate Professor at Tokai University School of Medicine, department of Cardiology.
2007 - Director of Tokyo Midtown Clinic.
2010 - Director of Center for Advanced Medical Science and Technology.

【Board Certificates】
Fellow of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine (FJSIM)
Board Certified Member of The Japanese Circulation Society
Board Certified Specialist of Japanese Board of Medical Genetics
Fellow of the Japanese College of Cardiology (FJCC)
Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)
Part-time Lecturer at Medical Research Institute of Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Visiting Professor at Tokyo Medical University
Health Evaluation and Promotion Specialist of Japan Society of Ningen Dock
Director, Japan-China Medical Communication Center

Dr. Junichi Taguchi

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Dr. Makoto Tatewaki

M.D., Hyogo Medical University, 1988. Postgraduate Residency, International Medical Center of Japan. Ph.D. in Medicine, Tokyo University, 1995.

Postgraduate fellowship, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1995. Postgraduate fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, 2001. Held positions at Teikyo University and Cancer Institute Hospital.

Certified by the Japanese Society of International Medicine, Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society. International member, American Gastroenterological Association.

Dr. Makoto Tatewaki

Specialized Field

TRAVEL CLINIC

Dr. Ikumi Genka

1991 Graduated from Nihon University School of Medicine. Her wide experience also includes the International Medical Center of Japan as Infectious Disease Specialist.

【Board Certificates】
Certified physician of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Certified physician of Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases
Certificate in Travel Health by the International Society of Travel Medicine

Dr. Ikumi Genka

Specialized Field

MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF THE TOKYO MIDTOWN CLINIC, OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT

Dr. Masamori Shimabuku

1990 - Graduated from Department of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus. Work experiences include University of the Ryukyus Hospital, Naha City Hospital, Japan Medical Association Hokubu-chiku Hospital, Shin Koga Hospital, Tomishiro Central Hospital (as assistant director of Department of Surgery).
2015 (August) - Medical Director at Tokyo Midtown Clinic Center for Advanced Medical Science and Technology. Additional post include Medical Director of the Outpatient department.

【Board Certificates】
Board Certified Surgeon of Japan Surgical Society.
Board Certified Physician of the Japanese Society Gastroenterological Society.

Dr. Masamori Shimabuku

Specialized Field

CARDIOLOGY

Dr. Junko Sano

She's a graduate of Nippon Medical School. She has been working at the department of Medicine, Nippon Medical School. She had been seeing general patients and cardiac patients at the university hospital. She was a research fellow at St. Louis University Department of Cardiology.

She's a certified physician of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine. Her specialty is in cardiology and she has many medical papers in the field. She's also interested in preventive medicine.

Dr. Sano lived in the U.S. in her childhood. Later she worked as a researcher at St. Louis University. Also she has American and Italian relatives and that makes her keeping up her communication in English. With this background, she would like to help foreign people from the medical field.

Dr. Sano would be welcome to have any foreign patients who need to be seen for internal and cardiac medicine.

Dr. Junko Sano

Specialized Field

INTERNATIONAL MEDICINE/ GASTROENTERLOGY/ HEPATOLOGY CLINIC

Dr. Ichiro Akagi

2001 - Graduated from Nippon Medical School. Began career in department of Gastroenterological Surgery at Nippon Medical School Hospital.
2009 - Ph.D. in Surgery for Organ Function and Biological Regulation, Graduate School of Medicine, Nippon School of Medicine.
2010 - Studied abroad to US National Cancer Institute/ NIH.
2015 to 2016 - Chief of the Surgical Department of Tama-Nagayama Hospital, Nippon Medical School.
2016 to Present - Tokyo Midtown Clinic.

【Board Certificates】
Board Certified Supervisory Surgeon of Japan Surgical Society (No. S011128)
Board Certified Surgeon of Japan Surgical Society (No. 1914181)
Board Certified Gastroenterologist of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology (No. 30529)
Board Certified Sonographer of the Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine (No. 1929)
Board Certified Hepatologist of the Japan Society of Hepatology (No. 6948)
Board Certified Physician of esophagus of the Japan Esophageal Society (No. 0470)
Board Certified Surgeon of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery (No. 3007040)
Board Certified Surgeon in Gastrointestinal Cancer of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery
General Clinical Oncologist of Japanese Board of Cancer Therapy (No. 12100874)
Completed Palliative Care Training for Physicians related in Cancer Treatment
Completed mammography training for The Japan Central Organization of Quality Assurance of Breast Cancer Screening
Board Certified Physician 2nd class of laser treatment, Japan Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine (No. 02080103)
Board Certified Malignant Disease physician, Tokyo Metropolitan Government (No. 13S1553514)
Visiting fellow at Molecular Anatomy, Nippon Medical School

【Specialties】
Gastroenterological Medicine
Gastroenterological Surgery
Ultrasound diagnosis
Endoscopic diagnosis

【Message】
Dr. Ichiro Akagi cares for patients with gastrointestinal disorders and in general internal medicine. With his strong overseas experiences, he offers consultation both in English and in Japanese. For foreign national patients and those with referral letters from overseas medical institutions, please feel free to ask for Dr. Akagi at Tokyo Midtown Clinic.

GYNECOLOGY

Dr. Yuri Mase

2003 - Graduated from Nippon Medical School. Work experiences include medical residency training at Nippon Medical School Hospital Department of Gynecology / Obstetrics, Tokyo Metropolitan Bokuto Hospital, and Nippon Medical School Musashi Kosugi Hospital.
2012 - Ph.D. from Nippon Medical School, Graduate School of Medicine. Prior to assuming current position at Tokyo Midtown Clinic, Associate Professor of the Department of Gynecology / Obstetrics at Nippon Medical School Musashi Kosugi Hospital. Additional post include part-time lecturer at Nippon Medical School Musashi Kosugi Hospital.

【Board Certificates】
Board Certified Specialist of Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Board Certified Senior Fellow of Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Completed Palliative Care Training for Physicians in Cancer Treatment

【Academic Societies】
Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Japan Society of Gynecologic and Obstetric Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Therapy
Japan Society of Perinatal and Neonatal Medicine
Japan Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Japan Society for Menopause and Women's Health

【Specialties】
Gynecology, Obstetrics

【Message】
It is not uncommon to feel shy or intimidated when it comes to visiting a gynecologist. Dr. Mase aims to create a clean and comfortable environment, and encourage her patients to speak freely about their worries, no matter how small it is. Please feel free to consult Dr. Mase at Tokyo Midtown Clinic.

Dr. Yuri Mase

Specialized Field

RHEUMATOLOGY

Dr. Kazuki Takada

After graduating from Kyushu University School of Medicine in Japan, he received post-graduate training in internal medicine at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York and in rheumatology at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda in the United States. During fellowship, he engaged in observational as well as investigational clinical research activities in rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and dermatomyositis, and obtained the Master of Health Science in Clinical Research from the Duke University Graduate School.

He is certified in internal medicine and rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and of the American College of Rheumatology.

He returned to Japan in 2002 and has since been a full-time faculty staff of the Tokyo Medical and Dental University. His major academic interests have been clinical investigation in various rheumatology conditions and pre- and post-graduate medical education. Presently, he is an associate professor and a deputy director of the university's newly established section, the Center for Inter-professional Education. He is married, and loves wine and fly-fishing in mountain streams.

Dr. Takada has served the international community in need of rheumatology care at the global standard level.

Dr. Kazuki Takada

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