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General Thoracic Surgery

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Staff Introduction

Name Affiliation / Position
Professor Shinichi Toyooka Thoracic Surgery / Department director
Associate Professor Seiichiro Sugimoto Organ Transplant Center
Associate Professor Mikio Okazaki Thoracic Surgery / Outpatient department manager
Associate Professor Hiromasa Yamamoto Thoracic Surgery / Ward manager
Assistant Professor Kentaroh Miyoshi Thoracic Surgery / Medical education manager
Assistant Professor Ken Suzawa Thoracic Surgery
Associate Professor Kazuhiko Shien Center for Innovative Clinical Medicine
Assistant Professor Shin Tanaka Organ Transplant Center
Assistant Professor Kohei Hashimoto Thoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor Kei Matsubara Organ Transplant Center
Medical Staff Tsuyoshi Ryuko Thoracic Surgery
Medical Staff Naohiro Hayashi Thoracic Surgery
Medical Staff Masashi Umeda Thoracic Surgery
Medical Staff Tomoaki Higashihara Thoracic Surgery

Shinichi Toyooka

Graduated from Okayama University in 1994

Shinichi Toyooka
Special field Thoracic surgery
Thoracoscopic minimally invasive surgery for primary and metastatic lung cancer
Extended surgery after chemotherapy and radiation therapy
Study field Translational research on lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies
Application of regenerative medicine to thoracic surgery
Qualifications Doctor of Philosophy
Certified Surgeon of Japan Surgical Society
Certified Surgeon of the Japanese Association for Chest Surgery
Certified Physician of Japanese Board of Cancer Therapy
U.S. Medical Licensing Examination ECFMG
Japanese Cancer Association, Councilor
The Japanese Association for Chest Surgery, Academic committee
The Journal of Thoracic Oncology, Editorial committee
Message Through clinical and research work, we aspire to improve the outcomes of lung cancer treatment.
We are also working on the treatment of metastatic lung cancer.
Personal record
1994 Apr. Okayama University, Second Surgery Department
1994 Sep. Mitoyo General Hospital, Department of Surgery
1999 Sep. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (studying abroad)
2002 Sep. Kagawa Prefectural Central Hospital, Department of Surgery
2003 Sep. National Cancer Center Hospital East, Department of Thoracic Surgery
2004 May Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2012 Apr. Okayama University Hospital,
Department of General Thoracic Surgery / Minimally Invasive Therapy Center
2013 Apr. Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Genetic Medicine, Professor
2017 Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of General Thoracic Surgery and Breast and Endocrinological Surgery, Professor

《Award》
The Meeting of the Japanese Association for Chest Surgery, Young Investigator Award (2003)
World Conference on Lung Cancer, Young Investigator Award (2003)
Okayama Medical Association, Academic Encouragement Award (2004)
Nagoya International Cancer Treatment Symposium, Bristol-Myers Squibb Award (2006)
Okayama Medical Association, Yamada Award (2006)
Japanese Cancer Association, Academic Encouragement Award (2008)
The Japanese Association for Chest Surgery Award (2010)
The Japan Lung Cancer Society, Shinoi and Kawai Award (2012)

Seiichiro Sugimoto

Graduated from Kochi Medical University in 1998

Seiichiro Sugimoto
Special field Thoracic surgery
Lung transplantation
Low-invasive surgery
Study field Lung transplantation: Ischemic reperfusion injury, Acute and chronic rejection
Development of new surgical techniques
Qualifications Doctor of Philosophy
Certified Surgeon and Preceptor of Japan Surgical Society
Certified Surgeon of the Japanese Association for Chest Surgery Thoracoscopic safety technology certification
Certified Surgeon of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery
Certified Transplant Physician of the Japan Society for Transplantation
Certified Physician of Japanese Board of Cancer Therapy
Certified Physician of Lung Cancer CT Screening
Certified Physician and Preceptor of the Japanese Respiratory Society
Certified Endoscopic Physician and Preceptor of the Japan Society for Respiratory Endoscopy
da Vinci Certificate (Qualification to perform robot-assisted surgery)
The Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery, Councilor
Kansai Thoracic Surgical Association, Councilor
Japan Surgical Association, Councilor
Message We consider what is best for our patients and strive to provide medical care that is satisfactory and reassuring to our patients. We strive daily to provide safe and patient-friendly surgeries and treatments.
Personal record
1998 Graduation from Kochi Medical University
Okayama University, Second Surgery Department
1998-2004 Okayama University Hospital
Kagawa Prefectural Central Hospital
Ako Central Hospital
2007 Obtained M.D.
Okayama Medical Society Award of 2006
2007-2009 University of Washington, Department of thoracic surgery, Researcher of lung transplantation
2008 Scientists award of ISHLT
2009 Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2011 Okayama University Hospital, Organ Transplant Center, Assistant Professor
2012 Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Assistant Professor
2014 Educational Achievement Award of Okayama University
2018 Clinical Facilitators Award of Okayama University
2019 Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Associate Professor
2020 Okayama University Hospital, Organ Transplant Center, Associate Professor

《Award》
Okayama Medical Association, Sunada Award (2007)
The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Research Encouragement Gold Award (2008)
Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University Education Achievement Award (2014)
Best Clinical Facilitator Award (2018)
The 199th Annual Congress of Japan Surgical Society, Best Presentation Award (2019)

Mikio Okazaki

Graduated from Okayama University in 1999

Mikio Okazaki
Special field Thoracic surgery, Lung transplantation, Thoracoscopic surgery, Uni-portal thoracoscopic surgery
Robot-assisted surgery
Study field Lung transplantation:
Robot-assisted surgery
Qualifications Doctor of Philosophy
Certified Surgeon and Preceptor of Japan Surgical Society
Certified Surgeon of the Japanese Association for Chest Surgery Thoracoscopic safety technology certification
Certified Physician of Japanese Board of Cancer Therapy
Proctor of Robot-assisted surgery
Certified Surgeon of Japan Robotic Surgery Society (Grade A)
The Japanese Association for Chest Surgery, Councilor
Message We strive to provide patient-friendly, minimally invasive and safe surgery and treatment.
Personal record
1999 Mar. Graduation from Okayama University
1999 Apr. Okayama University, Second Surgery Department
1999 Sep. Teraoka Memorial Hospital
2001 Sep. Okayama University, Second Surgery Department
2004 Jul. University of Washington, Department of thoracic surgery
2007 Jul. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2008 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Fellow
2009 Jun. Shikoku Cancer Center, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2010 jun. Ehime University Hospital, Respiratory Center, Project Associate Professor
2018 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Assistant Professor
2020 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Associate Professor
2021 Dec. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Associate Professor
Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Department of General Thoracic Surgery and Breast and Endocrinological Surgery, Associate Professor

Hiromasa Yamamoto

Graduated from Okayama University in 2000

Hiromasa Yamamoto
Special field Thoracic surgery
Study field Establishment of tumor cell lines and molecular biological elucidation of carcinogenesis and drug resistance mechanisms in malignant thoracic tumors (mainly lung cancer and malignant pleural mesothelioma)
Qualifications Doctor of Philosophy
Board Certified Surgeon and Preceptor of Japan Surgical Society
Board Certified Surgeon of the Japanese Association for Chest Surgery
Board Certified Physician of Japanese Board of Cancer Therapy
The Japanese Association for Chest Surgery, Councilor
Board Certified Physician of Lung Cancer CT Screening
Board Certified Endoscopic Physician and Preceptor of the Japan Society for Respiratory Endoscopy
Examination of Proficiency in English for Medical Purpose 1st class
Message On the clinical side, we are engaged in surgical treatment of thoracic malignancies (lung cancer and malignant pleural mesothelioma), and on the research side, we are working on the molecular biological elucidation of carcinogenesis mechanisms and drug resistance mechanisms in thoracic malignancies and its application to clinical practice.
Personal record
2000 Mar. Graduation from Okayama University
2000 Apr. Okayama University, Second Surgery Department
2000 Sep. Mitoyo General Hospital, resident in Surgery
2002 Sep. Okayama University, Second Surgery Department
2005 Mar. Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University
2005 Apr. Postdoctoral Researcher, Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research (Dr. Adi F. Gazdar’s Lab), The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
2007 Aug. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2008 Jul. Japanese Red Cross Okayama Hospital, Department of General Surgery
2009 Jul. National Hospital Organization, Yamaguchi-Ube Medical Center,Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2011 Nov. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Special Assistant Professor
2014 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Assistant Professor
2021 Dec. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Associate Professor

Kentaroh Miyoshi

Graduated from Okayama University in 2002

Kentaroh Miyoshi
Special field Thoracic surgery, Surgical treatment for neoplastic diseases of the lung, chest wall and mediastinal diseases, pneumothorax, infectious diseases of the chest, lung transplantation
Study field Transplant Immunity, Organ Preservation and Treatment, Exercise and Lung Physiology
Qualifications Doctor of Philosophy
Board Certified Surgeon and Preceptor of Japan Surgical Society
Board Certified Surgeon of the Japanese Association for Chest Surgery
The Japanese Association for Chest Surgery, Councilor
Board Certified Transplant Physician of the Japan Society for Transplantation
Board Certified Physician of Japanese Board of Cancer Therapy
Message We perform safe and reliable respiratory surgery based on sufficient experience. We always try to provide easy-to-understand explanations and detailed information.
We perform minimally invasive single hole thoracoscopic surgeries and expanded surgeries with lung transplantation techniques, seeking a balance between invasiveness and curability according to the patient's condition.
Personal record
2002 Graduation from Okayama University
2002 Kurashiki Central Hospital, Junior Resident, Department of Surgery
2004 Kurashiki Central Hospital, Senior Resident, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2007 Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2007 Japanese Red Cross Okayama Hospital, Department of General Surgery
2008 Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2011 Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University
2011 Okayama University Hospital, Organ Transplant Center, Assistant
2014 Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Associate Professor
2017 National Hospital Organization, Okayama Medical Center, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2019 Okayama University Hospital, Organ Transplant Center, Assistant Professor
2020 Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Assistant Professor

Ken Suzawa

Graduated from Tokushima University in 2005

Ken Suzawa
Special field Thoracic surgery
Study field Molecular biological approach to personalized treatment of thoracic malignant tumors
Qualifications Doctor of Philosophy
Board Certified Surgeon of Japan Surgical Society
Board Certified Surgeon of the Japanese Association for Chest Surgery
Message With a broad perspective, we strive to provide optimal and safe medical care.
Personal record
2005 Mar. Graduation from Tokushima University
2005 Apr. Onomichi Municipal Hospital
2007 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2007 Jul. Kobe City Medical Center West Hospital, senior resident
2010 Jul. Shikoku Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, resident
2012 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2015 Apr. National Sanatorium Oku Komyoen, Technical Official
2016 Apr. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
2018 Aug. National Sanatorium Oshimaseishoen, Technical Official
2018 Nov. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2019 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Assistant Professor(current post)

Kazuhiko Shien

Graduated from Kagawa University in 2006

Kazuhiko Shien
Special field Thoracic surgery (lung and ,mediastinum)
Study field Treatment susceptibility/resistance in thoracic malignant tumors
Multidisciplinary treatment for advanced stage lung cancer
Qualifications Doctor of Philosophy
Board Certified Surgeon of Japan Surgical Society
Board Certified Surgeon of the Japanese Association for Chest Surgery
The Japanese Association for Chest Surgery, Councilor
Board Certified Physician of Japanese Board of Cancer Therapy
Board Certified Physician of Lung Cancer CT Screening
Board Certified Surgeon of Japan Robotic Surgery Society
Member of the International Committee of the Japan Lung Cancer Society (2016-2018)
Member of the Biomarker Committee of the Japan Lung Cancer Society (2020-)
Message We strive to provide the best possible medical care for all patients.
Personal record
2006 Mar. Graduation from Kagawa University
2006 Apr. Mitoyo General Hospital, resident
2008 Apr. Okayama University, Second Surgery Department
2008 Jul. Shikoku Cancer Center, Department of General Thoracic, resident
2010 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2010 Oct. Mizushima Central Hospital, Department of General Surgery
2013 Mar. Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University
2013 Apr. Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Clinical Genetic Medicine, Assistant Professor
2014 Apr. Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA (Overseas Special Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)
2016 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Assistant Professor
2019 Apr. Research and Development Promotion Division, Health Policy Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Assistant Director
2021 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Center for Innovative Clinical Medicine, Associate Professor

Shin Tanaka

Graduated from Okayama University in 2010

Shin Tanaka
Special field Thoracic surgery, Lung transplantation
Study field Lung transplantation (lung transplantation from cardiac arrest donor, genomic medicine)
Qualifications Doctor of Philosophy
Board Certified Surgeon of Japan Surgical Society
Board Certified Transplant Physician of the Japan Society for Transplantation
Board Certified Physician of Lung Cancer CT Screening
Message We are committed to providing the best possible medical care that is satisfactory and reassuring to the patients.
Personal record
2010 Mar. Graduation from Okayama University
2010 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, junior resident
2011 Apr. Mitoyo General Hospital, junior resident
2012 Apr. Mitoyo General Hospital, Depart of Surgery, resident
2013 Apr. Shikoku Cancer Center, Department of General Surgery, resident
2015 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2018 Sep. Puerta De Hierro University Hospital (Spain), Department of Lung Transplantation Surgery/General Thoracic Surgery, fellow
2021 Feb. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2021 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Organ Transplant Center, Assistant Professor(current post)

Kohei Hashimoto

Graduated from Okayama University in 2010

Kohei Hashimoto
Special field Thoracic surgery
Study field Lung transplantation (ischemia-reperfusion, acute rejection, chronic rejection)
Qualifications Doctor of Philosophy
Board Certified Surgeon of Japan Surgical Society
Board Certified physician of The Japan Central Organization on Quality Assurance of Breast Cancer
Message We are committed to making the best choices for our patients first and foremost.
Personal record
2010 Mar. Graduation from Okayama University
2010 Apr. Medical corporation Hakuhokai Ako Central Hospital, junior resident
2012 Apr. Mitoyo General Hospital, resident
2014 Apr. Japanese Red Cross Okayama Hospital, Department of General Surgery, resident
2015 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2017 Aug. National Sanatorium Nagashima-Aiseien, Technical Official
2019 Apr. Washington University in St. Louis
2021 Aug. National Sanatorium Nagashima-Aiseien, Technical Official
2022 Jan. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Assistant Professor(current post)

Kei Matsubara

Graduated from Okayama University in 2013

Kei Matsubara
Special field Thoracic surgery
Study field
Qualifications Board Certified Surgeon of Japan Surgical Society
Board Certified Surgeon of the Japanese Association for Chest Surgery
Message We will strive to provide detailed explanations so that patients can proceed with treatment after fully understanding the situation.
Personal record
2013 Mar. Graduation from Okayama University
2013 Apr. Kagawa Prefectural Central Hospital, resident
2018 Apr. National Hospital Organization, Iwakuni Medical Center, Department of General Thoracic surgery
2019 Apr. Okayama University Hospital, Department of General Thoracic Surgery
2021 Feb. National Sanatorium Nagashima-Aiseien, Technical Official
2021 Aug. Okayama University Hospital, Organ Transplant Center, Assistant Professor(current post)

Tsuyoshi Ryuko

Graduated from Okayama University in 2016

Tsuyoshi Ryuko
Special field Thoracic surgery
Study field
Qualifications Board Certified Surgeon of Japan Surgical Society
Message We will always approach our practice with an attitude of humility and provide the best possible medical care for our patients.
Personal record
2016 Mar. Graduation from Okayama University
2016 Apr. Okayama Akatsuki Hospital
2018 Apr. Okayama Akatsukoshi Hospital
2020 Apr. Okayama University Hospital Thoracic Surgery
2020 Oct. Ehime University Hospital, Thoracic Surgery Department
2021 Oct. Thoracic Surgery Department, Shikoku Cancer Center, National Hospital
2022 Apr. Admission to Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine
2022 Oct. Okayama University Hospital, Thoracic Surgery

Naohiro Hayashi

Graduated from Okayama University in 2017

Naohiro Hayashi
Special field Thoracic surgery
Study field
Qualifications
Message We are committed to providing safe and satisfactory medical care to each and every one of our patients.
Personal record
2017 Mar. Graduation from Okayama University
2017 Apr. Okayama University Hospital
2019 Apr. Okayama Medical Center
2021 Sep. Thoracic Surgery, Chugoku Central Hospital
2022 Oct. Thoracic Surgery, Okayama University Hospital

Masashi Umeda

Graduated from Okayama University in 2018

Masashi Umeda
Special field Thoracic surgery
Study field
Qualifications
Message We are committed to providing careful and safe medical care on a daily basis.
Personal record
2018 Mar. Graduation from Okayama University
2018 Apr. Okayama University Hospital
2019 Feb. Ako Central Hospital
2020 Apr. Kagawa Central Hospital
2022 Apr. National Hospital Organization Yamaguchi-Ube Medical Center
2022 Oct. Okayama University Hospital (current position)

Tomoaki Higashihara

Graduated from Tokushima University in 2018

Tomoaki Higashihara
Special field Thoracic surgery
Study field
Qualifications
Message We will devote myself to my patients every day with sincerity.
Personal record
2018 Mar. Graduation from Tokushima University
2018 Apr. Kagawa Prefectural Central Hospital
2020 Apr. Kagawa Prefectural Central Hospital
2022 Apr. Yashima General Hospital
2022 Oct. Okayama University Hospital