Doctors

Takayoshi Matsui

Takayoshi Matsui, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Director, Tokyo Neurological Center

  • Graduated from University of Tokyo, M.D. (1967)
  • Finished Postgraduate Course of Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Ph.D. (1978)
  • Fellow of Department of Neurosurgery of Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1973-1977)
  • CT Development Members, Georgetown University (1974-1977)
  • Associate Professor of Department of Neurosurgery, Teikyo University (1977)
  • Associate Professor of Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka Medical College (1983)
  • Visiting Professor of Department of Neurosurgery, Teikyo University (1983 )
  • Chief Director, Matsui Hospital (1988-)
  • Chief Director, Tokyo Neurological Center (2006-)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons: active member
  • American Association of Neuropathologists: active member
  • Councilor, Specialist, Japan Neurosurgical Society
  • Lecturer, Tokyo Women's Medical University
  • Lecturer, Osaka Medical College
  • Lecturer, Ehime University
  • The 28th President, Japan Society For CNS Computed Imaging
  • Executive Director, The 8th President, The Japan Association of Neurosurgical Clinics

<Books and Publications>

  • AN ATLAS OF THE HUMAN BRAIN FOR COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY (IGAKUSHOIN, U.S.)
  • AN ATLAS OF THE HUMAN BRAIN FOR COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY (GUSTAV FISCHER VERLAG, Germany)
  • ATLAS OF STEREOSCOPIC NEURORADIOLOGY (UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO PRESS, Japan)
  • COLOR ATLAS OF PATHOLOGY OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM (IGAKUSHOIN, U.S.)
  • ATLAS D'ANATOMIE PATHOLOGIQUE DU SYSTEME NERVEUX (NEDECINE ET SCIENCES, France)
Takamasa Kayama

Takamasa Kayama, MD., PhD.

President/ Neurosurgery Specialist

  • Faculty of Medicine, Tohoku University (1975)
  • Department of pharmacology, Tohoku Univ. Sch of pharmacology (1976-1977)
  • Dept. of Neuro surgery, Justus Liebig Uni. Sch. of Medicine (1978-1981)
  • Professor / Medical director of Yamagata University (2002-2010)
  • Director / President of National Cancer Center Japan (2010-2012)
  • Honorary President of National Cancer Center Japan (2012-)
  • Professor of Medical Department of Yamagata University (2015-)
  • Department of Advanced Sience Yamagata Univ Facurity of Medicine (2015-)
  • Tokyo Neurological Center (2019-)
Makoto Iwata

Makoto Iwata, MD., PhD

Vice President/ Neurology Specialist

  • Graduated from University of Tokyo, M.D. (1967)
  • Associate Professor of Department of Neurology,University of Tokyo (1982-1994)
  • Professor and chairman of Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women's Medical University (1994-2008)
  • Dean Medical School, Tokyo Women's Medical University (2004-2008)
  • Tokyo Neurological Center (2008-)
  • Foreign fellow of American Neurological Society
  • Membre correspondant ètrange de l`Acadèmie Nationale de Mèdecine
  • Honorary Member of Japanese Society of Neurology
Nobuyuki Shitara

Nobuyuki Shitara, MD., PhD.

Vice President/ Neurosurgery Specialist

  • Graduated from University of Tokyo, M.D. (1971)
  • Neurosurgery Specialist,University of Tokyo (1971-1977)
  • Neurosurgery Specialist,University of Tokyo University Hospital (1977-1979)
  • Visiting Fellow of National Institutes of Health (NIH) (1979-1985)
  • Instructor of Department of Neurosurgery,University of Tokyo (1985-1990)
  • Medical Director of Department of Neurosurgery,Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Center
  • Komagome Hospital (1990-1994)
  • Head of Section of Department of Neurosurgery,Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Center Komagome Hospital (1994-2001)
  • Vice President, Tokyo Metropolitan Hiroo Hospital (2001-2003)
  • Former President, Tokyo Metropolitan Hiroo Hospital (2003-2010)
  • Tokyo Neurological Center (2010-)
Shuntaro Hojo

Shuntaro Hojo, MD., PhD.

Vice President/ Neurosurgery Specialist

  • Graduated from University of Tokyo, M.D. (1972)
  • Neurosurgery Specialist of University of Tokyo Metropolitan Police Hospital
  • Neurosurgery Specialist of University of Tokyo
  • Former Visiting Professor of Department of Neurosurgery, Teikyo University
  • Professor of Department of Neurosurgery, Teikyo Heisei University
  • Tokyo Neurological Center (2007-)
Manabu Sakuta

Manabu Sakuta, MD., PhD.

Neurology Specialist

  • Graduated from University of Tokyo, M.D. (1973)
  • Fellow of Department of Neurology,University of Minnesota (1980-1981)
  • Visiting Associate Professor of Neurology,University of Minnesota (1981-1982)
  • Head of Section of Neurology,Japan Red Cross Medical Center (1982-1984)
  • Professor of Department of Neurology,Kyorin University (2000-2002)
  • Chief Professor of Department of Neurology,Kyorin University (2002-2006)
  • Neurology Specialist of Japan Red Cross Medical Center (2006-)
  • Tokyo Neurological Center (2007-)
  • Fellow,Royal Society of Medicine (England)
  • Corresponding Active Member,American Academy of Neurology
Yuzo Endo

Yuzo Endo, MD., PhD.

Diagnostic Pathologist/Neurology Specialist/Neuropathologist

  • Graduated from University of Tokyo, M.D. (1969)
  • Diagnostic Pathologist of Taranomon General Hospital (1971-1983)
  • Director of Clinical Immunology. Departments of Diagnostic Pathology and Clinical Microbiology of Toranomon
  • General Hospital. (1983-2000)
  • Visiting Professor. McMaster University, Department of Molecular Medicine, Mucosal Immunopathology, Ontario, Canada (2000-2003)
  • Part-time lecturer of Hamamatsu Medical University (2003-2004)
  • Tokyo Neurological Center (2007-)
Keiichi Amano

Keiichi Amano, MD., PhD.

Neurosurgery Specialist/Intensive Care Specialist

  • Graduated from University of Tokyo, M.D. (1967)
  • Fellow of Department of Neurosurgery of Yale University (1969-1970)
  • Resident of Department of Neurosurgery,Montreal Nerve Laboratory of McGill University (1970-1971)
  • Chief Physician of Department of Neurosurgery,Tokyo Metropolitan Police Hospital (1973-1975)
  • Associate Professor of Department of Neurosurgery,Tokyo Women's Medical University (1975-2000)
  • Tokyo Neurological Center (2013-)
Hideoki Fukuoka

Hideoki Fukuoka, MD., PhD.

Gynecological Specialist

  • Graduated from University of Tokyo, M.D. (1973)
  • Associate Professor of Medical school,University of Tokyo (1989-2007)
  • Professor,Research Institute for Science and Engineering at Waseda University (2007-)
  • Tokyo Neurological Center (2016-)
Hiroshi Kawaguchi

Hiroshi Kawaguchi, MD., PhD.

Chief of Orthopaedics and Spine Department

  • Graduated from University of Tokyo, M.D. (1985)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Univ. of Connecticut Medical Center, USA (1991-1994)
  • Associate Professor of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Tokyo (2004 -2013)
  • Chief, Spine Center, Japan Community Health Care Organization (JCHO) (2014-2018)
  • Tokyo Neurological Center (2018-)
  • Osteoarthritis and Cartilage: Associate Editor (2008-)
  • BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders: Associate Editor (2010-)
  • AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons): Kappa Delta Award (2009)
  • ASBMR (American Society for Bone and Mineral Research): Lawrence Raisz Award (2011)
  • Publications (peer-reviewed) > 300: Impact factor > 1,600