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Atsushi Fukunaga

Atsushi Fukunaga, Japanese neurosurgeon, researcher. Achievements include research in neuropsychological evaluation for patients with unruptured cerebral aneurysms before and after surgery; research in povidone-iodine ointment and gauze dressings associated with reduced catheter-related infection in seriously ill neurosurgical patients & medical malpractice in the Japanese neurosurgical field.

Background

  • Fukunaga, Atsushi was born on September 4, 1966 in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Keio University School Medicine, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 2004. Juris Doctor, Daito Bunka University Law School, Shinjuku-ku, 2007.

    Career

    • Resident Keio University School Medicine, 1992—2000, assistant, since 2002. Medical staff Saiseikai Kanagawaken Hospital, Kanagawa-ku, Japan, 2000—2002. Researcher Ogawa Laboratories Brain Function Research, Shinjuku-ku, 2002—2006.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in neuropsychological evaluation for patients with unruptured cerebral aneurysms before and after surgery. Research in povidone-iodine ointment and gauze dressings associated with reduced catheter-related infection in seriously ill neurosurgical patients & medical malpractice in the Japanese neurosurgical field.

    Works

    • Contributor chapters to books to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Japan Brain Dock Society, A New Guideline Creating Committee.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, baseball, music, travel.

    Connections

    • Son of Junji and Kazuko Ueda, Susumu Fukunaga. Married Shizuka Fukunaga. Children: Yoshino, An, Mei.
    • father: Junji Ueda
    • mother: Kazuko Ueda
    • spouse: Shizuka Fukunaga
    • children: Yoshino Fukunaga
    • An Fukunaga
    • Mei Fukunaga
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    Born September 4, 1966
    (age 50)
    Nationality
    • 2004
      Keio University School Medicine
    • 2007
      Daito Bunka University Law School
    • 2002
      medical staff Saiseikai Kanagawaken Hospital
      Japan
    • 2002 - 2006
      researcher, Ogawa Laboratories Brain Function Research

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