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Katsuhiko Yanaga

Katsuhiko Yanaga, Japanese surgeon, researcher. Recipient Morikazu Kaibara Research award, 1992, Research award Foundation for Advancement of Clinical Medicine, 1991, Research award Nakamura Harujiro Promotion Foundation, 1993.

Background

  • Yanaga, Katsuhiko was born on March 9, 1955 in Mii-gun, Japan. Son of Masanori and Yoshiko (Kinoshita) Yanaga.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 1991.

    Career

    • Assistant professor surgery Kyushu University Faculty of Medicine, 1986, 89-91, associate professor surgery, 1991-1998, chief outpatient clinic, department surgery, 1991-1992, chief of ward, department surgery, 1993-1994, secretary general, department surgery, 1995-1996. Director department surgery Matsuyama Red Cross Hospital, 1998-2000. Associate professor surgery Nagasaki (Japan) University, 2000—2003.

      Professor department surgery Jikei (Japan) University, since 2003, chairman department surgery, 2004—2007. Assistant professor surgery University Pittsburgh School Medicine, 1988—1989. Visiting professor surgery Mount Sinai Medical School, 1998—2000.

    Membership

    Fellow American College of Surgeons. Member Japanese Society Transplantation (councilor since 1995), Japanese Society Hepatobiliary-pancreatic Surgeons (councilor since 1994), Japanese Study Group of Liver Transplantation (board directors since 1993), Japanese Society Gastroenterol. Surg (councilor since 1996), Japanese Society Organ Preservation and Medical Biology (councilor since 1998), Japanese Society Endoscopic Surgery (councilor since 1998), Japanesee Society Vascular Surgery (councilor since 1999), Japan Surgical Society (councilor since 2004), American Society Transplant Surgeons, Transplantation Society, Asian Society Transplantation, Transplantation Society Australia New Zealand, Japanese Society Clinical Surgeons (councilor since 2003) Japanese Study Group Liver Cancer (board directors since 2004).

    Connections

    • Married Yuriko Yano, January 13, 1956. 1 child, Eri.
    • father: Masanori Yanaga
    • mother: Yoshiko (Kinoshita) Yanaga
    • spouse: Yuriko Yano
    • child: Eri Yanaga
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    Born March 9, 1955
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1979
      Kyushu University
    • 1991
      Kyushu University
    • 2003
      associate, professor surgery Nagasaki (Japan) University
    • 1991 - 1992
      Assistant, professor surgery Kyushu University Faculty of Medicine
    • 1993 - 1994
      Assistant, professor surgery Kyushu University Faculty of Medicine
    • 1998
      director, department surgery Matsuyama Red Cross Hospital
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