Hiroshige Shiota from Medical Department, Tokyo University (1899). He studied surgery at graduate school. He studied in Europe and the United States.
Hiroshige Shiota was appointed professor at the university, president of the hospital attached to the university and chief of its surgery section.
During World War I, he led a Japanese Red Cross rescue squad which was sent to France. He performed abdominal operation on Prime Minister Osachi Hamaguchi when the latter was assaulted and wounded by a fanatic (1931).
He became president of Nihon Medical College (1948). He was professor emeritus of Tokyo University. A doyen of Japanese surgeons, he was honorary president of the Surgical Society.