Doctor of Medicine, Shimane Medical University, Izumo, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Shimane Medical University, Izumo, 2000.
Research fellow Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, 1998—1999. Assistant professor Shimane Medical University, 1998—2000. Staff radiologist Tenri Hospital, Japan, 2000—2006.
Associate professor Kinki University School Medicine, Osaka-Sayama, Japan, since 2006. Visiting associate professor Kobe University School Medicine, Hyogo, Japan, 2004—2006.
Member of Japanese College Radiology, Japanese Society.MRI, Japan Radiological Society, International Society Magnetic Resonance Medicine, Radiological Society North America.