Doctor of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, Suita, 1994.
Orthopaedic resident Osaka University, 1988—1990, research fellow Suita, 1994—1995, assistant professor, 1995—1999, 2003—2009, invited professor, since 2009. Staff physician Osaka Rosai Hospital, Sakai, 1999—2003. Professor Osaka Health Science University, since 2009.
General board International Cartilage Repair Society, Zurich, since 2007. Anti-doping committee Japan Golf Association, Tokyo, since 2008. Board director, member at large International Society Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Soirts Medicine, San Ramon, California, since 2009.
Member of International Cartilage Repair Society, International Society Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthpaedic Sports Medicine, Japanese Orthopaedic Society Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, Japanese Orthopaedic Association.
Married HIromi Fujii, July 18, 1997. Children: Kiho Joy, Norihiro, Riho.