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Neurosurgeon

Susumu Wakai, Japanese Neurosurgeon.

Background

Wakai, Susumu was born on January 3, 1947 in Maebashi, Japan. Son of Tomitaro and Ei (Tanabe) Wakai.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Tokyo, 1972. Doctor of Medical Science, University Tokyo, 1980.

Career

Lecturer University Tokyo, 1977-1981. Head department neurosurgery Changhua (Taiwan) Christian Hospital, 1981-1982. Assistant professor department neurosurgery Dokkyo University School Medicine, Tochigi, Japan, 1982-1991.

General secretary JOCS, Tokyo, 1991-1993. Head department neurosurgery Tochinoki Hospital, Tochigi, 1993-1996. Professor, chairman department neurosurgery Dokkyo University, since 1996.

Visiting fellow National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1983-1985.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Japan Overseas Christian Medical Cooperative Service (executive board directors since 1988, overseas director since 1993, member executive committee since 1993), International Christian Medical and Dental Association (regional secretary since 1994), Japan Christian Medical Association (vice-chairman international affairs committee since 1993), International Stroke Society, International Neurosurg. Society, Japan Stroke Society, Japan Neurosurg. Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Katsuko Ishizuka, April 21, 1974. Children: Makiko, Michiko, Shin-Ya, Toshiaki.

father:
Tomitaro Wakai

mother:
Ei (Tanabe) Wakai

spouse:
Katsuko Ishizuka

child:
Shin-Ya Wakai

child:
Makiko Wakai

child:
Toshiaki Wakai

child:
Michiko Wakai