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Ophthalmologist , researcher

Toshiro Shigemitsu, Japanese ophthalmologist, researcher. Recipient Japan Society Clinical Ophthalmology poster prize, 1998, Silver medal, Japan Ophthalmol. Society, 1990; grantee Eye Bank Association Aichi, 1993, 94, 95.


Shigemitsu, Toshiro was born on February 7, 1953 in Kyoto, Japan. Son of Yoshito and Eiko (Yoshioka) Shigemitsu.


Doctor of Medicine, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan, 1982. Division of Medical Sciences, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan, 1987.


Assistant professor ophthalmology Fujita Health University, Toyoake, 1988-1991, associate professor ophthalmology, 1991—2001, visiting associate professor ophthalmology, since 2002. Director ophthalmology Hojinkai Medical Foundation, Kawade Hospital, Toyota, 1984—1999. Director, head Shigemitsu Eye Clinic & Research Foundation, Inc., since 2002.


  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member judging committee Fund Medical Security Systems, Aichi, 1996—2002. Member of American Academy Opthalmology, Toikai Medical Association (board directors 1999—2005), Japanese Society Pathology (science councillor since 2001), Toukai Society Glaucoma (board directors 1998—2002), Asia Pacific Intraocular Implant Association (faculty 1997-1998), Japanese Ophthalmic Pathology Society (councillor since 1997), American Aging Association, European Society Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, American Society Cataract and Refractive Surgery.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, movies, golf, art.


Married Kumiko Nakahori, October 27, 1990.

Yoshito Shigemitsu

Eiko (Yoshioka) Shigemitsu

Kumiko Nakahori