Doctor of Medicine, Osaka Medical College, 1975.
Resident St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, 1975-1980. Staff physician Nissei Hospital, Osaka, 1980-1985, Tokyo National Hospital, Kiyose, Japan, 1985-1991, chief department gastroenterology Japan, since 1991. Lecturer Nissei Hospital Nursing School, Nishi-ku, Japan, 1980—1985, Tokyo National Hospital Nursing School, Kiyose, 1995—1998, Tokyo Rehabilitation School, Kiyose, since 1996.
Fellow: American College of Physicians, Japanese Society Gastroenterological Endoscopy, Japanese Society Acute Medicine, Japanese Society Oriental Medicine, Japanese Society Gastroenterology, Japanese Society Neurology, Japanese Society Internal Medicine, American College Gastroenterology, Japanese Society Infectious Diseases, Japanese Society Hepatology.
Married Yoshimi Sasaki, July 18, 1954. Children: Ryouko Yagura, Yuko Yagura, Kazumichi Yagura.