Yasuhiko Sugawara, MD, PhD

Director, Liver Transplantation Division, Japanese Red Cross Hospital, University of Tokyo, Japan

Prof. Yasuhiko Sugawara was born on August 25, 1965 in Akita City (Northeast area of Japan). He graduated from University of Tokyo, Tokyo in 1990. He started the residency in University of Tokyo Hospital. In 1999 he started to work as a surgeon in Artificial Organ & Transplantation Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo under direction of Professor Masatoshi Makuuchi. He is now a chief of the liver transplantation program of University of Tokyo under direction of Professor Norihiko Kokudo. 

He has been interested in hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation. He had lots of publication on liver transplantation. He is in the position of Editorial Board of major journals including Liver Transplantation, Transplantation and Journal of Hepatology.