Hiroaki Ito

Hiroaki Ito

Hiroaki Ito
Executive Editor
Digestive Disease Center
Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, Japan


25 April 1967  Born in Niigata, Japan
March 1993    B.A. in Medical Course, School of Medicine, Jichi Medical University
March 1993    Doctor of Medicine, Jichi Medical University
April 1993    Joined Department of Surgery, Niigata University Medical and Dental Hospital
November 2004    Master of Philosophy in Medicine, Niigata University
December 2005    Board Certified Surgeon of the Japan Surgical Society
April 2006    Deputy Physician-in-Chief of Division of Gastric Surgery, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Shizuoka, Japan
January 2007    Board Certified Surgeon in Gastroenterology of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery
April 2007       Research Fellow of Oncology, Shizuoka Cancer Center Research Institute
January 2009    Board Certified Gastroenterologist of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology
February 2009    Assistant Professor of Digestive Surgery, Digestive Disease Center, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital

Research Interest

Detection, sorting and analysis of circulating tumor cells
Super-early diagnosis and estimation of treatment efficacy of cancer