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Takashi Kunihara, MD, PhD
1985-91 Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
1991 Passed examination of Japanese National Board
1995 Qualified physician of Japanese Surgical Society
1998 Active member of Japanese Society of Thoracic Surgery
1998 Passed the board examination of Japanese Society of Thoracic Surgery
2000 Degree of doctor of medical science (PhD)
2004 Board certified cardiovascular surgeon in Japan
2005 Qualified instructor of Japanese Society of Thoracic Surgery
2007 Board certified cardiovascular surgeon in Germany
2009 Qualified instructor of Japanese Surgical Society
2012 German medical license (Approbation)
2014 German associate professor (Habilitation)
Adult cardiac surgery
Aortic valve repair
Complete arterial revascularization
Spinal cord protection
2000 The doctoral thesis titled "Lazaroid Reduces Production of IL-8 and IL-1 Receptor Antagonist in the Postischemic Spinal Cord Injury" has already published in the world famous lournal; "The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2000: 69; 792-798".
1999 Transesophageal monitoring of spinal cord ischemia using Near-infrared spectrophotometry: #11877221 for scientific research, from the Japanese Ministry of Education.
Published in; Kunihara T, Shiiya N, Matsui Y, Yasuda K. Preliminary Report of Transesophageal Monitoring of Spinal Cord Ischemia Using Near-Infrared Spectrophotometry. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2004;45:95-6.