Tetsuya Mitsudomi, MD

Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka-Sayama, Japan

Dr. Mitsudomi is a Professor at the Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka-Sayama, Japan. He received his medical degree from Kyushu University Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan in 1980, and subsequently completed his residency training in Surgery at Kyushu University Hospital. Dr. Mitsudomi completed his PhD in 1986 and was a visiting fellow at the National Cancer Institute-Navy Medical Oncology Branch, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, from 1989 to 1991. After working at University of Occupational and Environmental Health (1991-1994) and then at Kyushu University as an associate professor (1994-1995), Dr. Mitsudomi moved to Aichi Cancer Center in 1995 where he was a Chief of the Department of Thoracic Surgery. He became a Vice Director of the hospital in 2006 before moving to his current position at Kinki University in 2012. His current research interests include surgical treatment of lung cancer and individualized treatment of lung cancer based on cancer genotypes such as EGFR mutations or ALK translocations. He has published more than 250 papers that have featured in international peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Mitsudomi has been an Associate Editor of Ann. Oncol. (2014-), Cancer Science (2007-), Surgery Today, and Lung Cancer (2008-2013). He is also a part of Editorial Board of Clinical Cancer Research, Gen. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. and Int. J Clin Oncol.

He is a president of Japanese Lung Cancer Society (2014-) and is a board of director of IASLC (2011-2015), Japanese Association of Chest Surgery (2013-) and Japanese Society of Medical Oncology (2013-). He is an active member of AACR, ASCO, ESMO, Japanese Surgical Society, Japanese Cancer Association, Japanese Association of Thoracic Surgery, Japan Society of Chest Diseases, etc.

He is a recipient of Shinoi-Kawai Award from the Japan Lung Cancer Society (2001), JCA–Mauvernay Award from the Japanese Cancer Association (2005) and Mary Matthews Award from the International Association of Study of Lung Cancer (2013) and Kiyoko and Paul Bourdarie-Goto Scientific Prize (2014).