Yoshihisa Shimada, MD, PhD.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, 6-7-1, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Shimada is a graduate of Tokyo Medical University. He received training in general surgery, general thoracic surgery at Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital, Tokyo Medical University, and National Cancer Center Hospital East. He obtained a PhD at Tokyo Medical University at 2011. He had worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in Therapeutic Oncology Department, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA and now serve as a thoracic surgeon and researcher in Department of Thoracic Surgery, Tokyo Medical University. He is a board certified surgeon of Japan Surgical Society and Japanese Association for Chest Surgery, and Japan Society of Respiratory Endoscopy. His research focuses on cancer-derived exosomes, clinical sequence using liquid biopsy samples, video-assist thoracic surgery, 3D-CT surgical simulation, and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis with lung cancer.