Shingo Hashimoto received his M.D. degree from the School of Medicine, Kobe University, Hyogo, Japan, and completed his residency at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Hospital, Hyogo, Japan, and other affiliated hospitals. Dr. Shingo Hashimoto is a Licensed Medical Doctor at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Hyogo, Japan. After finishing his residency, Dr. Hashimoto completed his Ph.D. degree course with cartilage metabolism associated with osteoarthritis development at Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Hyogo, Japan. Then, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate working at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, MO, USA, under supervision of Dr. Linda J. Sandell. He produced genetic mouse model to investigate cartilage regeneration and osteoarthritis development and evaluated their phenotype. Dr. Hashimoto specializes in various treatments of hip joint disorders with total hip arthroplasty, osteotomy, hip arthroscopy, and other options as the staff surgeon. And he is the basic research expert in the joint degeneration using animal models and translating to human disease.
Biography Updated on 29 September 2014