Kei Ito was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1971. He received the Medical degree and the Ph.D. degree from the Tohoku University at Sendai, Japan, in 1996 and 2010, respectively. Since 1998, he began his career at Sendai City Medical Center, Sendai, Japan, as an expert endoscopist in the field of pancreatobiliary diseases. Dr. Ito is a member of lots of medical societies including the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society (JGES) and American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). He was awarded the JGES Prize in 2005. Up to 2014, he wrote more than 100 original or review articles regarding diagnosis and therapy of pancreatobiliary diseases. He works as a Director of the Department of Gastroenterology at Sendai City Medical Center.
Biography Updated on 1 March 2015