Takahiro Mezaki was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1960. He graduated in medicine from Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, in 1985. After completing residency in the Department of Neurology, Kyoto University Hospital, he worked as a junior staff of the Department of Neurology, Sumitomo Hospital, Osaka, Japan, from 1986 to 1990. From 1990 to 1994, he was trained to be an expert of clinical neurophysiology and was engaged at the same time in the therapy of neurological disorders with botulinum toxin in the Postgraduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, and received the Ph.D. degree from Kyoto University in 1996. From 1994 to 1996, he worked as a guest staff in the Department of Neurology, Matsusaka Central General Hospital, Mie, Japan. He was a Director (1996-1999), then an Honorary Director (1999-2000), in Sakakibara Hakuho Hospital, Mie, Japan. After working as an Associate Professor of the Department of Neurology, Kyoto University Hospital, from 2001 to 2003, he is currently a Clinical Adviser in Sakakibara Hakuho Hospital since 2004. He is a Board Member of the Japanese Society of Neurology, the Japanese Society of Neurological Therapeutics, and the Japanese Society of Clinical Neurophysiology. He teaches as a visiting lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Health Science, Kyoto University. He is majoring in clinical neurology, especially in movement disorders, therapy with botulinum toxin, and the electrodiagnostic medicine of neuromuscular diseases.
Biography Updated on 6 February 2011