Hirotoshi Kobayashi was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1968. He received the M.D. degree in Japan in 1994. He is a colorectal surgeon. From 2005 to 2007, H. Kobayashi was a Research Associate of the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Souther California. In 2007, he was an assistant professor of the Department of Surgical Oncology at TMDU. Presently, he is an associate professor of the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at TMDU. He is mainly interested in colorectal surgery for cancer, especially, laparoscopic approach. In 2009, he was a recipient of the Japan Society of Coloproctology Award. In 2010, he was a recipient of the Japanese Society for Cancer of the Colon and Rectum Award.
Biography Updated on 14 April 2011