Masahiko Shimura received M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. He has been the Director of the Department of Ophthalmology, NTT East Japan Tohoku Hospital since 2003. Dr. Shimura graduated from Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine in 1997 and was in the postdoctoral program at the University of Michigan from 1998 to 2000. He served as an Assistant Professor at Tohoku University from 1997 to 2003. Dr. Shimura is Chief Vitreoretinal Surgeon and specializes in ocular physiology and pharmacology with interest in the pathogenesis of macular edema with diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion.
Biography Updated on 4 September 2011