Hideaki Uchiyama was born in Fukuoka, Japan in 1965. He graduated from Department of Medicine, Kyushu University on March 1993 and received the Ph.D. degree from Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University on March 1999 by his work published in Transplantation (Uchiyama H et al. Effects of deletion variant of hepatocyte growth factor on reduced-size liver transplantation in rats. Transplantation 1999; 68: 39-44). After working as a general surgeons between April 1999 and November 2002, he had been in America to learn cadaveric liver transplantation in Mount Sinai Hospital between November 2002 and March 2004. After the training period, he returned to Japan and started to work as a liver transplant surgeon. He became an assistant professor in Kyushu University Hospital on April 2009 and is now mainly dedicating himself to living donor liver transplantation and hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery. He is now working as Director of Surgery in Fukuoka City Hospital for hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery. At the present time, he belongs to Japan Surgical Society, the Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery, the Japan Society of Hepatology, the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, Japanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, the Japan Society for Transplantation, Japan Society of Clinical Oncology, the American College of Surgeons, and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.
Biography Updated on 14 April 2011