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Hiroki Yamaue, M.D. Ph.D.

  • Professor
  • Clinic days:Wednesday/Friday,Clinic 1
  • Area of Practice: Biliary and Pancreatic surgery


  • 1989 Ph.D.(Dr. of Surgery) Wakayama Medical University,School of Medicine
  • 1981 M.D. Wakayama Medical University,School of Medicine

Professional Experience and Employment

  • 2007-present  Vice-Director of Wakayama Medical University Hospital
  • 2001-present  Professor and Chairman, Second Department of Surgery
  • 1999-2001     Associate Professor, Second Department of Surgery,
  • 1994-1999     Assistant Professor, Second Department of Surgery,
  • 1992-1994     Visiting Associate, Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and  Biology,Biology,USA
  • 1983-1992     Stuff, Department of Surgery, Second Department of Surgery,
  • 1981-1983     Resident in Surgery,
  • 1981             Passed the Examination of National Board

Board Certification

  • Japanese Board of Surgery
  • Japanese Board of Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Japanese Board of Gastroenterointestinal Endoscopy
  • Japanese Board of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery
  • Japanese Board of Cancer Therapy

Professional Affiliation

  • Japan Surgical Society: Member
  • Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery: Member
  • Japanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery: Member
  • Japanese Society of Pancreas: Director
  • Japanese Society of Clinical Oncology: Member
  • Japanese Society of Cancer Research: Member
  • Japanese Society of Gastroenterology: Member
  • Japanese Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: Member
  • Japanese Society for Endoscopic Surgery:Member
  • Japanese Society of Biotherapy:Member
  • Japan Biliary Association:Member
  • Japanese Society of Thyroid Surgery:Member

Professional Affiliation(International)

  • International Society for Digestive Surgery: Active Member
  • International College of Surgeons: International College of Surgeons: Fellow
  • International Society of Surgery: Active Member
  • International Society for Pancreas: Active Member
  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association: Research Committee
  • American Association for Cancer Research: Active Member
  • International Gastric Cancer Association: Active Member
  • International Association for Surgeons and Gastroenterologists: Active Member
  • International Society for the Study of Comparative Oncology: Editorial Board

Major Surgical Interests

  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Intraductal Papillary Muinous Tumor of Pancreas
  • Bile Duct Cancer, Hepatocelllular Carcinoma