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Masahiko Sumitani

Masahiko Sumitani
Departments/Divisions

Department of Pain and Palliative Medicine

Titles

M.D. , Ph.D.

Expertise/Specialties

Pain Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Medical Engineering

Research Interests

Pain Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Cognitive Neuroscience, Health Literacy

Languages

Japanese

Education
Year Institution Degree
2000 University of Tsukuba, School of Medicine and Medical Sciences M.D.
2007 Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University Ph. D.
Training
Years attended Institution Training
2000-2001 Department of Anesthesiology, Osaka University Medical Hospital Internship
2001-2002 Department of Anesthesiology, Osaka National Hospital Internship
2002-2003 Department of Anesthesiology, Toneyama National Hospital Clinical fellow
2003-2008 Department of Anesthesiology, Osaka University Medical Hospital Clinical fellow
Appointments and positions
Years Institution Title
2008-2012 Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Relief Center, The University of Tokyo Hospital Assistant Professor
2012-2014 Department of Medical Engineering, The University of Tokyo Hospital Lecturer and Department Director
2014- Deparmtment of Pain and Palliative Medicine, The University of Tokyo Hospital Associate Professor and Department Director
Board Certifications
Year Certifications
2007 JSA (Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists) Board Certified Anesthesiologist
2007 JSPC (Japanese Society of Pain Clinicians) Board Certified Anesthesiologist
2013 Fellow of JSA
Selected Publications
  • Sumitani M, Uchida K, Yasunaga H, et al. Prevalence of malignant hyperthermia and relationship with anesthetics in Japan: Data from the Diagnosis Procedure Combination Databases. Anesthesiology 2011; 114: 84-90
  • Sumitani M, Shibata M, Sakaue G, et al. Development of Comprehensive diagnostic criteria of complex regional pain syndrome in the Japanese population. Pain 2010; 150: 243-9
  • Sumitani M, Miyauchi S, McCabe CS, et al. Mirror visual feedback alleviates deafferentation pain, depending on qualitative aspects of the pain: a preliminary report. Rheumatology 2008; 47: 1038-43
  • Sumitani M, Shibata M, Iwakura T, et al. Pathologic pain distorts visuospatial perception. Neurology 2007; 68: 152-4
Academic Societies
  • Japanese Soceity of Anesthesiologists
  • Japanese Society of Palliative Medicine
  • Japanese Society of Pain Clinicians
  • Japanese Society of Medical Engineering
  • Japanese Association for the Study of Pain
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • Japanese Association for the Study of Musculoskeletal Pain
Editorial Boards
  • The Japanese Journal of Medical Instrumentation
  • Plos ONE
Honors
2007 Young Investigator Award for Clinical Study of Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists
2009 Young Investigator Award for Clinical Study of Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Association
2010 Young Investigator Award for Clinical Study of Japanese Society for Clinical Anesthesia

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