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Mitsuhiro Fujishiro

Mitsuhiro Fujishiro

Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Gastroenterology


M.D. , Ph.D.


Gastroenterology, Endoscopy in the gastrointestinal tract

Research Interests

Gastrointestinal endoscopy, early detection and treatment of the gastrointestinal malignancy


Japanese / English


Year Institution Degree
1995 The University of Tokyo School of Medicine M.D.
2004 The University of Tokyo Graducate School of Medicine Ph.D.
Years attended Institution Training
1995 The University of Tokyo Hospital Internship/Internal medicine
1996 Hitachi General Hospital Internship/Internal medicine
1997-2000 Natinoal Cancer Center Hospital Regidency/Gastroenterology
2000-2004 The Unversity of Tokyo Hospital Fellwoship/Gastroenterology
Appointments and positions
Years Institution Title
2005-2009 Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo Hospital Assistant Professor
2009- Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital Associate Professor and Manager
Board Certifications
Year Certifications
2000 Fellow of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
2002 Fellow of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology
2002 Fellow of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society
Selected Publications
  • Fujishiro M, Yahagi N, Kashimura K, Mizushima Y, Oka M, Enomoto S, Kakushima N, Kobayashi K, Hashimoto T, Iguchi M, Shimizu Y, Ichinose M, Omata M: Comparison of various submucosal injection solutions for maintaining mucosal elevation during endoscopic mucosal resection. Endoscopy 36:579-583, 2004
  • Fujishiro M, Yahagi N, Nakamura M, Kakushima N, Kodashima S, Ono S, Kobayashi K, Hashimoto T, Yamamichi N, Tateishi A, Shimizu Y, Oka M, Ogura K, Kawabe T, Ichinose M, Omata M: Successful outcomes of a novel endoscopic treatment for GI tumors- endoscopic submucosal dissection with a mixture of high-molecular-weight hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and sugar. Gastrointest Endosc 63:243-249, 2006
  • Fujishiro M, Yahagi N, Kakushima N, Kodashima S, Muraki Y, Ono S, Yamamichi N, Tateishi A, Oka M, Ogura K, Kawabe T, Ichinose M, Omata M: Outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal epithelial neoplasms in 200 consecutive cases. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:678-683, 2007
  • Fujishiro M, Kaminishi M, Hiki N, Oda I, Fujisaki J, Uedo N, Kaise M, Tanabe S, Iguchi M, Matsuhashi N, Nomura S, Tajiri H, Yahagi N, Suzuki H: Efficacy of spraying l-menthol solution during endoscopic treatment of early gastric cancer: a phase III, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. J Gastroenterol. 49:446-454, 2014
Academic Societies
  • the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, Board member
  • the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society, Board member
  • the Japanese Gastroenterological Association, Board member
  • the Japan Esophageal Society, Board member
  • the Japanese Gastric Cancer Association, Board member
Editorial Boards
  • Digestive endoscopy, Deputy editor in chief
  • Journal of Gastroenterology, Associate editor
  • Gastric cancer, Editorial board
2006 Plenary session winner at the 14th United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) 2006
2009 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Governors Award
2010 Outstanding reviewer award for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (GIE)

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