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Kanji Uchida

Kanji  Uchida

Anesthesiology and Pain Relief Center


M.D., Ph.D.


Anesthesiology, Critical care medicine, Respiratory care, Operative medicine, Pain medicine

Research Interests

Acute lung injury, Mechanical ventilation, Immune function in critically ill, Mechanism of general anesthesia, Modulation of pain


Japanese / English


Year Institution Degree
1993 The University of Tokyo School of Medicine M.D.
2004 The University of Tokyo Guraduate School of Medicine Ph.D.
Years attended Institution Discipline
1993-1995 The University of Tokyo Hospital Residency / Anesthesiology
Appointments and positions
Years Institution Title
1995-1998 Showa General Hospital Staff Anesthesiologist
1998-2000 The University of Tokyo Hospital Assistant Professor
2004-2007 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Visiting Research Scientist
2007-2011 The University of Tokyo Hospital Assistant Professor
2011-2014 The University of Tokyo Hospital Lecturer
2014-2019 The University of Tokyo Hospital Associate Professor
2019-present The University of Tokyo Hospital Professor and Chairman
Board Certifications
Year Certifications
1999 Japanese Board of Anesthesiology
Selected Publications
  • Aoyama H, Uchida K, Aoyama K, Pechlivanoglou P, Englesakis M, Yamada Y, Fan E. Assessment of Therapeutic Interventions and Lung Protective Ventilation in Patients With Moderate to Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Jul 3;2(7):e198116.
  • Kusakabe Y, Uchida K, Yamamura Y, Hiruma T, Totsu T, Tamai Y, Tsuyuzaki H, Hasegawa K, Chang K, Yamada Y: Early-phase Innate Immune Suppression in Murine Severe Sepsis Is Restored with Systemic Interferon-β. Anesthesiology. 129(1):131-142, 2018
  • Hiruma T, Tsuyuzaki H, Uchida K§, Trapnell BC, Yamamura Y, Kusakabe Y, Totsu T, Suzuki T, Morita S, Doi K, Noiri E, Nakamura K, Nakajima S, Yahagi N, Morimura N, Chang K, Yamada Y: Interferon-β Improves Sepsis-related Alveolar Macrophage Dysfunction and Post-septic ARDS-related Mortality. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology. 59(1):45-55, 2018
  • Uchida K, Beck DC, Yamamoto T, Berclaz PY, Abe S, Staudt MK, Carey BC, Filippi MD, Wert SE, Denson LA, Puchalski JT, Hauck DM, Trapnell BC: GM-CSF autoantibodies and neutrophil dysfunction in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. New England Journal of Medicine. 356(6):567-79, 2007
Academic Societies
  • Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Japan Society for clinical anesthesia
  • Japanese society of intensive care medicine
  • Japan society of pain clinicians
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Japan soceity of respiratory care medicine
  • The society of cardiovascular anesthesiologists
  • American Thoracic Society
Editorial Boards
  • Journal of Anesthesia
  • JA Clinical Reports
  • The Journal of Japan Society for Clinical Anesthesia

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