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Yoshitsugu Yamada

Yoshitsugu  Yamada

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, acute inflammatory response, Mechanism of general anesthesia, Modulation of pain


Japanese/ English

Year Institution Degree
1980 The University of Tokyo School of Medicine M.D.
1989 The University of Tokyo Guraduate School of Medicine Ph.D.
Years attended Institution Training
1980-81 The University of Tokyo Hospital Residency/ Anesthesiology
1982-84 Kanto-Teisin Hospital Anesthesiology
1984-87 Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School Fellowship/ Anesthesiology
Appointments and positions
Years Institution Title
1987-94 Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Tokyo Hospital Assistant Professor
1994-2000 Insititute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo Associate Professor
2000-2001 Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Tokyo Hospital Associate Professor
2001-2006 Department of Anesthesiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama City University Professor and Chairman
2006-present Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Tokyo Hospital Professor and Chairman
Board Certifications
Year Certifications
1988 Japanese Board of Anesthesiology
Selected Publications
  • Yamada Y, Burnham C, Hales CA, Venegas JG: Regional mapping of gas transport during high-frequency and conventional ventilation. J. Appl. Physiol. 66: 1209-1218, 1989
  • Yamada Y, Suzukawa M, Chinzei M, Chinzei T, Kawahara N, Suwa K, Numata K: Phasic capillary pressure determined by arterial occlusion in intact dog lung lobes. J. Appl. Physiol. 67: 2205-2211, 1989
  • Yamada Y, Shigeta M, Suwa K, Hanaoka K: Respiratory muscle pressure analysis in pressure-support ventilation. J. Appl. Physiol. 77: 2237ー2243, 1994
  • Nishimori M, Yamada Y, Hoshi K, Akiyama Y, Hoshi Y, Morishima Y, Tsuchida M, Fukuhara S, Kodera Y. Health-related quality of life of unrelated bone marrow donors in Japan. Blood 99:1995-2001, 2002
Academic Societies
  • Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists (Vice president, Chairman The 61th annual meeting)
  • Japan Society for clinical anesthesia
  • Japanese society of intensive care medicine
  • Japan society of pain clinicians
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • International anesthesia research society
  • Japan soceity of respiratory care medicine
  • Japanese association for operative medicine
  • The society of cardiovascular anesthesiologists
Editorial Boards
  • The Japanese journal of anesthesiology
  • The journal of Japan society for clinical anesthesia
1986 Harvard Anesthesia Residents’ Competition, the Second Prize

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