Dr. Mureo Kasahara started his professional career in HPB and transplant surgery at Kyoto University School of Medicine from 1996. He also served as a fellow at the Liver Transplant Surgery Service in King’s College Hospital in London, UK in 2002. He is now the Head of Transplant Center, Vice Chairman in the internationally renowned National Center for Child Health and Development in Tokyo, Japan. Since 2010 where he has been performing a largest number of living related pediatric liver transplants (1400 cases) for children from all over the world.
Professional Training and Employment:
1992-1996 Clinical fellow of general surgery, Gunma University School of Medicine
1996-1999 Clinical and Research Associate of Transplantation, Department of Transplant Surgery, Kyoto University School of Medicine PhD. Gunma University School of Medicine, Gunma, Japan
1999-2002 Assistant Professor of Transplantation Surgery, Kyoto University School of Medicine
2002-2003 Fellow, Liver Transplant Surgical Service King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, UK
2003-2005 Clinical Assistant Professor of Transplantation Surgery, Kyoto University School of Medicine
2005- Director, Transplant Surgery, National center for child health and development, Tokyo
2010- Chairman, Transplantation National center for child health and development, Tokyo
2013- Council member of International Pediatric Transplantation
2016- Adjunct Professor, Universitas Indonesia
2017- Deputy Director, National center for child health and development
We will help children and their families around the world to increase their understanding of liver transplantation and improve long-term patient/ graft survival with innovative surgical skill and managements.