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Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS
ACS Fellow Since 2011

Norihiro Kokudo, MD PhD FACS

Society Memberships

  • Intl Soc, Surg/Soc Int Ch
  • Soc of Surg Oncol

Additional Information

Gender

Male

Type of Practice

Full-time Academic

Date of Birth

06/05/1956

General Surgery

National Center for Global Health and Medicine

1-21-1 Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Tokyo

Japan

Contact Information

Phone: 3-320-7800

Biography

Dr. Norihiro Kokudo is the professor and chairman at Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery Division and Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital. He earned his M.D. in 1981, and then Ph.D. in 1988 at University of Tokyo. From 1989 to 1991 he stayed at Department of Surgery, University of Michigan as a visiting research investigator. After 6 years at Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, as a senior staff of GI surgery, he joined the current institution as an associate professor in 2001. He then rose to the current position in 2007. Dr. Kokudo has been conducting a number of research projects on surgical treatment of HCC, colorectal liver metastases, and living donor liver transplantation. As the chairman of the guideline committee, he compiled 3rd version of Japanese clinical practice guidelines for HCC in 2013. Dr. Kokudo is currently the president of Japan Surgical Society and the president of Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (A-PHPBA). He is a member-at-large of International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA), and a governing board member for ILCA. He is also a fellow of American College of Surgeons, and a member of International Society of Surgery and The Society of Surgical Oncology. He is an honorary regional editor for HPB, and an associate editor for Liver Cancer and Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology. He is on the editorial board of Annals of Surgery, World Journal of Surgery, and Journal of HPB Science.

Subspecialties and Areas of Clinical Concentration

Liver, Gallbladder, Pancreas Disor/Proc

  • bile duct malignancies
  • bile duct surgery
  • biliary tract disease
  • cholecystectomy
  • gallbladder cancer
  • gallstone disease
  • hepatic artery infusion pumps
  • hepatobiliary surgery
  • laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • liver biopsy
  • liver surgery
  • liver/hepatic disease
  • pancreatic cancer
  • pancreatic cysts
  • pancreatitis

Transplantation

  • liver transplant

Hospital Appointments

Univ. of Tokyo Hosp., Tokyo

Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon

03/2001—Present

Academic Appointments

Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo

Professor

12/2007—Present