Prof Takuji Gotoda
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
Department of Medicine
Nihon University School of Medicine
Prof Takuji Gotoda graduated from Tokyo Medical University in 1992. After internship, he started residency for Gastrointestinal Oncology from 1995, and was appointed the Chief of the Endoscopy Division at National Cancer Center Hospital from 2006. He was also employed at Tokyo Medical University as the associated professor from 2012 to 2015. He is currently the Professor of Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine
Prof Gotoda has received ASGE Audiovisual Award in 2005 and 2010. He has served in the board member of Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Gastric Cancer and Digestive Endoscopy, and the council of the Japanese Gastric Cancer Association, Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, Japanese Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society and Japanese Society of Gastroenterology. He has also been honoured as a Fellow of Fellows of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Royal College of Physicians.
Prof Gotoda is an ESD (endoscopic submucosal dissection) expert, and operated more than 500 ESD procedures on stomach or gastric cancer each year. The number of ESD procedures by Prof. Gotoda exceeds most of his peers, which makes him one of the best doctors for gastric cancer despite his young ages. He has a wide spectrum of research exposure and interest including not only diagnostic/therapeutic endoscopy but also function or microbiology in gut.