Satoshi Ieiri, MD, PhD, FACS (Pediatric Surgery)

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan

Dr. Satoshi Ieiri is currently the Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pediatric Surgery at Kagoshima University. He attended Medical School at the Kyushu University and received his medical degree in 1994. After graduation he completed his residency in general surgery and pediatric surgery in 1998. In 2003 he became an assistant Professor of the Department of Pediatric Surgery at Faculty of Medical Sciences of Kyushu University. In 2015 he promoted full professor of Department of Pediatric Surgery at Kagoshima University.

Dr. Ieiri has also strong focus in Education and Training in Minimally Invasive Surgery. He was the instructor of Minimally Invasive Surgery Training Center and Robotic Surgery Training Center at Kyushu University Hospital. He had received first certification of Robotic Surgery Instructor (da Vinci) as a Pediatric Surgeon in Japan. His clinical interest is minimally invasive surgery (Reduced Port Surgery, Endoluminal Surgery, NOTES, Image-guided endoscopic surgery and Robotic Surgery) for pediatric patients. His research field is development of Surgical Robotic System for pediatric surgery, Image-guided endoscopic surgery (Navigation Surgery), specialized training system and skill evaluation system for Pediatric Surgeons and Telemedicine.

He received “Karl Storz Award” for the presentation of titled “Advanced Endocscopic Surgery for Pediatric Orphan Disease” from the Japan Society for Endoscopic Surgery in 2011. He has about 120 manuscripts published in peer-reviewed journals, such as JPS, PSI and Surgical Endoscopy etc. He has given over 20 presentations at various international conferences, such as IPEG, SAGES, BAPS, EUPSA, PAPS, PSR and CARS etc. He is also the intenational faculty expert of IRCAD at Strausburg in France.

Terms of Appointment: Mar 2019 - Feb 2021