Brain and Nerve Diseases Center

Name Toshio Matsushima Toshio Matsushima
Title Director, Brain and Nerve Diseases Center
Education Kyushu University
Kyushu University Graduate School
Specialty Cerebral Vascular Disorder (Cerebral Aneurysm, Moyamoya Disease)
Cerebral Tumor
Skull Base Surgery
Functional Surgery (Trigeminal Neuralgia, Hemifacial Spasm and Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia)
Pediatric Neurosurgery (Cerebral Tumor)
Microneurosurgical Anatomy
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Emeritus Professor, Saga University
Former Professor, Neurosurgery, Saga University
Former Vice Director, Saga University Hospital
Director, Advanced Comprehensive Functional Recovery Center, Saga University
2018-2019 The "Best Doctor" chosen by Best Doctors, Inc in Boston, U.S.A.
Clinial Specialist in Excellence, T-PEC Doctor of Doctors Network
Comments Dr. Matsushima has abundant clinical experience in neurovascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, and glossopharyngeal neuralgia as well as medical treatments for posterior fossa tumor.
Name Hiroshi Shigeto Hiroshi Shigeto
Title Locum Doctor
Education Kyushu University
Kyushu University Graduate School
Specialty Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Assistant Professor, Kyushu University Hospital
Former Researcher, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Name Yoshihide Taniwaki  Yoshihide Taniwaki
Title Chief, Neurology
Education Yamaguchi University
Specialty Neurology
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Former Vice Chief, Neurology, Fukuoka Chuo Hospital
Name Naoki Akamatsu Naoki Akamatsu
Title Professor, International University of Health and Welfare
Education University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
Specialty Neurology, Epilepsy, Brain wave
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Associate Professor, Neurology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health (UOEH), Japan
Former Fellow, Brain wave/ Epilepsy, Neurology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Certified Supervisory Clinical Epileptologist, Certified Clinical Epileptologist, Board Member, Representative, Chair of Committee of Practice Guideline and Member of Education Subcommittee of The Japan Epilepsy Society,
The Diploma of Occupational Health, UOEH, Japan
The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certification
Member, American Academy of Neurology
Comments Dr. Akamatsu specializes in the various epilepsy treatments such as surgeries of refractory epilepsy, epileptic seizures control and antiepileptic medications during pregnancy.
Name Shinji Ohara Shinji Ohara
Title Chief, Neurosurgery Associate Professor, International University of Health and Welfare / Vice Chief, Community Medicine Cooperation Room
Education Kyushu University
Kyoto University Graduate School
Specialty Neurosurgery
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Former Chief, Neurosurgery, Kyoto Kizukawa Hospital
Former Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University
Comments Dr. Ohara specializes in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for movement disorders such as tremor, Parkinson's disease and dystonia as well as surgical treatments for epilepsy and pain.
Name Satoshi Yoshimura Satoshi Yoshimura
Title Locum Doctor
Education Saga Medical University, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyushu Unversity
Specialty Immune nerve disorders (Multiple Sclerosis, etc.)
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Former guest researcher, Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University
Former assistant professor, Neurology, Kyushu University
Former head doctor, Fukuoka Higashi Medical Center
Name Hideaki Tanaka Hideaki Tanaka
Title
Education Showa University
Specialty Neurosurgery
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Former The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital Research Fellow
Fukuoka City Hospital
Name Toshio Hanai Toshio Hanai
Title Locum doctor, Director, Support Center for Development, Yanagawa Institute for Developmental Disabilities
Education Kyushu University
Specialty Child Neurology, Mentally Challenged Children, Epilepsy
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Director, Fukuoka Welfare Center for the Disabled
Comments Dr. Hanai is a dedicated child neurology doctor offering supports for child development to children with developmental delays and handicaps.
Name Hidetsuna Utsunomiya Hidetsuna Utsunomiya
Title Director, Radiology Center
Professor, International University of Health and Welfare Graduate School
Education Fukuoka University
Specialty Neuroradiology
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Former Associate Professor, Fukuoka University
Comments Dr. Utsunomiya researches imaging diagnosis of neurological disorders of children and imaging anatomy of developmental brain in the field of neuroradiology, and makes full use of them for his diagnoses.
Name Yoshinobu Goto Yoshinobu Goto
Title Locum doctor, Professor, International University of Health and Welfare
Education Saga Medical School
Specialty Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurophysiology
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Former Lecturer, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
Comments Dr. Goto has spent three years researching the visual information processing mechanism by the electromagnetic recording method as a visiting researcher in Neurology department, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, U.S.A.
Name Kenichiro Yamashita Kenichiro Yamashita
Title Locum doctor
Education Kyushu University Graduate School of The University of Tokyo
Specialty Neurology Dementia
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology, Kyushu University Hospital
Name Tomo Iura
Title Locum doctor
Education
Specialty Neurology
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc.
Name Ayako Miyoshi
Title
Education Kumamoto University
Specialty Neurology
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. National Hospital Organization Omuta National Hospital
Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-bomb Survivors Hospital
Name Koichi Hagiwara Koichi Hagiwara
Title Vice Director, Epilepsy and Sleep Disorders Center
Education Kyushu University
Specialty Neurology, Epilepsy
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale(INSERM, France)
Assistant Prof. Kyushu University
Name Takashi Kamada Takashi Kamada
Title
Education Kyushu University
Specialty Neurology, Epilepsy
Work Experience/ Medical training/ Title, etc. Former Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology, Kyushu University Hospital
American Epilepsy Society 64th Annual Meeting, Top 10% Award (Poster2010)
  • Contact us
    TEL:+8192-407-1133(EN. CH. OK)
    FAX:+8192-832-1187
    ● 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Weekdays
    ● Non-consultation Days : Sun & Public Holidays
  • Operation
    Monday - Saturday
    Clinical care hours
    9:00 am to 1:00 pm / 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Reception hours
    8:00 am to 12:30 pm / 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    ※Clinic hours may vary depending on clinical departments.

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【Phone number: +8192-832-1100】

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