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Tokyo Women's Medical University

TEL. 03-3353-8111

〒162-8666 8-1, Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Graduate School of Medical Science

Graduate School of Medical Science

Orthopaedic Surgery

About us

Diseases of the bone, joint, muscle, nerve, which cause dysfunction of limbs and trunks are observed, examined, diagnosed, treated, and studied in our orthopedic department. These diseases have become more popular one in the aging society, and will result in the low quality of life. Most of Japanese people complained of low back pain, neck stiffness, upper and lower limbs pain, especially in aged people more than 65 years old. Our department focused on spine disease, osteoporosis, dysfunction of bone metabolism, degenerated joint disease, rheumatoid arthritis, fracture in clinical treatment.

Research

(1)Clinical research on surgical outcomes, surgical techniques and diagnosis for osteoarthritis of hip and knee
(2)Development of novel biomaterials for ligament surgery
(3)Clinical research on foot and ankle surgery
(4)Biomechanical study on correction and fusion for spinal deformity
(5)Clinical research on surgery for rheumatoid hand
(6)Bone metabolism and osteoporosis
(7)Genetic divergence for clinical phenotypes in rheumatoid arthritis

Faculty

Ken Okazaki, M.D., Ph.D. Katsunori Ikari, M.D., Ph.D.
Keiji Wada, M.D., Ph.D. Yutaro Munakata, M.D., Ph.D.
Naoko Iwakura, M.D., Ph.D. Koichiro Yano, M.D., Ph.D.
Masafumi Itoh, M.D. Umito Kuwashima, M.D., Ph.D

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Tokyo Women's Medical University

〒162-8666
8-1, Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

TEL +81-3-3353-8111