Yamagata University Faculty of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics


Divisions and Research Groups

    •  Hematology and Oncology, ang Rheumatology
    •  Neonatology, NICU
    •  Cardiology
    •  Neurology
    •  Nephrology
    •  Medical genetics, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism


Research - Overview -

Our cutting edge clinical, translational and basic research, which focuses on childhood disease. The investigators are actively engaged and explored in individual projects and also collaborates each other. The mission of our individual research projects is all for the child health, and we all are dedicated to.

Publication (Japanese / English)


Division of Pediatrics


  • Tetsuo Mitsui, MD, DMSci


  • Chikahiko Numakura, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

  • Daisuke Ogino, MD, PhD
  • Miyako Kanno, MD
  • Tessyu Otagiri, MD, PhD
  • Taeko Hashimoto, MD, PhD
  • Kazuyuki Nakamura, MD, PhD
  • Yosuke Sudo, MD
  • Toru Meguro, MD, PhD
  • Jun-ichi Yokoyama, MD

Other Staff

  • Shiho Yamamoto,MD
  • Takahiro Abiko, MD
  • Hiroko Sato, MD, PhD
  • Tatsunori Takahashi, MD
  • Motoi Kawasaki, MD
  • Naomi Kawasaki, MD
  • Kota Suzuki, MD
  • Takashi Fujii, MD
  • Yoshiharu Mori, MD
  • Hiroki Awano, MD
  • Shinya Kobayashi, MD


Division of Neonatology and NICU

Professor, Director

  • Tetsuo Mitsui, MD, DMSci

Associate Professor

  • Ayako Sasaki, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

  • Masayuki Abiko, MD


Postgraduate Student

  • Makoto Sato, MD