Yukinori  Sakao, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, 1-1 Kanokoden, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8681, Japan

Dr Sakao has been the Chief of the Department of Thoracic Surgery, at the Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Nagoya, Japan since 2012. His main research interests include thoracic surgery, surgical pathology of the lung cancer and clinical oncology.Dr Sakao served as vice chief in the Department of thoracic Surgical Oncology in Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo Japan (2008-2012), associate professor in the Department of Thoracic Surgery, at Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan (2005-2008).

Dr Sakao is author or coauthor of 145 publications in peer-reviewed journals (IF =283).