Yuji Tachimori, MD
Chief, Department of Esophageal Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
1979 MD Tokyo Medical and Dental University, School of Medicine
1979-1983 Resident in Surgery, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Tokyo1983-1984 Chief resident in Surgery, Mitsui Memorial Hospital
1984-1987 Resident in Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo
1987-present Attending Surgeon, National Cancer Center Hospital
2010-present Chief, Department of Esophageal Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital
The Japan Esophageal Society (Member of the board of directors, Director of the Registration Committee for Esophageal Cancer)
The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
International Society of Surgery
Japan Surgical Society
The Japanese Association of Thoracic Surgery
The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery
Recent interest: Esophageal preservation and Salvage surgery
Recent publications:Tachimori Y, et al. Comprehensive Registry of Esophageal Cancer in Japan, 2009. Esophagus. 2016;13:110-137.
Tachimori Y, et al. Efficacy of lymph node dissection by node zones according to tumor location for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Esophagus. 2016;13:1-7.
Tachimori Y, et al. Supraclavicular node metastasis from thoracic esophageal carcinoma: A surgical series from a Japanese multi-institutional nationwide registry of esophageal cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014;148:1224-9.Wang S, Tachimori Y, et al. Prognostic analysis of salvage esophagectomy after definitive chemoradiotherapy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: the importance of lymphadenectomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014;147:1805-11.