Division and Department

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Yukihiro TERADA, M.D & Ph.D

A Greeting from the Professor

Welcome to the Obstetrics and Gynecology home page.

Our mission is to provide sustained leadership in scientific investigation, outstanding patient care, and education by training the future leaders of our specialty. Our faculty is committed to the highest level of basic and clinical research in Obstetrical and Gynecologic science. A full scope of services is available from annual preventive, “well woman exams to complex medical and surgical care of women during their reproductive and post-reproductive years. Our patients benefit from treatment by a highly experienced, multidisciplinary team skilled in both medical and surgical gynecologic diagnosis and therapies. We provide outstanding medical care while recognizing the emotional and social aspects of gynecological problems and provide necessary support in these areas.

Our department offers training programs designed to provide a broad exposure to all aspects of health care for women. The goal of the program is to aid resident physicians in acquiring the knowledge and clinical acumen required to provide outstanding care in gynecologic and obstetrical practice in a collegial environment. The program offers an intense exposure to General Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as the subspecialties of Gynecologic Oncology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.

In the research field, we are focusing on all areas in Obstetrics and Gynecology, : trying to bring scientific results from the bench to the bedside. Our vision is to train future leaders in Obstetrics & Gynecology, in both patient care and scientific investigation. On this web site, you will find detailed information on our department and our faculty staff.


Yukihiro TERADA, M.D & Ph.D
(Reproductive Biology & Infertility, Oncology, Endoscopic Surgery)

Associate Professors:
Jin Kumagai, M.D & Ph.D (Endocrinology, Male infertility, ART)
Akira Sato, M.D & Ph.D (Obstetrics)

Assistant Professors:
Naoki Sato, M.D & Ph.D (Gynecologic Oncology)
Dai Shimizu, M.D & Ph.D (Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics)

Research Areas

  1. Cytoskeletal Organization During Fertilization/Embryonal Development
  2. Oocyte aging
  3. Hereditary Gynecological Cancer
  4. Involvement of defective spermatogenesis in infertility

Contact Information

Administrative assistant: Satoko Miura
Phone: +81-18-884-6163
Fax: +81-18-884-6447