Profile of Koji Matsushita, M.D.


I am a gastrointestinal surgeon in the Itabashi Chuo Medical Center Department of Surgery, the chief adviser of the Tokyo Surgical Clinic, and surgical technical advisor of Ve.C. Animal Hospital Group. I offer laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgical techniques for the treatment of digestive disorders and I have performed more than 3,100 operations.



  • Laparoscopic day surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia
  • Laparoscopic / minimally invasive surgery
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Abdominal emergency medicine


  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Surgery

Clinical interests

  • Laparoscopic day surgery
  • Hernias (inguinal, femoral, obturator, and incisional)
  • Cholelithiasis and cholecystitis
  • Appendicitis
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Acute abdomen, gastrointestinal perforation, peritonitis, and sepsis
  • Gastric (stomach) cancer
  • Colorectal (colon and rectal) cancer

Medical education

  • MD, University of Miyazaki
  • Residency, Yokosuka General Hospital Uwamachi

Board certification

  • Board certified surgeon (Japan Surgical Society)
  • Board certified surgeon in gastroenterology (Japan Gastrointestinal Surgical Society)
  • Endoscopic surgical skill qualification system: qualified surgeon (Japan Society for Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Board certified doctor in abdominal emergency (Japanese Society for Abdominal Emergency Medicine)
  • General clinical oncologist (Japanese Board of Cancer Therapy)

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