Motoshi Takao, MD, PhD is General Thoracic Surgeon, Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine. Clinical Professor & Chief of Thoracic Surgery (2009-present), Associate Professor & Vice-chief of Thoracic Surgery (2004-present), Papworth Hp. (U.K.) research fellow for heart-lung transplantation (1991-1993: supervised by Dr. TW Higenbottam: pulmonary physiology), PhD (1990; Mie Univ. by experimental lung transplantation) and MD (1984; Mie University).
Surgical oncology: lung cancer, malignant pleural mesothelioma; Radiofrequent ablation; Pulmonary physiology; Lung transplantation