by Hideaki Shimada
Dr. Kiyoshi Inokuchi can be considered a pioneer among Japanese surgeons with his development and modification of a number of techniques related to esophageal varices, vascular surgery, and surgical oncology.
Dr. Inokuchi played an important role in the establishment of the ISDE. He became first vice-President of ISDE in 1984, and President in 1986.
Find out more about Dr. Inokuchi's profile and research in his presidential biography.