弘前大学 大学院医学研究科/整形外科学講座

  • 脊椎・脊髄外科
  • 手外科
  • 関節・リウマチ
  • スポーツ医学
  • 骨・軟部腫瘍

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine

脊椎・脊髄外科グループ

Spinal Surgery Group

Treatment of numbness, pain and movement disorders of the upper and lower limbs originating in the spinal cord, spinal deformity such as scoliosis, spinal disorders such as syringiomyelia and spinal tumors


Associate professor:
Kanichiro Wada M.D., Ph.D.

Kanichiro Wada M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor:
Gentaro Kumagai M.D., Ph.D.

Gentaro Kumagai M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant professor:
Hitoshi Kudou M.D., Ph.D.

Hitoshi Kudou M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant professor:
Toru Asari M.D., Ph.D.

Toru Asari M.D., Ph.D.

Current Research Topics

  • Pathophysiological study to clarify the pathological condition of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL)
  • Basic medical research on drug therapy for ossification of OPLL
  • Basic research to develop a simple method for measuring spinal alignment
  • Basic research and regenerative therapeutic research for spinal cord injury
  • Large-scale epidemiological study for spinal deformity disorders
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