History of Our Department

Prof. Buhei Takase
(1953-1976)

1936Graduates from Kanazawa Medical College (current Kanazawa University)
1943Assistant professor, the Department of Surgery
1945Attains a Ph.D. degree
1948Associate professor, the Department of Surgery
1953Associate professor, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1954Chief professor, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1959Studies abroad (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)
1962Director, Kanazawa University Hospital
1973Dean of Medical School of Kanazawa University
1978First president of Fukui Medical College

Prof. Susumu Nomura
(1976–1989)

1948Graduates from Kanazawa Medical College (current Kanazawa University)
1950Assistant professor, the Department of Anatomy
1952The Department of Surgery
Attains a Ph.D. degree
1954Assistant professor, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1957Lecturer, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1958Associate professor, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1976Chief professor, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1982Director, Kanazawa University Hospital

Prof. Katsuro Tomita
(1989–2010)

1969Graduates from Kanazawa University
1974Assistant professor, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1975Attains a Ph.D. degree
1976Studies abroad (Roswell Park Cancer Institute)
1980Lecturer, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1985Associate professor, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1989Chief professor, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2006Director, Kanazawa University Hospital
2014Director, Kanazawa Advanced Medical Center

Prof. Hiroyuki Tsuchiya
(2010-)

1983Graduates from Kanazawa University
1988Attains a Ph.D. degree
1989Assistant professor, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1991Studies abroad (University of Vienna)
1992Lecturer, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
1999Associate professor, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
2010Chief professor, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery