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Dr. Tsuyoshi Konishi is an associate professor of Colon and Rectal Surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, in Houston, USA. After completion of advanced training in the field of Surgical Oncology and Colorectal Minimally Invasive Surgery at top institutions including the University of Tokyo, Cancer Institute Hospital of the JFCR and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Konishi served as an attending colorectal surgeons since 2010, and Head Attending since 2017, at Cancer Institute Hospital of the Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research in Tokyo, Japan. He took a leadership in advancing a minimally invasive surgery program for complex colorectal cancer.Dr. Konishi’s research interest includes combining multidisciplinary approaches for complex colorectal cancer, including neoadjuvant therapy, extended surgical resection and a minimally invasive surgery. Particularly, he has been taking an international leadership in studying lateral pelvic lymph node dissection for rectal cancer.He has given more than 80 invited lectures at international academic meetings. He has published more than 150 articles in the top-rated journals with more than 5,000 citations. He has been awarded from multiple major international and domestic academic societies for his works on novel minimally invasive approaches for complex colorectal cancer surgeries. He is a member of the Editorial Board of multiple international journals such as Annals of Surgical Oncology and Techniques in Coloproctology, and serves as an assistant editor of International Journal of Surgery. Dr. Konishi is the Director of the Japan Society of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery and the Councilor of the Japan Society for Endoscopic Surgery.
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Dr. Tsuyoshi Konishi MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA Colorectal Surgery
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