Dr. Ken Ohta
National Hospital Organization Tokyo National Hospital
Dr.Ohta graduated from the Univ of Tokyo School of Medicine in 1975, and had been Prof of Medicine at Teikyo Univ Schl of Med for 15 years until March in 2012. He has been President at National Hospital Organization Tokyo National Hospital since April in 2012. His speciality is pulmonary medicine and allergology as well as internal medicine. He still teachs at Teikyo Univ as a visiting professor. He has been interested in asthma, interstitial lung diseases and COPD. He has studied in US from 1980 to 1983 on IgE regulation and from 1988 and 1989 on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, both at the National Jewish Health in Denver. He has been involved in producing Japanese Guidelines for asthma as a chairman of the committee belonging to Japanese Society of Allergology since 2004. He had been a member of the Board of Directors and the Science Committee for GINA (Global Initiative for Asthma) for 10 years until 2012. He is a member of AAAAI (American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology) and ACCP (American College of Chest Physicians) as Fellow (FAAAAI and FCCP, respectively). He is one of Members at Large for INTERASMA and a member of the Executive Committee for ARIA (Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma).
asthma, interstitial lung diseases and COPD