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Medical Services

Prof. Naoya Kato

Welcome to the web site for the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Chiba University Hospital.
In daily clinical practice, we handle diseases of liver, bile duct, pancreas, and digestive system. There are many gastroenterological specialists working in this department, including 15 hepatologists, 20 gastrointestinal endoscopists, and 5 oncologists. There are at least six senior members at the out-patient clinic every work day, and more than 40 gastroenterologists working at the in-patient clinic. We work in cooperation with surgeons, oncologists, radiologist, and others, to take care of our patients.

Target Diseases

An overview of the Digestive & Liver Diseases that we specialize in:

  • Liver Diseases: acute hepatitis, acute liver failure, chronic hepatitis C, chronic hepatitis B, nonalchoholic steatohepatitis, cirrhosis of the liver, hepatocellular carcinoma, primary biliary cirrhosis, ideopathic portal hypertension, Budd-Chiari syndrome, hemochromatosis, Wilson disease,
  • Biliary Diseases: common bile duct stones, biliary cancer, gall bladder cancer, primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Pancreatic Diseases: pancreatic cancer, IPMN, chronic pancreatitis, autoimmune pancreatitis, endocrine tumors
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases: esophageal varices, esophagitis, gastric cancer, gastric ulcers, duodenal cancer, colon cancer, ulcerative colitis, Chron's disease, Behcet's disease, etc.


Associate Professors Tetsuhiro Chiba Tomoo Nakagawa
Rintaro Mikata  
Staff Izumi Ono Tomoaki Matsumura
Shingo Nakamoto Shin Yasui
Yoshihiko Ooka Eiichiro Suzuki
Masato Nakamura  


TEL: +81-43-226-2083

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