Toshiharu Shinoka, MD, PhD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Toshiharu Shinoka, MD, PhD, is a Co-Director of the Tissue Engineering Program at Nationwide Children's Hospital. His clinical and research interests center on bioengineered tissue for use in surgery. Working with Dr. Christopher K. Breuer, he was the first in the world to tissue engineer blood vessels and implant them in human infants. Dr. Shinoka has many honors recognizing his contributions, including the Blue Ribbon 1st Place Poster from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Meeting.
Patient Care
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
Academic and Clinical Areas

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 10/26/2012

Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
Fellowship Boston Children's Hospital Date Completed: 07/31/1997
Fellowship Tokyo Women's Medical University Date Completed: 03/31/1989
Residency Tokyo Women's Medical University Date Completed: 03/31/1985
Medical School Hiroshima University School of Medicine Date Completed: 03/31/1983
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Cardiothoracic Surgery