Kazunori Ochiai

Kazunori Ochiai is a candidate for the position of FIGO Regional Trustee Asia-Oceania 2023–2025.

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Biography

He was a Director of the Department of Clinical Oncology and Professor of OB/GYN at the Jikei University Hospitals in Tokyo, Japan until he retired from full-time clinical practice on March 31, 2019.  

He was active in the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (JSOG) for many years. Notably, he served as Secretary General and as Vice President, contributing especially to its international relations, including FIGO and Asia-Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AOFOG) .  

In AOFOG, he served as a chair of oncology committee, vice-president and finally the president from 2019 till May 2022. Currently he serves as immediate past president and adviser to Cervical Cancer Elimination Working Group. 

His research has mainly focused on gynecologic oncology and clinical trial of gynecologic malignancies. He was one of the founders of Japanese Gynecologic Oncology Group (JGOG) and Asian Gynecologic Oncology Group (AGOG).    

He published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers, chapters and books. 

His AOFOG presidential initiatives in Asia Oceania region and global expansion of AOFOG involvement in woman’s health continue to impact the specialty. 

Current Position

Immediate Past President, Asia Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (AOFOG) 

Chairperson, Asian Gynecologic Oncology Group (AGOG) 

Visiting Professor, The Jikei Univ. Sch of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan 

Executive Adviser, Shin-Yurigaoka General Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan 

Education

1968.4-74.3 The Jikei University, School of Medicine (Jikei Univ. Sch. Med.) 

1974.4 M.D., Jikei Univ. Sch. Med. 

1974.4-78.3 Jikei Univ. Graduate School of Medical Science  

1982.7 Ph.D. Jikei Univ. Graduate School of Medical Science 

Academic Positions

2000.3-2014.3 Professor, Vice-chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jikei Univ.Sch. Med.  

2001.5-2006.8 Professor and director, Department of Clinical Oncology Jikei Univ. Hospitals 

2004.4-2013.3 Director, The Jikei University 

Vice-President, Jikei Univ. Hospital 

2006.4-2013.3 Professor, Department of Comprehensive Cancer Treatment,  

Jikei Univ. Graduate school of Medical Sciences 

2011.4-2014.3 Director, Jikei Univ. Hospital Cancer Center 

2014.4-2019.3 Professor, Jikei Univ.Sch. Med.  

Adviser to the President of Jikei Univ. Hospital 

Positions in AOFOG

2009.4-2013.5 Council member from JSOG  

2019.11-2022.5 President, AOFOG 

2022.5- present Immediate Past President 

Positions in FIGO

2009.4-2013.5 Council member from JSOG 

2019.11-2022.5 Observer, representing Asia-Oceania Region 

Other positions

2003.12-2014.12 President, Japanese Gynecologic Oncology Group (JGOG)  

2015.11- present Chairperson, Asian Gynecologic Oncology Group (AGOG) 

2015.11 Chair, 5th Ovarian Cancer Consensus Conference of GCIG  

License: Japanese National Board of Medical Practice: 1974  

ECFMG: 1974 

Certification: Japanese Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 

Japanese Board of Gynecologic Oncology 

Fellowships 

Fellow and Honorary Member, Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (JSOG) 

Fellow, International College of Surgeons (ICS) 

Honorary Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 

Honorary Fellow, Canadian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (SCOG) 

Honorary Fellow, Indian College of obstetrics and Gynecology  (ICOG) 

Honorary Fellow, Taiwanese Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (TAOG) 

Honorary Fellow, Korean Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (KSGO) 

Honorary Fellow, Korean Society of Gynecologic Oncology (KSOG) 

Award: Japan Medical Association Encouragement Award  

Journal referee

Obstetrics and Gynecology 

Journal of Obstetrical and Gynecologic Research 

European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 

International Journal of Gynecologic Cancer 

International Journal of Clinical Oncology