Masahiro Horikawa , M.D.
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Dr. Masahiro Horikawa is from Tokyo, Japan. He graduated from the National Defense Medical College (NDMC) in 2006. While serving as a medical officer of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force, he completed his internship and radiology residency at affiliate institute, NDMC. Following internship and residency, he completed an interventional radiology fellowship also at NDMC. During his fellowship, he was dispatched to Fukushima after the devastating Tsunami and nuclear threat in 2011 to provide professional support to the rescue team. After completing IR training he served one year as an instructor at NDMC.
In 2013 Horikawa joined the Dotter Interventional Institute as a research fellow focusing his research on developing new devices as well as investigating the related pathophysiology. He is interested in all facets of interventional radiology but particularly in portal vein interventions and development of new devices and techniques. He became an Instructor in 2014 and continues his research projects as well as taking part in clinical activities.
While away from the hospital setting, Horikawa enjoys cooking, writing essays in his mother language, playing golf and international travel.