Researcher | Research Background
Dr. Koichi Yuki obtained his M.D. from the University of Tokyo, Japan. After his initial medical training in Japan, he came to US and completed his surgical internship in the University of Hawaii, anesthesia residency in Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by pediatric anesthesia fellowship and pediatric cardiac anesthesia fellowship in Boston Children’s Hospital. He is currently an Associate Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School and an Associate in Cardiac Anesthesia at Boston Children’s Hospital. He did postdoctoral research fellowship under Drs. Timothy Springer and Motomu Shimaoka (Immune Disease Institute), and his laboratory research focuses on elucidation of sepsis pathophysiology and understanding the impact of anesthetics on perioperative immune function. In addition, he is interested in performing risk stratification of noncardiac surgery in patients with congenital heart disease.