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Kenichi Akiyama Recognized for Commitment to Ophthalmology

Dr. Akiyama has practiced medicine for more than 50 years

He has authored and co-authored numerous articles and scientific papers.

    TOKYO, JAPAN, February 07, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Kenichi Akiyama, MD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 50 years of experience field of ophthalmology, Dr. Akiyama maintains a private medical practice in Tokyo, Japan. In addition to his primary role, he has authored and co-authored numerous articles and scientific papers, including "Retinal Vascular Loss in Idiopathic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy with Bullous Retinal Detachment," "Immunohistochemical studies of glycosaminoglycans in nanophthalmic sclera." He was also an editor of a book entitled "Step Ganka," published in 2000.

Dr. Akiyama began his career as a student at Keio University, obtaining an MD in 1966 and serving in a residency from 1967 to 1970. He next traveled to the United States to work in a residency at the Medical University of South Carolina from 1970 to 1973. He then returned to Japan to join the Keio University Hospital as an assistant professor from 1975 to 1983.

In recognition of his contributions to the scientific community, Dr. Akiyama has been featured in a wide range of honors publications, including Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in the World. He was also selected for inclusion in the 1st and 2nd editions of Who's Who in Asia. Dr. Akiyama is recognized as a diplomate of the America Board of Ophthalmology.

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