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Fumito Ichinose, MD, PhD

Fumito Ichinose, M.D., Ph.D., is an attending physician in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Additionally he is an Associate Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School.

  • Phone: 617-726-8980
Departments
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine

Specialties

  • Heart Center
  • Cardiac Anesthesia
Clinical Interests
Adult cardiac anesthesia
Cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Sepsis
Ischemic brain injury
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Tokyo
PhD, University of Tokyo
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Teikyo-University of Medicine
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology
Gender
Male
Foreign Languages
Japanese
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

BiographyFumito Ichinose, M.D. Ph.D. is an attending physician in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General HospitalDr. Ichinose received his M.D. degree from the Faculty of Medicine, The Universityof Tokyo.  After completing a medicalinternship, Dr. Ichinose started anesthesia residency at TeikyoUniversity School of Medicine.  Heemigrated to the United States and completed his residency inAnesthesia at the Department of Anesthesia of MassachusettsGeneral Hospital.  Dr. Ichinose thencontinued his postgraduate training as a Clinical and Research Fellow at MGH, participating in the Cardiothoracic AnesthesiaFellowship and basic science research training in cardiopulmonary physiology and nitric oxide biology.  Dr. Ichinose is a Diplomate ofthe American Board of Anesthesiology.

ResearchDr. Ichinose has a broad, innovative, andtranslational research focus on the organ protective roles of nitric oxide (NO)and hydrogen sulfide (H2S). He is an expert in cardiovascularphysiology who has developed several unique experimental models that enable detailed characterization of organ dysfunction associated withcritical illness.  He has created innovative models of several clinical conditions, including sepsis and post-cardiacarrest organ dysfunction.  Dr. Ichinosehas discovered previously unrecognized protective roles for NO and H2Sin major organs including the brain, heart, and liver. At MGH, he now directs ahighly productive basic and translational resuscitation science laboratory. Thiscombined basic science and clinical research program currently employs 10 research staff.    

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Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-8980
Fax: 617-643-0987

Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-8980
Fax: 617-643-0987

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