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Miguel A. Tanimoto, M.D.

Background Information:

1980-1984 Bachelor in Computer Science
Anahuac University, Mexico City

1988-1994 Medical School (Graduated with Honors)
National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) School of Medicine
Mexico City

1995-1999 Gastroenterology and Endoscopy
National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán (www.innsz.mx)
Mexico City

1999-2001 Postgraduate Course in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
(Upper, Lower GI and Biliary tract; Chromoendoscopy and Mucosectomy;
Early Gastrointestinal Cancer detection)
Showa University, Fujigaoka Hospital
Yokohama, Japan

1999-2005 Certification of the Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Boards
“Consejo Mexicano de Gastroenterología”
(Mexican Gastroenterology Board Certification Committee)

2004 to date Attendant physician of the Gastroenterology department and Outpatient Clinic Coordinator
National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán (www.innsz.mx)

2004-2005 Member of the Ethics Committee
Mexican Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

2005 Co director and Coeditor
Annual Gastroenterology and Hepatology International Course
and book “New Concepts in Gastroenterology and Hepatology”
National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán (www.innsz.mx)

2005-2008 Gastroenterology lecturer
La Salle University School of Medicine

2005-2010 Recertification of the Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Boards
“Consejo Mexicano de Gastroenterología”
(Mexican Gastroenterology Board Certification Committee)

2009 to date Distinguished as Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association

2009 to date Member of the Editorial Committee of the Mexican Gastroenterological Association

2009 to date Associate professor of the World Gastroenterology Organisation training center
at INCMNSZ Gastroenterology department Mexico City

Miguel A. Tanimoto, M.D.

Main interest and research areas:

 Clinical Gastroenterology
 Early gastrointestinal cancer, Chromoendoscopy, Endoscopic submucosal dissection, Mucosectomy, New endoscopy technologies
 Medical Informatics

Member of the following Medical Associations:

 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
 American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
 Mexican Association of Gastroenterology (AMG)
 Medical Association of the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán

Nikkei interests

  • community history
  • family stories
  • Japantowns
  • taiko

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