Dr. Shungo Hiroyasu is a Consultant Gastroenterologist, from Japan, with over 30 years of experience.
He graduated from Japan’s National Defense Medical College in 1987 and started his career. He retired from this service as a surgeon-major in 1997 to become a faculty at the University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan, teaching gastroenterological surgery.
Dr. Shungo further developed his academic credentials by pursuing advanced scientific research in transplant immunology in the United States at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 1997-1998 and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York 2003-2007.
In the last 15 years, he was devoted himself to outpatient and inpatient practice in gastroenterology and gastroenterological surgery at a private hospital in Tokyo, before relocating to Dubai in January 2021.
Dr. Shungo’s focus is introducing the Japanese system of preventive medicine in the field of gastroenterology to UAE. Colorectal cancer is rapidly increasing as one of the most prevalent cancers in the region. The infection rate of Helicobacter Pylori, a bacterium inducing gastric cancer, is also very high in the Middle East. Early detection of these cancers significantly improves survival, reduces medical expenses, and improves a patient’s quality of life.
As a consultant gastroenterologist, Dr. Shungo specializes in curing and preventing gastrointestinal disease, while respecting the concerns and individual needs of each client. His mission is to find the cause of patients’ abdominal symptoms and provide exceptional and timely care while offering follow-up consultations for their chronic conditions.