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Doctors' Profile

Doctors' Profile

Kobe Kanagawa Eye Clinic Docters

KOBE KANAGAWA EYE CLINIC DOCTORS ARE KNOWLEDGEABLE,EXPERIENCED AND HAVE EXCELLENT SURGERY TECHNIQUES.

Dr.Sawai's surgical philosophy is based on painless, quick and precision operations. After numerous studies and much research in the field of ophthalmology, he discovered the wonders of LASIK. Dr.Sawai truly believes in the technology and improvement that LASIK provides to his patients. In fact, Kobe Kanagawa Eye Clinic's Technical Advisor Dr. Berg performed LASIK surgery on Dr.Sawai, and he, like the people he treats, counts himself as another satisfied LASIK recipient.

Chairman

理事長

Kobe Kanagawa Eye Clinic
Chairman
Ophthalmologist
Junki Sawai,M.D., Ph.D.

  • medical doctor
  • Japan Certified Ophthalmologist
March, 1994 M.D., Gunma University Medical School
June, 1996 - May ,1998 Ophthalmology Staff, JA Nagano Saku Central Hospital
July 1998 - March , 2003 Ophthalmology Staff, Gunma University Medical School Hospital
April 1999 Researcher, Pathology, Gunma University Medical Research Department
February 2002 Certified by the Japanese Ophthalmological Society
March 2003 Ph.D., Gunma University, School of Medical Research
April 2003~January 2004 Ocular surface center(Miami,FL,USA)
Research Fellow
May 2005 Appointed as Chief Medical Director at Kobe Kanagawa Eye Clinic
November 2013 Appointed as Chairman of the Board at Kobe Kanagawa Eye Clinic
Global Chief Medical Director

Global Chief Medical Director

Kobe Kanagawa Eye Clinic
Global Chief Medical Director
Optical Express IMAB [International Medical Association] Chair
Steve Schallhorn,M.D.

Dr. Steve Schallhorn is internationally acknowledged as one of the most respected refractive surgeons in the world. He is the Chairman of the Optical Express International Medical Advisory Board (IMAB). In 2007, Dr. Schallhorn retired as a Captain from the United States Navy. During his naval career he was the Director of Corneal Service and Refractive Surgery at the Naval Medical Center San Diego, created, initiated and directed the Department of Defense refractive surgery program and served as the first United States Navy Refractive Surgery Program Manager. He was the primary investigator in the sentinel studies which evaluated visual recovery and performance characteristic of PRK and LASIK before excimer lasers were FDA approved. He was the first surgeon in the United States Department of Defense to perform LASIK and PRK procedures and implant phakic intraocular lenses. Dr. Schallhorn is recognized by his peers as an expert in refractive surgery and anterior segment surgery. He is one of only a small group of excimer laser instructors in the United States. A gifted public speaker, he lectures regularly at ophthalmic meetings and educational conferences worldwide and is a visiting professor of medicine at Harvard, USC, UCSF, and Baylor Universities. Consultant to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). He is an advisor for refractive surgery to Australia, Canada, France, Great Britain, Greece, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan and Turkey. He also has worked with all five branches of the United States Armed Forces.

グローバルチーフメディカルディレクター

Doctor

Kobe Kanagawa Eye Clinic
Ophthalmologist
Zenzo Ishiyama ,M.D.

  • Japan Certified Ophthalmologist