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Kunio Tanaka, MD

Academic Title:

Post Doc Fellow

Primary Appointment:

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences


655 West Baltimore Street

Education and Training

2017   MD, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan

2022   Board Certification in Japan: Obstetrics and Gynecology


2017-2023, Resident and Attending Physician, Keio University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Research/Clinical Keywords

Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Embryopathy, Congenital Birth Defects, Fetal echocardiography, Fetal Imaging, Obstetric Surgery

Highlighted Publications

  1. Tanaka K, Akiba Y, Ueno K, Yakubo K. Velamentous cord insertion diagnosed based on an aberrant vessel floating in the amniotic fluid. J Med Ultrason (2001). 2022 Jan;49(1):113-114. doi: 10.1007/s10396-021-01156-5. Epub 2021 Oct 21. PMID: 34676465.
  2. Sato A, Tanaka K, Sakuma M, Ikenoue S, Kasuga Y, Tanaka M. Sonographic changes in uterine vein thrombosis during pregnancy on transvaginal ultrasound. J Med Ultrason (2001). 2023 Dec 19. doi: 10.1007/s10396-023-01395-8. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38114814.
  3. Kisu I, Banno K, Tokuoka A, Yamaguchi K, Tanaka K, Shiraishi T, Nakamura K, Senba H, Matsuda K, Hirao N. Technique for transvaginal removal of large specimen using an Alexis Contained Extraction System during laparoscopic hysterectomy. Obstet Gynecol Sci. 2022 May;65(3):283-285. doi: 10.5468/ogs.21358. Epub 2022 Jan 26. PMID: 35081674; PMCID: PMC9119728.
  4. Kasuga Y, Tanaka K, Akita K, Tamai J, Hamuro A, Fukuma Y, Hasegawa K, Ikenoue S, Tanaka M. Factors associated with low birthweight among late preterm singletons in Japan using pregnancy birth registry data. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2023 Oct;14(5):584-590. doi: 10.1017/S2040174423000235. Epub 2023 Sep 13. PMID: 37699750.
  5. Kisu I, Iida M, Nakamura K, Banno K, Shiraishi T, Tokuoka A, Yamaguchi K, Tanaka K, Iijima M, Senba H, Matsuda K, Hirao N. Laparoscopic Vaginoplasty Procedure Using a Modified Peritoneal Pull-Down Technique with Uterine Strand Incision in Patients with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser Syndrome: Kisu Modification. J Clin Med. 2021 Nov 25;10(23):5510. doi: 10.3390/jcm10235510. PMID: 34884214; PMCID: PMC8658476.