Dr. Takashi Yamaki received his M.D. from Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Japan in 1988. He then moved to Tokyo where he completed all of his studies. He started his carrier as a phlebologist in 1993, and became active members of several International Societies on phlebology after 1997. His main research is related to non-invasive evaluation and treatment of chronic venous insufficiency and deep vein thrombosis. Congenital vascular malformations are also his specialty. He is currently a clinical professor of the plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Tokyo Women’s Medical University.
His awards include: 2012 Gold Abstract Award at 26th American College of Phlebology, 2010 Platinum Abstract Award at 24th American College of Phlebology, 2010 Best Venous Presentation Award at 5th Asian Venous Forum, 2007 Gold Abstract Award at 21st American College of Phlebology, 2006 Sigvaris Travel Fellowship Award at 18th American Venous Forum, 2005 Platinum Abstract Award at 19th American College of Phlebology, 2004 Bronze Abstract Award at 18th American College of Phlebology, 1999 Young Investigator Award at 41st International College of Angiology, 1998 Travel Award at 18th International Union of Angiology and 1997 Platinum Award at 11th American College of Phlebology (formerly North American Society of Phlebology).
He has served as an editor of chapter book
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He is currently a board member of the Japanese Society of Phlebology, and serves as the chair of The Committee for Survey of the Japanese Society of Phlebology. He is a Distinguished Fellow member of the American Venous Forum, and serves as member of International Committee. He also serves as a member of the International Affairs Committee of the American College of Phlebology.