Prof. Rei Ogawa

Prof. Rei Ogawa, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor and Chief,
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery,
Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan

Rei Ogawa’s clinical specialty is reconstructive surgery and scar management including keloid and hypertrophic scar treatment. In relation to this, he is a world leader in the area of mechanobiology of scarring. He is now directing the Mechanobiology and Mechanotherapy Laboratory at his medical school. He holds several international patents in the field of tissue engineering. He is an Editorial Board Member of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In addition, he is an active Member of American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS). He has co-authored over 50 chapters in books and over 400 papers in scientific journals, and has presented over 1500 co-authored papers at conferences including over 250 invited lectures.