Professor Yoshiaki Omura's far-reaching expertise is rooted in a strong academic
background involving an unusual combination of fields including experimental
physics, medical electronics, and basic and clinical medicine from both
Western and Oriental perspectives.
Highlights of Dr. Yoshiaki Omura's background include:
Professor Yoshiaki Omura, MD, ScD, is a cardiologist with a remarkable 50 year career in the medical world. He serves as President of the International College of Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics, Adjunct Professor at the Department of Family & Community Medicine of New York Medical College since 2008, Editor-in-Chief of Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics Research, International Journal of Integrated Medicine since 1974, and Director of Medical Research of Heart Disease Research Foundation from 1972 to 2016. He received his B.Sc in Applied Physics at Waseda University Tokyo & M.D. at the Yokohama City University in Japan and trained first at Tokyo University & graduated from Columbia University where he received Cardiovascular Fellowship & Resident Training in Oncological Surgery & his degree of Sc.D. in Pharmaco-Electrophysiology of Single Cardiac Cells in Vivo & in Vitro. Professor Yoshiaki Omura is a specialist in cardiology, oncology, acupuncture & electro-therapeutics and basic & clinical research in these fields. He is a Life Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (England), the American College of Acupuncture, and the American Association of Integrative Medicine, as well as Fellow of the International College of Acupuncture and Electro-therapeutics. He published over 270 original research reports and 9 books. Formerly Maitre de Recherche at INSERM (National Institute of Health & Medical Research) of French Government; formerly visiting Prof. of Psychophysiology at University of Paris (No. 4) & visiting Prof. & Research Consultant of Electro-anesthesia & Neuroelectricity at University of Rene Descartes of University of Paris (No. 5); visiting Research Prof. of Electrical Engineering Dept. at Manhattan College; formerly Adjunct Prof. of Pharmacology at Chicago Medical School; visiting Prof. of Anesthesiology Dept. at University of Padua, Italy; formerly Adjunct Prof. of Physiology at Showa University Medical School, Tokyo; formerly Prof. of Non-orthodox Medicine at Ukrainian Kiev National Medical University, and visiting Prof. at Ningxia University Medical School, China.
Professor Omura teaches or gives consultations through the activity of his associated organizations and by request of other doctors and medical organizations. He is Life Fellow of: The Royal society of Medicine (England), American College of Acupuncture, American Association of Integrative Medicine, Fellow and President of the International College of Acupuncture and Electrotherapeutics.
Professor Omura has done extensive research on the effects of chemotherapy on the heart and brain of cancer patients since he noticed many cancer patients developed memory problems and complain of heaviness in chest or mild chest pain after chemotherapy. While most ECGs do not show any significant changes by chemotherapy, he found significant biochemical changes in specific part of the rising part of the T-waves without significant visible changes in ECGs. He also developed a method to identify any infection of any part of the heart from ECG, and he is the first one to report in late 1990s that repeated Acupuncture treatment of Lyme Disease infected joint pain is one of the significant unrecognized causes of atrial flutters and atrial fibrillations by spreading of Lyme disease's Spirocheta by rupturing capillaries of Borrelia Burgdorferi infected painful joints. Recently he succeeded in developing a new method of screening cancers from Electrocardiogram.
-B.S. in Applied Physics, Waseda University, Tokyo (the founder of the SONY
Corporation graduated from the same Engineering School)
-M.D. - Yokohama City University, with internship at Toyoko University
-Sc.D. - in Pharmaco-Electrophysiology of Single Cardiac Cells, Columbia
University, New York
-Three years in Graduate Experimental Physics, non-matriculated, Columbia
-Research Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Manhattan College,
where he introduced the first course in Biomedical Electronics
-Research Fellow in Cardiovascular Surgery, and Residency at the Cancer Research Hospital, Columbia University