Dr Tetsuro Oshika
Chairman and Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Tsukuba, Japan
Dr. Tetsuro Oshika is Chairman and Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Tsukuba, Japan. He received his medical degree and completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Tokyo. Professor Oshika is an internationally recognized expert in cataract and anterior segment surgery. He is also a globally renowned clinician-scientist whose research interests span a wide range, including ocular optics, cataract surgery, and ocular imaging. He has authored or co-authored over 580 peer-reviewed publications and over 100 textbook chapters, and has delivered over 400 invited lectures.
Professor Oshika holds key positions in numerous academic organizations, including President of the Japanese Ophthalmological Society, Vice President of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO), Vice President of the Academy of Asia-Pacific Professors of Ophthalmology (AAPPO), and a Member of the Global Advisors Committee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). He has received Achievement Award of AAO in 2006, Achievement Award of APAO in 2015, Silver Fellow of ARVO in 2015, and Jose Rizal Medal of APAO in 2016. Professor Oshika served as President of the World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) 2014 held in Tokyo, which turned out to be a tremendously successful international congress, with a record-breaking 20,000 attendees from over 160 countries.