June 25th, 2022

Dr. Po Han Chuang from Taiwan visited Okuno Clinic.

Dr. Po Han Chuang from National Taiwan University Hospital visited our clinic. She was eager to meet Dr. Yuji Okuno and learn our pain treatment for about a month. 


She also visited Kobe Sannomiya clinic as well as Osaka Shinsaibashi, and interacted with our doctors in Kansai area. She enthusiastically asked questions about pain treatment and participated in the doctor’s study

sessions too.  


The stay in Japan might be very busy, however we hope it was a meaningful time for her. 


We look forward to seeing her again soon!

May 23rd, 2022

Dr. Okuno gave a lecture at GEST 2022 in New York

GEST 2022 was held in New York City from May 19-22. Our chief director Dr. Okuno was invited to give three lectures in one day. 

The last lecture was a panel discussion which he discussed various aspects of knee artery embolization with physicians from different countries. 

May 20th, 2022

Dr. Okuno was invited to speak at an international conference in Dubai

Dr. Okuno was invited to PAIRS, an international conference on catheterization held in Dubai from May 11 to 14 and gave a lecture for two days.


PAIRS, the Pan Arab Interventional Radiology Society) is a society dedicated to the development of catheterization in Europe, America, the Middle East, and Asia.


Dr. Okuno lectured for two days and exchanged information with physicians mainly from the U.S. and Europe at the reception.

Feb 16th, 2022

Two research papers from Okuno Clinic were selected as Best of 2021 Editor’s Choice of CVIR, the most prestigious European medical journal for catheterization!

**CVIR is the European medical journal of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology.

Oct 25th, 2021

Dr. Yuji Okuno was invited to the Catheterization Society of Brazil on Oct 16th

SOBRICE 2021 was held online, and Dr. Yuji Okuno was invited as a speaker on a new catheterization. 

His theme was Future Prospects of Embolization of Joints. 

Mar. 10th, 2021

Third information and experience sharing session with TAME doctors in Taiwan

It was our third meetup with Taiwanese doctors on March 10th from 7-8:30pm, and 31 doctors in total were participated this time.

Dr. Sugihara from Okuno Clinic. and Dr. Lin from Tri-service General Hospital in Taiwan had case presentations for 10mins each, then Dr. Okuno gave a brief lecture with a theme “Pitfall in TAME.”

Each presentation was followed by a lively Q&A session, and we had a very fruitful 90mins. 

Dec. 18th, 2020

Second information and experience sharing session with TAME doctors in Taiwan

We had second online session by Zoom meeting with Taiwanese doctors who have done or try to conduct TAME. This time, the number of participants were 33. 

Although it was a short time just an hour and half, Dr. Huang (Taiwan), Dr. Lu (Taiwan) and Dr. Shibuya (Japan) gave case presentations, and Dr. Okuno did a short lecture. 

TAME is getting to be known in Taiwan as well, and we discussed the treatment of Heberden’s nodes and plantar fasciitis.  

Nov. 24th, 2020

Winter Recess

OKUNO CLINIC. will be in winter recess between December 29th to January 4th. 

We will resume our operation on January 5th, Tuesday.

Nov. 20th, 2020

Academic journal for severe shoulder pain was published in Europe

Dr. Yuji Okuno engaged in the catheter treatment of patients suffering from severe stiff shoulders and published the journal in Europe. There had never been a clear treatment for severe stiffness in shoulder so far.

Oct. 9th, 2020

First meetup with doctors in Taiwan

We held a study session with 18 Taiwanese doctors led by Dr. Liang from Taiwan Medical University. Dr. Keng Wei Liang, Dr. Bow Wan, Dr. Masahiko Shibuya and Dr. Keishi Fujiwara each gave a 10 minutes case presentation to deepen our understanding of TAME. 

Sep. 4th, 2020

Dr. Yuji Okuno gave a lecture at GEST symposium

Dr. Yuji Okuno joined GEST symposium and gave a lecture of “Role of Embolization in Sport Injuries.” It was their first webinar, but more than 2,000 people joined from over 100 countries.

Sep. 3rd, 2020

The first meetup with Dr. Sang Woo Park from Konkuk University in South Korea

We had the first online gathering with Dr. Park who is the leading expert on musculoskeletal catheterization in Korea.

We exchanged information each other regarding the current status and trends of TAME in Korea and Japan in a friendly atmosphere.