Dr Joe Kurosu is a bicultural American-Japanese doctor who made a great name and reputation for himself while while practicing medicine in Nagoya. While the local Nagoya community was very sad to see him go, he is well established and practicing comfortably in western Tokyo now, at his clinic in Shimokitazawa (Odakyu and Inokashira train lines).
Dr Kurosu (or Doctor Joe as my friends used to call him when he was in Nagoya) wrote an article in the Asahi Newspaper in 2010 entitled;
The article will be interesting read for anyone who receives treatment from the Japanese healthcare system, and more interesting yet in how little has changed since the article was written!
Dr Joe Kurosu’s clinic in Tokyo can provide:
I’m pretty sure he wouldn’t do house calls to Nagoya, but it’s good to see that he’s still in Japan, and that folks in Tokyo can still choose to see an American-trained doctor who has experience in the Japanese system.