Dr. Junichi Kushioka, an orthopaedic surgeon, scientist, and entrepreneur, currently excels as a Fellow at UCLA Biodesign, where he develops innovative healthcare technologies. His work at Ayumo, Inc., an AI-medical startup he co-founded, focuses on improving mobility for those with walking disorders through cutting-edge computer vision technology. As Co-Chair of DOCSF-JAPAN, he strengthens ties between Japanese and American sectors in digital orthopaedics, and as an executive member of the Japan Healthcare Innovation Hub, he fosters collaboration among healthcare professionals.
His previous role as a postdoctoral researcher in Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford Medicine involved groundbreaking work in bone regeneration and digital phenotyping of walking disorders. With a solid background as a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Osaka University Hospital, Dr. Kushioka has extensive experience in clinical surgery and regenerative medicine, underpinned by his Ph.D. from Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine.
Dr. Kushioka is driven by his commitment to advance diagnostic and therapeutic methods in orthopedics, sports medicine, and rehabilitation. He aims to integrate advanced technology with patient care, seeking partnerships with medical device companies, pharmaceuticals, and IT firms to enhance healthcare delivery.