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Hiroshi Shimizu graduated from Keio University School of Medicine (Tokyo, Japan) in 1979. He immediately joined the Department of Dermatology at KeioUniversity, where he worked for 20 years, until becoming professor and chairman of the Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine Hokkaido University (Sapporo, Japan). In 1987, after earning his Ph.D. from KeioUniversity, he spent 2.5 years as a research fellow at St. John's Institute of Dermatology (London, UK).

He is well known not only as the author of the monograph, Shimizu’s Textbook of Dermatology, but also as a successful skin scientist and a superb chief editor (J Dermatol Sci) and editorial board of a range of English medical journals.

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Structure and
Function of the Skin
Histopathology of the Skin
Immunology of the Skin
Skin Lesions
Diagnosis of Skin Diseases
Treatment of Skin Diseases
Eczema and Dermatitis
Urticaria, Prurigo and Pruritus
Erythema, Erythroderma
(Exfoliative Dermatitis)
Drug-Induced Skin Reactions
and GVHD
Vasculitis, Purpura and
Other Vascular Diseases
Collagen Diseases
Physiochemical Injury and
Photosensitive Diseases
Blistering and Pustular Diseases
Disorders of Abnormal Keratinization
Disorders of Skin Color
Metabolic Disorders
Disorders of the Dermis and Subcutaneous Fat
Disorders of the Skin Appendages
Nevus and Neurocutaneous Syndrome
Benign Skin Tumors
Malignant Skin Tumors and Melanomas
Viral Infections
Bacterial Infections
Fungal Diseases
Mycobacterial Infections
Sexually Transmitted
Skin Diseases Caused by Arthropods and Other Noxious Animals
Genodermatoses: Genetic Counseling and Prenatal Diagnosis
Dermoscopy: Appendix