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Kosuke  Yasukawa

Kosuke Yasukawa, MD

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Program: Internal and Hospital Medicine

Language(s): English

  • Overview

    Dr. Yasukawa received his MD degree from Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Minnesota and an Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, where he also served as Chief Fellow. Dr. Yasukawa joins us from Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he was appointed as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Yasukawa’s clinical interest is in a diverse spectrum of diseases; additional interests are utilization of point-of-care ultrasound, infectious diseases, and global health. His research interest centers on infectious diseases and the use of point-of-care ultrasound in hospital medicine

  • Publications

    • Supakul S, Yasukawa K, Asaka T, Nakamura A, Jaroongjittanusonti P, Ozaki A, Sawada T. Emergency Care Accessibility for Undocumented Migrants in Japan- why are they not covered?. QJM. 2023 Dec. Pubmedid: 38085216.
    • Fischer EA, Minami T, Ma IWY, Yasukawa K. Lung Ultrasound for Pleural Line Abnormalities, Confluent B-Lines, and Consolidation: Expert Reproducibility and a Method of Standardization. J Ultrasound Med. 2022 Aug.41(8):2097-2107. Pubmedid: 34845735.
    • Yasukawa K, Minami T, Boulware DR, Shimada A, Fischer EA. Point-of-Care Lung Ultrasound for COVID-19: Findings and Prognostic Implications From 105 Consecutive Patients. J Intensive Care Med. 2021 Mar.36(3):334-342. Pubmedid: 33535883. Pmcid: PMC7863119.
    • Somiya M, Mine S, Yasukawa K, Ikeda S. Sex differences in the incidence of anaphylaxis to LNP-mRNA COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccine. 2021 Jun.39(25):3313-3314. Pubmedid: 34020815. Pmcid: PMC8101867.
    • Yasukawa K, Vamadevan A, Rollins R. Bulla Formation and Tension Pneumothorax in a Patient with COVID-19. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Sep.103(3):943-944. Pubmedid: 32662395. Pmcid: PMC7470585.
    • Yasukawa K, Minami T. Point-of-Care Lung Ultrasound Findings in Patients with COVID-19 Pneumonia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Jun.102(6):1198-1202. Pubmedid: 32333544. Pmcid: PMC7253090.
    • Yasukawa K, Dass K. Myiasis due to Cordylobia anthropophaga. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Feb.102(2):251. Pubmedid: 32519647. Pmcid: PMC7008319.
    • Einbeck CO, Hunter CJ, Yasukawa K. Point-of-Care Ultrasound Image of Intra-Abdominal Lymphadenopathy in Tuberculosis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Dec.103(6):2156-2157. Pubmedid: 33269676. Pmcid: PMC7695061.
    • Yasukawa K, Sawada T, Hashimoto H, Jimba M. Health-care disparities for foreign residents in Japan. Lancet. 2019 Mar.393(10174):873-874. Pubmedid: 30837142.
    • Andrade R, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Yasukawa K, Villarreal E, Ross M, Serpa JA. Reply to Fätkenheuer et al. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Oct.65(10):1767-1768. Pubmedid: 29091228.
    • Andrade R, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Yasukawa K, Villarreal E, Ross M, Serpa JA. Single Dose Versus 3 Doses of Intramuscular Benzathine Penicillin for Early Syphilis in HIV: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Mar.64(6):759-764. Pubmedid: 28200045.
    • Yasukawa K, Afzal Z, Mbang P, Stager CE, Musher DM. Aerococcal infection at three US Tertiary Care Hospitals. South Med J. 2014 Oct.107(10):642-647. Pubmedid: 25279869.
    • Yasukawa K. Oxantel pamoate-albendazole for Trichuris trichiura infection. N Engl J Med. 2014 May.370(20):1952. Pubmedid: 24827043.
    • Yasukawa K. Blood donor screening for Trypanosoma cruzi infection in Japan. Transfusion. 2014 Mar.54(3):745-746. Pubmedid: 24617589.
    • Yasukawa K, Patel SM, Flash CA, Stager CE, Goodman JC, Woc-Colburn L. Trypanosoma cruzi meningoencephalitis in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Jul.91(1):84-85. Pubmedid: 24891470. Pmcid: PMC4080575.
    • Yasukawa K, Nomura K. The perception and experience of gender-based discrimination related to professional advancement among Japanese physicians. Tohoku J Exp Med. 2014 Jan.232(1):35-42. Pubmedid: 24477176.
    • Durski KN, Kuntz KM, Yasukawa K, Virnig BA, Meya DB, Boulware DR. Cost-effective diagnostic checklists for meningitis in resource-limited settings. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Jul.63(3):e101-e108. Pubmedid: 23466647. Pmcid: PMC3683123.
    • Yasukawa K. Gender inequality in academic medicine in Japan. Med Teach. 2013 Aug.35(8):700. Pubmedid: 23899313.
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