Dr. Takahashi is a graduate of Saga Medical School, in Saga, Japan. He is a Hepatology specialist and is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hepatology, Diabetes, Metabolism and Endocrinology at Saga Medical School. In 2008, dr. Takahashi received a Travel Award for the 18th Annual Meeting of United European Gastroenterology. He was 2009 the recipient of the Young Investigator’s Award from The Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine at their 19th Annual Meeting. Dr. Takahashi is an active board member of Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, Japan Society of Hepatology and Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine. Dr. Takahashi has featured as a guest editor for numerous journals and has been a reviewer for the Journal of Gastroenterology, Liver International, the European Journal of Ultrasound and Hepatology International.