Hakaru Hashimoto

Hakaru Hashimoto 橋本 策 (1881 - 1934)

Hakaru Hashimoto 橋本 策 (1881 – 1934) was a Japanese medical practitioner.

The logo of the Japan Thyroid Association consists of the portrait of Dr.Hashimoto in honour of accomplishments (1958)


  • Born 5 May 1881 Midai, Japan
  • 1907 – Kyushu University medical school
  • Joined family practice
  • Died 9 January 1934

Medical Eponyms

Major Publications

Key Medical Attributions



  • Sawin CT. The heritage of Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto (1881-1934). Endocrine Journal. 2002;49:399-403.

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the person behind the name

BA MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM. Emergency physician, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.  Passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | Twitter |

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