Aika Breast Clinic is your next-door clinic for all breast issues in Ashiya.
We offer one-stop breast cancer screening and diagnosis.
We will develop our original services such as cancer prevention, genetic counseling and supportive care for cancer survivors.
Our values ①One-stop, specialty breast clinic: Our clinic focuses on diagnosis and management of breast cancer. You can check your breast with personalized care by breast specialists. ②Female staffs and English speaking doctor: Female doctors and scanning team will take care of our guests. You will be cared for like a family member, friend or neighbor. Consultation in English is available. ③Easy access and online appointment system: Our clinic is located in Ashiya which is known as one of the popular residential area between Osaka and Kobe. Calm and charming neighborhood, 5 min walk from Ashiya station Hanshin line, 7 min walk JR Ashiya station. Parking space is also available around the clinic. Please make appointment before your visit by phone or online for your convenience. ④Comfortable and relaxing environment: Our clinic is designed for patients to have less fear and better experience in a comfortable environment. We hope you will enjoy your visit and feel like at home.
Aika Matsunoki Akavia M.D., Ph.D
Breast Specialist, Director of Aika Breast Clinic. For 17 years working as general and breast surgeon, I diagnosed hundreds of breast cancer and performed operation, hormonal therapy and chemotherapy. There are many options of treatment for breast cancer and I have been trying to figure out the best way with my patients. We aim to provide customized breast cancer screening combined with cutting edge technology in a caring and comfortable environment.Our person-centered, high-quality care for patients with breast cancer will provide the best way to enhance patients’ well-being. We are always here for your happiness!
EDUCATION/POST GRADUATE TRAINING
2013 Ph.D, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medicine, Kanazawa, Japan
2002 M.D., Tottori University School of Medicine, Tottori, Japan
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE
Board Certified Breast Specialist, Japanese Breast Cancer Society
Board Certified General Clinical Oncologist, Japanese Board of Cancer Therapy
Board Certified Surgeon, Japan Surgical Society
2002 Japanese Medical License Registration
PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND APPOINMENT
Department of Breast surgery, Meiwa hospital, Nishinomiya
Osaka Breast Clinic, Osaka
Department of surgery, KKR Hokuriku Hospital, Kanazawa
Visiting Scientist, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Department of General and Cardiothoracic surgery, Kanazawa University Hospital, Kanazawa
Department of Surgery, Ishikawa Prefectural Central Hospital, Kanazawa,
Surgical Oncology, Breast imaging, Treatment of Primary and Metastatic Breast cancer