U.S. Board-Certified plastic surgeons in Tokyo, Japan

U.S. Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon in Tokyo Japan

Robert Katsuhiro Kure, MD, PhD.*
board certified by American Board of Plastic SurgeryU.S. Board-certified plastic surgeon

  • Born in Japan
  • U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka graduate
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
  • Surgical residencies at university hospitals in USA
  • Plastic Surgery residency at UCLA Medical Center
  • Chief Resident of Plastic Surgery at UCLA (99-2000)
  • Chief Resident of neurosurgery at University of Miami*
  • Chief Resident of neuropathology at Albert Einetein, NY*
  • Private practice in Beverly Hills and New York City
  • Diplomate of American Board of Plastic Surgery (2001)
  • Board-certified in plastic surgery (US)
  • Board-certified in neuropathology (US)*
  • Board-eligible in neurosurgery (US)*
  • Active Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons

  • Hospital affiliation:
    Tokyo Women's Medical University (adjunct assistant professor)

  • * To check Dr. Kure's credentials, please check the following independent sites:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
  • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
  • Neurosurgery residency alumni listing (year of 1998)*

*Dr. Kure was formerly trained in neuroscience prior to the plastic surgery training, and he is board-certified in neuropathology (USA) and board-eligible in neurosurgery (USA). Because of such background, Dr. Kure also sees patients suffering from migraine headaches. He has been treating these patients wifh Botox.

*~ more than 18 years of experience in the U.S. ~

Plaza Plastic Surgery is the only clinic in Japan, run by U.S. Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon.

Dr. Kure was the first Japanese plastic surgery resident to be selected as a chief resident in the history of UCLA.  Since then he’s treated many celebrities and athletes both in Japan and the U.S. He has also completed neurosurgery residency in the USA prior to plastic surgery. He is specialized in all areas of plastic surgery including face and body, eyelids, liposuction, Botox, dermal filler, and laser treatment.

Our doctor has more than 18 years of experience in the U.S., and now available for consultation in Tokyo.

Second Opinion Consultation

  • Unhappy results from treatment/surgery elsewhere?
  • Provide pictures from before/after the procedures.
  • Bring operative reports if available.
  • You may e-mail your inquiry to info@plazaclinic.net prior to a formal consultation.
  • Our U.S. Board-Certified plastic surgeon will review and analyze your case, and give you a professional advice.

Doctor's Publication (a complementary copy is given to a new patient)
  「New You with Botox」   (English)        (ISBN978-4-434-11079-5)


~Plastic Surgery in Hiroo, Tokyo~