Kei Yamada, MD, PhD, is a professor of radiology at Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine. He received his M.D. degree from Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine (KPUM), Japan, in 1989. He did his Radiology residency in KPUM and St. Marianna’s University of Medicine. He did his research fellowship in the field of Neuroradiology at University of Maryland. He then moved on to clinical fellowship programs at University of Rochester and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). After a total of 4 years of training in USA, he came back to KPUM, Japan and became a faculty member in 1999. He was promoted to the Chair of Radiology in 2012.