Dr Kenji Inaba

Dr Kenji Inaba

Los Angeles, USA

Dr. Kenji Inaba, MD FRCSC FACS

A native of Canada, Dr. Kenji Inaba completed his undergraduate studies at McGill University, a Masters at the University of Toronto, and medical school at Queen’s University.  He completed his General Surgery training at the University of Western Ontario followed by sub-specialty fellowships in Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Surgery at the Ryder Trauma Center.  He is board certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care by the American Board of Surgery and is board certified in Surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Inaba is currently an attending trauma surgeon at the LAC+USC Medical Center and an Associate Professor, Clinical Scholar, of Surgery, Emergency Medicine and Anesthesia at the University of Southern California.  He is the Medical Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and the Associate Trauma Medical Director.  He is the Program Director for both the General Surgery Residency and the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship.  While at USC he has been the recipient of 25 teaching awards including the prestigious USC Keck School of Medicine Overall Excellence in Teaching Award for the Clinical Sciences, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Fraternity Faculty Teaching Award and the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award.  In addition to his teaching at USC, he has lectured extensively, having given more than 250 invited lectures around the world.  He has mentored more than 95 research fellows and students who have garnered 28 separate research awards for this work.  Dr. Inaba has authored more than 300 peer reviewed articles, 260 scientific presentations and 22 textbook chapters in the area of trauma resuscitation, diagnostics and hemorrhage control.

Dr. Inaba is also a sworn Reserve Law Enforcement Officer with the Los Angeles Police Department.  He currently lives in Pasadena, CA with his wife Susie and their 9 year old son Koji.  He is an avid cyclist, runner and skier.