MD – Kyorin University School of Medicine (1976)
Japanese Society for Orthomolecular Medicine
Japanese College of Intravenous Therapy
Academy of New Age Medicine
Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of FameInducted 2011
Leader in Intravenous Vitamin C Education and Treatment in Japan
Dr Yanagisawa graduated from the Kyorin University School of Medicine in 1976, and completed his graduate work in 1980 from the Kyorin University Graduate School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Yanagisawa served as Professor in Clinical Medicine at the Kyorin University School of Health Sciences, and concurrently as Professor in Clinical Cardiology at Kyorin University Hospital until 2008.
Dr Yanagisawa has served as the Director of The International Education Center for Integrative Medicine in Tokyo, Japan, since 2008. He has introduced many well-known teachers from North America in Japan, including Burt Berkson, Michael Janson, John Hoffer, Ron Hunninghake and Steve Hickey. He is a fellow of the American College for Advancement in Medicine, and board certified in chelation therapy. In 2004, he established the SPIC Salon Medical Clinic, which combines IV treatments in a spa setting. The Japanese College of Intravenous Therapy was founded in 2007, with Dr Yanagisawa as President. The College has grown to almost 750 doctors in 700 clinics in every region of Japan, Dr Yanagisawa presented at the 2nd IV C Symposium in Wichita, Kansas, in October 2010 and launched the International College of IV Therapy, which held their first conference, also in October 2010, bringing together experts in the field from Japan and around the world.
Dr Yanagisawa is the author of 146 scientific papers in English and Japanese and has published several books in cardiology, chelation, nutrition, coaching, and IV vitamin C for cancer. He honors his mentors, especially Dr Shigeaki Hinohara and Mr Daisuke Shibata.
Dr Yanagisawa’s significant contribution as a pioneer in Intravenous Therapy in Japan has earned him a place in the Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame in 2011.
He is also a 2014 recipient of the Riordan Clinic’s “Pearl Maker Award” and “Antoine Béchamp Award”, which recognizes individuals for their actions to further the mission of stimulating an epidemic of health, worldwide. In 2016, He received an award of “Excelencia Academica” at The 7th World congress of Neural Therapy.
Dr. Yanagisawa served as a President of International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine (ISOM) from 2012 until 2023, and continues to serves as President of the Japanese Society for Orthomolecular Medicine (JSOM) from 2017, and Asia-Pacific Society for Orthomolecular Medicine (APSOM) from 2018. Dr. Yanagisawa hosted the 47th Annual International Orthomolecular Medicine Today Conference in Tokyo, Japan.