Hiroshi Kato, MD

Hiroshi Kato, MD
Appointed 10/11/11
Women's Health Network
8310 Weiskotten Hall
766 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-3836

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Rheumatology

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Medicine


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2011, Rheumatology
  • Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, 2008, Internal Medicine
  • Residency: Kasumigaura Medical Center, Tsuchiura, 2005, Internal Medicine
  • Residency: Keio University Hospital, Tokyo, 2004, Internal Medicine
  • MD: Keio University Hospital, Tokyo, 2002

Clinical Interests

  • Immune-mediated multiorgan disease.

Education Interests

  • Coordinating intuitive and analytical approaches for better clinical assessment.

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms by which regulatory T cells restrain helper T cell-mediated immune response in SLE.

Specialties & Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Immune Abnormalities
  • Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)
  • Infections of Bones and Joints
  • Lyme Disease
  • Mononeuritis multiplex
  • Nervous System Vascular Lesions
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis
  • Polymyosits
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Septic Arthritis
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE)
  • Tendonitis


  • Adults


  • Immunization
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Steroid Injections

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
  • VA Medical Center

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Japanese
Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/katoh
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/katoh
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