KenIchiro Murakami

KenIchiro Murakami DDS, DMSc.

Visiting Professor in Kanagawa Dental University


International Affair and Scientific committee member of Japanese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Affiliate member of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and International Editorial Board member of Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Executive Board member and Chair of International Affair of Japanese Society for the Temporomandibular Joint.

Officer of Japanese Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons.

International member of American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons.

Honorary member of European Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons.

Ako City Hospital

Kusatsu General Hospital

Kyotango City Kumihama Hospital

Hikone City Hospital

Current Books and Chapters

Murakami K, Kondo T, Segami N (Eds): Color Atlas of Temporomandibular Joint Surgery. 2016. Quintessence Japan, Tokyo. (in Japanese)

Murakami K :Oral care for elderly individuals with halitosis. In Natsume (Eds):Manual for Oral care. Japan Promotion Agency for Science and Culture. 2011

Sidebottom A and Murakami K: Arthroscopy and Arthrocentesis of TMJ. In Brennan,et al (Ed): Maxillofacial Surgery. 3rd ed. Elsevier. In Press.


Original articles in the last five years

Murakami K, Hori S, Yamaguchi Y, Mercuri LG, Harayama N, Maruo S, Takahash T: Synovial Plicae and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: Surgical Findings. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 73:827-833, 2015

Murakami K. Importance of time as a factor in the management of temporomandibular joint closed lock International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 01/2014; · 1.52

Murakami K: Rationale of arthroscopic surgery of the temporomandibular joint. Journal of Oral Biology and Craniofacial Research. 09/2013; 3(3):126–134.

Yamashita K, Kawakami F, Nakashima Y, Murakami K: Clear cell carcinoma of the minor salivary gland: an autopsy case with multiple metastasis 29 years after the initial surgery and review of the literature. Oral Surg. 107:819-825, 2009.