A resident of New York City, Dr. Hiromi Shinya leads the gastroenterologist world with new medical findings and techniques. He is a professor of surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Head of the Endoscopic Center of Beth Israel Hospital in New York as well as an adviser for Maeda Hospital and Hanzomon Gastrointestinal Clinic in Japan. He is also Vice Chairman of the Japanese Medical Association in the USA. Long on the forefront of new medical knowledge Dr. Shinya is credited with pioneering colonoscopic surgery without the need for incision. This technique is named the Shinya technique for his contribution.