Professor and Chairman, Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, Rheumatology and Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University.
Hirotaka Shibata’s main specialty is about adrenal diseases and endocrine hypertension (cardiovascular endocrinology).
He was a task force member of the Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline of Primary Aldosteronism (2016).
He was also a vice chair for Consensus Statement on the Clinical Practice of Primary Aldosteronism in Japan by the Japan Endocrine Society (2016).
He was a task force member of The Japanese Society of Hypertension Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension (2019).