Teiichi Takedai, MD

  • Director, International Clinic
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Dr. Takedai was born and raised in Japan. He graduated from Hirosaki University School of Medicine in 1988. In 2001, he came to the United States to seek additional training in family medicine after ten years of practice as a general and plastic surgeon in Japan.

Subsequently, he completed his family medicine residency training at UPMC Shadyside. Dr. Takedai moved to Indiana where he served for three years as a family medicine physician and a site medical director of a federally qualified health center. He joined the faculty at UPMC Shadyside Family Medicine in 2008.

As a family physician, he has special interests in comprehensive primary care including prenatal care, gynecology care, point of care ultrasound, hepatitis C treatment and medication assisted treatment for substance use disorders.  He performs various office procedures including skin biopsy, surgical repair for minor injuries, colposcopy, contraceptive implant, and IUD insertion.

Dr. Takedai also enthusiastically facilitates the international educational collaboration between the United States and Japan to improve the quality of postgraduate medical education for Japanese physicians. Also, he coordinates the observership opportunities for medical students and young physicians from Japan.

For the past 13 years, Dr. Takedai has directed community outreach activities for the Japanese people in Pittsburgh at the Family Health Center with support from the UPMC Shadyside Hospital Foundation. 

Teaching

WISER Central Venous Catheter Training, Instructor, June 26, 2019 (scheduled)

Scholarly Research Project

2019-2020

  • Co-investigator: Study: Transforming the Cascade of Hepatitis C Care: Evaluation of the Implementation of a Multidisciplinary Model of Hepatitis C Treatment Delivery at Community Health Centers

2018 - 2019

  • Co-investigator: Study: Transforming the Cascade of Hepatitis C Care: Evaluation of the Implementation of a Multidisciplinary Model of Hepatitis C Treatment Delivery at Community Health Centers

2017 - 2018

  • Co-investigator: Study: Transforming the Cascade of Hepatitis C Care: Evaluation of the Implementation of a Multidisciplinary Model of Hepatitis C Treatment  Delivery at Community Health Centers

 

Selected Publications

2020

  • Book Chapter Revision: Jeanette South-Paul,etc.”Current Family Medicine Diagnosis and Treatment”, 5th Ed, McGraw-Hill Education:Pediatric Skin diseases, published in June 2020

2015 - 2016

  • Health Issues of Physical Activity in Daily Life, Exercise and Sedentary Behavior among Japanese Residing Overseas  Primary Health Care Open Access, Vol 5, Issue 3, Nov 9, 2015 Pub Med #24423081; Nobutaka Hirooka, Teiichi Takedai, Frank D’Amico 
  • Does Stopping a PPI cause a Clinically Important Rebound Phenomenon?, Evidence-Based Practice, FPIN, vol 18, Number 122, Nov 2015
  • Meeting Resident Scholarly Activity Requirements Through a Longitudinal Quality Improvement Curriculum, Journal of Graduate Medical Education MS. No. JGME-D-14-00360R1; Simasek M, Ballard S, Phelps P, Pingul-Ravano R, Kolb R, Finkelstein A, Weaver-Agostoni J, Takedai T Pub Med # 26217429

Presentations

2019-2020

  • “Community Outreach Project for a Minority”- Poster presentation, 2019 FMEC Annual Meeting, Lancaster, PA, November 2, 2019

2018 - 2019

  • Family Medicine Refresher Course: Presenter for Workshop. (March 14, 2019)

Grants

2020-2021

  • UPMC Shadyside Foundation, Japanese Community Outreach. Academic Year: July 2020-June 2021
  • UPMC Shadyside Foundation. UPMC Shadyside Family Health Center International Clinic, FY2021 

2019-2020

  • UPMC Shadyside Foundation, Japanese Community Outreach. Academic Year: July 2019-June 2020

2018 - 2019

  • UPMC Shadyside Foundation, Japanese Community Outreach. Academic Year: July 2018-June 2019

2017 - 2018

  • UPMC Shadyside Foundation, Japanese Community Outreach. Academic Year: July 2018-June 2019

2016 - 2017

  • UPMC Shadyside Foundation, Japanese Community Outreach; July 2016-June 2017
  • UPMC Shadyside Foundation, Centering Pregnancy Group Prenatal Group Visits and Home Visits. PCMH; Model Preventing Preterm Birth One Woman At A Time; Rowena Pingul-Ravano, MD, FAAFP, Teiichi Takedai, MD, FAAFP, Margaret Judge, RN, BSN, LCCE.  August 2016-August 2017

2015 - 2016

  • UPMC Shadyside Foundation, Japanese Community Outreach Teiichi Takedai, MD, Rie Hirokawa, MD; July 2015-June 2016 
  • UPMC Shadyside Foundation, Centering Pregnancy Group. “Prenatal Group Visits and Home Visits. PCMH Model:  “Preventing Preterm Birth One Woman At A Time.” Rowena Pingul-Ravano, MD, FAAFP, Teiichi Takedai, MD, FAAFP, Margaret Judge, RN, BSN, LCCE. August 2015-August 2016

Workshops

2017-2018

  • Family Medicine Refresher Course. March 29, 2018
    • “Make Ends Meet” Wound Repair Workshop, 45th Refresher Course in Family Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, March 29, 2018

2016 - 2017

  • Advanced Surgical Techniques in Primary Care Office Procedures.  Co-presenter with Yuzo Komuro MD PhD.  FMEC 2016.  Pittsburgh, PA.  October 30, 2016. (Procedure)

2015 - 2016

  • Joint Injections in the Family Medicine Office, Martin Johns, MD, Alan Finkelstein, MD, Teiichi Takedai, MD, Rie Hirokawa, MD 2016 Combined PAFP CME Conference and UPMC 43rd Refresher Course in Family Medicine. Pittsburgh, PA   March 11, 2016