Dr. Egi is an associate professor of department of anesthesiology and intensive care medicine in Kobe University hospital, Japan. Dr Egi graduated from Okayama University in 1999. Following residency and trainee in anesthesiology and intensive care, he was clinical research fellow in department of intensive care, Austin hospital. Dr. Egi received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy at Okayama University.
His research focuses on the clinical epidemiology and outcomes of critical illness, especially in acute blood glucose control, body temperature control in critically illness, postoperative delirium, mechanical ventilation for acute respiratory failure and fluid management in acute ill patients. He has published over 80 peer review articles. His research is funded primarily by grants-in-aid for scientific research from the Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture of Japan. He has served as principal investigator of Japan-Korea Intensive Care Study group (JAKOICS). He also served as member of official committees in Japanese society of intensive care medicine, Japanese Society of Respiratory Care Medicine, Japanese society of anesthesia and Japanese Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists.