Yusuke Tsugawa, MD, MPH, PhD


Yusuke Tsugawa

Dr. Tsugawa is an associate professor of medicine and health policy and management at UCLA. Before joining the faculty at UCLA, he was a health specialist at the World Bank Group and a research fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tsugawa received his Ph.D. in Health Policy from Harvard University with a concentration in statistics and his MPH from Harvard School of Public Health. His research focuses on the variation in quality and costs of care across individual physicians and its determinants. Dr. Tsugawa's research has been published in leading medical and health policy journals, including JAMA Internal Medicine, BMJ, and Lancet. His research has also been featured in several media outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and National Public Radio.


Ph.D., Harvard University

M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health

M.D., Tohoku University

Place of Practice

Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Policy and Management at UCLA, USA