American Clinic Tokyo is an American medical practice founded by Frederick I. Shane, M.D. in 1954. It has been serving the English speaking international community for over 60 years. The clinic is located in Akasaka and the practice was succeeded by Grant Mikasa, M.D. in 2013. It is conveniently located near the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo.


Dr. Grant Mikasa is an American citizen with expertise in General Medicine. He is the Medical Director of the American Clinic Tokyo where General Medicine is integrated with Psychiatry to provide better health outcomes. More information on Dr. Mikasa can be found at LinkedIn.


Dr. Andrew Kissane is a UK-trained, British, native English speaking psychiatrist in Tokyo. A psychiatrist is a medical doctor with specialist qualifications in the treatment of mental health problems. He is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, is on the Specialist Register with the General Medical Council and holds a medical License to Practice in both UK and Japan. Dr. Kissane provides psychiatry services at the American Clinic Tokyo.


Dr. Lena Akai is a Psychologist and a specialist in respiration. She graduated Harvard University and received her Ph.D. from Showa University School of Medicine. She offers “Emotionally Calming Breathing Exercises” that help in decreasing anxiety and anxiety-related problems such as difficulty sleeping or concentrating. She also provides individualized advice on lifestyle modifications.