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Hospitals and Clinics in Japan


 

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Medical services in Japan largely consist of private clinics and general hospitals that work under the guidance of Health Care System.

Private clinics can be named "iin" or "shinryojo." There are 79,000 clinics that offer mostly out-patient services, and around 48,000 dental clinics. Generally, they are managed by individual doctors and most of them do not have in-patient services. On the other hand, general hospitals have an ample range of specialized doctors and sophisticated equipment. These hospitals play a more important function in the delivering of good health services mostly to the elder. There are about 1000 ample hospitals, around 8,700 general hospitals and 1000 mental hospitals. These hospitals offer both out-patient and in-patient care.

In Japan, people commonly prefer to go to bigger hospitals rather than going to private clinics in the neighborhood. For that reason bigger hospitals are crowded with out-patients and sometimes it takes an entire day to have a check-up and get medication.

The following is a list of hospitals and clinics that employ foreign or English-speaking staff.


St Luke's International Hospital
Address 9-1 Akashi-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-8560, Japan
Url St Luke's International Hospital
Tel 03-3541-5151
Fax 03-3544-0649
Email koho@luke.or.jp


Sanno Hospital
Address 8-10-16 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052, Japan
Url Sanno Hospital
Tel 03-3402-3151
Fax 03-3404-3652
Email sannoclc@sannoclc.or.jp


Tokyo Women's Medical University
Address 8-1, Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8666 , Japan
Url Tokyo Women's Medical University
Tel 03-3353-8111
Fax 03-3353-6793


International Medical Center of Japan
Address 1-21-1 Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8655, Japan
Url International Medical Center of Japan
Tel 03-3202-7181
Fax 03-3202-8066


International Catholic Hospital (Seibo Hospital)
Address 2-5-1 Naka-Ochiai, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 161-8521, Japan
Url Seibo Hospital
Tel 03-3951-1111
Fax 03-3954-7091


The King Clinic
Address 6-31-21 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan
Url The King Clinic
Tel 03-3409-0764


Japanese Red Cross Medical Center
Address 4-1-22 Hiroo, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8935, Japan
Url Japanese Red Cross Medical Center
Tel 03-3400-1311


Keio University Hospital
Address 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
Url Keio University Hospital
Tel 03-3353-1211


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