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Osaka University Hospital

The Osaka University Hospital shall provide high-quality medical care services and contribute to the fostering of medical professionals and medical development. The fundamental policies have been defined (1) to provide patient-centered, safe and reliable holistic medical care services, (2) to develop and implement advanced medical care and future medical technology , (3) to contribute to social and community medical care services , and (4) to foster excellent medical professionals rich in humanity.
For globalization of medical care and education, we will develop medical care systems for overseas patients and training acceptance systems for foreign health care workers at the Center for Global Health.
Departments and Centers
  • Nephrology
  • Metabolic Medicine
  • Clinical Immunology
  • Kampo Medicine
  • Breast and Endocrine Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Neurology and Cerebrovascular Diseases
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Urology
  • Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Hematology and Oncology
  • Geriatrics and Hypertension
  • General Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Thoracic Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Department of Diagnostic Pathology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pediatrics
  • Radiotherapy
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Center for Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
  • Trauma and Acute Critical Care Center
  • Endoscopy Center
  • Ultrasound Diagnostic Center
  • Stroke Center
  • Center for the Prostate Disease
  • Sleep Medical Center
  • Center for Pain Management
  • Center for Reproductive Medicine
  • Heart Center
  • Center for Pediatric Diseases
  • Oncology Center
  • Respiratory Center
  • Epilepsy Center
  • Center for Digestive System
  • Interventional Radiology Center
  • Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Center for Intractable Diseases
  • Center for Developmental Medicine and Child Psychiatry


We treat patients with all renal diseases, including abnormal urine analysis, acute kidney injury, and chronic kidney disease, as well as electrolyte disorders, based on current evidence.


  • Chronic glomerulonephritis
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Diabetic kidney disease
  • Lupus nephritis
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Electrolyte disorder
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis


  • Renal biopsy
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Steroid/immunosuppressive therapy
  • Dietary therapy
  • Fluid management
  • Tolvaptan therapy
  • Rituximub therapy

Metabolic Medicine

We take care of patients with Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity, Gout, Thyroid Nodule, Hypothlamic and pituitary diseases, Adrenal disease, Metabolic syndrome.


  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypothlamic and pituitary disease
  • Adrenal disease
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hasimoto's Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Obesity
  • Gout
  • Metabolic syndrome


  • Blood examination of various metabolite and hormone
  • Glucose tolerance test
  • Drug therapy including insulin therapy
  • Carotid ultrasonography
  • Endocrinological tolerance test
  • Endocrinological imaging
  • Drug therapy including hormone replacement therapy 
  • Thyroid Ultrasound examination
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Iodine Scintigraphy
  • Radioactive Iodine Therapy

Clinical Immunology

We treat patients caused by the dysregulation of the immune system, such as autoimmune diseases, chronic inflammatory diseases, allergic diseases, and immunodeficienciest.


  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Polymyositis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Vasculitis syndrome
  • Sjogren syndrome
  • Anti-phospholipid syndrome
  • Behcet Disease
  • IgG4-related disease


  • Ultrasound assessment of joints
  • Therapy with biological drugs

Kampo Medicine

We integratively treat refractory rheumatoido arthritis and collagen diseases petients or cancer patients who are receiving hormone therapy and chemotherapy.


  • Lung cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Uterine cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Prostatic cancer
  • Collagen disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis


  • Kampo Medicine
  • Biologics therapy
  • Ketogenic diet treatment

Breast and Endocrine Surgery

We treat patients with benign and malignant breast and thyroid diseases. Surgical treatment, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy are applied in cooperation based on evidence.


  • Breast cancers
  • Benign breast tumors
  • Thyroid cancers
  • Benign thyroid tumors
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism


  • Surgery
  • Immediate breast reconstruction
  • Chemotherapy
  • Endocrine therapy
  • Molecular targeted therapy
  • Radiation therapy

Orthopaedic Surgery

We treat patients with a high level of medical services, treating: tumors, hip joint, rheumatoid arthritis, knee joint, shoulder joint, spinal, pediatric orthopedic, hand, and sports injuries.


  • Tumors
  • Hip joint diseases
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Knee joint disease
  • Shoulder joint diseases
  • Spinal diseases
  • Pediatric orthopaedic diseases
  • Hand & upper limb diseases
  • Sports injuries (Knee and ankle joint ligament injuries)


  • Chemotherapy
  • Arthroscope surgery
  • Computer assisted surgery
  • Catheter surgery
  • Joint replacement (Arthroplasty)
  • Corrective osteotomy
  • External fixation surgery

Plastic Surgery

Our mission is to treat wounds and deformity of the body surface. Treatment is often performed in cooperation with specialists in other areas as necessary.


  • Cleft lip and cleft palate
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Congenital deformity
  • Polydactylysis and syndactya
  • Scar contracture
  • Facial fracture
  • Facial nerve paralysis
  • Varicose veins of the lower limbs,
  • Breast defect due to breast cancer
  • Abdominal wall hernia


  • Reconstructive microsurgery
  • Simulation surgery using 3-dimensional imaging

Neurology and Cerebrovascular Diseases

We provide medical care to many patients with neurodegenerative diseases, autoimmune nervous diseases, metabolic and hereditary muscle diseases, peripheral neuropathies.


  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Autoimmune nervous diseases
  • Metabolic and hereditary muscle diseases
  • Peripheral neuropathies
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine
  • Involuntary movement


  • Head and spine CT and MRI
  • Cerebral angiography
  • Nerve conduction velocity test
  • Electromyography
  • Electroencephalography
  • Steroid hormone pulse therapy
  • Immunoglobulin therapy
  • Plasma exchange
  • t-PA treatment
  • Intracerebral endovascular treatment


We provide medical services to patients with various neurosurgical diseases. Specialized fields are Cerebral tumors, Cerebrovascular, Functional, Spinal and Pediatric neurosurgical diseases.


  • Gliomas
  • Skull base tumor
  • Intracranial aneurysms
  • Intractable epilepsy
  • Movement disorders
  • Pituitary tumor
  • Spinal cord tumor
  • Craniovertebral junctional lesions
  • Pediatric brain tumor
  • Hydrocephalus


  • Microscopic surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Immunotherapy for brain tumor
  • Endovascular surgery
  • Fixation with instrumentation

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology, our objective is to treat patients based on clinical evidence. We manage pregnancy complications and provide fetal diagnosis and treatment.


  • Placental diseases
  • Massive postpartum haemorrhage
  • Cervical cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Uterine cancer
  • Uterine myoma


  • Fetal diagnosis
  • Fetal treatment
  • Combining surgical procedures and concurrent chemoradiotherapy
  • Combination of thorough vigorous debulking surgery and chemotherapy
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Fertility preservation therapy
  • Outpatient chemotherapy
  • Embolotherapy


We provide medical care services to all patients with a wide variety of diseases in the kidneys, urinary duct, bladder, and male genitalia.


  • Renal cancer
  • Upper urinary tract cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Adrenal tumor
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Renal failure
  • Living renal transplantation


  • CT examination
  • MRI examination
  • Ultrasonic diagnosis
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Robot-assisted surgery

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology

We treat diseases including tumors and vascular lesions through image guidance (IVR). We use medical techniques: chemoembolization and arterial infusion chemotherapy.


  • Liver tumor,
  • Renal cell carcinoma,
  • Vascular anomaly,
  • Portal hypertension,
  • Hypertension


  • Embolization
  • Angioplasty
  • Sclerosis therapy
  • Dranage
  • CT examination
  • MRI examination
  • Angiography examination
Hospital Tour
  • Surgical Assistant Robot Da Vinci Room

  • Intensive Care Unit

  • Anti-Cancer Drug Preparation Room

  • Angiography CT System Room

  • Outpatient Chemotherapy Room

  • Air Ambulance (Doctor-Heli)

  • Pediatric Room

  • Inpatients Reception

  • Hospital Park

  • Open Terrace

General Information

General Information

Hospital Name
Osaka University Hospital
2-15 Yamadaoka,Suita,Osaka 565-0871
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Medical Travel Assistance Company

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2 minutes walk from Handai-byoin-mae Station, Osaka Monorail Saito Line
15 minutes by car from Senri-chuo Station, Kita-Osaka Kyuko Line
20 minutes by car from Ibaraki Station, JR Tokaido Line
30 minutes by car from Osaka International Airport (Itami Airport)