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Center Hospital of the National Center for Global Health and Medicine

This hospital participates in international cooperation in the field of medicine, covering many specialties, and provides highly advanced and sophisticated medical care for patients with infectious diseases, chronic diseases such as diabetes and metabolic diseases and incurable diseases. The hospital, functioning jointly with the Bureau of International Cooperation and the Research Institute, plays an active role in offering opportunities for education to interns, researchers, and nurses from all over the world as well as providing medical care for foreigners who live and work in Japan. For several decades the hospital has also trained domestic interns, residents, nurses and, more recently also medical students, as one of the representative hospitals for postgraduate medical education. At the moment the nursing section is implementing a primary nursing system, in order to foster specialty of the nursing service and to emphasize the continuity of nursing for individual patients.
Departments and Centers
  • General Internal
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Cardiology
  • Nephrology
  • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Rheumatology
  • Hematology
  • Neurology
  • Psychosomatic medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Psychiatry
  • Palliative care
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Radiology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Genomic Medicine
  • Surgery (Upper GI)
  • Surgery (Under-alimentary canal)
  • Surgery (Esophageal)
  • Surgery (Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic)
  • Surgery (Breast and thyroid)
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Urology
  • Plastic and reconstructive Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Dentistry/Oral and maxillofacial Surgery
  • Anesthesiology/Pain Clinic
  • Department of Emergency medicine & Critical
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Medical Examination Center
  • AIDS Clinical Center
  • Disease Control and Prevention Center
  • Outpatient Treatment Center
  • Travel Clinic

Respiratory medicine

We can provide advanced medical treatment for all kind of respiratory diseases.
Especially it is to focus on interventional treatment for respiratory diseases.

Diseases

  • Bronchial asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Interstitial pneumonia
  • Lung cancer
  • Malignant mesothelioma
  • Pleurisy
  • Acute・Chronic respiratory failure
  • Hemoptysis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis

Treatments

  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Thoracoscopy Under Local Anesthesia
  • Flexible Bronchoscope
  • Rigid Bronchoscope
  • Bronchial Stent
  • Bronchial Artery Embolization

Gastroenterology

Our endoscopy center offers high-quality service for advanced endoscopic procedures including endoscopic resection of early gastrointestinal cancer.

Diseases

  • Early esophagueal cancer
  • Early gastric cancer
  • Early colon cancer
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Feflux esophagitis
  • Barrett's esophagus

Treatments

  • Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Lower gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Endoscopic resection
  • High-resolution manometry
  • Multichannel intraluminal impedance-pH monitoring

Cardiology

We treat emergency cases such as acute myocardial infarction and chronic cases such as chronic heart failure. More than 2% patients are non-Japanese.

Diseases

  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Chronic heart failure (CHF)
  • Pulmonary embolism (PE)
  • Aortic dissection
  • Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Arrhythmia
  • Infective endocarditis (IE)
  • Cardiac sarcoidosis
  • Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)

Treatments

  • Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
  • Rotational atherectomy
  • Percutaneous transluminal septal myocardial ablation (PTSMA)
  • Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA)
  • Balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA)
  • Intraortic balloon pumping (IABP)
  • Percutaneous cardiopulmonary support (PCPS)
  • Electrophysiological study (EPS)
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Cardiac rehabilitation

Nephrology

We are excellent in nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, diabetic nephropathy, chronic kidney disease, hemodialysis, acute blood purification as well as international medical service.

Diseases

  • Chronic glomerulonephritis
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Acute nephritis
  • Acute renal failure
  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Urinary truct infection
  • Interstitial kidney disease
  • Refractory hypertension (secondary hypertension)

Treatments

  • Kidney biopsy
  • Hemodialysis
  • Diagnosis and conservative therapy for CKD
  • Treatment for nephritis and nephrotic syndrome
  • Dietary therapy for kidney diseases
  • Continuous hemodiafiltration
  • Plasma exchange
  • Low density lipoprotein(LDL) apheresis

Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

NCGM is one of the leading hospitals for the treatment and management of diabetes and endocrine disorders in Japan. We are responsible for such a medical advancement. Our department has specialized advanced outpatient clinics of type 1 diabetes and outpatient clinics of endocrine diseases and obesity .

Diseases

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Lipid disorders
  • Obesity
  • Hyperuricemia

Treatments

  • Educational Hospitalization of Diabetes
  • Insulin pump
  • Artificial pancreas
  • Thyroid isotope therapy
  • Islet Transplantation

Rheumatology

Our department has abundant practice experience for rheumatic diseases. The outcome of the SLE is good. We provide total management collaborated with the other department.

Diseases

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Polymyositis
  • Angiitis (Aortitis, ANCA-associated vasculitis)
  • Behcet's disease

Treatments

  • Corticosteroid/Immunosuppressant therapy
  • Total management for rheumatic diseases
  • Biologics therapy for rheumatoid arthritis

Psychosomatic medicine

The Department of Psychosomatic Medicine provides comprehensive care both from physical and mental perspectives for patients with psychosomatic disorders.

Diseases

  • Psychosomatic disorders
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Primary headache
  • Eating disorders
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Bullimia nervosa
  • Psychosocial distress in patients with malignancies

Treatments

  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Psychothrapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Supportive psychotherapy
  • Relaxatioin theray
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Stress management

Medical Oncology

The effect of chemotherapy will be maximized safely with adequate supportive care for cancer patients with any comorbid disorders through the collaboration with other departments.

Diseases

  • Metastatic colorectal cancer
  • Metastatic gastric cancer

Treatments

  • Chemotherapy
  • Molecular targetted therapy
  • Clinical sequence

Pediatrics

We treat infection, cancer, blood disease, cardiac disease, Kawasaki disease, premature infant disease, neurological disease, and mental disease of children.

Diseases

  • Childhood cancer
  • Childhood leukemia
  • Childhood allergy
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Epilepsy
  • Encephalitis
  • Premature baby
  • Acute pneumonia

Treatments

  • Antimicrobial therapy
  • Anticancer drug therapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Surgical treatment
  • Hematopoietic cell transplantation
  • High-dose gamma globulin therapy
  • Anticonvulsant medication
  • Psychotherapy

Thoracic Surgery

We treat all thoracic disease. We perform operations with thoracotomy or complete video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS). We also perform extended radical operations.

Diseases

  • Lung cancer
  • Nontuberculous mycobacterium infection
  • Pneumothorax
  • Mediastinum tumor
  • Pyothorax
  • Thoracic trauma

Treatments

  • Standard thoracotomy
  • Complete Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)

Cardiovascular surgery

Our experienced team is committed to providing skilled surgical treatment with patients who require complex cardiac surgical operations as well as standard cardiac surgery.

Diseases

  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Heart valve disease
  • Aortic dissection
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Peripheral vascular disease

Treatments

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting
  • Valve plasty
  • Valve replacement
  • Surgery for arrhythmia
  • Aortic surgery
  • Aortic stent graft
  • Peripheral vascular surgery

Neurosurgery

We have 6 board certified neurosurgeons, and we always give the best neurosurgical services that we can, to the patients suffering from almost all strokes, brain tumors, and spinal diseases.

Diseases

  • Stroke
  • Internal carotid artery stenosis
  • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
  • Unruptured aneurysm
  • Brain tumor
  • Spinal tumor
  • Cervical spondylosis (CS)
  • Spinal canal stenosis
  • Hemifacial spasm (HFS)
  • Trigeminal neuralgia (TN)

Treatments

  • Craniotomy and clipping
  • Craniotomy and tumor removal
  • Endovascular surgery
  • Comprehensive treatment including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy
  • Anterior decompressive discectomy and fusion
  • Microvascular decompression
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Neuroendoscopic surgery

Orthopedics

Treating functional disturbance of musculoskeletal system due to trauma,degenerative disease by method of conservative, operative procedure and rehabilitation.

Diseases

  • Fracture
  • Ligament injury
  • Arthritis
  • Spondylosis
  • Disc hernia
  • Osteoarthritis

Treatments

  • Internal fixation
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Arthroscopy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Discectomy
  • Joint replacement

Dermatology

Advanced medical care facility for PRP (platelet-rich plasma) treatment. Equipped with latest NPWT (negative pressure wound therapy) apparatus, Q-switched ruby laser, and dermoscope.

Diseases

  • Non-healing skin ulcers
  • Skin ulcers
  • Bedsores (pressure ulcers)
  • Diabetic gangrene
  • Pigmented skin lesions

Treatments

  • PRP (platelet-rich plasma) treatment
  • NPWT (negative pressure wound therapy)
  • Q-switched ruby laser
  • Dermoscopy

Ophthalmology

Diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases , glaucoma , uveitis is available using advanced equipment, and cataract surgery uses 3D monitor to assist surgery.

Diseases

  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Corneal diseases
  • Macular diseases
  • Retinal diseases
  • Infectious uveitis
  • Non-infectious uveitis

Treatments

  • Cataract surgery
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • Anti-VEGF therapy
  • Steroid pulse therapy
  • Immunosuppressive therapy using biologics

Dentistry/Oral and maxillofacial Surgery

We provide diagnosis and treatment of oral surgery, in addition to general dental treatment.

Diseases

  • Oral and Mexillofacial Trauma
  • Dento-Facial Infectious Diseases
  • Embedded Teeth
  • Temporo-Mandibular Joint Disorders
  • Oral Mucositis
  • Oral and Mexillofacial Cysts
  • Dento-Facial Deformity
  • Venous malformation
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Benign Tumors

Treatments

  • Tooth Extraction
  • Dentofacial Rehabilitation
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Clinical analysis for facial morphology by the three dimensional laser light scanner
  • Treatment for oral venous malformations using intralesional laser photocoaglation

Anesthesiology/Pain Clinic

Various pain relieving treatments are given to chronic pain such as postherpetic neuralgia, low back pain.

Diseases

  • Postherpetic neuralgia
  • Spondylosis
  • Disc hernia
  • Postoperative pain

Treatments

  • Nerve blocks
  • Elekctroacupuncture
  • Analgesics

Disease Control and Prevention Center

Department of infectious diseases is one of the largest ID department in Japan and has the latest diagnostic equipment.

Diseases

  • Emerging infectious diseases
  • Resistant bacterial infections
  • Sexual transmitted infection

Treatments

  • Culture test
  • Acid-fast bacteria test
  • PCR(nested, multiplex)
  • MALDI-TOF MS
  • Verigene
  • LAMP
Hospital Tour
  • Operating theater

  • Angiography and interventional Radiology

  • Radiation oncology

  • Endoscopy

  • Intensive care unit

  • Laboratory testing department

  • Resuscitation room for severe patients

  • Initial management units for stable patients

  • Pharmaceutical department

  • Inpatient ward (Four-bed rooms)

General Information

General Information

Hospital Name
Center Hospital of the National Center for Global Health and Medicine
Address
1-21-1 Toyama, Shinjyuku, Tokyo, 162-8655
URL
http://www.hosp.ncgm.go.jp/en/ English
http://www.hosp.ncgm.go.jp/ Japanese
http://www.hosp.ncgm.go.jp/cn/ Chinese
Contact
English, Japanese, Chinese

Directions

Train
5 minutes walk from Wakamatsu-kawada Station, Toei Subway Oedo Line
15 minutes walk from Waseda Station, Tokyo Metro Tozai Line
Airplane
50 minutes by car from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport)
90 minutes by car from Narita International Airport