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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
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Nephrology
  • Hematology
  • Surgery (Breast and thyroid)
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Urology
  • Dermatology
  • Dentistry/Oral and maxillofacial Surgery
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Disease Control and Prevention Center
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Internal
  • Neurology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Psychosomatic medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Psychiatry
  • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Palliative care
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Radiology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Genomic Medicine
  • Surgery (Upper GI)
  • Surgery (Under-alimentary canal)
  • Surgery (Esophageal)
  • Surgery (Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic)
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Plastic and reconstructive Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Anesthesiology/Pain Clinic
  • Department of Emergency medicine & Critical
  • Medical Examination Center
  • AIDS Clinical 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

Cardiology

Cardiology Department promotes international medical care as a national center and provides advanced medical care as an advanced treatment hospital. As the core hospital in the region, it supports a wide variety of cardiovascular diseases. In Tokyo, it is one of the hospitals with a large number of cases related to examination and treatment of cardiovascular medicine. It is conducted mainly by certified physicians and specialists of the Japanese Association of Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics.

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

Hematology

We treat patients with various hematologic diseases. In the past few years, we have accepted patients with malignant lymphomas, myeloproliferative neoplasms, and severe aplastic anemia. We would like to receive detailed medical history in advance, which is crucial for determining the treatment strategy.

Diseases

  • Various hematologic maligancies including leukemias, lymphomas, and myeloma
  • Aplastic anemia

Treatments

  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplant
  • Combination chemotherapy
  • Immunosuppressive therapy

Surgery (Breast and thyroid)

We perform diagnostic procedures and surgical treatments for patients with breast tumor. When patients need chemotherapy, they are referred to the department of medical oncology.

Diseases

  • Breast cancer
  • Phyllodes tumor
  • Fibroadenoma

Treatments

  • Partical mastectomy
  • Total mastectomy
  • Sentinel lymphnode biopsy
  • Axillary resection

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

Urology

We focus on robotic surgery including Robot assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) for prostate cancer and Robot assisted partial nephrectomy (RAPN) for kidney cancer. We also perform laparoscopic surgery for kidney cancer and renal pelvic/ureteral cancer.

Diseases

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Renal pelvic cancer
  • Ureteral cancer

Treatments

  • Robot assisted radical prostatectomy
  • Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • Laproscopic nephroureterectomy

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

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

Intensive Care Unit

Each year, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at NCGM treats approximately 800 severely ill patients using a multidisciplinary approach to care. The unit is staffed by attending pulmonary and critical care physicians. Approximately 40 nurses, including intensive care nurse specialists, work in ICU. The 10-bed ICU cares for many post-operative surgical intensive care patients, including patients with various cancers, cardiovascular, respiratory and neurological emergencies.

Diseases

  • Acute respiratory failure
  • Pseudomyxoma peritonei
  • Acute myocardial infarction
  • Acute aortic dissection
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Acute-phase cerebral infarction

Treatments

  • Invasive positive pressure ventilation(IPPV)
  • Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation(NPPV)
  • High-fllow oxygen therapy through nasal cannula(HFT)
  • Respiratory care support
  • Respiratory rehabilitation
  • Early postoperative intra-peritoneal chemotherapy(EPIC)
  • Cardiac rehabilitation

Disease Control and Prevention Center

Department of infectious diseases is one of the leading clinical vcenter for infectious disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment in Japan. We have abundant experience in the treatment of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases as well as antimicrobial resistant bacterial infections.

Diseases

  • Tropical infectioous diseases
  • Resistant bacterial infection
  • Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases
  • Sexually transmitted disease

Treatments

  • Culture test
  • Acid-fast bacteria test
  • PCR(nested, multiplex)
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Multiplex gene identification test
Hospital Tour
  • Operating theater

  • Angiography and interventional Radiology

  • Radiation oncology

  • Endoscopy

  • Intensive care unit

  • Laboratory testing department

  • Admission/Discharge support center

  • Special room

  • 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