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Aizawa Hospital

Aizawa Hospital is an acute care general hospital with 460 inpatient beds that has been providing safe and high-quality medical services for over 100 years. We provide evidence-based medicine and practice to patients with variety of diseases and injuries making use of the latest medical technologies and excellent human resources. Aizawa Hospitral has been accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) since February 2013.

Aizawa Hospital accepts not only patients in this area but also overseas travelers who need medical treatment while traveling in the Matsumoto area. Patients are also coming from overseas to receive cancer treatment and health checkup/screening.

We offer language assistance services to individuals who have limited Japanese proficiency to help them understand their care and to improve patient safety.
Departments and Centers
  • Proton Therapy Center
  • General Surgery
  • Health Checkup/Screening Center
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Oncology (Chemotherapy)
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Urology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGY)
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Dentistry / Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Proton Therapy Center

High-precision irradiation technology has been installed to treat complex shaped tumors or moving organs such as lungs.Treatment for pediatric cancer and combination treatment with chemotherapy are available as well.


  • Base-of-skull tumor (Chordoma and others)
  • Head and Neck tumor
  • Brain tumor
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Rectal cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Bone and soft tissue tumor
  • Pediatric tumor (Rhabdomyosarcoma and others)


  • Solo-Proton Therapy
  • Combination with chemotherapy
  • Treatment under sedation for pediatric patients

General Surgery

We provide surgical treatmnts for the following areas of cancer.
Respiratory surgery, Breast surgery, Upper/lower GI surgery, Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic surgery.
Treatment option is determined involving other medical departments, such as Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy and Palliative care, at the Cancer Board in order to provide treatment with consideration not only for radical cure but also for functional preservation and patient's QOL.


  • Lung cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer (Esophageal cancer, Stomach cancer, Duodenal cancer, Small intestine cancer, Colon cancer, Rectal cancer)
  • Liver cancer
  • Gallbladder cancer
  • Parcreatic cancer
  • Thyroid cancer


  • Thoracotomy
  • Thoracoscopic surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Bronchoscopy

Health Checkup/Screening Center

Our health cheakup programs provide the right combination of various tests that are helpful in the early detection of cancers and lifestyle-related diseases and checking your overall health status.


  • Cancer
  • Brain disease
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Lifestyle-related diseases


  • Cancer, Brain disease, Heart disease, Lifestyle-related diseases:Comprehensive Package (Two-days)
  • Cancer, Brain disease, Heart disease, Lifestyle-related diseases:Comprehensive Women Package (Two-days)
  • Cancer:PET-CT Examination (One-day)
Hospital Tour
  • Proton Therapy Center (Treatment room)

  • Consultation room

  • A Nurse at ER

  • Chemotherapy room (24 private rooms)

  • Catheterization laboratory

  • Inpatient Ward

  • Rooftop heliport

  • Rehabilitation Center

  • Reception in the Health Checkup Center

  • Furnished apartment for overseas patients and their family (1bed room type, 100㎡)

General Information

General Information

Hospital Name
Aizawa Hospital
2-5-1 Honjou Matsumoto-City, Nagano, 390-8510
URL English Japanese Chinese
English, Japanese, Chinese

Medical Travel Assistance Company

JTB Corp. Japan Medical & Health Tourism Center
URL English Japanese Chinese
Contact English Japanese Chinese


5 minutes by car from Matsumoto Station, JR Chuo Line
3 hours by car from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport)
3 and half hours by car from Narita International Airport
3 hours by car from Chubu Centrair International Airport (Nagoya)