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Established in 1969 with a specialization in orthopaedics, the newest location of Yonemori Hospital serves as a base hospital for providing regional medical care. Yonemori Hospital performs a wide range of surgical treatments including orthopaedic surgery, general surgery, and cardiovascular surgery. With a special focus on orthopaedic surgery, our hospital offers computer navigation for treatment of chronic diseases such as knee osteoarthritis. Rehabilitation begins as early as possible after surgical procedures with the goal of helping patients return to everyday life.
We accept patients from all over the world, including foreign tourists brought to our hospital by emergency transportation. Our International Support Division is readily available to assist foreign visitors seeking medical treatment.
Departments and Centers
  • Orthopaedics
  • Neurosurgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Internal Medicine
  • Emergency
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Anesthesiology


Implant installation using 3D template preoperative planning or computer navigation, and minimally invasive surgery are available for total joint replacement surgery.


  • Knee osteoarthritis
  • Hip osteoarthritis
  • Knee joint meniscal injury
  • Knee joint ligament damage
  • Hallux valgus (bunions)
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
  • Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament
  • Disc herniation


  • Total knee arthroplasty
  • Total hip arthroplasty
  • Meniscectomy
  • Meniscal sutures
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Hallux valgus correction surgery
  • Decompressive laminectomy
  • Spinal fusion
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Bone graft
Hospital Tour
  • Patient consultations : In-hospital coordinator and interpreter are available for support.

  • Reception : Concierges assist with hospital admission and other medical services.

  • Operation room : Balloon Kyphoplasty is available for osteoporotic compression fractures. 

  • Operation room : Total knee arthroplasty with computer navigation is available. 

  • Waiting room : Patients’ families can view surgery on a live monitor in the waiting room.

  • ICU : Patients receive total care in ICU located on the same floor as the operating rooms.

  • HCU : Patients move to HCU to promote early recovery and a shorter hospital stay.

  • Special room : Equipped with baths and toilets for patient's and visitor's comfort.

  • Rooftop garden : Patients enjoy walks around the garden during physical rehabilitation.

  • Private medical helicopter : Accept patients with injuries caused by high energy trauma.

General Information

General Information

Hospital Name
1-7-1 Yojiro, Kagoshima-city, Kagoshima 890-0062
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English, Japanese, Chinese

Medical Travel Assistance Company

JTB Corp. Japan Medical & Health Tourism Center
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15 minutes by car from Kagoshima-Chuo Station, JR Kagoshima Line
75 minutes by car from Kagoshima Airport