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Fukuoka Sanno Hospital

Fukuoka Sanno Hospital is one of general hospitals amongst Kouhoukai Group Medical Corporation, guided by the principles of “Dignity and Equality of Human Life.” Our physicians and medical staff maintain the highest level and are committed to providing the top quality medical care through the most advanced medical equipment and amenities available. In order to provide the best care to our patients, our clinical departments work closely together beyond the departmental boundaries, which we call it Clinical Center system.
In our hospital, English/Chinese speaking staff of our International Section team will be assisting the non-Japanese speaking patients from the time of registration, consultation by doctors, examination and to cashier, and much more, including the translation service of doctor's certificates and medical notes under the doctor's instruction. We also have our own manual of welcoming Non-Japanese speaking patients for both outpatient and inpatient so that the patients will find an anxiety-free atmosphere when they visit to receive a medical care.
Departments and Centers
  • Orthopedics
  • Cardiovascular Center
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Newroscience Center
  • Heart Rhythm Center
  • Otolaryngology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Surgery
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Center for Preventive Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Diabetes / Metabolic Disease / Endocrinology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics
  • Child Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Urology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Therapeutic Radiology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Clinic
  • General Medicine
  • Diagnostic Pathology
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Diabetes / Endocrinology Center
  • Digestive Diseases Center
  • Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Medicine and Neuroendocrine Tumor Center
  • Functional Bowel Disorder Center
  • Joint Surgery Center
  • Epilepsy and Sleep Disorders Center
  • Voice and Swallowing Center
  • Reproduction Center
  • Hemodialysis Center
  • PET Center
  • Rehabilitation Center
  • Cholelithiasis Center


We offer minimally invasive surgery for artificial joint replacement, hand injury and spine injury by using arthroscopy, microscopy and endoscopy. The number of patients from abroad is growing.


  • Degenerative spondylosis
  • Hip osteoarthritis
  • Carpal tunnel arthroplasty
  • Intraarticular tendon injury
  • Ligament injury
  • Tendon injury
  • Fracture
  • Elbow duct syndrome


  • Spinal surgery
  • Artificial hip joint replacement surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery for Carpal tunnel opening surgery
  • Tendon sheath incision, ablation, and transition procedure (finger)
  • Non-invasive operation for fracture
  • Neuronal migration and ablative operation

Cardiovascular Center

In our Cardiovascular Center, we offer the appropriate diagnosis and treatments with less physical burden on the patients of cardiovascular diseases. We perform catheter treatments, not only for coronary artery but also for carotid artery, renal artery and vein of lower extremity. We also offer the cardiac physiotherapy and pharmacotherapy as the preventive measure of diseases recurrence.


  • Angina
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Lower extremity arteriosclerosis obliterans
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Varicose veins of the lower extremities
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Chronic venous insufficiency of lower extremities


  • Percutaneous coronary stent placement /Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
  • Limb vasodilation
  • Thrombectomy
  • Pacemaker implantation / battery replacment
  • Subfascial endoscopic perforator surgery:SEPS
  • Ablation for the lower extremity varices
  • Lower extremity varicose veins operation (high level of arterial ligation / varicectomy, cirsectomy)
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)
  • Venous stent

Obstetrics and Gynecology

We are consistently performing a large number of minimally invasive surgeries. And, we are achieving successful results in assisted reproduction and providing safe and comfortable environment.


  • Ovarian tumor
  • Uterine appendages adhesion
  • Uterine fibroid
  • Endometriosis


  • Uterine appendages tumorectomy (both sides, laparoscopic)
  • Uterine appendages adhesive exfoliation (both sides, laparoscopic)
  • Laparoscopic uterine fibroidectomy
  • Laparoscopic endometriosis excision

Newroscience Center

In our Neuroscience center, we take care of patients with functional disorders of the brain / spinal cord /peripheral nerve due to various diseases such as cerebral and spiral tumor, trauma, dementia such as Alzheimer's disease, degenerative disease such as Parkinson's disease and refractory epilepsy.


  • Parkinson's disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Demensia
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Hemifacial spasm 
  • Cerebral infarction
  • Moyamoya disease
  • Unruptured aneurysm
  • Brain spinal tumor


  • Brain stimulation device implantation Microvascular decompression (MVD)
  • Brain tumor resection
  • Surgery for the epilepsy
  • Cranial CT/MRI
  • PET
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)

Heart Rhythm Center

The Heart Rhythm Center is specializing in arrhythmia using catheter ablation. Our renowned treatment of atrial fibrillation "Kumagai BOX isolation" maintains a high cure rate.


  • Arrhythmia


  • Catheter ablation


Our Otorhinolaryngology department is specializing in treatments of speech problems, Dysphagia, subglottic stenosis and laryngeal cancer.


  • Vocal polyps
  • Laryngeal cancer
  • Tracheal stenosis
  • Sinusitis


  • Laryngeal microsurgery,
  • Endoscopic nasal and sinus surgeries


We provide the wide-range of medical treatments for gastrointestinal tract diseases and tumor. And, we have a lot of experience of providing medical treatments for patients from abroad.


  • Gastric polyps
  • Duodenal polyps
  • Colon polyps
  • Small intestinal ulcer


  • Endoscopic gastrectomy
  • Endoscopic duodenal polypectomy
  • Endoscopic colonic polypectomy
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Gastrostomy tubes placement
  • Endoscopic hemostatic for small intestine and colon
  • Capsule endoscopy


Department of Surgery provides comprehensive surgical consultation and treatments for the cancer of gastrointestinal tract and the digestive organs, liver, pancreas and biliary tract as well as benign disorders such as cholelithiasis, the anal disease. Our department also covers general surgeries including mammary gland.


  • Stomach cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Biliary cancer
  • GIST
  • Breast cancer
  • Benign mammary tumor
  • Gallstone
  • Gallbladder polyp
  • Groin hernia


  • Laparoscopic pylorus gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic stomach local resection
  • Laparoscopic total gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic colectomy
  • Laparoscopic rectectomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Distal pancreatectomy
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Partial mastectomy (Total mastectomy) + sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Laparoscopic hernioplasty

Respiratory Medicine

We have many clinical experiences for general respiratory diseases as pneumonia, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease、and also for rare diseases as interstitial pneumonia and sarcoidosis.


  • Lung cancer


  • Lung biopsy

Center for Preventive Medicine

The comprehensive medical checkups are offered in our exclusive floor, equipped with the advanced medical devices, offering the relaxed atmosphere to the guests. Non-Japanese speaking guests are welcomed by our specially trained staff and enjoy the hassle free checkups.


  • Colon cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Pancreas cancer
  • Cerebral infarction and hemorrhage
  • Arrhythmia
  • Uterine fibroid and cyst
  • Life style related diseases


  • PET-CT Overnight course
  • PET-CT Oneday Premium course
  • PET-CT Oneday Overnight premium course
Hospital Tour
  • Waiting Hall (1F)

  • Consulting Room

  • Patient Room(S type)

  • Medical linac treatment Room

  • 64-row multislice CT Room

  • Rehabilitation Center

  • Heart Rhythm Center The catheter ablation operated

  • Cardiovascular Medicine : The catheter surgeries of coronary artery

  • Comprehensive Medical Checkup Floor

  • Preventive medicine center : Consultation by specialist

General Information

General Information

Hospital Name
Fukuoka Sanno Hospital
3-6-45, Momochihama, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka City,Fukuoka, 814-0001
URL English Japanese Chinese
English, Chinese


15 minutes walk from Fujisaki Station, Fukuoka City Subway Kuko Line
20 minutes by car from Fukuoka Airport