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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
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Center for Brain and Neurological Function
  • Heart Rhythm Center
  • Otolaryngology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Surgery
  • 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

We offer the treatments with less burden on the body to patients with cardiovascular diseases. We also perform intravascular treatments of lower extremity varices, sclerotherapy and stripping surgery.


  • Lower extremity varices,
  • Angina pectoris
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Arteriosclerosis obliterans
  • Sick sinus syndrome
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Postoperative low cardiac output syndrome(LCOS)
  • Cardiogenic shock


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

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

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 and 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

Center for Brain and Neurological Function

We take care of the patients with functional disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and nerve due to various diseases, dementia, degenerative disease, and refractory epilepsy.


  • Parkinson's disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Cerebral infarction
  • Moyamoya disease


  • Brain stimulation device implantation and exchange technique
  • Microvascular decompression (MVD)
  • Nerve vessel decompression

Heart Rhythm Center

This center is specializing in the treatment of arrhythmia using catheter ablation (myocardial ablation). Our renowned treatment of atrial fibrillation, "Kumagai BOX isolation", maintains a high cure rate.


  • Arrhythmia


  • Catheter ablation (myocardial 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


We provide comprehensive surgical treatments for the diseases of gastrointestinal tract and digestive organs. We also covers general surgeries, including mammary gland and thyroid surgery.


  • Esophageal and gastric varices
  • Upper & lower digestive tract bleeding
  • Intestinal stenosis
  • Stroke sequelae (dysphagia)
  • Early colon cancer
  • Malignant gastrointestinal stenosis
  • Breast cancer


  • Esophageal and Gastric variceal sclerosis therapy
  • Endoscopic small intestinal stricture dilatation
  • Gastrostomy surgery
  • Early stage malignant tumor of the large intestine submucosa
  • Endoscopic stomach and duodenal stent placement
  • Mammary gland malignant breast cancer surgery
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy

Center for Preventive Medicine

Comprehensive medical checkups are offered in our exclusive floor, equipped with advanced medical devices, and offering the relaxed atmosphere to guests including Non-Japanese speaking guests.


  • 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