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Yamagata University Hospital

At Yamagata University Hospital. We will (1) break down the barriers between medical subjects and provide appropriate medical care as a hospital as a whole, (2)strive to disclose information and aim to be a hospital that is open to society, (3)strive to develop and introduce advanced medical care suitable for each patient, (4)develop creative medical professionals with strict ethics With these philosophies, we pursue "medical care with a rich humanity and trust."
Based on the above four principles, we provide high-quality medical care to foreign patients.
Departments and Centers
  • Internal Medicine I
  • Internal Medicine Ⅱ (Gastroenterology)
  • Internal Medicine III
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Dermatology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Heavy Ion Center
  • SurgeryⅠ
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Thoracic Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Urology
  • Anesthesia
  • Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Diagnostic Pathology
  • Pain Clinic and Palliative Medicine
  • Rehabilitation Division

Internal Medicine Ⅱ (Gastroenterology)

We provide high quality, individualized care for patients with the digestive tract, bile ducts, pancreas and liver diseases.


  • Early esophageal and gastrointestinal cancer
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Pancreatobiliary benign/malignant tumor
  • Choledocholithiasis
  • Acute/chronic pancreatitis
  • Autoimmune pancreatitis
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Esophagogastric varices


  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy including balloon-assisted enteroscopy
  • Endoscopic submucosal dissection
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)
  • EUS guided fine needle aspiration
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Endoscopic injection sclerotherapy
  • Endoscopic variceal ligation

Heavy Ion Center

East Japan Heavy Ion Center, Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata University is the world's first treatment facility connected to a general hospital, with Carbon-ion radiotherapy starting in 2021.


  • Urologic tumors (prostate, kidney)
  • Head and neck tumors
  • Bone and soft tissue tumors
  • Pulmonary and mediastinal tumors
  • Gastrointestinal tumors
  • Liver, pancreatic tumors
  • Gynecologic tumors
  • Metastatic tumors (lung, liver, lymph nodes)


  • Carbon-ion radiotherapy

Cardiovascular Surgery

We provide open aortic surgery and endovascular repair. We also provide valve plasty or replacement according to each pathological condition.


  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Valvular heart disease


  • Graft replacement
  • Endovascular aortic repair
  • Valve repair
  • Valve replacement

General Thoracic Surgery

We provid precise thoracoscopic anatomical resection of lung cancer and others using 3D reconstruction of computed tomography, which is getting worldwide reputaitons.


  • Lung cancer
  • Mediastinal tumor
  • Metastatic lung tumor


  • Thoracoscopic and robotic thoracic surgery
  • Thoracoscopic partial resection using Hybrid OR
  • Minimally invasive thoracoscopic surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders and trauma.


  • Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee
  • Traumatic cartilage defects of the knee


  • Autologous chondrocyte implantation

Obstetrics and Gynecology

In the department of OBGY, specialists are enrolled in the four fields of Gynecological Oncology, Reproductive / Endocrinology, Obstetrics, and Women's Healthcare, and we provide the best treatment to patients who are examined at Yamagata university hospitals.


  • Gynecologic cancers (Cervical cancer, Endometrial cancer, Ovarian cancer, Rare tumor) Infertility
  • Endometriosis
  • Uterine myoma
  • Normal pregnancy and Pregnancy with medical, surgical and obstetrical complications
  • Fetal disorders
  • Menopause
  • Pelvic organ prolapse


  • Pelvic examination
  • Ultrasonography
  • Colposcopy
  • Image inspection (CT, MRI, PET-CT), Gynecologic cancer surgery (open, laparoscopic, Robotic surgery)
  • ART: assisted reproductive technology
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • TCR: trans cervical resection
  • Prenatal and intrapartum care
  • Cesarean section, Pelvic organ prolapse surgery


We have treated over 700 cases with ear diseases via transcanal endoscopic ear surgery (TEES) which is a functional and less invasive procedure.


  • Chronic otitis media
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Middle ear anomaly
  • Otosclerosis


  • Audiometry
  • Tympanometry
  • Imaging tests (CT, MRI)
  • Transcanal endoscopic ear surgery
  • Microscopic ear surgery using retroauricular incision
Hospital Tour
  • Medical Concierge Station

  • Hospital Room

  • Hybrid Operating Room

  • Hybrid Operating Room(Awake Surgery)

  • Endoscopic Surgery Center

  • Radiotherapy Room (Linear Accelerator)

  • Cyclotron Room

  • Outpatient Cancer Chemotherapy Room

  • East Japan Heavy Ion Center

  • Rotating Gantry Irradiation Room

General Information

General Information

Hospital Name
Yamagata University Hospital
2-2-2 Iidanishi, Yamagata-shi, Yamagata 990-8560
URL English Japanese

Medical Travel Assistance Company

Emergency Assistance Japan Co., Ltd.
URL English Japanese Chinese
Contact English Japanese Chinese


13 minutes by car from Yamagata Station, JR Ou Main Line
40 minutes by car from Yamagata Airport