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University of Tsukuba Hospital

This hospital conducts proton beam therapy as an advanced medical treatment. Since 1983, we have accumulated clinical research, and we started a full-scale treatment facility with gantry in 2001, and we have treated more than 7,100 cases. In addition, we established the treatment environment that can supply safe and minimally invasive surgical procedures such as an operating room with ceiling suspended intraoperative MRI, DaVinci surgical device, endoscopic surgical device and so on.

Support for foreign patients Support for the patients from overseas
When accepting patents who are living overseas, a medical coordinating company, which has a business relationship with this hospital, performs all the necessary arrangements from your arrival in Japan to your return to your country. This includes assistance in obtaining a medical visa, air travel arrangements, and reservations of accommodations, arrangement of interpreter(s), etc..
Departments and Centers
  • Proton Beam Therapy Center
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Nephrology
  • Urology
  • Hematology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pulmonology
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • GI&HBP Surgery
  • Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Breast and Endocrine Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Medical Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecology
  • Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
  • Diagnostic Pathology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Children’s Medical Center
  • Pediatric Critical Care Center
  • Center for Dementia-Related Diseases
  • Center for Palliative and Supportive Care

Proton Beam Therapy Center

Proton beam therapy is a very effective treatment method that can irradiate proton beam only to the lesion, without damaging the surrounding normal cells, and also reducing side effects.


  • Liver cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • lung cancer
  • Esophagus cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Brain tumor
  • Skull base tumor
  • Childhood cancer


  • Proton beam therapy
Hospital Tour
  • Proton beam therapy room

  • Proton beam therapy planning room

  • Proton beam synchrotron

  • Deluxe room

  • Single bed room

  • Multi-bed room

  • Operating room : Endoscopic surgery support robot "Da Vinci Si"

  • Sterile treatment room

  • Dialysis room

  • Emergency Department

General Information

General Information

Hospital Name
University of Tsukuba Hospital
2-1-1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, ibaraki 305-8576
029-853-3900 Japanese
+81-29-853-3900 English
URL English Japanese

Medical Travel Assistance Company

Emergency Assistance Japan Co., Ltd.
URL English Japanese Chinese
Contact English Japanese Chinese
JTB Corp. Japan Medical & Health Tourism Center
URL English Japanese Chinese
Contact English Japanese Chinese


5 minutes by car from Tsukuba Station, Tsukuba Express
25 minutes by car from Tsuchiura Station, JR Joban Line
120 minutes by car from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport)
70 minutes by car from lbaraki Airport