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NTT Medical Center Tokyo

NTT Medical Center Tokyo is the direct management Hospital of NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE EAST CORPORATION (NTT East) and established it as Kanto communication hospital in 1951. We make it for the happiness of all people that a hospital is used through a medical offer as symbol of the social contribution of the NTT East Japan and all people working in a hospital. We establish the international office as an acceptance charge department of the foreign patients, and English interpreters and Chinese interpreters are belonging. The international office does a wide variety of acceptance mainly on the gastrointestinal tract treatment for cancer under the endoscope, prostatic treatment for cancer in da Vinci, cardiovascular disease and cranial nerve, vascular disease about the visit to Japan treatment.
Departments and Centers
  • Gamma Knife Center
  • Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Hematology
  • Respiratory Surgery
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Oral surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Gynecology & Obstetrics
  • Cardiology
  • Urology
  • Center for Preventive Medicine/Health Screening
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Hypertension & Nephrology
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Psychosomatic medicine
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Cerebrovascular Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Pain Clinic
  • Rehabilitation
  • Palliative Care
  • Pathology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Respiratory Disease Center
  • Stroke Center
  • Artificial joint center
  • Spine center
  • Prostate Center
  • Emergency Center
  • Chemotherapy Center
  • Endoscopy Center

Gamma Knife Center

Since April 19997, more than 6,000 patients have been treated. Treatment with less burden on patients has become possible by upgrading to gamma knife model that incorporates a mask system.

Diseases

  • Cerebral arteriovenous malformation
  • Acoustic nerve tumor
  • Metastatic brain tumor
  • Meningioma
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Glioma
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

Treatments

  • Gamma knife radiosurgery

Surgery

We mainly deal with digestive disorders requiring surgery, and perform about 1,300 surgeries a year. We also perform robot-assisted surgery (Da Vinci surgery) in colorectal surgery.

Diseases

  • Gastric cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Hepatic cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Biliary tract cancer
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Hernia
  • Anus disease

Treatments

  • Laparotomy
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Robot-assisted surgery
  • Chemotherapy

Ophthalmology

We are focusing on retinal and vitreous diseases (such as diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration) and have established a system that can provide treatment according to the patient's condition. In addition, many cataract operations have been performed. We work closely with doctors in other departments to ensure safe treatment and postoperative management at all times, when cataract surgery is performed for patient's with systemic illness.

Diseases

  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Retinal detachment
  • Occlusion of retinal vein
  • Vitreous hemorrhage
  • Epimacula membrane
  • Age-related macular degeneration

Treatments

  • Depending on the condition , vitreous surgery may be performed. If retinal or vitreous disease is associated with cataracts, combined surgery may also be performed.

Hematology

Excellent treatment results such as for leukemia and malignant lymphoma. There are two sterile rooms of class 100 NASA standard and nine sterile rooms according to class 10000.

Diseases

  • Lymphoma
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome
  • Leukemia
  • Myeloma
  • Aplastic anemia
  • Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
  • Autoimmune hemolytic anemias
  • Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

Treatments

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Transplantation therapy
  • Immunosuppressive therapy
  • Molecular targeted therapy

Respiratory Surgery

We have been designated as a Regional Cancer Care Hospital by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and provide surgical treatment mainly for primary lung cancer to play a central role in the regional cancer treatment.

Diseases

  • Primary lung cancer
  • Pulmonary metastasis
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax
  • Mediastinal tumor

Treatments

  • In Respiratory Surgery, we aim to perform surgery that is considered optimal according to the general condition of each patient, based upon standard treatment based on evidence (medical basis). We create a customized surgery plan for each patient, while taking into account "how to perform surgery with minimal damage", and "what is the best approach".

Respiratory Medicine

We have a medical treatment system that can respond to various respiratory diseases (excluding infectious pulmonary tuberculosis).

Diseases

  • Lung cancer
  • Pneumonia
  • Interstitial pneumonia
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Treatments

  • In addition to providing the latest EBM-based treatment, we are working to develop new treatments for intractable respiratory diseases through joint clinical research with other institutions. We have a joint conference once a week with Respiratory Surgery and a weekly joint conference with Histopathology to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment. For rare respiratory diseases, we work closely with specialists at other facilities to treat them.

Oral surgery

We deal with oral malignant or benign tumor diseases and jaw bone cyst. Oral and maxillofacial reconstructive operation are performed in cooperation with Department of Surgery.

Diseases

  • Malignant tumor
  • Benign tomor
  • Salivary stone
  • Cyst
  • Tooth extraction

Treatments

  • Tumor excision
  • Oral cancer reconstructive operation
  • Salivary calculus enucleation
  • Cystectomy
  • Tooth extraction

Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

We provide medical treatment mainly for the treatment of neoplastic diseases on head and neck.
Diseases such as chronic sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, tonsillitis, vocal cord polyp are also treated by our doctors, who have detailed knowledge on general otorhinolaryngologic diseases.

Diseases

  • Head and neck carcinoma (pharyngeal cancer , laryngeal cancer, nasal sinus cancer, oral cancer, salivary gland cancer, thyroid cancer)
  • Head and neck benign tumors
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Chronic tonsillitis
  • Vocal cord polyp
  • Facial palsy
  • Allergic rhinitis

Treatments

  • An operational method called oral tumor resection is used for relatively early stage of pharyngeal cancer or laryngeal cancer. This is a minimally invasive procedure that uses a special device to remove cancer lesion that previously required an external incision from the mouth. We will, of course, also support surgery and chemoradiotherapy that involve free tissue transplantation. For sinusitis, we perform safe endoscopic surgery using navigation system.

Gastroenterology

Endoscopic submucosal dissection(ESD: treatment to exfoliate cancer lesion to submucosa and make en block resection by an endoscope) for early stage of esophageal, gastric, duodenal, or colorectal cancer, percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for liver cancer (primarily liver cancer, metastatic liver cancer), and other digestive disorders are treated.

Diseases

  • Esophageal cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Duodenal cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Liver cancer (primary liver cancer, metastatic liver cancer)
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Gallbladder cancer
  • Bile duct cancer
  • Choledocholithiasis
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease

Treatments

  • Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)
  • Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)

Orthopedic Surgery

We perform surgery mainly on hand surgery, spine surgery and artificial joint replacement.

Diseases

  • Lumbar spinal canal stenosis
  • Lumbar disc herniation
  • Cervical myelopathy
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Arthrosis of CM joint of thumb
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Osteoarthritis of hip
  • Osteoarthritis of knee.

Treatments

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Neurolysis
  • Tendon suture
  • Tendon transfer
  • Arthroplasty
  • Total hip replacement
  • Total knee replacement

Breast Surgery

We have newly established Breast Surgery from April 2019 for diagnosis, surgery and treatment of all breast diseases.

Diseases

  • Fibro adenoma
  • Phyllodes tumor
  • Papilloma,mastopathy
  • Breast cancer
  • Phyllodes tumor

Treatments

  • We diagnose mammary gland disease using mammography (MMG), ultrasound, and breast MRI.
  • We may perform breast (mass) puncture, and histopathology for definitive diagnosis, if necessary.
  • Breast puncture is a method to perform using ultrasound or MMG. When it is judged that surgery is necessary, we will choose a surgery method according to the disease. Surgery methods include tylectomy, partial mastectomy (breast-conserving surgery), mastectomy (total resection), nipple areola preservation mastectomy, reconstructive operation after the breast cancer surgery. For treatments, which include preoperative/postoperative hormone therapy, preoperative/ postoperative chemotherapy, radiotherapy , and treatment for breast cancer metastasis or at the time of recurrence, we will work with the Radiology and the Medical Oncology.

Neurosurgery

We accept patients with extensive brain diseases in cooperation with Gamma Knife Center, Cerebrovascular Medicine and Neurology.

Diseases

  • Unruptured cerebral aneurysm
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Meningioma
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Base of skull tumor
  • Gliomas
  • Cervical internal carotid altitude stenosis

Treatments

  • Craniotomy cerebral aneurysm clipping surgery
  • Craniotomy brain tumor enucleation
  • Craniotomy microneurovascular decompression
  • Inside-outside bypass operation in the craniotomy skull
  • Cervical internal carotid thrombus endarterectomy

Gynecology & Obstetrics

We have established a medical treatment system including staff and equipment and are focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of gynecological malignant tumors such as uterine cancer and ovarian cancer. It is our motto to promptly provide diagnosis and treatment to patients at their first visits to us.

Diseases

  • Gynecologic malignant tumors
  • Uterine cancer
  • Ovarian cancer

Treatments

  • For diagnosis and treatment for gynecologic cancers such as uterine cancer and ovarian cancer, it is quite important to provide team medicine not only by gynecologic oncologists but also with Radiologists, Pathologists, and Palliative Care Specialists as a team medicine. We also think that measures such as proper use of anticancer medication or countermeasures for side effects by teams of doctors and pharmacists are important. In addition, we cooperate with each medical department to handle patients with gynecological malignant tumors with complications such as heart disease and diabetes.

Cardiology

We promptly and accurately diagnose through electrocardiography, echocardiography, myocardial scintigraphy , and cardiovascular MRI/CT. We carry out many catheter treatments for angina pectoris or lower extremities artery stenosis, and catheter ablation for arrhythmia.

Diseases

  • Ischemic heart disease (such as angina pectoris, and myocardial infarction)
  • Valvular disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart failure
  • Arrhythmia
  • Aortic disease (such as dissecting aneurysm of aorta)
  • Peripheral artery disease (such as lower extremities artery stenosis)
  • Venous thrombosis
  • Venous thrombosis
  • Pulmonary thromboembolism

Treatments

  • We have equipments and devices such as 32 slice multidetector CT, myocardial scintigraphy, drug-eluting stent for diagnosis and treatment of ischemic heart disease (such as angina pectoris and myocardial infarction). We work to provide treatments with higher accuracy for catheter examination and treatment to heart and peripheral blood vessels by combining intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), optical coherence tomography (OCT), and fractional flow reserve (FFR). For catheter ablation to arrhythmia, we provide minimally invasive treatment such as using cryobaloon upon combining with state of the art mapping system.

Urology

We perform many Robot-assisted surgeries to patients who have prostate cancer. We, also, provide medium to long term IMR treatment for prostate cancer.

Diseases

  • Prostatic cancer
  • Renal cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Renal pelvis and ureter cancer
  • Adrenal tumor
  • Prostate-gland enlargement

Treatments

  • Robotically-assisted surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Linac
  • Intensity modulated radiation Therapy (IMRT)

Center for Preventive Medicine/Health Screening

We closely work with each clinical department of our hospital. If any illness is found in the Health Screening, you can promptly undergo a detailed examination, and treatment at our hospital. Health Screening system operated by this center is also interlinked with electric medical record that can be viewed from each clinical department in our hospital. This enables smooth information sharing and medical treatment.

Diseases

  • Cancer
  • Life-style related diseases of illness

Treatments

  • Specialists of our Endoscopy Center, who are the Board Certified Fellow of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society, perform gastric cancer screening to try to detect not only very early stage of gastric and esophageal cancer, which are difficult to find by upper GI series, and also atrophic gastritis by performing test for Helicobacter Pylori . We also carry out lung cancer screening by low dose CT to reduce radiation dosage to people over 40 years old to detect lung cancer at the early stage. To ensure accuracy, two Radiologists will preform checking after the check by a physician to avoid overlook of lung cancer.
Hospital Tour
  • 2F courtyard

  • Special private room SA on 11F

  • Waiting area for outpatients

  • Gamma knife center : Gamma knife radiosurgery

  • Linac room: IMRT

  • Angiography room: Catheterization

  • RFA center

  • Operation room : Surgical robot ‘da Vinci'

  • Endoscopy center: Endoscopy and endoscopic surgery

  • Operation: Neurosurgery

General Information

General Information

Hospital Name
NTT Medical Center Tokyo
Address
5-9-22, Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-Ku, Tokyo, 141-8625
URL
https://www.ntt-east.co.jp/kmc/en/ English
https://www.ntt-east.co.jp/kmc/ Japanese
https://www.ntt-east.co.jp/kmc/cn/ Chinese
Contact
English, Japanese, Chinese

Medical Travel Assistance Company

Emergency Assistance Japan Co., Ltd.
 
URL
http://maj.emergency.co.jp/ English
http://maj.emergency.co.jp/ja/ Japanese
http://www.weimajie-emergency.com/ Chinese
http://maj.emergency.co.jp/cn/ Chinese
Contact
https://www.eaj.ne.jp/maj/inquiry English
https://www.eaj.ne.jp/maj/ja/inquiry Japanese
Chinese
https://www.eaj.ne.jp/maj/cn/inquiry Chinese

Directions

Train
10 minutes walk from Gotanda Station, JR Yamanote Line
7 minute walk from Gotanda Station, Toei Subway Asakusa Line
Airplane
30 minutes by car from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport)
90 minutes by car from Narita International Airport