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Links to Medical Institutions

More than 100 medical institutions have accepted international patients in coordination with Emergency Assistance Japan Co., Ltd. This page introduces some of them. Please click on the names of the medical institutions listed below to see a brief description. For more details about each medical institution, please visit their official websites.

Based on your request, we will also contact medical institutions not listed below. If you are judged acceptable for medical care in Japan, in principle, you can receive treatment in any medical institution anywhere in Japan.

*The websites of medical institutions marked with an asterisk (*) in this list are currently in Japanese only. However, because we will contact these institutions based on your request, you can consult any institution listed below. For more details, please contact us from this page.

Chiba University Hospital

A general hospital located in Chiba city with easy access from Narita International Airport. Their International Medical Center accepts international patients.

Gunma University Heavy Ion Medical Center

Among the Japanese facilities that provide heavy ion radiotherapy to international patients, Gunma University Heavy Ion Medical Center is the only facility that belongs to a university hospital, enabling them to cope with any complications or emergencies that may occur. They also have a specialized team for international patients.

Hokkaido University Hospital

A national university hospital located in Sapporo city, Hokkaido prefecture, and includes the Proton Beam Therapy Center. Those wishing to receive treatment or consultation at this hospital should first contact Emergency Assistance Japan Co., Ltd.

Hyogo Ion Beam Medical Center

The only facility in Japan and the first in the world in which both proton therapy and heavy ion radiotherapy are available.

Ion-beam Radiation Oncology Center in Kanagawa, Kanagawa Cancer Center (i-ROCK)

The Ion-beam Radiation Oncology Center in Kanagawa (i-ROCK) opened in December 2015 in the city of Yokohama, Kanagawa, which is close to Haneda Airport and is easily accessible. i-ROCK, which is attached to a cancer center, is a facility that provides heavy ion particle therapy in collaboration with cancer specialists experienced in various kinds of cancer.

National Cancer Center Hospital

Since their opening as the central hospital in charge of Japan’s cancer care, they have implemented comprehensive research and practices for cancer patients, including the development of new treatments and various types of assistance.

National Cancer Center Hospital East

Established in 1992 in Kashiwa, Chiba prefecture with the aims of new cancer medicine creation and care of the increasing number of cancer patients. They actively accept foreign patients who wish to have respiratory surgery and colorectal surgery as well as proton beam therapy.

Osaka Prefectural Hospital Organization Osaka Women's and Children's Hospital

A specialized hospital providing perinatal and pediatric care in Osaka. Under its philosophy of “No borders for medical care,” the hospital accepts international patients who wish to be seen by its doctors.

Osaka University Hospital

Provision of innovative advanced medical care, such as myocardial regenerative medicine with cell sheets.

Proton Beam Therapy Center, University of Tsukuba Hospital

Since beginning proton therapy in 1983, they have handled the largest number of such cases in Japan. As the first proton therapy facility affiliated with a university hospital in Japan, they provide high-quality proton therapy in cooperation with specialists and medical staff in various fields.

QST Hospital (formar NIRS Hopital)

This hospital is affiliated with the research institute that currently leads the world in the field of heavy ion radiotherapy.

Shizuoka Institute of Epilepsy and Neurological Disorders

Located in Shizuoka prefecture and specializing in epilepsy, neurological disorders, and severe motor and intellectual disabilities, they accept pediatric patients as well.

Tokyo Takanawa Hospital

Located in Takanawa, a prime part of Tokyo, they accept international patients in their International Clinic.

University of Tokyo Hospital

Japan’s top university hospital, their International Medical Center supports the acceptance of international patients.

University of Tsukuba Hospital

A general hospital established in 1976. At the end of 2012, a new “KEYAKI” building was completed and created a new environment in the hospital, where they have been providing comprehensive and high-quality medical care. Also in 2012 the Office for the Promotion of International Medical Affairs was established to organize the acceptance of international patients and globally dispatch and receive human resources.

Yamagata University Hospital

Our hospital is one of the national university hospitals in Japan and launching heavy ion beam treatment in 2019. We have achieved world-class treatment results in the fields of thoracoscopic lung cancer surgery and endoscopic middle ear surgery, which we can be proud of, and actively accept foreign patients.

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Aizawa Hospital

The hospital is located in Nagano Prefecture with a history of over 100 years. The latest diagnostic and treatment equipment are installed in the hospital. It provides proton beam therapy with the equipment of line scanning method as the second equipment in the world.

BlancPa Ginza Medical Dental Clinic

Its cutting-edge 3D dental system enables treatment to be completed in one visit. It also provides higher quality, a more natural finish, as a dental technician (ceramist) is always in the clinic. Please feel free to consult us.

Cancer Consultation Toh-toh*

At this clinic, 15 oncologists providing second opinions on cancers ensure every patient of receiving the best cancer care available. They also provide lifestyle guidance to prevent cancers or their recurrence and testing to detect cancers at an early stage, in addition to prescribing Chinese herbal medicines.

Fujita Health University Hospital

With over 1,400 beds, this hospital boasts the largest number of beds for a single medical facility in Japan. It operates four robot-assisted da Vinci Surgical Systems: two for medical treatment and two in its training center, making it a center for robot-assisted surgery in Japan. Additionally, its Minimally Invasive Therapy / Diagnostic Imaging Center operates four 320-detector row CT systems and other high-tech instruments, providing diagnosis and treatment using the latest medical equipment. In January 2018, it started a medical checkup program for international patients in a dedicated ward.

Fukushima Neurosurgery Center, Moriyama Memorial Hospital*

Professor Takanori Fukushima, a renowned neurosurgeon, performs surgery for skull base disease and cerebrovascular disease, which are among the most challenging types of neurosurgery.

IGT Clinic*

Using a catheter guided by images, obtained, for example, by CT scans or angiography, they provide cancer treatment that places minimal stress on the patient’s body. Patients stay in this clinic for 4 days and 3 nights on average. Located 10 minutes away from Kansai International Airport, the entire staff of the clinic welcomes patients in a comfortable environmental space overlooking the sea and the airport.

Inanami Spine and Joint Hospital

In July 2015, this hospital was opened as a new facility of the medical foundation that performs among the largest number of surgeries for spine diseases in Japan. Offering the best medical care system and the latest medical equipment, they accept international patients.

Ito Hospital

One of Japan’s premier hospitals specializing in thyroid disorders. Since their opening in 1937, they have consistently introduced new medical technologies and equipment.

IUHW Mita Hospital

A general hospital with a history of 70-plus years, it generally accepts international patients in all departments but is especially strong in cancer treatment as a cancer center certified by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. International University of Health and Welfare (IUHW) opened a medical school in the city of Narita, Chiba Prefecture in April 2017 and plans to begin construction of a new hospital near Narita International Airport in 2020.

Iwai Orthopaedic Medical Hospital

A specialized hospital for advanced treatment in the field of orthopedics. They perform the largest number of endoscopic surgeries for spine disease, in particular.

Japanese Red Cross Medical Center*

A general hospital conveniently located in central Tokyo, they focus on providing cancer care, emergency care, and perinatal care. They also offer such advanced medical care as CyberKnife treatment, surgery using the da Vinci Surgical System, and living-donor liver transplantation.

Kamagaya General Hospital

A general hospital located near railways that are directly connected to Narita International Airport and Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport). Their goal is to provide worry-free support suited to each patient’s requirements, including cancer treatment or dialysis while traveling in Japan.

Kameda Medical Center

As one of the largest general hospitals in Japan with full services and equipment, they provide advanced medical care and accept international patients as well.

Kasugai CyberKnife Rehabilitation Hospital

While it is one of the largest rehabilitation hospitals in Japan, it also provides cancer treatment using the CyberKnife robotic radiosurgery system, mainly for brain tumors.

Keio University Hospital

A general hospital that marked its 100th anniversary in 2017, it sees over 3,000 outpatients a day and ordinarily has around 800 hospitalized patients. As an advanced treatment hospital and a core clinical research center, it has research and development functions and also provides advanced medical care.

Kitahara International Hospital*

Providing multilingual consultation mainly in the neurosurgical field, this hospital offers a wide range of medical care, including cerebrovascular treatment and coverage from surgery to rehabilitation. They also actively promote dispatching their staff abroad and accepting international trainees.

Kudo Stomach and Intestines Internal Medicine Clinic*

As a clinic specializing in the early diagnosis and treatment of the superficial depressed type of colorectal cancer, they provide high-quality medical care using a magnifying endoscope. Professor Shinei Kudo, a renowned physician in colorectal cancer treatment, is a special advisor to this clinic.

Medipolis Proton Therapy and Research Center

Located in Ibusuki in Kagoshima prefecture, one of the most famous hot-spring areas in Japan, they provide cancer patients with proton beam particle therapy.

Mominoki Day Surgery Clinic

This day surgery clinic is located close to Shinjuku Station in Tokyo. Specializing in the treatment of lymphedema, the clinic can alleviate cellulitis and pain in more than 90% of cases through a surgical technique called lymphatic venous anastomosis (LVA). The surgeon performs over 400 LVA surgeries every year. Backed by a wealth of medical evidence, the clinic actively treats international as well as Japanese patients.

Motomi Ishibe Clinic

A clinic specializing in artificial hip joints in the city of Sapporo, Hokkaido. The clinic accepts international as well as domestic patients. Dr. Ishibe conducts surgeries at a cooperating hospital and performs over 600 operations a year. Thus far he has performed over 8,000 artificial hip joint operations using minimally invasive surgery (MIS), which leaves only a small operative wound and reduces the hospital stay, and a computer-guided navigation system.

NTT EAST, NTT Medical Center Tokyo

Holding both accreditations of JCI or international accreditation and JMIP under Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, our hospital provide medical services of high quality and taking care of foreign patients. Other than the above we obtained series of international certifications by authorities and actively accept foreign patients.

Osaka Endoscopic Clinic*

With convenient and direct access from Shin-Osaka Station, this clinic provides the most advanced technology for endoscopic diagnosis and treatment in the world. Professor Shinei Kudo, a renowned physician in colorectal cancer treatment, is a special advisor to this clinic.

Osaka Heavy Ion Therapy Center

Rare for a heavy ion particle therapy center, this facility is located in an urban center, in a site that is easily accessible from overseas. With Japan’s world-class technology, including compact heavy ion particle therapy systems and high-speed scanning irradiation with high treatment precision, the center delivers state-of-the-art cancer treatment.

Otsuka Kampo Clinic NEW

It is a clinic specialized for traditional Kampo practices, founded in 1931 by Dr. Keisetsu Otsuka, the founder of modern Kampo. The clinic treats from common symptoms such as headache, sensitivity to cold, gastrointestinal weakness, fatigue, insomnia, and skin troubles to intractable diseases such as cancer and collagen disease with high quality crude drugs.

Particle Radiotherapy Clinic

The first clinic in Japan to provide second opinions on heavy ion radiotherapy.

Sakakibara Memorial Hospital*

A hospital specializing in cardiology that has made major achievements in specialty care, including treatments for various cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease, hypertension and vascular disease. The hospital also specializes in cardiac rehabilitation and highly advanced medical care.

Seta Clinic Group

The first medical institution in Japan to specialize in Immuno-Cell Therapy for cancer patients. They provide various types of Immuno-Cell Therapy, in which a patient’s cancer is attacked by their own immune cells that have been proliferated and strongly activated outside the body.

Shin-Yurigaoka General Hospital*

At this general hospital that provides the latest medical services, their objective is highly accurate examination and diagnosis using the most advanced medical equipment.

Shirokanedai Endoscopic Clinic*

This new facility opened in 2015 provides top-level endoscopic treatment. Professor Shinei Kudo, a renowned physician for colorectal cancer treatment, is a special advisor to this clinic.

Sobajima Clinic

This is one of Japan’s foremost regenerative medicine clinics, specializing in treating osteoarthritis using stem cell transplantation. Its experienced physicians and staff provide safe, less burdensome treatment.

St. Luke’s International Hospital

Founded in 1902 by an American missionary physician, this general hospital with 40 clinical departments and 520 beds provides high-quality medical services with high-standard hospitality, thereby contributing to improvement of the quality of Japan’s medical services. They are also accredited by the JCI, an international accrediting body of medical institutions, and actively accept international patients.

St. Luke’s MediLocus

This clinic is affiliated with St. Luke’s International Hospital, the first to provide comprehensive medical checkups in Japan, and offers high-quality medical examinations and attentive and conscientious medical services. Any patient requiring a detailed examination will be seen by a physician in MediLocus or St. Luke’s International Hospital.

The Cancer Institute Hospital of the Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research (JFCR)

The first Japanese hospital specializing in cancer performs the largest number of cancer surgeries in Japan. Their specialized staff for international patients provide various types of support related to these patients’ hospital visits.

Tohto Clinic*

Located in the renowned Hotel New Otani in Tokyo, this clinic provides comprehensive medical checkups. PET-CT (positron emission tomography and computed tomography) scans are also available.

Tokyo Clinic*

Based on the latest results in preventive medicine, they provide a variety of highly accurate and comprehensive medical checkups that can result in the early detection and treatment of disease.

Tokyo Endoscopic Clinic*

They provide the world’s top-class painless endoscopic diagnosis and treatment using the most advanced magnifying endoscope in the world. Professor Shinei Kudo, a renowned physician in colorectal cancer treatment, is a special advisor to this clinic.

Tokyo Midtown Clinic

A medical institution located in Roppongi that provides dendritic cell vaccine therapy, natural killer (NK) cell therapy, and activated lymphocyte therapy. In addition, they also combine these latest-generation immunotherapies with highly accurate radiotherapy according to an individual patient’s condition.

Tokyo Radiation Oncology Clinic

They provide highly accurate radiotherapy in a comfortable space. Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) is utilized against lung cancer, liver cancer, or tumors more than 5 cm in diameter, whereas intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) is performed for prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, spinal metastasis, pleural tumors, lung cancer, mesenteric metastasis, and stomach cancer.

Tsuyama Chuo Hospital

A general hospital with Japan’s first proton beam therapy facility jointly operated with a national university hospital (Okayama University), it actively accepts international patients, who are mainly seen by its Chinese doctors. It also provides services such as a Super Medical Check-Up, including full-body scans (PET, etc.), conducted intensively in a day and a half.

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Heavy Ion Radiotherapy Guide

Initiated by Dr. Hirohiko Tsujii, radiologist fellow of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences and an expert on heavy ion radiotherapy, together with medical supervisors from all of the heavy ion radiotherapy facilities in Japan, this is the world’s first innovative website for advanced radiotherapy. Our company contributed to the development of this website.

Medical Excellence JAPAN

Medical Excellence JAPAN (MEJ) was established in 2011 as part of the “Globalization of Medical Care” initiatives that were promoted by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Our company has been affiliated with MEJ since its foundation.

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