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Tokyo Health Information Overview

Japans medical services and facilities enjoy high international reputations. In general, hospital reception desks are open 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Monday through Friday.

If language is a problem while being treated in a Tokyo area hospital, telephone translation service is available for foreign patients: +81-3 5285-8185.

As with everything else, medical and hospital services is very expensive in Japan. Medical caregivers often insist upon payment in full at the time of treatment or concrete proof of ability to pay before treating a foreigner. So check if your health insurance policy covers trips to Japan.

If you need more information, call the medical information service at Tel: +81-3 5285-8181. English, Chinese, Korean, Thai and Spanish are spoken. Or contact the AMDA International Medical Information Centers at Tel: +81-3 5285-8088.

Tokyo Hospitals Listing

Among the general hospitals with English-speaking doctors and 24-hour emergency care in Tokyo are:

International Catholic Hospital
(Seibo Byoin)
2-5-1 Naka-Ochiai
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81-3 3951-1111

Japan Red Cross Medical Center
(Nihon Sekijujisha Iryo Center)
4-1-22 Hiroo
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81-3 3400-1311

St. Lukes International Hospital
(Seiroka Byoin)
9-1 Akashicho
Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81-3 3541-5151.

Tokyo Adventist Hospital
(Tokyo Eisei Byoin)
3-17-3 Amanuma
Suginami-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81-3 3392-6151.

There are no hospitals within the Tokyos business district; below are contact numbers of some clinics in the area.

Hibiya Clinic
1-1-2, Yurakucho
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81-3 3502-2681
Fax: +81-3 3502-3682
Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mondays to Fridays)
Location: From the Hibiya Station, take exit A11. One block from the Imperial Hotel, the clinic is located at the basement of Hibiya Mitsui Building, in front Hibiya Chante department store. It is five minutes walk from the station.

Imperial Clinic
4/F, Imperial Hotel
1-1-1, Uchisaiwaicho
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81-3 3503-8681
Fax: +81-3 3501-6608
Hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. (Mondays to Fridays)
Location: The clinic is located in the Imperial Hotel, in front of the Imperial Palace