YCU Hospital
With 29 departments and 654 beds, this hospital is actively involved in research in clinical medicine, including efforts to realize "Translational Research" to be applied to basic prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. As "a hospital that the citizens can truly trust," Yokohama City University Hospital provides advanced and safe medical service for the citizens, and trains high quality medical professionals. Our aim is to continuously be a hospital trusted and loved by the citizens.
3-9 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama 236-0004 Japan
By Train
・1 min. walk from Shidai-Igakubu Station on the Seaside Line. After exiting the ticket gate, you will see the hospital entrance on your right side.

To get to Shidai-Igakubu Station, take one of the following lines;

From Yokohama Station: JR Keihin-Tohoku Line for Ofuna, get off at Shin-Sugita Station, then transfer to the Seaside Line.

From Shinagawa Station: Keikyu Line for Misakiguchi or Shin-Zushi, and get off at Kanazawa-hakkei Station, then transfer to the Seaside Line and get off at Shidai-Igakubu Station.
Basic Policies
1. The practice of medicine with respect for dignity of life
2. Provision of safe and high quality medical service
3. Improvement of patient-oriented medical service
4. Promotion of advanced medical care
5. Development of high quality medical professionals
6. Establishment of sound hospital management
This hospital is the only Advanced Treatment Hospital in Yokohama. As a university hospital that develops medical professionals in the new era, we integrate education, research, and medical service; and provide advanced and safe medical service for the citizens.
University Hospital Initiatives
Approved as a Disaster Base Hospital (March 1998)

Designated as an AIDS Care Central Core Hospital (May 2007)

The hospital was designated by Kanagawa Prefecture as an "AIDS Care Central Core Hospital" that was founded for the purpose of establishing a general system for AIDS care and improving the quality of medical practice. Of the 17 Core Hospitals in Kanagawa Prefecture, only this hospital was designated as a Central Core Hospital (as of July 2007).

Designated as a Regional Cancer Care Hospital (January 2007)

Based on the recommendation of Kanagawa Prefecture, the hospital was designated as a Regional Cancer Care Hospital in the framework of "The 3rd Term Comprehensive 10-Year Strategy for Cancer Control" whose strategic target is to equalize cancer medicine by which high quality cancer medicine becomes available anywhere in Japan.

Approved as a Advanced Treatment Hospital (January 2007)

This hospital was approved as a hospital that provides advanced medical service and performs development, evaluation, and training regarding advanced medical care.

Designated as a "Baby Friendly Hospital (WHO, UNICEF)" (August 2008)


  • Internal Medicine & Clinical Immunology
  • Respiratory internal medicine
  • Kidney/hypertension internal medicine
  • Cardiovascular internal medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Endocrine/diabetes internal medicine
  • Neurology
  • Cerebral stroke
  • Psychiatry
  • Pediatric neuropsychiatry
  • Pediatrics
  • General surgery
  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Digestive/liver transplantation surgery
  • Clinical tumor/mammary gland surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Dermatology
  • Urology
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Radiology
  • Dentistry/oral surgery
  • Anesthesiology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Plastic surgery
  • Emergency medicine


  • Therapeutic Angiogensis for "no-option" PAD (peripheral artery disease) and TAO (Buerger's Disease using BMSC (bone marrow derived stem cells))
  • Therapeutic Angiogensis for "no-option" PAD (peripheral artery disease) and TAO (Buerger's Disease using PBSC (peripheral blood stem cells))
  • Crystalline lens reconstruction surgery using multifocal intraocular lens
  • Full-Sized Three-dimensional Solid Model-Assisted Surgery
  • Estimation of bone strength by the finite element method using quantitative CT
  • Quantification of minimal residual disease in leukemic cells of acute lymphoblastic leukemia by RQ-PCR using Ig/TCR gene rearrangements
  • Epidural blood patch
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YCU Hospital (Japanese)