Yokohama City University Hospital

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With 28 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. We create a hospital trusted and loved by the citizens.

Basic Policies

1 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 and contribution to community medicine
4. Promotion of advanced medical care
5. Development of high quality medical professionals
6. Establishment of sound hospital management


This hospital is the only Specific Function Hospital in Yokohama City. As a university hospital that develops medical professionals in the new era, it integrates education, research,and medical service, and provides advanced and safe medical service for the citizens.

Designation as a core hospital, etc

* 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.

* 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 16 Core Hospitals in Kanagawa Prefecture, only this hospital was designated as a Central Core Hospital (as of July 2007).

* Approved as a Specifi c Function 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.
* Approved as a Disaster Base Hospital(March, 1998)
* "Baby Friendly Hospital (WHO, UNICEF)"(August, 2008)

Approved advanced medical

Therapeutic Angiogensis for "no-option" PAD(peripheral artery disease) and TAO (Buerger`s Disease using BMSC (bone marrow derived stem cells), Therapeutic Angiogensis for "nooption" PAD(peripheral artery disease) and TAO (Buerger's Disease using PBSC (peripheral blood stem cells), Crystalline lens reconstruction surgery using multifocal intraocular lens, A Full-Size 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


Rheumatism/blood/infection internal medicine,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, and plastic surgery


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