Tokyo Women's Medical University
(The Main Hospital)
The Heart Institute
|In 1908, the teaching hospital of the Tokyo Women's Medical School,
a predecessor of Tokyo Women's Medical University, was founded. In 1930, a modern brick hospital
which is still used as an office (Building No. 1) was built. From the 1950s to 1960s, many centers
within the hospital mainly, the Heart Institute of Japan, the Institute of Gastroenterology, and the
Neurological Institute were founded.
Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital is an advanced secondary and
tertiary hospital with 1,379 beds. The hospital has a dedicated staff of
3,040, comprised of 900 doctors, 1,156 nurses, 961 others. The hospital
has 9 medical centers and 23 clinical departments and is visited by 3,544
outpatients per day. A state-of-the-art outpatient center is the latest
addition. The hospital, as it was a century ago, serves as a teaching hospital
for undergraduates, residents, and students of continuing education.
A medical center for cardiovascular diseases. It was the first organ-centered hospital established in 1953.
Institute of Gastroenterology
A center for gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreatic diseases. It
provides medical and surgical services that includes endoscopic services.
A center for kidney diseases, dialysis treatment, kidney transplantation, and urologic diseases.
A center for neurological diseases requiring medical and surgical treatments.
A center for comprehensive medicine of diabetic and metabolic diseases. Medical, pediatrics, ophthalmological cares are provided.
Institute of Clinical Endocrinology
Medical and surgical center for endocrine diseases and those related to pituitary, thyroid, accessory thyroid, adrenal glands, and pancreas.
Medical and surgical center for trachea, bronchus, lung, and mediastinales.
Maternal and Perinatal Center
Medical center for maternal and perinatal cares. Normal to highly complicated pregnancy and premature to normal newborns are cared for and nursed. The center has also a neonatal ICU (NICU).
Critical Care Medical Center
The center provides medical and surgical care for emergency and critical
patients. The center has a center-specific ICU and beds.