〒162-8666 8-1, Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Since its opening in 1908, the Tokyo Women’s Medical University Hospital
has made efforts to provide high-quality, safe medical care and to nurture
medical professionals who will become major players in the next generation.
The Hospital has about 50 clinical departments. In the Hospital, a cross-sectional
disease/organ-specific center which crosses the boundaries of clinical
departments has been established for the first time in Japan. Currently,
around 4,000 outpatients are seen at the Ambulatory care Center, and the
Hospital has 1,194 beds. The Hospital has the annual number of surgery
cases exceeding 10,000 cases and has top-class number of robot-assisted
surgery cases in Japan. With the support of the Japan Agency for Medical
Research and Development (AMED), the hyper model of “Smart Cyber Operating
Theater” has been introduced in the first hospital ward in February, 2019,
which improves the accuracy and safety of surgeries utilizing IoT technologies
in collaboration with 5 universities and 11 companies. In future, the Hospital
will aim to develop a clinical information analysis system for intraoperative
risk prediction, advices for surgery efficiency improvement, etc. and to
realize the “AI Surgery” system which efficiently utilizes accumulated
In the Hospital, the Medical Safety Awareness Center has been established as a base for review and training/education on medical safety. In addition, the Hospital has promoted the seamless regional medical liaison with collaboration among regional medical facilities. As part of such collaboration, an in-hospital class (called Wakamatsu class) targeting hospitalized children was established as a class for special needs children belonging to Shinjuku Yochomachi Elementary School in April, 2013 for the purpose of establishing in-hospital learning environment and supporting return to school activities after hospital discharge. Moreover, as a medical educational institution for nuturing medical professionals who can play significant roles in future, the Hospital has provided fulfilling curriculums for clinical training of physicians/nurses and has introduced practical training programs for professions who can play important roles in team medical care (pharmacists, clinical laboratory technicians, clinical engineers, nutritionists, etc.) to develop human resources for excellent medical professionals for the next generation who have an immense sense of humanity.
The Medical Center East was opened as “Ogu Hospital” in 1934 and was then
renamed as Medical Center East in 2005. Currently, the Center has 21 clinical
departments and 7 divisions supporting clinical care, and has carried out
its missions as a regional core hospital in the northeast part of Tokyo
(Arakawa-ku, Adachi-ku and Katsushika-ku). In addition, the Center has
the only tertiary emergency care center in this area, and was ranked No.3
for the number of responses to cases requiring tertiary care and was also
ranked No.3 for the number of responses to cases requiring emergency care
among private university hospitals in Japan (based on achievements in fiscal
year 2018). In this way, the Center has had a system under which emergency
care can be always provided. Since the Center has both characteristics
of an educational institution as a university hospital and characteristics
of a regional hospital trying to provide medical care appropriate for the
community, it can focus its efforts on pre-/post-graduate education and
has implemented lectures and in-hospital practice suited to the actual
clinical practice not only for rare diseases which may be seen only in
university hospitals but also diseases which are frequently seen in ordinary
※It will move to Adachi-ku in 2021
The Tokyo Women’ s Medical University Yachiyo Medical Center (TYMC) was opened in 2006 as a high-performance hospital which can provide acute-phase medical care. The philosophy of the TYMC is the “rapport between reliable heart-warming medical care for the local community and our acute-phase/high-performance/advanced medical care.” The TYMC has played significant roles in the community medical care in the south area of Tokatsu, Chiba, with Yachiyo-shi being its center. In 2007, the TYMC was designated as a general perinatal care center and as a disaster base hospital in 2009. Furthermore, the Center was designated as a liaison hospital for cancer patients in Chiba prefecture in 2011, and in 2016 it was designated as an emergency and critical care center providing tertiary emergency care. In this way, the TYMC has played significant roles in medical care for adult patients with ischemic heart diseases, cerebrovascular disorders, malignancies, diabetes mellitus, psychiatric diseases, etc. whose incidences are expected to further increase in future, as well as in infant/perinatal care in Chiba prefecture. TYMC has been officially certified by JCI since February 2020.
The Institute of Geriatrics is a medical institution located at 5-minute walk from the JR Shibuya Station which has out patient departments and medical examination departments. At this Institute which has 11 clinical departments and is equipped with state-of-the-art medical facilities, departments of out patient breast care and aesthetic dermatology care to be provided by female physicians have been newly established, and fulfilling medical care has been provided. On the other hand, the medical examination departments have accumulated achievements for a long time as a pioneer of medical examination facilities affiliated with universities.
The Institute moved to the South Building in Kawadacho Campus in July 2019, starting the Chinese Herbal Medicine Department as the Oriental Medicine Institute Clinic, and the Acupuncture and Moxibustion Department as the Oriental Medicine Institute Acupuncture and Moxibustion Clinical Study Site. The Chinese Herbal Medicine Department has provided pharmacological treatments mainly using Chinese herbal medicines covered by the national health insurance. We cope with various diseases to be treated at all the clinical departments, and our treatments are characterized by holistic medical care in view of concurrent use of Western medicine. On the other hand, the Acupuncture and Moxibustion Department has provided acupuncture/moxibustion treatments which are not covered by the national health insurance. The institute has also played important educational roles for students and physicians.
8-1, Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo