Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Medical Information Center provides information about medical institutions with staff who can speak foreign languages including over 780 hospitals and clinics capable of offering consultation in English in the Special Zone areas as well as their locations and fields of medical treatment.
Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Institution Information
TEL: 03-5285-8181 (9:00am-8:00pm)
Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, and Spanish
In addition, the center offers an interpreting service in English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, and Spanish over the telephone for medical institutions accepting foreign patients who cannot speak Japanese in an emergency.
(Weekdays: 5:00pm-8:00pm / Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays: 9:00am-8:00pm)
For the convenience of foreign businesspersons, Otemachi Financial City and Tokyo Square Garden house clinics with staff who can speak English.
- St. Luke's Medilocus(2nd floor, Otemachi Financial City South Tower)
- Kameda Kyobashi Clinic(4th floor, Tokyo Square Garden)
Moreover, utilizing special provision to bilateral agreements between Japan and each country, foreign doctors can treat foreign patients of any nationality at medical institutions in the Tokyo Area National Strategic Special Zone. Keio University Hospital, Juntendo University Hospital, St. Luke’s International Hospital, and St. Luke’s MediLocus are newly employing foreign doctors to treat foreign patients.
St. Luke's International Hospital、 St. Luke's Medilocus
Furthermore, the following hospitals in Tokyo have obtained accreditation from the JCI*, a global accrediting organization for international healthcare organizations.
* JCI (Joint Commission International): A global, knowledge-based organization that provides leadership and innovative solutions to help international healthcare organizations. JCI is created by the Joint Commission, a US standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare. JCI conducts a hospital survey covering 1,220 standers in 14 chapters focusing on "patient safety" and "quality improvement on patient care". JCI has accredited or certified more than 450 healthcare organizations in over 50 countries around the world.
Here we introduce M-Cube Multilingual Medical Questionnaire System, which helps foreign nationals to explain symptoms to a doctor by creating a medical questionnaire in Japanese before going to the hospital.
M-Cube Multilingual Medical Questionnaire System (Center for Multicultural Society Kyoto)
Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish
Tokyo Metropolitan Pharmacy Information System t-Pharmacy Info provides information about pharmacies in Tokyo that can offer explanations in English, Chinese, Korean, and other foreign languages. See the following website.