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Severance Hospital

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Severance Hospital was established in 1885 as Korea’s first modern medical institution. Severance was ranked the first for six consecutive years from 2011 to 2016 in the National Customer Satisfaction Index, proving that it is a leader in patient safety and customer satisfaction. In 2016, they also received a presidential award for attracting international patients by improving the overall infrastructure for international patients. With state-of-the-art medical technology, Severance became the first hospital in Korea to ever receive JCI accreditation and succeeded in being reaccredited three consecutive times.

Since Severance introduced the da Vinci robotic surgical system in 2005, they have performed over 15,000 robot surgeries as of July, 2016.

The hospital continuously strives to secure international competitive power through a concentrated devotion to raising the the patient satisfaction and the advancement of medical techniques through constant education and researches.


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Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Hematology, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Nephrology, Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Hepatobiliary Pancreas Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Organ Transplantation, Neurosurgery, Chest Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology, Family Medicine, Radiology, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Pathology, Nuclear Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Genetics

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Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Pediatric Hemato Oncology, Rehabiliation Center, Cardio Vascular Center, Opthalmology, Otolaryngology, Health Promotion Center, Emergency Center, Diabetes Center, Robot and MIS Center, Clinical Trial Center, Tranplantation Research Center

Physical Address 50-1 Yonse-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, (03722), Republic of Korea
Services Interpretation/Translation : English, Chinese, Russian, Japanese
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◎ Severance is a global hospital accredited by JCI for the global standard assessment in medical practice.

◎ Robotic surgery further boosts the quality of Severance's health care. Severance performs the largest number of robotic surgeries in Aia, including prostate, thyroid, esophagus, and stomach cancer, ect.

◎ Strives to preserve the safety and comfort of each patient. Ensures a patient oriented environment, including accomodation, entertainment, exhibitions and concert performances.

◎ As reported by New York Times, Korean hospitals are staffed by excellent doctors, who also served as visiting professors at highly regarded American medical institutions.



Physical Address 50-1 Yonse-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, (03722), Republic of Korea


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