For Those Who Seek Treatment at Kobe University Hospital

Can’t Decide Which Department to Consult?

If you can't decide which outpatient clinic to consult, please look through the chart below to see which department is best suited to treating your symptoms.

If you are not sure about the appropriate department, there is a General Information near the central entrance of the outpatient building. Please ask there for assistance.

General information desk

General information desk

Clinical department Outpatient clinic Primary medical treatment
Internal Medicine General Internal Medicine Internal medicine, general, geriatric diseases, general, memory disorders (cerebrovascular, other causes), disorders of daily function in the elderly, Geriatric care and rehabilitation.
Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, dermatomyositis, angiitis Behcet's disease, Sjogren's syndrome, collagen diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis, joint diseases.
Diabetes and Endocrinology Diabetes mellitus, complications of diabetes(nephropathy, nerve disorders, atherosclerosis), hyperlipidemia, obesity, hyperuricemia, hypothalamo-pituitary disease (dwarfism, acromegaly, amenorrhea galactorrhea, Cushing's disease, precocious maturity, diabetes insipidus, pituitary tumors), thyroid diseases (thyrotoxicosis, hypothyroidism, thyroid tumors), adrenal gland disease (hypertension, hirtuism, pigmentation), electrolyte abnormalities, osteoporosis, infertility, other lifestyle-related disease, other metabolic diseases.
Nephrology Nephrology Glomerulonephritis, nephroses, diabetic nephropathy, kidney failure, renal hypertension, renal osteodystrophy, and apheresis treatment.
Medical Oncology and Hematology Medical Oncology and Hematology Chemotherapy for all kinds of solid tumors, hormonal therapy, treatment of hematopoietic malignancies (leukemia, malignant lymphoma, myeloma, adult T-cell leukemia), hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (bone marrow, cord blood)
Hematology Hematology Hemorrhagic and thrombotic diseases (purpura, coagulation abnormalities), refractory anemia (aplastic anemia, hemolytic anemia)
Infectious Diseases Infectious Diseases All infectious disease, tuberculosis, AIDS, imported infectious disease, preventive vaccinations
Neurology Neurology Parkinson's disease, spinocerebellar degeneration, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), memory disorders (forgetfulness, dementia), spinal disorders, peripheral neuropathy, muscle disease, meningoencephalitis, multiple sclerosis (MS), Myasthenia gravis, polymyositis, cerebrovascular disease, headache, epilepsy, involuntary movement disorder.
Respiratory Medicine Respiratory Medicine Bronchial asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary fibrosis, diffuse lung disease, respiratory failure, pneumonia, and respiratory tract infection sleep apnea syndrome, lung cancer (endoscopic diagnosis and chemotherapy), pleural mesothelioma, support to quit smoking.
Gastroenterology Gastroenterology Benign and malignant tumors of the esophagus, stomach, and intestines, gastroenteritis, gastritis, gastric ulcer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, intestinal motility abnormalities, benign and malignant tumors of the hepato-biliary-pancreatic system, the diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis, cholecystitis, gallstones, and pancreatitis, treatment and chemotherapy via endoscope
Cardiovascular Medicine Cardiovascular Medicine Cardiovascular system, heart, coronary artery disease (angina pectoris, myocardial infarction) heart failure, cardiomyopathy, valvular disease, arrhythmias, atherosclerosis, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and other lifestyle-related diseases
Gastrointestinal Surgery Gastrointestinal Surgery Splenic disease, esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, colon cancer, esophageal achalasia, esophagus tumor, gastro-duodenal tumor inflammatory bowel disease, tumor surgery, chemotherapy, laparoscopic surgery, hyperthyroidism, parathyroid disease, and adrenal gland disease
Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery Liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension, hepatitis, liver trauma, biliary tumors, liver transplant, artificial liver, apheresis, pancreatic cancer, pancreatic tumor, cystic pancreatic disease, pancreatitis, pancreatic trauma, gallstones, gallbladder cancer, biliary duct cancer, cancer of the duodenal papilla, bile duct cysts, malfusion of pancreaticobiliary ducts, hepatosplenic disease, adrenal disease, pancreatic transplant
Breast Surgery Breast Surgery Breast cancer, mastopathy, mastitis, chemotherapy
Emergency Medicine Emergency and Critical Care Medicine Follow-up of patients discharged from the Emergency and Critical Care Medicine unit
Thoracic Surgery Thoracic Surgery Benign and malignant tumors of the lungs, mediastinum, and chest wall, inflammatory pulmonary diseases, emphesematous pulmonary cysts, pneumothorax, empyema
Cardiovascular Surgery Cardiovascular Surgery Ischemic heart disease, surgical treatment of heart failure, valvular disease, aortic stents, peripheral vasculature, surgical treatment of arrhythmias, veins
Pediatric Surgery Pediatric Surgery Surgical treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, hernias, lungs, respiratory system, neonates
Neurosurgery Neurosurgery Brain tumors, cerebrovascular disease, childhood development, psychology, head trauma, hydrocephalus, spine and spinal cord disease, headache, pain, epilepsy, involuntary movements, stereotactic radiosurgery treatment
Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery Diseases involving the spinal cord, rheumatoid arthritis, joint disease, tumors (bone and soft tissue tumors), trauma, sports, children, rehabilitation, neuromuscular diseases, and diseases of the hand
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Post-stroke sequelae requiring special equipment and daily life activity guidance, post-polio syndrome, neuromuscular diseases, patients with rheumatoid arthritis, patients of our hospital who have difficulty with daily life activities and require rehabilitation
OB/GYN Department Obstetrics and Gynecology Tumors of the reproductive organs, pelvic area infections, inflammation of the vaginal and external genitalia, perinatal period, pregnancy complications, infertility and inability to carry a pregnancy to full term, endocrine and metabolic disorders, and genital dysplasia.
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Ears, Nose and throat, head and neck, facial nerves, allergies, tumors, vertigo, infant "deafness", vocalization
Ophthalmology Ophthalmology Neuro-ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus and amblyopia, Cornea, dry eye, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal vitreous body disease, orbital disease, eye tumors, contact lenses, artificial eyes, tear ducts
Psychiatry Psychiatry and Neurology Disorders of the mind, nerves or memory (memory issues, dementia), mood disorders (depression, mania, anxiety), and child and adolescent disorders (shut-ins, school absenteeism, developmental disorders), anxiety disorder (panic), OCD, eating disorders, PTSD
Pediatrics Pediatrics Neonates, kidneys, blood cancers, metabolic and endocrine, cerebral nerves, heart, development and behavior, child rehabilitation, muscle disorders, allergies
Radiology Radiology Diagnostic imaging (All organs, particularly the respiratory system, stomach, intestines, liver, bile duct, and pancreas)
Radiation Oncology Radiation Oncology Radiation therapy (head and neck cancer, Lung cancer, esophageal cancer, malignant lymphoma, brain tumor, uterine cancer, and other malignant diseases)
Dermatology Dermatology Allergic skin disorders (atopic dermatitis, urticaria, drug rash), autoimmune skin disorders (blistering, collagen diseases), benign skin tumors, malignant skin tumors, birthmarks (moles, black moles, hemangioma), skin surgery, skin ulcers, and all other skin-related disorders.
Urology Urology Adrenal tumor, tumors of the kidney, urethra, bladder, prostate, or testes, kidney stones in the kidneys, urinary ducts, or bladder, pyelonephritis, cystitis, prostatitis, epididymitis, malformations of the kidneys, urinary ducts, bladder or urethra, prostatic hypertrophy, male infertility, male menopause, renal transplantation, sexual dysfunction, nervous bladder, other benign and malignant urological diseases
Anesthesiology Anesthesiology, Pain Clinic Outpatient pain care (pain clinic), preoperative examination
Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery Facial trauma, facial fractures, maxillofacial dysgenesis, cleft lip, cleft palate, earlobe malformation, head and neck reconstruction, artificial eye floor construction, facial nerve paralysis, breast reconstruction, hemangioma, birth marks, hand and foot trauma, polydactylism, syndactyly, umbilication, onychoplasty, hair implants, hair removal, scar keloids, maxillofacial surgery, dermatoplasty
Aesthetic Surgery Aesthetic Surgery Face lift surgery (cheeks, forehead, temples, neck), upper eyelid reconstruction (sag removal, double eyelid formation), removal of under eye bags, lip formation, rhinoplasty, liposuction, lipoinjection, removing body sags, breast reconstruction, removal of subcutaneous foreign bodies, laser treatment, injection treatment, hair implants, hair removal, consultation for botched aesthetic surgery sequelae
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Maxillofacial tumors, maxillofacial cysts, maxillofacial trauma, maxillofacial anomalies, temperomandibular joint disease, salivary gland disease, dental infections, oral implants, maxillofacial prosthetics, laser therapy, dental care of the ill and disabled, orthodontic, oral care
Orthodontic Dentistry
Special Outpatient Clinics
Internal Medicine Kampo Internal Medicine Improvement of the quality of life (QOL) is the goal in chronic diseases
Department of Clinical Genetics Genetic consultation, genetic disease, genetic diagnoses

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