Taking appointments, consulting doctors, and navigating an unknown world of medical jargon and unpronounceable examinations can be exhausting, let alone having to deal with it in Japanese. So we have compiled a list of the best English-speaking OB-GYN and English-friendly facilities for women, to make international resident women’s life a little easier.
The Best OB-GYN Women’s Health Clinics in Tokyo
If you’re looking for women’s health clinics with English speakers in Tokyo, here’s our guide to get you started.
Ebine Women’s Clinic (Shirokane Takanawa, Minato-ku)
Ebine Women’s Clinic provides services in comprehensive obstetrical and gynecological care. All the physicians who work for Ebine Women’s Clinic are female, which allows for a unique connection to each patient.
Dr. Ebine, the founder of the Shirokane Takanawa Ebine Women’s Clinic., is a fluent English speaker.
Consultation hours: Monday through Friday 08:30-19:00, Saturday and Sunday 08:30-13:00, 14:00-17:00
Aiiku Clinic (Hiroo, Minato-ku)
Aiiku clinic has a special department, the “International Unit,” with two English-speaking doctors: Dr. Hideki Sakamoto and Dr. Keiiku Sen. The nurses and receptionists all speak good English, and bookings can be made smoothly in English by phone on their dedicated line.
Dr. Hideki Sakamoto, who has experience in both Japan and America and is fluent in Japanese, English, and Spanish, is an excellent doctor with extensive practice in gynecology and obstetrics.
Having graduated from the University of Texas in Austin (USA), Dr. Keiiku Sen is fluent in English, Chinese, and Japanese. She considers the cultural difference to provide a more personalized and comfortable medical experience.
Consultation hours: Depends on the doctor. Enquire via email or by phone.
Nagahashi Ladies Clinic (Nagahashi, Toshima ward)
Nagahashi Ladies Clinic is located in Toshima ward. Both the director and acting doctor at Nagahashi speak excellent English. Reception and questionnaires to be filled out are also available in English.
Consultation hours: Monday through Friday between 08:30 -12:30 and 14:30-18:30
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Matsumi Ladies Clinic (Mita, Minato-ku)
Matsumi Ladies Clinic director Hirotaka Matsumi offers visits and consultations in the field of gynecology and obstetrics in both English and Japanese. The clinic is conveniently located in the Mita area.
Consultation hours: Monday through Friday 09:00-13:00 and 16:00-19:00 *Wednesday 09:00-11:30, Saturday 09:00-13:00
Miyazaki Clinic (Akasaka, Minato-ku)
At Miyazaki Clinic in Akasaka, four doctors overall—two male, Toyohiko Miyazaki and Michiya Natori, and two female, Masami Suzuki and Mariko Ogawa—offer consultation in English.
An appointment is required and can be made by phone from Monday to Friday.
Consultation hours: Monday through Saturday 09:30-12:30 and 14:30-16:30 (no consultations on Thursday and Saturday afternoon).
Kameda Kyobashi Clinic (Kyobashi, Chuo-ku)
Kameda Kyobashi Clinic is conveniently connected to Kyobashi station on the Ginza Line. Aside from both English-speaking male and female OB-GYN (each doctor’s different consultation schedule can be checked directly on the website), the clinic also has a dedicated International Patients Service Department with a dedicated phone number for inquiries and booking available from Monday to Saturday, from 8:30 to 17:00.
Consultation hours: vary depending on the doctor
K Ladies Clinic (Shinjuku, Shinjuku)
K Ladies Clinic in Shinjuku has English-speaking doctors, nurses, and reception staff.
Dr. Kawagoe, who studied English in Boston, speaks perfect English, but if he or another English-speaking doctor is not available, an interpretation service is offered. Plus point: the clinic works on a walk-in base, so there is no need to ensure your slot weeks and weeks in advance.
Consultation hours: Monday through Friday 11:00-12:30 and 14:00-18:30
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Sanno Hospital (Akasaka, Minato-ku)
Sanno Hospital is one of the most highly recommended facilities in the whole city. The gynecology and obstetric department are excellent with many of the Japanese doctors, including dr. Yoko Oshiba, the head of the department, is able to speak fluent English.
Consultation hours: Monday through Sunday, 08:30-11:30 and 13:00-16:30
Go For a Stress-Free Visit to Your Local OB-GYN
Here is your quick guide to the most loved English-speaking OB-GYN in Tokyo. You will be in great hands so do not hesitate to contact one of these facilities to book your first appointment.
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