Number of beds: 1,369
Location: Seocho-gu, Seoul
The Catholic Seoul St. Mary's Hospital is the
largest single-building hospital in Korea,
equipped with world-class medical staff
and state-of-the-art medical equipment.
The medical staff at their Health Promotion
Center provides accurate diagnosis with their
advanced medical equipment and offers a
customized health management system.
They are prominent in the field of cataract,
vision correction surgery and keratoplasty.
Number of beds: 843
Location: Bupyeong-gu, Incheon
Catholic Incheon St. Mary’s Hospital is the first
brain hospital in Korea with state-of-the-art
equipment and patient-centered facilities.
The hospital is trying to contribute to
overcoming brain diseases throug
new treatments for
It is also globally competitive in areas such as organ
transplantation, spinal joint, cancer,
and heart. Catholic Incheon St. Mary’s Hospital
is a good hospital for surgery.
Number of beds: 1,048
Location: Seongbuk-gu, Seoul
Korea University was the second hospital
in Korea to introduce the daVinci surgical
robot to its use, and have shown prominence in
6 fields; arrhythmia treatments,
robotic thyroid surgery,
robotic colorectal cancer surgery,
endoscopic gastric cancer surgery,
otoplasty, and implants.
They have attained their Joint Commissio
International (JCI) certification and
applies a system fit to their patients,
to provide high quality medical services
and the best convenience.
Number of beds: 1,324
Location: Bundang-gu, Seongnam city
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
boasts the highest level of competence
in the field of laparoscopic surgery,
and the Cranial Nerve Center is staffe
with the best professions
in the field of cranial nerves.
Bundang Seoul National University Hospital
is a hospital leading the
cutting-edge digital healthcare.
It has received the 2019 Asia Pacific
Regional Digital Health Care Awards from the
HIMSS (American Medical Information Society),
the world's largest community in the
medical IT field, through developing a system
which automatically detects
and prevents various possible errors
during patient treatment,
thus increasing the overall
safety of the patient.
Number of beds: 1,989
Location: Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Samsung Medical Center is equipped
with an innovative treatment process
which the clinic has been built around the
patient, where the patient can consult with
different treatment departments
to maximize patient satisfaction.
They have been successful in the first 2nd and
3rd generation artificial heart transplant,
and has been leading Korea’s field of
artificial heart transplant, with records of
performing surgery on Korea’s oldest patient,
and achieving the longest maintenance period.
Number of beds: 2,075
Location: Songpa-gu, Seoul
Asan Medical Center was featured in
Newsweek, a news magazine in Michigan,
as one of the “World’s Best Hospitals
2020” through a survey commissioned
to the German market statistics
research institute Statista.
Asan Medical Center performs
65,000 complicated surgeries
every year regarding cancer,
organ transplants and heart disease,
and they pride themselves at being
the best in organ transplants.
Their 1-year survival rate for liver transplant
is 97%, well above the average 89%
survival rate in the United States.
They have the world’s largest number of
liver organ transplants, 2to 1 liver transplants,
and ABO incompatible liver transplants.
Number of beds: 816 (Gangnam), 2,437 (Sinchon)
Location: Gangnam-gu, Seoul and Seodaemun-gu, Seoul
Severence Hospital is the world’s leading hospital
with intensive development of
cutting-edge medical treatments.
Their records include having performed
Asia’s first robotic surgery for rectal cancer
in 2006 and was the world’s first to
surpass 100 cases. Recently they have
performed their 1,006th prostate surgery
using the Da Vinci robot.
In particular, they have 50 years of clinical
experience in cancer,
and have developed Cancer All Care,
a complete medical service focusing on cancer
that includes diagnosis and treatment to
This system monitors the patient’s health
enabling the integrated management of
recurrence and metastatic cancer,
as well as other diseases.
Number of beds: 855
Location: Seongdong-gu, Seoul
The Hanyang University Rheumatology Hospital
is equipped with a one-stop treatment
environment for rheumatic diseases.
Their hybrid surgery system enables
the diagnosis of cardiovascular
and systemic blood vessels in the
operating room, as well as performing
medical interventions and surgical
operations, so that it is possible to receive
diagnosis and a surgery within 30 minutes.
Arrhythmia procedures are performed
rapidly under aseptic conditions,
and therefore the patient is able to
avoid side effects and complications.