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    Gangnam Severance Hospital

    Seoul, South Korea


    Foundation year




    Medical staff

    All / Top Specialties

    • Myocardial Infarction

    • Liver fibrosis

    • Cirrhosis

    • Colorectal Cancer

    • Angina

    • Cerebral aneurysm

    • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

    • Breast Cancer

    • Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplants

    • Cranial base disease

    • Urinary Stone Disease (USD)

    • Obstetric ultrasonogram

    • Atopic dermatitis

    • Hormonal imbalance

    • Hysterectomy

    • Thyroid Disease

    • Tachycardia

    • Ureteral Reimplantation Surgery

    • Bladder removal surgery

    • Melasma (Chloasma)

    All / Top Services

    • Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery

    • Liver biopsy examination

    • FibroTest

    • Medical Treatment

    • MRI

    • Portal hypertension

    • PET-CT

    • Colonoscopy

    • Radiation therapy

    • Electrocardiogram

    • Chest X-ray

    • Coronary angiography

    • Cardiac MRI

    • Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)

    • Craniotomy

    • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopacreatography (ERCP)

    • Mammography

    • Mastectomy

    • Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

    • Anterior Cranial Base Surgery

    Contact Information

    211 Eonju-ro, Dogok 1(il)-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea

    Gangnam Severance Hospital

    Seoul, South Korea


    Gangnam Severance Hospital was opened in 1983. It is a large multidisciplinary hospital in Seoul, South Korea. It grew up as an undisputed hospital and improved its healthcare systems through great investments. It has an excellent staff that focuses on patient safety and satisfaction with ongoing treatment and research. With an advanced course for foreign patients, well-qualified clinical expertise, state-of-the-art medical system, and patient-centered care services, Gangnam Severance Hospital works as a remarkable healthcare hospital. While delivering meticulous care, it endeavors to answer all the queries of national and international patients. With the vision of "Health for Everyone", this hospital is also offering excellent education for a local practitioner. ACHIEVEMENTS OF GANGNAM SEVERANCE HOSPITAL · Gangnam Severance Hospital has been accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI). · In 2014, the Korean Tourism Association nominated it as the best medical centre for international patients. · In 2015, it was awarded by the Ministry of Health and Welfare for the significant contribution to Korean Medicine. · Gangnam Severance Hospital successfully performed its first spinal surgery in 1984. · In 1996, it succeeded the first lung transplantation in Korea. SPECIALIZED CENTERS AT SEVERANCE HOSPITAL · Health Promotion Center · Cardiovascular Center · Endocrinology and Diabetes Center · Hospital Referral Center · Cerebrovascular Center · Emergency Center Care · Clinical Trial Center · Trauma Center · Gynecologic Cancer Center · Cerebrovascular Center · Respiration Center · Visa Examination Center · International Healthcare Center SPECIALIZED DEPARTMENTS AT SEVERANCE HOSPITAL · Department of Family Medicine · Department of Chest Surgery · Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management · Department of Diagnostic Pathology · Department of Nuclear Medicine · Department of Urology · Department of Dermatology · Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology · Department of Laboratory Medicine · Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery · Department of Orthopedic Surgery · Department of Juveniles · Department of Neurology · Department of Psychiatry · Department of Neurosurgery · Department of Rehabilitation Medicine · Department of Cardiovascular Surgery · Department of Otorhinolaryngology · Department of Ophthalmology · Department of Radiology SPECIALIZED PROCEDURES AT SEVERANCE HOSPITAL Highly qualified, trained, and experienced professionals at Gangnam Severance Hospital offer a variety of multidisciplinary specialized procedures, including: · Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. · Anterior Cranial Base Surgery · Cardiac Catheter Ablation · Coronary Angiography · Coronary Artery Bypass · Craniotomy · Cystectomy · Hysterectomy · Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy · Cardiac MRI · ECG and EKG · Fibro Test · Liver Biopsy Examination · Mammography · Obstetric Precision Ultra-Sonogram TOP MEDICAL SPECIALTIES OF SEVERANCE HOSPITAL Gangnam Severance Hospital offers a complete range of medical facilities and procedures. Top medical specialties offered by this hospital include: · Bladder Removal Surgery · Hysterectomy · Thyroid Disease · Melasma (Chloasma) · Obstetric Ultrasonography · Colorectal Cancer BLADDER REMOVAL SURGERY Bladder removal surgery is a surgical procedure that is used to remove the urinary bladder. This surgery is used in the advanced stages of cancers, tumors, and abnormalities of the bladder. Medically, bladder removal surgery is termed cystectomy. Depending upon the conditions of the patients, surgeons may perform either partial cystectomy or radical cystectomy. Highly qualified oncologists in Gangnam Severance Hospital perform minimally invasive bladder removal surgeries proficiently. It was the first hospital in Asia to use the da Vinci Robotic System for minimally invasive incisions of 1-2cm. A highly efficient minimally invasive approach for bladder removal surgery ensures faster recovery and quicker healing with lesser scarring. HYSTERECTOMY Hysterectomy is a surgical procedure used to remove the uterus through a tiny incision in your lower abdomen or vagina. It can be of two types: · Partial Hysterectomy · Total Hysterectomy Partial Hysterectomy— Only the uterus is removed while the cervix remains intact. Total Hysterectomy__ Uterus is removed along with the cervix. Gangnam Severance Hospital has a well-equipped department of oncology with highly qualified oncologists. They use minimally invasive techniques and subtle\flexible robotic instruments to remove even hard-to-reach tumors. The advantages of their procedures include fast recovery, reduced pain, and low risk of postoperative complications. THYROID DISEASE Thyroid glands have a primary function in producing thyroid hormones. When thyroid glands make too much or too little of these crucial hormones, it leads to thyroid diseases. Common thyroid diseases include Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Thyroiditis, and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Common symptoms of an overactive thyroid include anxiety, having trouble sleeping, losing weight, goiter, muscle weakness, tremors, sensitivity to heat, vision problems, and eye irritation. In contrast, an underactive thyroid can lead to fatigue, weight gain, dry and coarse hair. Gangnam Severance Hospital has a specialized and fully facilitated department of endocrinology. Highly qualified endocrinologists in this hospital have years of experience providing an accurate diagnosis, complete treatment, and good thyroid disease management. While delivering top-class services, they ensure the patient's safety and comfort. MELASMA Melasma is a common skin problem that causes dark and discolored patches on your skin. It is also known as chloasma. The department of dermatology at Gangnam Severance Hospital has highly dedicated dermatologists and proficient skin specialists. They use advanced treatment methods such as chemical peels, microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, and advanced laser treatments for melasma's most satisfactory therapies. Their treatments are safe, standard, and most reliable. They believe in "Beauty for Everyone," and they strive to deliver perfection. OBSTETRIC ULTRASOUND Obstetric ultrasound is a safe and non-invasive method. It involves the use of high-frequency sound waves to determine fetal growth and development. Department of radiology at Gangnam Severance Hospital uses modern radiological equipment and state-of-the-art medical technologies for accurate diagnosis or examination. It has a specialized team of sonographers to interpret detailed fetal ultrasounds, evaluate fetal congenital disabilities and pregnancy complications. They are specialized in fetal echocardiography, thus providing a proper diagnosis of fetal health and condition. COLORECTAL CANCER Colorectal cancer is also known as bowel cancer, colon cancer, and rectal cancer. It may be benign and malignant. Common symptoms of colorectal cancer may include changes in bowel habits, diarrhea, constipation, blood in faces, pain and bloating in the abdomen, fatigue, tiredness, or unexplained weight loss. Patients experience different symptoms depending upon the complexity of the conditions. Treatment approaches for colorectal cancer at Gangnam Severance Hospital may include chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and colorectal surgery. Exceptionally rated surgeons in this hospital may recommend any of these according to the medical needs of patients. They provide regular monitoring, pre-operative care, and post-operative care to minimize risks and complications.