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Seoul National University Hospital

Seoul, South Korea


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Operations per year




Medical staff

All / Top Specialties

  • Artificial bladder

  • Myocardial disease

  • Craniosynostosis

  • Mediastinal tumors

  • Childhood Cancer

  • Metabolic surgery

  • Facial paralysis reconstruction

  • Gynaecological endoscopy

  • Stress

  • Congenital anomalous rectal malformation

  • Coeliac disease

  • Hypospadias

  • Brain tumor

  • Constipation

  • Colorectal cancer

  • Blood disease

  • Tympanoplasty

  • Difficult nephrotic syndrome (DNS)

  • Endometriosis

  • Chronic kidney disease

  • Oncoplastic surgery

  • Autoimmune encephalitis

  • Tonsillectomy

  • Myocarditis

  • Pediatric thoracic tumor

  • ABO-incompatible liver transplantation

  • Developmental disorder

  • Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

  • Hyperlipidemia

  • Total hip replacement

  • Urological cancer

  • IgA nephropathy (Berger's disease)

  • Bartter syndrome

  • Turner syndrome

  • Chest wall tumor

  • Neuroendocrine tumors

  • Chromosomal abnormality

  • Malignant biliary obstruction

  • Cochlear Implants

  • Lower urinary tract dysfunction

  • Skin mycosis

  • Galactosemia

  • Congenital craniofacial anomalies

  • Arachnoid cyst

  • Pediatric Retinopathy

  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

  • Atopic dermatitis

  • Somatization disorder

  • Multiple Myeloma

All / Top Services

  • Radical cystectomy

  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)

  • Coronary artery bypass surgery

  • Coronary angiography

  • Microvascular free flap surgery

  • Thymectomy

  • Radiation Therapy

  • Chemotherapy

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy

  • Cross-Facial Nerve Graft

  • Temporalis Tendon Transfer

  • Endoscopic Pelviscopy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Colostomy

  • Vitamin and mineral supplements

  • Serology testing

  • Hypospadias Repair Surgery

  • Keyhole craniotomy

  • MRI

  • Radiation therapy

Contact Information

128 Yeongeon-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea


With the highly trained medical staff and latest technological advancements, Seoul National University Hospital is the leading hospital in Korea's Republic for the last 130 years. Due to its association and networks with other hospitals, including SNU Bundang Hospital, SMG-SNU Boramae Medical Center, SNUH Healthcare System Gangnam Center, and Sheikh Khalifa located in the UAE, Seoul National University Hospital has played a significant role in leading medical and healthcare facilities not only in Korea but on an international level as well. The large team of doctors, nurses, and other health care staff at Seoul National University Hospital strives to provide its patients with the highest quality care. Moreover, it makes sure that all the health-related needs of every patient are catered to in a cost-effective manner and comfortable environment. With over 39940 operations conducted every year and a specialized team of 1835 doctors and 2892 other medical workers – the patients at Seoul National University Hospital will find themselves in safe hands to manage all their healthcare needs. SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL – PEDIATRIC CENTER The Pediatric Center of the Seoul National University Hospital is led by a team of highly experienced and specialized pediatric doctors. This pediatric center includes numerous word-class, fully facilitated, and well-equipped departments including: • Pediatric Oncology • Pediatric Neurology • Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery • Pediatric Dermatology • Pediatric Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery WHAT MAKES SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL BETTER THAN OTHERS? PATIENT-CENTERED PLANNING Seoul National University Hospital has always prioritized its patient's wishes at each step of treatment planning to ensure patients' complete satisfaction. The hospital has made sure to make every patient's experience as seamless and comfortable as possible – whether during the booking procedure or time of discharge. EXPERIENCED LEADERSHIP Seoul National University Hospital has made sure that each team that is allotted for a particular specialty has a highly experienced and well-trained doctor leading it. This allows their health care system and treatment plans to be led in the right direction from the very start and leaves no space for confusion or doubts. STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY Seoul National University Hospital makes sure to use the latest and top-notch technology to carry out all its treatment plans. Whether it is simply a diagnosis or a surgery, the state of technology allows it to be efficient and error-free. TOP MEDICAL SPECIALTIES AT SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL Seoul National University Hospital provides a complete range of medical facilities and treatments. Top specialties offered by this hospital include: 1. Myocardial disease 2. Stress 3. Somatization disorder 4. Chest wall tumor 5. Gynecological Endoscopy 6. Oncoplastic Surgery 7. Cochlear implantation MYOCARDIAL DISEASE Patients frequently encounter two types of myocardial disease: Primary Myocardial diseases --associated with a genetic cause. Secondary Myocardial Diseases --acquired due to environmental factors. When you come to manage your Myocardial condition at Seoul National University Hospital, you will be taken to the myocardial departments with experienced and specialized doctors to efficiently diagnose, examine, and find the best treatment plan for you. STRESS Stress is often described as a feeling of physical or emotional disturbance. This is the body's response to a challenging situation, whether it is an upcoming exam or an anticipated danger. With Seoul National University Hospital's patient-centric approach, they make sure to find out the cause of the stress by conducting a full assessment, which helps the trained health professionals find any associated disorders' that might be causing the stress like insomnia, migraines and irrational thoughts. After finding the root cause of the stress, effective therapeutic methods and tools help cope with it. SOMATIZATION DISORDER Somatization Disorder is a mental condition that includes multiple and repetitive complaints about one's somatic system. It is characterized by several vague symptoms that may have no relation to each other. The individuals suffering from such a disorder may undergo years of tests and evaluation before being diagnosed with the Somatic Disorder. The patients who come to Seoul National University Hospital for their Somatization Disorder treatment are treated by its highly effective Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which helps the patients point to their negative thoughts or behavior, which may lead to negative somatic symptoms. CHEST WALL TUMOR The chest wall is the body that contains multiple sensitive organs, whether it is the heart or the lungs. The spine, sternum, and ribs make the chest wall surrounding these vital organs – however, certain types of tumors may grow into this structure and are known as Chest Wall Tumor. The treatment at Seoul National University Hospital aims at making an effective and long-lasting treatment plan for its patients after careful evaluation of the type and stage of the chest wall tumor. For planning the treatment, a team of highly specialized surgeons and trained medical staff is assembled to provide the best approach to treat chest wall tumors. GYNECOLOGICAL ENDOSCOPY Gynecological Endoscopy is a type of surgical Endoscopy that uses optical devices to diagnose certain female disorders, including infertility matters, vaginal hemorrhages, and polyps of the endometrial lining. Seoul National University Hospital offers Gynecological Endoscopy to help diagnose several gynecological disorders using laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, and colposcopy. The health professional team in this hospital makes sure to effectively diagnose, treat and monitor various gynecological pathologies that may require surgical assistance and ensure the provision of long-lasting results. ONCOPLASTIC SURGERY Oncoplastic Surgery is a combination of Surgical Oncology and Plastic Surgery to attain aesthetic results after breast surgery. The technique usually involves resection of a large portion of the breast, but instead of compromising the breast's appearance, it may be improved with Plastic Surgery. The Oncoplastic Team at Seoul National University Hospital consists of highly trained and experienced Gynecological oncologists, plastic surgeons, general surgeons, and expert medical staff. They aim to ensure that their patients have a safe and stress-free experience, meanwhile getting exactly the results they hoped for. COCHLEAR IMPLANTATION Cochlear Implantation is a procedure characterized by implanting a small cochlear device behind the ear, while another portion is surgically placed inside the ear. This device allows those individuals suffering from hearing impairment to be provided with a better sense of sound and improve their quality of life. Seoul National University Hospital specializes in providing deaf and hard of hearing individuals with Cochlear devices suited to their needs to provide them the perfect hearing experience. This procedure is conducted by a team of highly trained doctors who are brought together from different fields to ensure a successful and long-lasting Cochlear implantation.