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    St. Peter's Hospital

    Seoul, South Korea


    Foundation year




    Operations per year




    Medical staff

    All / Top Specialties

    • Non-surgical therapy

    • Lumbar Herniated Disc

    • Hip joint

    All / Top Services

    • Physiotherapy

    • Manual therapy

    • Electromyography (EMG)

    • Artificial Disc Replacement (ADR)

    • MRI

    • Total hip replacement

    • Tibial Osteotomy

    • Microdiscectomy

    • X-ray

    • CT myelogram

    • Lumbar laminectomy

    • Laminotomy


    The St. Peter's Hospital was initially established as a neurosurgery hospital in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea in 1992. However, it has now been officially approved to function as a tertiary care hospital with several specialties. The St. Peter's Hospital now, along with a neurosurgery department also has departments for orthopedics, obstetrics, rehabilitation medical treatment, thyroid surgery, internal medicine, radiology, and anesthesia. Each of these departments is staffed with a highly skilled and well-trained healthcare team that consists of consultants, specialists, nurses, technicians, and healthcare assistants. St. Peter's Hospital is well-equipped with state-of-the-art technology to deliver the best outcome and prognosis to the patients. Some of the latest technology used in the hospital includes, MDCT scanner, 3d whole-body scanner, 3.0T MRI scanner, and high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU). The St. Peter's Hospital healthcare team makes sure to provide high-quality care and compassion to their patients using a cooperated clinical system that makes the hospital stay more accessible for the patients. This hospital carries out about 4600 operations per year. Although all their departments provide high-quality care, the orthopedics department offers some of their best specialties, including lumbar disk replacement, total knee replacement, spinal stenosis surgery, and hip joint replacement. Why choose St. Peter's Hospital? • St. Peter's Hospital accommodates 180 beds and has a team of 154 healthcare professionals who are dedicated to providing patient-centric care. • It provides an economical and comfortable hospital stay for the patient • Their staff consists of many well-trained consultants, specialists, nurses, and technicians. • Online consultation is also available in this hospital for home-bound patients and those in other cities/countries. • It provides easy discharge and payment procedures for all national and international patients. • St. Peter's Hospital is equipped with advanced and state-of-the-art technology to deliver the best quality of healthcare. • It provides a personalized consultation process that caters to the specific needs of each patient • It has a rehabilitation center that provides individualized rehabilitation programs for patients including sports medical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, pain management therapy and many more. • St. Peter's Hospital also provides stem cell therapy and performs minimally invasive surgical procedures using small incisions to decrease scar formation and hospital stay. Top Medical Specialties of St. Peter's Hospital • Spinal stenosis • Joint deformity • Non-surgical treatment • Lumbar disk disease • Total knee replacement (TKR) • Hip joint Spinal stenosis In spinal stenosis, there is a narrowing of the spaces inside the lumbar and cervical spine, which results in compression of the nerves that pass through that space. St. Peter's Hospital has an excellent team of orthopedic surgeons that are highly skilled and experienced in the latest procedures such as neutralization treatment, epidural neuroplasty, artificial disk replacement, and vertebroplasty. Disk replacement surgeries have been performed at St. Peter's Hospital since 1999. The success rate is 90%, and there has never been a need to perform follow-up surgery on patients due to complications such as intra-disk space collapse. Other spinal injuries that are commonly treated at St. Peter's Hospital include neck and spine disc injury, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, and compression fractures. Joint deformity Joint deformities may include rheumatism, traumatic fracture, degenerative arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, angular deformity, frozen shoulder, hallux valgus, and osteoporosis. Joint deformities primarily affect the hand, leading to many difficulties in the patient's ability to perform daily activities. St. Peter's Hospital provides top-notch care and treatment for all joint-related diseases. This hospital offers specific medical and surgical treatments for diseases causing joint deformity and facilitates the patient postoperatively through rehabilitation centers. St. Peter's Hospital has many well-trained orthopedic specialists and surgeons that create individualized treatment plans for their patients. They focus on pain management and on getting the patient back to their full mobility potential. This hospital is equipped with the latest technology to ensure a short hospital stay and faster recovery. Non-surgical treatment Along with an excellent team of surgeons, St. Peter's Hospital also has highly skilled consultants and internal medicine specialists who focus on patient-centric care. This hospital provides a personalized consultation process, which includes several inspection categories to determine each patient's risks and concerns. Their doctors try to use minimally-invasive or non-surgical treatments for patients whenever possible to reduce the hospital stay and allow for faster recovery for the patients. Lumbar disk disease An individual may suffer from lumbar disk disease if a disk in the lower back herniated or protruded from the space between two vertebrae. The patient suffers from lower back pain, and lower limb pain and weakness exacerbated by activity and motion. St. Peter's Hospital has a highly skilled and famous orthopedics department run by many excellent surgeons and specialists that perform procedures using the latest and best medical equipment. This hospital is well known for disk replacement surgeries since 1999 and has a shallow rate of follow-up surgeries. They have a high success rate, up to 90%, of disk replacement surgery. This hospital focuses on early intervention and diagnosis to plan the patient's perfect, personalized treatment plan. Total knee replacement Total knee replacement surgery involves replacing the knee joint's disease surfaces with a plastic or metal implant that allows better movement of the joints. St. Peter's Hospital has an orthopedics team highly skilled in this surgery and provides the best surgical, post-operative, and rehabilitative management for the patients. The orthopedics team at St. Peter's Hospital pays close attention to the pain and disability management of patients with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis, as these symptoms can severely impact the patient's life. This hospital also has rehabilitation centers that provide post-operative care to the patients after joint surgery procedures to regain their full strength. Hip joint Hip replacement is an operative procedure in which the diseased hip joint is replaced by an implant called hip prostheses. It is usually required to treat osteoarthritis but may also have to be performed in rheumatoid arthritis, avascular necrosis, traumatic arthritis, certain hip fractures, and some bone tumors. St. Peter's Hospital offers safe and effective procedures for the replacement of worn-out or diseased joints. The surgeons' aim at St. Peter's Hospital while performing hip replacement is to decrease pain, allow fluid joint mobility, and improve overall hip joint junction as joint injury can cause severe limitations in day-to-day activities. This hospital focuses on delivering expert care and treatments for joint-related diseases using the latest technology and providing rehabilitation programs for patients.