Ewha Womans University Medical Center
|Name of the Organization||Ewha Womans University Medical Center|
|Type of the Organization||Medical Centerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Treatment Department||Allergology, Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Hematology & Oncology, Health Promotion Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nuclear Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedic Surgery, tolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Rheumatism, Surgery, Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Urology|
|Specialized Medical Care||Cancer Center (Breast-Thyroid Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Stomach & Colorectal Cancer), Bariatric Surgery Center, Blood & Marrow Progenitor Cell Transplantation Center, Cardiovascular Center, Diabetes Center, Emergency Care Center, Gastrointestinal Disease Center (Liver & Pancreas & Biliary), Health Promotion Center, Health Promotion Center for Women, Joint Replacement Center, Kidney Center, Mother & Baby Center, Respiratory Center, Robot Surgery Center, Stroke Center, Stomach & Colorectal Center, Sleep Center|
Major procedures & Services
Cancer Center for Women
Just as women are different from men, so are their cancers. At Ewha Womans University Cancer Center for Women our renowned medical team specializes in treating women cancer in our state-of-art medical facility. Ewha Womans University Cancer Center for Women is comprised of Breast and Thyroid Cancer Center and Gynecologic Cancer Center. Our center works closely with specialty centers and facilities including the Lady Ward, Women’s Health Promotion Center, Robotic Surgery Center and Ewha Innovative Research Center for Control and Prevention of Women’s Cancer drives us to rise above all others in the treatment and research of women’s cancer. We offer a fast and convenient consultation system along with female-friendly facilities and reputation for patient-oriented services. We know how women feel better than anyone else and don’t overlook even the smallest detail.
Breast and Thyroid Cancer Center
Our center offers total care service through minimum scarring and breast-conserving surgeries by specialist in breast surgery and otolaryngology, radiation therapy to prevent cancer from reoccurring and breast reconstruction to improve women’s quality of life post-surgery. Our specialists offer oncoplastic surgery for breast cancer that integrates plastic surgery techniques into breast cancer surgery to preserve aesthetics and quality of life of the patient without compromising local control of the disease.
Gynecologic Cancer Center
Our gynecologic specialists provide care for cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer and other types of gynecologic cancer patients. We go beyond the general scope of obstetrics and gynecology to put focus on the cancer itself. By strengthening inter-relationship between radiology, hemato-oncology, radiation oncology, rehabilitation and mental health teams the center not only provides improved care for cancer but also for menopausal diseases.
Robotic Surgery Center
The Robotic Surgery Center of Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital provides robotic surgeries for various treatments including prostate cancer, uterine cancer and thyroid cancer using the latest Da Vinci robot surgery system. It is equipped with a camera that produces magnified 3D images in HD resolution and robotic arms with smaller precise movements enabling the surgeon to perform even the most delicate surgery with a clear view and with minimal incision resulting in reduced surgical side-effects, complications and rehabilitation period.
Health Promotion Center
Regular medical checkup and treatment can significantly improve the survival rate if diagnosed at the earliest stage. More than 9 in 10 bowel cancer patients can survive the disease for more than 5 years if diagnosed at the earliest stage.
At Health Promotion Center we are committed to protecting and promoting your health by providing our premium health check-up system and accurate diagnosis services. We provide customizable medical examination through our dynamic programs to meet the needs of our patients including the basic comprehensive medical examinations, specialized programs, premium programs, overnight examinations and examinations catered to your personal needs.
International Healthcare Center
International Healthcare Center at Ewha Womans University Medical Center has provided care to international patients from over 60 countries. Our medical center employs highly educated and experienced medical staff and coordinators who speak English, Chinese, Russian, Arabic and Mongolian to make our patient stay as comfortable as possible.
We have built long-term relationships with US Armed Forces in Korea, SOS International, government organizations and medical institutions from all over the world and have gained valuable experience to better serve our diverse international patient care. We provide emergency care, ambulatory care, inpatient care and health promotion check-up programs to patients from all over the world. Our medical center is dedicated to health and innovation to provide the best care for our patients and their families worldwide.
Artificial Joint Center
Our Joint Replacement Center is the biggest joint replacement center boasting the most cases of surgeries carried out in Korea. The artificial joint center employs special surgical techniques that involve simultaneous replacements of both hip or knee joints resulting in faster recovery, shorter admission period and faster return to daily life. Consultation with specialists enables surgery for patients with chronic health problems such as diabetes, hypertension and heart diseases. Surgical techniques and artificial joints specially designed for each patient gives hope to those suffering from arthritis.
Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center
Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center performs sleeve gastrectomy and (Roux-en-Y) gastric bypass surgery to safely and effective lose weight and reduce related illnesses and offer total care even after surgery.
The Sleep Center consists of sleep specialists in neurology, mental health medicine, otorhinolaryngology and dentistry to provide professional and efficient treatment to patients with various sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia, daytime sleepiness, restless leg syndrome, abnormal behavior in sleep, and sleep cycle disorder and identify difference causes by different sleep disorders rapidly and accurately.
Jaw-Face Esthetic Center
Our center cooperates with the anesthesia department to ensure safety during and post-surgery and for pain-free maintenance. We provide one-stop consultation (in cooperation with dermatology, plastic surgery, otorhinolaryngology) to create harmony between chin and eyes, nose and skin.
Ewha Womans University Medical Center is the only women’s university medical center in Korea with dedication to education, research and medical practice. In 1887 Korea’s first hospital for women ‘Boguyeokwan’ was built and the medical center has since been dedicated to women’s illnesses and nurtured to become the pioneer in treating women’s cancer including breast cancer, thyroid cancer and gynecologic cancer. Our medical center also has centers that focus on chronic illnesses and provides specialized treatments including the Stomach and Colorectal Center, Stroke Center, Cardiovascular Center, Liver Center/Pancreas & Biliary Center, Stem Cell Transplantation Center, Kidney Center, Respiratory Center, Shoulder Disease Center, Sleep Center, Bariatric Surgery Center, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center and Joint Replacement Center.
In addition, improvements in the quality of patient safety and care through fast and convenient medical treatment system led to customer satisfaction and top quality management. The medical center received JCI accreditation in 2011 and again in 2014 in recognition as one of the world’s best international health institution and has received top ratings for breast cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer, acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and acute stroke from the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Ewha Womans University Medical Center operates the Mokdong Hospital, Seonam Hospital, Yangcheon and Gangseo Resource Center for Dementia, Yangcheon Mental Health Center and is constructing a new state-of-art hospital in the Magok district of Seoul to serve as a hub for international patient care and chronic illnesses.
State-of-Art Medical Technology
Our medical center is the first in Korea to introduce the 128 channel PET-CT technology. Since then we have introduced the Da Vinci Surgical System, Intraoperative Radiation Therapy and the Rapid Arc (the latest radiation therapy unit to enhance accuracy in diagnosis and treatment) in patient care.
One-Stop Fast Service
We understand that time is of essence for international patients. We offer convenient one-stop service for our patients including same day consultation and examination service. Our international healthcare center also provides coordinators to provide assistance with registration, accommodation reservation to discharge and airport transportation services.
We recognize that privacy and comfort is important to our female patients. We catered our facilities and services to include the Lady Ward, Cancer Center for Women and Health Promotion Center for Women.
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