Gachon University Gil Medical Center International Medical Service
|Name of the Organization||Gachon University Gil Medical Center International Medical Service|
|Type of the Organization||Medical Centerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Treatment Department||Department of Family Medicine, Rheumatology, Radiation Oncology, Urology Department of Infectious Disease, Thyroid Clinic, Endocrinology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Clinic, Dental Clinic, Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nephrology, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Department of Mental Health (Psychiatry), Orthopedic Surgery, Laboratory Medicine, Dermatology, Hematology, Emergency Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Nuclear Medicine, Genetics|
|Specialized Medical Care|
Major procedures & Services
Cancer Center – Leading institution in cancer treatment nationwide
-Designated as one of finest hospitals for cancer treatment (stomach cancer, colon cancer, liver cancer) by Korean Ministry of Health
-Multidisciplinary approach for cancer patients to provide optimum level of treatment available
Cancer coordinator system was brought in to be able to respond various inquiries and inform patients regarding treatment plans, disease itself during hospital visit
-Novalis Tx radiosurgery, one of the most advanced anti-cancer equipments, delivers non-invasive, personalized cancer treatment that can shape the cancer-fighting beam even in 2.5 mm
Oncology (Cancer treatment) – General Surgery: stomach cancer, colorectal cancer, liver transplantation & hepatic cancer
Gil Medical Center department of surgery is composed of various specialties that encompass liver-biliary tract-pancreas, large intestine-colorectal, pediatrics, vascular, transplantation of kidneys and liver, head and neck, breasts, endocrine, bariatrics and etc. Cancer Center of G.M.C., which was opened in 2011, is committed to giving patients every clinical and technological advantage in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. This is accompanied by multidisciplinary teams to unravel each patient’s case and provide the most therapeutic treatment plan.
1) Stomach Cancer Treatment
Diagnostic tests will be performed to find out progress of cancer. Partial or total resection is done via laparoscopic surgery (so called, minimally invasive surgery) depending on location of cancer.
2) Colon Cancer Treatment
Laparoscopic surgery is performed through small abdominal incisions (usually 0.5-1.5cm) to remove cancerous tissue as opposed to the larger incisions needed in laparotomy. In case of lower rectal cancer, radiation therapy as well as anticancer treatment will be accompanied together to preserve anal sphincter and to remove cancerous tissue, increasing the survival rate in the end.
3) Liver Cancer Treatment
In case of surgery for hepatocellular carcinoma, anatomical resection of liver will be implemented depending on location of cancer, increasing the survival rate and decreasing reoccurrence rate. If patient condition requires liver transplantation, professional transplantation team will be made and proceed treatment plan.
Bariatric Surgery – Laparoscopic Gastric banding & Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
Bariatric Clinic of Gil Medical Center provides the most experienced and comprehensive treatment to manage morbid obesity of patients. Our clinic is the nation’s only clinic where all kinds of bariatric surgery are performed regularly every year. Dr. Kim Sung-Min, M.D., Ph.D., is a bariatric surgeon who has been leading the clinic for the past several years, and there have been highly positive feedbacks from patients who successfully lost weight after receiving treatments.
Emergency Center – Emergency Center of Gil Medical Center is one of few hospitals in Korea that is capable of providing emergency medicine, trauma care, pediatric emergency treatment and emergency helicopter service. With numbers of national recognition as the regional trauma center, we are proud to offer you not only emergent care but also orthopedic surgeries for joints and spine via minimally invasive surgery.
Joint Replacement Surgery – Total Knee Arthroplasty, Laparoscopic Ligament Reconstructive Surgery
Orthopedic doctors who are specialized in different body parts provide the most professional and delegate treatment for patients with various musculoskeletal injuries. In the areas of knee and hip joint, arthroplasty and laparoscopic minimally invasive surgeries have been performed.
Heart Center– The most experienced team in cardiac and thoracic surgery
-Cardiocerebrovascular Center provides expert diagnosis and medical and surgical management of various cardiocerebrovascular conditions.
-Designated by Korean Ministry of Health as an excellent hospital for Myocardial infarction and stroke treatment
-Cardiocerebrovascular team physicians are leaders in the use of catheter-based techniques and coronary angiography in the nation.
Heart Surgery – Angiography, Heart Valve Surgery
For patients with myocardial infarction and angina, the department of cardiology has been implementing more than 3,000 times of coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention successfully.Cardiac catheterization intervention enables surgical treatment by inserting catheter – amplatzer – via femoral artery of a leg, promoting early recovery and discharge from the hospital for below heart diseases.
-Women-Pediatric Center proudly presents experience of 55 years in obstetrics and gynecology. Under newly renovated environment and the latest medical equipment facilities, we are able to provide safe and prompt care for women and children including high-risk mothers.
-Infertility clinic – so called “I Baram Clinic” – brought in primo vision system (made by VitroLife) in order to monitor all embryos without disturbing embryos. This system records the progress inside the incubator, increasing the chance to assess embryo development precisely, and transfer the one with best quality for implantation.
Obstetrics and Gynecology – Cesarean section, In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Women’s Center of Gil Medical Center was rated No.2 by Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service for Cesarean section surgery. Moreover, I.V.F. procedure has been provided for patients seeking for successful pregnancy.
PRIMO Vision Full System – 1st in the nation, increasing the chance to choose the best quality embryo with 24-hour embryo monitoring, incubator with 5% oxygen, providing the ultimate culture condition
Gil Dental Hospital provides wide range of specialized dental care from general dentistry to oral and maxillofacial surgery. By introducing dental CBCT scan in 2011, every screening process is digitalized and you are able to receive individualized treatment plan.
Oriental Medicine Hospital
Gil Oriental Medicine Hospital runs specialized clinics for stroke, rehabilitation, pain, and musculoskeletal problems. To promote the optimum treatment, oriental medicine doctors cooperate with western medicine doctors to meet various patients need.
Health Promotion Center of Gil Medical Center promotes healthy ‘100-year-old’ life for all examinees by coordinating professional consultation and screenings.
-Offers luxury and comfort with features providing comfortable environment for personalized health screenings
- Executive service for foreigners with language assistance
-A special screening section for women only
-Our focus is on patient-oriented consultations and check-ups.
-We have quick and effective referrals to specialists when needed.
Basic Health Screening 750-800＄ – 3 hrs long
Ⓐ Consultation, Vision, Intraocular pressure, Fundus test, Standard hearing test, Dental check, EKG, Pulmonary function test, Chest x-ray (front, side)
Ⓑ Blood laboratory, urinalysis : Complete blood composition, Anemia, Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia, Hyper-/Hypothyroidism, Kidney/Liver function, Viral hepatitis(A,B,C), Tumor marker (liver, colon, prostate gland, ovaries), Syphilis, AIDS, Rheumatism, Gout
Ⓒ Stomach endoscopy (non-anesthetic), Abdominal ultrasonography, Brain CT scan Mammography, Cervical cancer pap-smear
Founded by Dr. Gil Ya Lee, Gachon University Gil Medical Center started off as a small Obstetrics and Gynecology clinic in 1958. After half a century, it has become one of the leading medical centers in Korea.
As a tertiary referral hospital, Gil Medical Center offers world-class services through more than30 medical departments and specialized centers, such as Heart Center, Women’s Center, Eye & ENT Center, Cancer Center, Brain Health Center, and Emergency Center just to name a few. Based on our solid infrastructure and capability, we newly set our motto as “BIG GIL”,
which translates into great accomplishment. By producing Benefit for the society and pursuing Innovation, we will strive hard to be recognized as prestigious Global Medical Center and Global University, so that we can make prominent contribution to the world medical history, achieving national Integration and Leadership. Gil Medical Center aims to maintain Korea’s leading healthcare hub by providing a full range of healthcare services. With our commitment to quality, Gil Medical Center will be recognized as the finest hospital in northeast Asia with our outstanding medical professionals and state-of-the-art facilities.
The International Healthcare Center (IHC) opened in October 2008 in order to respond to the needs of patients with various nationalities. Throughout the past years, we came to establish one-stop service to serve overseas patients from online consultation to safe return home after receiving necessary treatments. Our services focus not only on therapeutic intervention but also addressing patients’ emotional needs and comfort. Extraordinary general and specialist physicians are available for consultations, and bilingual medical staffs, coordinators, and administrative clerks will be on-site to assist you. Available languages are English, Chinese, Russian and Mongolian, and we are looking forward to having Japanese and Vietnamese coordinators in the near future.
With our expanded role and capability, IHC continues to meet the healthcare needs of growing international clients, offering the most advanced technology and patient-centered clinical services. Thank you.
We are currently not insured. All medical related legal issues will be taken into account according to hospital protocols for medical conflicts.
- International SOS
- CIGNA (USA)
- MSH CHINA Enterprise co.
- TIECARE (GBG)
- G.A.P. (Global Assistance Partners)
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