Asan Medical Center is widely considered to be one of Korea's best hospitals, specializing in sophisticated surgeries and cancer treatment which attract medical tourists from across the region. It was established by Hyundai's philanthropy group, the Asan Foundation, in 1989, and houses over 2,700 beds and receives an average of just over 11,000 outpatients per day. The complex is also the site of an advanced medical research center, the Asan Institute for Life Sciences, which has a staff of about 1,300 professionals, including 540 MDs and a collection of 760 research experts conducting research and experiments into various novel drugs, treatments, and diagnostic methods.
International Healthcare Center at Asan Hospital
As one of Korea's top hospitals, Asan Medical Center is also home to an International Healthcare Center, which provides translation services, financial counseling, and escorts by hospital employees to help patients use the hospital more conveniently. Most doctors at Asan Medical Center can speak English, although if any difficulties arise, a translator will be provided to help you. Asan Medical Center also accepts numerous international health insurance providers, a list of which can be found below, and also has agreements for medical service with numerous foreign embassies in Seoul.
|Company Name||Asan Medical Center (서울아산병원)|
|Category||Medical & Health Services|
|Languages Available||English Japanese Chinese Russian Arabic Mongolian|
|Opening Hours||Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:30, 24 Hour Emergency Room|
88 Olympic-ro 43-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea 88
Take Line 2 to Jamsillaru Station and go out Exit 1. -> Walk north towards the roundabout, going along its left side and walk straight. -> Turn right at the end of the street and walk straight about 250 meters. -> Turn left and walk over the footbridge. -> Turn right and walk about 75 meters to the crosswalk. -> Cross the street and Asan Medical Center will be in front of you.
There is also a shuttle bus that goes directly to the hospital to the left of the roundabout near Jamsillaru Station Exit 1.