Hospitals with English-Speaking Doctors in Tokyo

Where to go in Tokyo when you need to see multilingual doctors

Lobby in the hospital

What should you do or where should you go when you feel ill or get infected with a virus in Tokyo? One of the biggest things you worry about traveling overseas is that you don’t know how to find a hospital and an English-speaking doctor.

This is the guide to hospitals in Tokyo where you can see doctors who can speak English and other languages. In the first place, some hospitals in Tokyo don’t accept foreign people except emergency patients requiring hospitalization.

Check-up by a doctor
It is not easy to find a hospital/clinic with English-speaking doctors

It is recommended to know which hospitals provide services to foreign patients in Tokyo just in case. Here is the list of hospitals with English-speaking doctors in Tokyo, which are selected by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Japan National Tourism Organization as foreign-friendly medical facilities. You can check the information about the business hours, payment methods (like credit cards accepted), and languages.

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1. NTT Medical Center Tokyo

NTT Medical Center Tokyo (NTT東日本関東病院), one of the largest hospitals in Tokyo, has the Department of International Healthcare, which has delivered medical services for not only Japanese but also patients from overseas for a long time. Its comprehensive healthcare covers from slight illnesses such as cough, diarrhea, and headache to chronic diseases including diabetes, high blood pressure, and asthma. It is located in the center of Tokyo, allowing you to easily visit it from the surrounding neighborhoods.

For more information, you can check out the following article which covers more points about possible reasons why you would hesitate to go to a Japanese hospital.

2. Tokyo Business Clinic Yaesu Kitaguchi (near Tokyo Station)

Tokyo Business Clinic Yaesu Kitaguchi (東京ビジネスクリニック 八重洲北口), is located just in front of the North Yaesu Exit of Tokyo Station. Many tourists use Tokyo Station as a transportation hub in Japan, so it is convenient to know there is a hospital with English-speaking doctors near Tokyo Station. It offers from internal medicine and outpatient surgery to pediatrics.

3. Taiseikai Onishi Clinic (near Haneda Airport)

Taiseikai Onishi Clinic (医療法人社団 泰静会 大西医院), originally opened in 1890, is located in the Omori area near Haneda Station. Internal medicine and dermatology are mainly served by the clinic. It takes about 15-20 mins to get to the nearest station Umeyashiki Station from Haneda Airport by train.

4. International University of Health and Welfare, Mita Hospital (Azabu)

International University of Health and Welfare, Mita Hospital (国際医療福祉大学三田病院) is a large hospital with various departments including internal medicine, neurosurgery, urology, orthopedic Surgery and so on, located in Azabu (near Tokyo Tower and Roppongi). The hospital is evaluated by JMIP (Japan Medical Services Accreditation for International Patients) which promotes smooth acceptance of international patients.

5. Tokyo Saiseikai Central Hospital (Azabu)

Tokyo Saiseikai Central Hospital (東京都済生会中央病院) is one of the largest hospitals in the Azabu and Roppongi area. It offers various apartments such as emergency medicine, internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, dermatology, urology, etc. multilingually. Tokyo Saiseikai Central Hospital is accredited with JMIP (Japan Medical Services Accreditation for International Patients).

6. Shinjuku Hiro Clinic (Shinjuku)

Shinjuku Hiro Clinic (医療法人社団 三育会 新宿ヒロクリニック) is a foreign-friendly medical facility in Shinjuku. There are four departments in the clinic: general medical department, internal medicine, dermatology and orthopedics. It is accessible since the nearest station is Shin-okubo Station next to Shinjuku Station.

7. International Health Care Clinic (Ginza)

International Health Care Clinic (インターナショナル ヘルスケア クリニック), located in one of the most popular tourist towns in Tokyo Ginza, offers consultation as general medicine in addition to international medical transportation. You can contact the international clinic 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by submitting the Quote Request Form and sending an e-mail ( or just call 03-3501-1332.

8. Tokyo Seaside Clinic (Akasaka)

Tokyo Seaside Clinic (東京シーサイドクリニック), located in the center of Tokyo, serves internal medicine. It accepts many foreign patients including people who are suffering from sudden illness and who need just a regular check-up.

9. Roppongi Hat Clinic (Roppongi)

Roppongi Hat Clinic (六本木HATクリニック) has an English-speaking doctor for internal medicine, located in Roppongi. You can contact the clinic by e-mail ( and phone call as well.

10. Your Clinic Akihabara (Akihabara)

Your Clinic Akihabara (ユアクリニック秋葉原), which is located near Akihabara Station, mainly consists of two departments: internal medicine and pediatrics. Numerous tourist visit the popular town Akihabara, and just contact the clinic if you feel ill. The business hours below are for internal medicine.

11. Oi Clinic (Shinagawa)

Oi Clinic (大井クリニック) has these medical departments with English, Chinese and Taiwanese: internal medicine, pediatrics, dermatology and others. Lots of tourists stay in Shinagawa which is also known for the Shinagawa Station for Shinkansen (bullet train).

+. Fast DOCTOR: An alternative solution

Fast DOCTOR website

Up to here, we have introduced to you various doctors where you can go and attend in English. However, another alternative can be for the doctor to come to you.

Fast DOCTOR, a leading medical visit service in Japan, specializes in providing high-quality healthcare directly to your home or hotel room.

This service is ideal for those who prefer not to travel to a clinic, including foreign visitors facing language barriers. With an extensive network of skilled physicians, Fast DOCTOR offers a range of medical examinations and can prescribe over 70 types of medications. They also have an in-house translation team to assist international tourists, making it easier to navigate Japan’s healthcare system and receive prompt, professional care in the comfort of their personal space.

▶︎Click here to go to Fast DOCTOR’s official website

There are numerous hospitals and clinics all over Tokyo, but it is not easy for first-time visitors to see an English-speaking doctor or find a foreign-friendly hospital. If you get sick or suffer from some viruses or other illness, check the one located at the nearest area in Tokyo and contact it.

Here is the medical facilities searching tool by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) and guidebook by Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

▶Here is a related article about reasons why international visitors would hesitate to go to a Japanese hospital.

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