Severance Hospital

Severance Hospital (affiliated with Yonsei University) was established by Dr. Horace N. Allen in 1885. One of the leading hospitals in South Korea for oncology and pediatrics.

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At the time, it was the first medical facility in South Korea. For the next 133 years, this medical center was the main hospital for local residents. Over the past 8 years, it has been the best choice for international patients.

State of the art facilities and renowned medical institute

Severance Hospital is also famous for its talented medical students who are graduates of Yongse Medical University. Medical research in collaboration with the university is a key factor in a high level of treatment. Severance Hospital in Korea also has another hospital in the Gangnam area and a separate diagnostic center.

Severance Hospital has a separate cancer center that was renovated 7 years ago. There is also a rehabilitation center, cardiovascular, ENT and children’s hospitals, an international health center and an emergency center. The entire complex has over 3,500 beds and serves over 4 million patients annually (outpatient and inpatient).

Why use Medical Avenue's services for your treatment at severance hospital?

  • Preliminary phone call with a professional medical coordinator in English
  • Direct and quick access to appointments with your doctor without unnecessary documentation
  • Automated document transfer process: medical history and records (no need for translation into Korean)
  • Recommendations / information for doctors and surgeons
  • Free organization of non-medical events (accommodation, transport, guide, telephone)
  • International Priority Services for Medical Avenue Coordinators
  • Follow-up services after returning home (medication delivery, additional appointments, payment process)

Top medical services at Severance Hospital:

  • Pediatric hematology oncology: foreign children and families from all regions of the CIS and the GCC, the Middle East and East Asia come here to treat rare oncological diseases.

  • Department of Oncology: leukemia, brain tumors, lymphoma, sarcomas, etc.

  • Department of Hematology: aplastic anemia, hemophilia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, etc.

  • Ophthalmology center: treatment of cataracts, glaucoma, uveitis, corneal ulcers, retinal angiopathy with hypertension, astigmatism and other eye diseases.

  • Cancer Center: 15 floors with the latest technology and oncology specialists.

  • Laparoscopic surgery, operations with the Da Vinci robot, tomotherapy, radiation therapy, chemotherapy.

  • Health Examination Center: 1 day medical check-up programs.

Medical Avenue recommends these doctors at severance hospital:

Chief Physician of the Department of Oncohematology

Specialization: leukemia, lymphoma, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation

Department of Thoracic Surgery

Specialization: lung cancer, esophageal cancer, robotic surgery, metastatic lung cancer, mediastinal tumor, malignant mesothelioma

Department of Pediatric Orthopedics

Specialization: cerebral palsy, deformity of the hand and foot, diseases of the hip joint, neuromuscular diseases, gait disturbance

Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery

Specialization: surgery of brain tumors, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, moyamoya disease, diastematomyelia

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