Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital
Republic of Korea, Seoul

Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital

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1980
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800
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St. Mary’s Hospital Seoul is a large multidisciplinary medical center in South Korea. The main specialties are oncology, hematology, organ transplant, cardiovascular surgery, and check-up. The hospital was the first in South Korea for liver, small bowel and cornea transplants. St. Mary’s Hospital in Korea is ranked the 5th in the world for successful bone marrow transplants.

30,000 international patients get treatment annually here.

Specialties
Ophthalmology
Neurosurgery
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Transplantology
Surgery
Medical check-up
Plastic Surgery
Aesthetic Medicine and Cosmetology
Oncology
Weight Loss Surgery
Reproductology
Maxillofacial Surgery
Mammology
Spinal Surgery
Hand surgery
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Rehabilitation
Immunology
Pediatric Oncology
Endocrinology
Phlebology
Diagnostics
Orthopedics
Proctology
Rheumatology
Pulmonology
Pediatrics
Nephrology
Heart Surgery
Infectious diseases
Hematology Oncology
Urology
Gastroenterology
Neurology
Otorhinolaryngology/Ear, Nose and Throat(ENT)
Cardiology
Therapy
Diseases
Procedures
Herniated disc surgery
Hiatal hernia repair
Umbilical hernia repair
Rhinoplasty (nose job)
Discectomy
Strabismus surgery
Gastric polyps removal
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Otoplasty (ear surgery)
Retinal detachment surgery
Neurological Rehabilitation
Manimally invasive fusion surgery
Rehabilitation after a stroke (per 1 day)
Rehabilitation for children with cerebral palsy
Removal of colon cancer
Removal of duodenal polyp
Melanoma surgery
Removal of herniated disc with preoperative diagnostic
Removal of liver cancer
Removal of meningioma
CT (computer tomography)
Female check-up
Cancer screening
Dermatoscopy
Heart сheck up
Male Check-up
Lymphoma blood test
Liver biopsy
Kidney biopsy
Hysteroscopy
HLA-typing
Heart ultrasound
ECG
Heart MRI
MRI of one area
Genetic screening
Focus Onco test
Finger rectal examination
CT scan of the body part
Extended analysis of blood
About

Date of content creation: 19.02.2019 · Last update: 14.09.2020

Republic of Korea, Seoul

Seoul St. Mary's Hospital was founded in 1980 on premises of the Catholic University of Korea. The hospital consists of 43 departments and 24 specialized centers.

Strong points of St. Mary’s Hospital Korea

  • Advanced medical equipment. The hospital provides medical equipment of the latest generations as СT, PET/CT (positron emission tomography/computed tomography) for high diagnostic accuracy. Specialists also use TomoTherapy to irradiate cancer cells without negative impact on healthy tissues.
  • Doctors’ experience. Physicians of the hospital perform 200 surgical interventions per day. Over 7,300 bone marrow transplants and 3,400 cornea transplants have been performed by the hospital’s qualified medical team.
  • Safety & healthcare quality. In 2016, the hospital was accredited for the second time by JCI (Joint Commission International). That means the hospital complies to the highest international healthcare standards.
  • International department. English-speaking staff from the International Department support the patients during their hospital stay.

St. Mary’s Hospital Seoul in figures

Oncology Department in Seoul St. Mary's Hospital

The hospital’s oncologists specialize in treatments of lung, stomach, intestine, breast, thyroid head, neck, bone and urogenital cancers.

According to the hospital’s data, the success rate in cancer treatment in Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital is higher up to 30% in comparison with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center results, No.1 oncology facility in the US.

The multidisciplinary team including medical oncologists, radiologists, surgeons and doctors from other departments make the most accurate treatment plan. That approach helps to increase the success rate after treatments.

The Oncology Department applies the latest medical equipment as Tomotherapy device, IMRT (intensity-modulated radiation therapy), and CyberKnife. These devices are aimed to irradiate all types of tumors precisely not damaging healthy tissues.

Surgical intervention, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital

Hematology Department in St. Mary's Hospital Korea

Doctors of the Hematology Department specialize in treatments of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, aplastic anemia.

According to the St. Mary’s Hospital’s data, the medical facility is the 5th in bone marrow transplants — over 7,300 procedures have been performed here (about 500 stem cell transplants per year).

In 1983, specialists conducted the first allogeneic bone marrow transplant in South Korea. Such a procedure helps to restore blood formation in a patient with hematologic malignancies after high-dose chemotherapy.

The hospital provides 39 well-equipped wards where patients can rehabilitate after bone marrow transplants.

Little patients can study during their hospital stay at school located in the department.

Organ Transplant Department

Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital was the first in South Korea to conduct:

  • liver transplant in 1969;
  • cornea transplant in 1980;
  • small intestine transplant in 2004.

Doctors of the hospital have performed about 1,000 liver transplants, 3,000 kidney transplants, and 3,400 cornea transplants up to 2018.

St. Mary’s Hospital Korea is No.1 for a big number of cornea transplants provided in South Korea.

Сardiovascular Surgery Department

Doctors of the department specialize in treatments of angina pectoris, myocardial infarction (heart attack), arteriostenosis, arrhythmia, and heart valve defects.

About 87,000 outpatients get treatment in the Cardiovascular Department.

According to the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service, the department is considered as one of the best in acute myocardial infarction treatment and coronary artery bypass providing.

Advanced surgeries such as Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and hybrid treatment are provided to patients with severe aortic stenosis. TAVI is a type of minimally invasive surgery which reduces skin trauma and speeds up the recovery period.

Vascular surgery, St. Mary's Hospital Korea

Check-up in St. Mary's Hospital Seoul

The hospital has the Health Promotion Center where doctors carry out the complex diagnostics. Patients from the USA, Europe, Japan come here to undergo a check-up.

The center is equipped with advanced MRI and CT systems. A patient gets all diagnostics within one of the departments.

Specialists make a screening program according to the age, sex, eating habits, and family’s medical history of a patient.

International St. Mary's Hospital Korea services

Transfer

Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital provides transfer from the airport to the hospital. This service is paid — the payment depends on the vehicle class. Get more details from Bookimed manager.

Accommodation & meals

Every ward is equipped with TV, Wi-Fi, and the nurse call button. The meals consist of Korean and European cuisines.

One-stop service

The coordinators of the International Department support patients from all around the world. They help to arrange the diagnostics and treatment in the shortest term soa patient comes back home faster.

Comfort-class private room in the St. Mary's Hospital Korea

Additional service
Transfer
Airport to clinic
Free
Clinic to airport
Free
Visa assistance
Available
Free
Translator
Available
Free
English
Russian
Accommodation
Hotel (apartments) near the clinic, billed daily
$44 - $105
Requirements for admission
Patient's age
Any
Documents language

The hospital is ready to study medical records in the following languages:

Russian
English
Payment methods

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Credit cards
Bank account

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$121300 $248000
Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital Republic of Korea, Seoul
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Hematology Oncology
Dong-Wook Kim
Diagnostics
Recipient evaluation before BMT $6000 – $8000
Treatment
Bone marrow transplantation $115300 – $240000
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Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital Republic of Korea, Seoul
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Hematology Oncology
Dong-Wook Kim
Diagnostics
Comprehensive diagnosis of aplastic anemia $6000 – $8000
Treatment
Bone marrow transplantation $115300 – $240000
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Visa assistance
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Translator
Free
Prices for diagnosis and treatment

Ophthalmology
Diagnostics
OCT (Optical coherence tomography)
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Cataract diagnostic before OP
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Brain MRI with contrast
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Treatment
Strabismus surgery
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Retinal detachment surgery
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Trabeculotomy
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Cataract surgery (both eyes)
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Cataract surgery (one eye)
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Cataract surgery with IOL replacement
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Phacoemulsification with IOL implantation
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Neurosurgery
Diagnostics
CT (computer tomography)
$289
MRI of one area
$855 - $1350
Extended analysis of blood
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CT of the paranasal sinuses
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Ultrasound
$70
MRI of the spine cord
$855 - $1350
MRI of the lumbar spine
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Treatment
Herniated disc surgery
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Discectomy
$7000
Manimally invasive fusion surgery
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Removal of herniated disc with preoperative diagnostic
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Pituitary tumor surgery
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Trans-sphenoidal hypophysectomy (adenomectomy)
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Transnasal resection of tumor
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Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diagnostics
Hysteroscopy
$810
Ultrasound
$70
Ovarian Biopsy
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US transvaginal
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Thyroid biopsy
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Biopsy
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Breast biopsy
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Treatment
Ovarian Cyst Removal
$5840
Myomectomy (removal of uterine fibroids)
$6600
Surgical excision of fibroadenoma
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Myomectomy with R obot Da Vinci
$12000
Hysterectomy (uterus removal)
$4230 - $5080
Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
$6770 - $7620
Childbirth
$4230
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Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Diagnostics
CT (computer tomography)
$289
Heart ultrasound
$130
Heart MRI
$855 - $1350
MRI of one area
$855 - $1350
CT of the paranasal sinuses
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Paediatric Check-Up
$668 - $730
CT coronary angiography
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Treatment
Plastic surgery for cardiac valve
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Atrial septal defect surgery
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Interventricular septal defect surgery
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Transplantology
Diagnostics
HLA-typing
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Treatment
Liver transplant
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Kidney transplant
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Surgery
Diagnostics
CT of the chest
$289
Abdominal MRI
$885 - $1350
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Treatment
Hiatal hernia repair
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Umbilical hernia repair
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Resection of large intestine
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Nephrectomy
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Ovarian Cyst Removal
$5840
Myomectomy (removal of uterine fibroids)
$6600
Resection of the esophagus
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Hospital accreditations of quality

Joint Commission International
Joint Commission International
United States of America

Joint Commission International

Joint Commission International (JCI) identifies, measures, and shares best practices in quality and patient safety in the world.

Korean Institute for Healthcare Accreditation
Korean Institute for Healthcare Accreditation
Republic of Korea

Korean Institute for Healthcare Accreditation

The KOIHA accreditation program warrants excellent quality and safety of medical care in Korean healthcare centers. Each medical facility with the KOIHA accreditation conforms to the international standards.

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