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1. International Clinic
Introduction
International Clinic was founded in 1987 to provide advanced and personalized health care for expatriates residing in Korea and travelers to Korea. We continue to strive to give our clients quality health care in an efficient manner with easy access and up to Western standards.
The International Clinic is a private clinic with a diagnostic capacity of a general hospital. The Clinic is staffed by doctors and nurses fluent in English ever ready to serve all of the medical needs of foreigners in an atmosphere of comfort and confidence.
The International Clinic has been expanding its services to meet the demands of our client.
Following services are available at the Clinic :
1. General medicine including family medicine.
2. Psychiatric services
3. Travel vaccination
4. ADD(Attention Deficit Disorder) evaluation utilizing the state of art computerized diagnostics including TOVA(Test of Variable Attention) and Brainmapping.
5. Comprehensive Physical Examination
6. EEG-Biofeedback(neurofeedback)
7. Anti-aging medicine---state of art hormonal analysis with hormonal replacement therapy for rejuvenation and revitalization
8. Nutrabalance ---Computerized Patient Nutritional Analysis
Address : 501 Hannam building, 737-37 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu Seoul, Korea 140-212
Office Tel. : 82-2-790-085782-2-790-0857
Fax : 82-2-798-7480
E-mail : ksyclinic@yahoo.co.kr
Location

Subway Route
Brown line ( Number 6 ) Get off at the Itaewon station and exit through number 2 exit.
Then walk to the Hannam building, about 300 meters up. Bus Route
1. At the Seoul Train Station. or Nam Yeong station : Get on the 78-3, 23 or 81.
2. At the Kang Nam station : Get on the 78-3.
3. If you are on following buses ( 78-3, 79-1 ), get off at the following stops An Seong Tower or ku Tae Pyeong Theatre.
4. If you are on the 23, 81, get off the bus at the following stop - Hamilton Hotel and then walk to the International Clinic ( approx 0.3miles = 5minutes walk )
Parking Information : Free parking for the clinic clients. Follow the map provided above.
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2. Samsung Medical Center
Introduction
  • SMC has become the nation's leader in health care and medical arts and science by offering the best medical care and the finest quality service.
    We are committed to achieving a higher level of patient care by adding a 2000 bed supermodern medical complex by the year 2003.
    With the addition of this new building, we will be able to provide a highly improved patient care for a larger number of people by comprehensive and truly multidisciplinary approach through a harmonious mixture of patient care, education and research.
    We shall continue our endeavor to be the world class medical institute in the 21st century.
International Health Service
The International Health Service(IHS) opened in September 1995, offer in-and out-patient treatment, consultations and referrals across a comprehensive range of specialties. The service is a major component of the Samsung Medical Center's Seoul Hospital, which is one of the country's leading health care institutions with over 800 physicians, 1200 beds and ultramodern, world-class medical technology and facilities. IHS have the primary goal of providing the best quality health care to foreigners residing in or traveling through Korea. IHS is well received among foreign residents for its outstanding medical and nursing staff including proficient services IHS has also won international recognition : SMC was designated as the Primary Medevac Facility of the White House for the 97 Muju Winter Universiad Games (Jan. - Feb. 97), and the official domestic Medevac Facility for the 2002 World Cup Games.
- Reception Desk at IHS
Outpatient service
- Primary medical care services are provided by specialists in internal medicine, pediatrics, family medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation(PMR), psychiatry and others.
- The outpatient services are fully backed up by specialists in 28 specialty and subspecialty departments and divisions of the Samsung Medical Center for any consultation and referrals.
- The services are staffed by bilingual medical staffs, and the main and official language of the service is English. - Appointments are conveniently made by telephone or e-mail.
- The outpatient services are equipped with modern facilities and instruments with immediate access to all the ultramodern equipment and services of the Samsung Medical Center.
- 24 hours' emergency medical services are provided by the medical staff in coordination with emergency service of the Samsung Medical Center.
- A Foreign Patient intensive Care
Staffs
- Shinae Yoo M.D. (Pediatrics, Family Medicine)
- Bong J. Choi M.D., Associate Director (Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology)
- Erin Hahn R.N., Nurse Manager
- Staff nurse : Daria Yoo R.N., Mary Kim R.N.
- Clerk : Alice Kim
For Appointment orEmergency Contact
Tel) 02-3410-020002-3410-0200 / 0226
Fax) 02-3410-0229
email) ihs@smc.samsung.co.kr
Outpatient Service Hours
Monday through Friday : 09:00 a.m. ~ 17:00 p.m
Saturday : 09:00 a.m. ~ 12:00 noon
Severance Hospital
International Health Care Center
The Severance Hospital International Health Care Center first opened its doors in 1962 and has been expanding its services ever since. The center is staffed by doctors and nurses who are fluent in several languages and ready to serve the medical needs of foreigners in Korea
The center maintains an atmosphere of comfort and assurance, providing quality medical care and referrals to specialists throughout the hospital
About Service
The services offered by the International Health Care Center include a wide range of medical services for foreigners in Korea, immunizations and guidance services for those residing in Korea or traveling throughout Asia, and visa physical examinations for those wishing to live or travel outside of Korea. In particular, our center has been authorized by the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines to perform physical examinations related to the issuance of immigrant and student visas and to process documents and prepare immunization certificates related to these visas.
Guide to treatment
- The International Health Care Center runs an appointment system for your convenience. If you wish to make an appoitment, please call our appoitment line in advance at 02-361-654002-361-6540 or 02-392340402-3923404
- When necessary, clinic doctors will refer you to an appropriate specialist at Severance Hospital, Yonsei University Medical Center.
- For more information, call 02-361-654002-361-6540 or 02-392-340402-392-3404 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.
- After hours or during lunch, leave a message at 02-361-654002-361-6540.
- Consultations are available from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm on weekdays and from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon on Saturdays.
Information
The services offered by the International Health Care Center include a wide range of medical services for foreigners in Korea, immunizations and guidance services for those residing in Korea or traveling throughout Asia, and visa physical examinations for those wishing to live or travel outside of Korea. In particular, our center has been authorized by the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines to perform physical examinations related to the issuance of immigrant and student visas and to process documents and prepare immunization certificates related to these visas.
Information Clinic Operation Consultations
Appointment 02-361-6540 / 02-392-3404 Hospital Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Morning 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Visa Office 02-361-6541 / 6542 Center Reception 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Afternoon 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fax 02-362-3835 Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Emergency call 012-263-6556

- Address : International Health Care Center Severance Hospital 134 Shinchon-Dong, Seodaemun-Gu, Seoul, Korea 120-752
- Transportation
Subway : Line NO. 2 Shinchon station (15 minutes on foot)
Public bus : 5-1, 8, 41, 70, 73, 103, 130, 133-2, 135, 142, 143, 148-1, 205, 328, 542, 543, 588-1, 588-2, 806
Deluxe bus : 12, 55, 61-1, 62, 62-1, 68, 130, 205-1, 903, 915, 915-1
Local bus (Bongwon Transportation)


* No.8
Bongwon temple - Bongwondong Rotary - Dongmoon building - Dental hospital - Annex building - Outpatient Entrance - Yonsei University - Shinchon rail station - Mirabeau hotel - Shinyong theater - Shinchon Rotary - Shinchon Market - Yonsei Univ. - Backgate of Ehwa Womans' University - Koomran Girls' highschool - Doknipmoon Samhoo APT - Kukdong Apt - Bongwondong Ratory - Bongwon Temple
* No. 8-1
Bongwondong Ratory - Dongmoon building - Hospital main gate - Yonsei University - Shinchon rail station - Mirabeau hotel - Shinyong theater - Shinchon Rotary - Shinchon Market - Yonsei Univ. - Backgate of Ehwa Womans University - Koomran Woman' highschool - Doknipmoon Samhoo APT - Doknipmoon Rotary - Hanvit bank - Suhdaemoon drugstore - Kumhwa primaryschool - Church - Nonghyup - Ehwa Girls' highschool - Suhdaemoon police station - Housing bank - Saeran hospital - Health promotion center - Subway Doknipmoon station - Kokdong Apt - Bongwondong Rotary
Asan Medical Center
Outpatient Treatment
Clinic Opening Hours
Weekdays 8 : 30 a.m - 4 : 00 p.m Saturdays 8 : 30 a.m - 11 : 00 a.m
Clinic begins : 9 : 00 a.m Emergency : Emergency and childbirth patients : 24-hour service,
7 days a week Pediatric Emergency : 24-hour service, 7 days a week
Registration
Appointment made in person at the hospital Go directly to the corresponding clinic and hand in your Appointment Card and AMC Clinic Card at a clinic reception counter Appointment made via the internet, fax, or telephone You will receive your AMC Clinic Card after handing in your
Appointment made via the internet, fax, or telephone You will receive your AMC Clinic Card after handing in your Health Insurance Card, referral and personal identification at the level 1 Reception Counter ( First time visitors )
First examination Fill out an application for the corresponding clinic at one of the Reception Counters (First time visitors) on level 1 and submit it together with your Health Insurance Card, physicians referral, and personal identification. You will then receive your AMC Clinic Card and Outpatient Clinic Record. Present your AMC Clinic Card and Outpatient Clinic Record at the reception counter of the corresponding clinic on the day of your examination
Second opinion examination Fill out an application for the clinic at one of the Reception window (First time visitors counter) on the first floor, present it with your Health Insurance Card and AMC Clinic Card at the counter and receive a Clinic Appointment Sheet. Present your AMC Clinic Card and Outpatient Clinic Record at the reception of the corresponding clinic reception counter on the day of your examination
Paying yout bill Upon completion of your visit, present your Health Insurance Card and AMC Clinic Card at the cashiers window of the clinic at which you received medical treatment. You will be given a receipt that lists your next appointment, the types of tests, and your medication requirements
Medical insurance/Medical treatment referral letter When necessary, clinic doctors will refer you to an appropriate specialist at Severance Hospital, Yonsei University Medical CenterWhen necessary, clinic doctors will refer you to an appropriate specialist at Severance Hospital, Yonsei University Medical Center.
Selective Treatment Policy AMC adopts the Selective Treatment Policy according to clause 2, article 27 of the Medical Treatm ent Law. Selective Treatment is a policy whereby patients can choose to be treated by specific doctors who have worked as specialists for a period longer than 10 years or doctors who are University Hospital assistant professors and above with ample medical treatment experience. To apply for Selective Treatment either fill out one of the Selective Treatment application forms placedat the Reception & Payment counter, or apply by telephone. If a patient receives Selective Treatment they must bear all additional expenses to standard treatment expenses within the scope set out by the Department of Health.
Information

Hospital Shittle Bus Timetable ( Hospital Pungnap Middle School )
Monday ~ Friday 08:40 ~ 20:00
Saturday 08:40 ~ 18:00
Sunday 10:00 ~ 18:00 [ But, does not operate during lunch hour(12:00~13:00) ]
Every 10 minutes.( But, Sunday / Public Holidays the 13:30, 13:50, 15:40, 16:10 bus arrives 20 minutes later due to going through Jamsil )
No. 420 Bus Timetable
Cheonho Station Hospital Seongnae Station Jamsil Station Shincheon Station(Every 10 minutes)
Bus Terminals and Subway Station - East Seoul Terminal Kangbyon Station (No. 2 line) Seongnae (10 minutes walk)
- Kangnam
Termainl Koseok Termina (No. 3 line) Kyodae (No. 2 line) Seongnae
- Seoul Station
Seoul Station (No. 4 line) Dongdaemun Stadium Station (No. 2 line1) Seongnae
- Nambu Terminal
Nambu Terminal (No. 3 line) Kyodae (No 2. line) Seongnae
- Sangbong Terminal
Sangbong Station (No. 7line) Kunja (No. 5 line) Use bus from Cheonho Station
Airport
Kimpo Airport Station (No. 5 line) Use bus from Cheonho Station In- Cheon International Airport is approximately a two-hour drive from Asan Medical Center. It is served by most major international airlines.
Following Airport Limousine Bus services are available at the In-Cheon International Airport:
- At the terminal 6A or 12B, take Bus # 600 or # 420 and get off at Jam-Sil.
- At the terminal 5A or 11B, take Bus # 606 and get off at the Chun-Ho
Subway Station and take the hospital shuttle to Asan Medical Center.
Bus
City buses : 568, 30, 30-1, 30-3, 555-2, 571, 212, 569, 880, 21, 16, 112, 70 Special buses : 64-1, 112-1
* Alight from the bus in front of Keukdong Apartment and use the Shuttle bus from Pungnap Middle School (Every 10 minutes)
Address
388-1 Pungnap-2dong , Songpa-gu , Seoul 138-736 , Korea
Seoul National University Hospital
Introduction
Seoul Apartments The Seoul National University Hospital, the leading tertiary care facility in Korea, has now extended its services and programs of the International Clinic, in response to the increasing demand of foreign residents in Korea. Its services and programs include the inpatient and outpatient care and consultations, mostly provided by a comprehensive range of advanced specialists.
Appointment
You can make an appointment by submitting a tel or fax to
- Medical service # :
Tel. 82-2-760-289082-2-760-2890 ( Mon~Fri 9AM to 5PM, Sat 9AM to 12MD )
Fax. 82-2-763-039582-2-763-0395 ( 24hrs )
- Dental Service # :
Fax. 82-2-741-054582-2-741-0545 ( 24hrs that includes your name, age, gender, address, telephone number, fax number, nationality, and the medical services or consultations you need. You may also wish to designate doctors of your choice. Detailed information, the name of the specialist, time of appointment, and the location of the clinic will be sent to you.
For reservations : Fax reservation form may be downloaded from the SNUH home page( http://www.snuh.org ) or you can make an appointment by sending an E-mail ( ihs@snuh.snu.ac.kr )
Staff
- Clinic
Hospital Hours : 09:00-17:00 [ Mon-Fri ], 09:00-12:00 [ Sat ]
Information Desk : 09:00-17:00 [ Mon-Fri ], 09:00-12:00 [ Sat ]
- Billing and Payment : Visa, Master, BC, and the other cards ( Samsung, LG, Diners, and American Express ) are accepted. Cash payment is also possible.
- Emergency Service : The emergency care center is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Appointment and Information
- Appointment
    Medical Service :
    Tel 82-2-760-289082-2-760-2890 ( Mon~Fri 9am to 5pm, Sat 9am to 12md )
    Fax 82-2-763-0395 ( 24 hrs )
    Dental Service: Fax 82-2-741-0545 ( 24 hrs )
- Information
    Tel 82-2-760-289082-2-760-2890 ( Mon~Fri 9am to 5pm, Sat 9am to 12md )
- Emergency
    Tel 82-2-760-247382-2-760-2473~7

City Bus
1) North-bound arrival in Teahangno:
Regular Service: 3, 12, 13, 5-1, 20, 25, 63-1, 222, 361
Express Service: 902, 917
2) South-bound arrival in Teahangno:
Regular Service: 3, 12, 13, 5-1, 20, 25, 63-1, 222, 361
Express Service: 902, 917
3) North-bound arrival in Changkyung Kung (Palace):
Regular Service: 2, 6, 8, 16, 34-1, 84, 84-1, 85, 205, 205-1, 710, 725
4) South-bound arrival in Changkyung Kung (Palace):
Regular Service: 2, 6, 8, 16, 34-1, 84, 84-1, 85, 205, 205-1, 710, 725
Subway
Exit number 3 at Hyehwa Subway Station on the number 4 Blue Line.
One stop north from Tongdeamun Station (Number 1 + 4 Line);
2 stops north from Tondeamun Stadium Station (Number 2, 4, + 5 Line);
and 3 stops north from Chungmaro Station (Number 3 + 4 Line).
Village/Local Bus
Schedule : 6am-11pm
Frequency : Every 6min
Route: Main Hospital Building south-bound to Chongno 4 Ga (in front of market gate); then west-bound to Chongno 3 Ga (in front of Dea Song Sa movie theatre); then north-bound to Changdok Kung (south-east corner of the three-way intersection in front of the palace gates); then east-bound to the hospital.
Capacity : 16 persons
Cost : general: 300 won, Non-university students: 200 won, Children : 150 won
Address : SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL 28 Yongon-dong, Chongno-gu, Seoul 110-744, Korea
Tel : 82-2-760-289082-2-760-2890
Fax : Medical Service 82-2-763-0395
Dental Service 82-2-741-0545
E-mail : ihs@snuh.snu.ac.kr
* This service is for foreign residents who are without Korean government-provided insurance coverage