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Republic of Korea, Seoul

Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH)

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About the clinic

Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) is the leading multidisciplinary state facility in the capital of South Korea. The President of the country receives treatment here.

Since 2004, SNUH has been digitalized completely — all data about patients is stored in the electronic system.

The hospital shows the highest statistics for cancer treatment in South Korea. Other SNUH key specialties are neurosurgery, cardiovascular surgery, pediatrics, and organ transplant.

Seoul University Hospital serves 10,700 patients every day on average.

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Treatments prices in the clinic

Last price update — 29.04.2024. Prices can be changed depending on the medical case and doctor's recommendations.
Heart Surgery
treatment
Coronary stenting $10843.87 - $18796.04
Oncology
diagnostics
Consultation with a mammologist $43.38
Consultation of a radiologist $43.38
Consultation with a thoracic surgeon $43.38
Consultation with an oncologist $43.38
PET/CT $1043.89
treatment
Lobectomy $16627.26 - $26025.28
Gastroectomy $21687.73 - $28194.05
Thyroidectomy $7229.24 - $16627.26
Colectomy (large bowel resection) $14458.49 - $20964.81
Chemotherapy for gallbladder cancer Price on request
Urology
diagnostics
Consultation with a urologist $43.38
treatment
Robotic da Vinci prostatectomy $23856.51 - $28916.98
Circumcision Price on request
Hematology Oncology
diagnostics
Consultation with a hematologist $43.38
CT scan of the body part $359.97
treatment
Bone marrow transplantation Price on request
Plastic Surgery
treatment
Eyebrow transplantation Price on request
Breast augmentation Price on request
Breast reconstruction surgery Price on request
Vaginoplasty $3400
Facelift surgery Price on request
Maxillofacial Surgery
treatment
Orthognathic surgery Price on request
Otorhinolaryngology/Ear, Nose and Throat(ENT)
treatment
Cleft Lip or Palate Repair $9398.02 - $13735.56
Hand surgery
treatment
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Surgery Price on request
Pediatric Neurosurgery
diagnostics
Consultation with a neurologist $43.38
Consultation with a neurosurgeon $43.38
treatment
Gamma Knife $15181.41 - $20964.81
Gamma Knife for brain tumor $15181.41 - $20964.81
Transplantology
treatment
Kidney transplant $54942.26 - $79521.69
Liver transplant $151814.14 - $202418.85
Aesthetic Medicine and Cosmetology
diagnostics
Сonsultation with a dermatologist $43.38
treatment
Medication therapy for acne Price on request
Weight Loss Surgery
treatment
Stomach stapling Price on request
Diagnostics
diagnostics
Consultation with an orthopedist (traumatologist) $43.38
Ultrasound $211.46
ECG $17.07
Periapical X-ray $22.07
Gastroscopy $476.66
Pulmonology
diagnostics
Consultation with a pulmonologist $43.38
Pediatrics
diagnostics
Consultation with a pediatric hematologist $43.38
Consultation with a pediatrician $43.38
Cardiology
diagnostics
Consultation with a heart surgeon $43.38
Consultation with a cardiologist $43.38
Surgery
diagnostics
Consultation with a surgeon $43.38
Gastroenterology
diagnostics
Consultation with a proctologist $50 - $60
Consultation with a gastroenterologist $43.38
Consultation with a hepatologist $43.38
Colonoscopy $630.06
Obstetrics and Gynecology
diagnostics
Consultation with a gynecologist $43.38
Orthopedics
diagnostics
Consultation with an orthopaedist $43.38
Rheumatology
diagnostics
Consultation rheumatologist $43.38
Pediatric Oncology
diagnostics
Lab tests $8.95

hospital accreditations of quality

World's Best Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH)
World's Best Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek
US, World's Best Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH)
World's Best Smart Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH)
World's Best Smart Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek
US, World's Best Smart Hospitals 2021 by Newsweek certificate for Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH)
World's Best Hospitals 2022 by Newsweek certificate for Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH)
World's Best Hospitals 2022 by Newsweek
US, World's Best Hospitals 2022 by Newsweek certificate for Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH)
World's Best Smart Hospitals 2023 by Newsweek certificate for Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH)
World's Best Smart Hospitals 2023 by Newsweek
US, World's Best Smart Hospitals 2023 by Newsweek certificate for Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH)

Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH): more details about the clinic

Republic of Korea, Seoul

Seoul National University Hospital was established in 1989. Korea university hospital consists of the main hospital, children's hospital, cancer center, and scientific research center.

SNUH is located in Seoul, 20 km far away from the Gimpo International Airport.

 

Advantages of Seoul National University Hospital

  • IT-hopital. All data about the patient's health condition is stored in the SNUH database. It is available only for a doctor in charge. This allows avoiding medical errors while prescribing drugs and treatment. Due to the use of the intellectual system, patients or their accompanying person can control the treatment process, check the tests and procedures scheduled.
  • High treatment success rates. Seoul University Hospital shows one of the highest success rates of therapy in South Korea. According to SNUH data. The survival index after the pancreas removal and duodenum is 99%, the effectiveness of brain tumor treatment after radiosurgery is 90%.

  • Seoul Hospital Department for foreigners. The employees of the International Department coordinate each patient at all steps of treatment and provide language assistance in English, Chinese, Mongolian, Arabic, Spanish, and Russian. About 30,000 patients from 80 countries choose SNUH annually.

 

SNUH awards and achievements

The best hospital in Korea

Seoul University Hospital took the 1st place among other Korean medical centers according to the patients survey in 2018.

 

The 1st accredited hospital in South Korea

Seoul National University Hospital is the 1st in the country accredited by the Korean Government.

 

Seoul National University Hospital in figures

 

Seoul National University Cancer Hospital

SNUH Cancer Center consists of 15 departments and 9 multidisciplinary centers. Each department specializes in diagnostics and treatment of specific diseases.

Scientists develop new drugs and treatment options at the SNUH Cancer Center. About 150 clinical trials were performed in 2018.

Cancer Center Statistics

  • 700 surgical and 600 radiosurgical operations for brain tumors treatment annually.
  • 1,200 breast tumors removal surgeries every year.
  • 900 operations for stomach cancer treatment per year.
  • 1,000 liver transplants since 1988.
  • 390 pancreatic and biliary tract cancer surgeries annually.

Success rates of cancer treatment

The survival rate after breast cancer treatment in Seoul National University Hospital is 91.9%. According to the SNUH data, this index is higher than average survival rate in the US hospitals (89.2%).

✔ 86.5% of cases the anus is preserved after removal of the large intestine tumor. For comparison, the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (USA), top one within the country, shows 57% preservation rate.

✔ 65.4% patients do not face complications after the pancreas and duodenum removal. The survival rate after the intervention is 99%.

✔ In case of progressive laryngeal cancer, doctors preserve the patient's organ in 70% of cases. This is one of the highest indexes in the world.

✔ The success rate of the prostate cancer surgery is 96.6%.

 

Onco-Hematology Center at SNUH

Doctors of Seoul University Hospital specialize in benign and malignant blood diseases — leukemia, multiple myeloma, lymphoma, anemia, hemophilia.

The bone marrow transplant is performed at the center. Doctors perform the procedure for patients with blood forming abnormalities.

☑ Over 1,800 bone marrow transplant procedures have been performed. 1,000 of them are allogeneic (with donor cells), and 800 — autologous (with own cells).

 

The team of oncologists discuss a patient's diagnosis, Seoul National University Hospital

 

Neurosurgery Department

The SNUH Neurosurgery Department has been working since 1957. Doctors specialize in the treatment of vessel diseases, brain tumors, spine pathologies.

☑ 3,800 neurosurgical interventions are carried out here annually. This Neurosurgery Department is the leading one in Korea regarding the number of surgeries and scientific publications (over 70 per year).

GammaKnife Center

The GammaKnife Center works on the Neurosurgery Department premises. Doctors treat patients with direct irradiation, without skull openning or any other interventions. The Department is equipped with the latest GammaKnife device, which minimally affects the healthy tissues and reduces the risk of side effects.

☑ 90% is the success rate of radiotherapy according to the Seoul University Hospital data.

700 patients receive treatment with GammaKnife at SNUH annually.

 

Cardiovascular Surgery Department

The Cardiovascular Surgery Department has been working since 1968. It specializes in the heart and lung diseases treatment

The team of cardiac surgeons consists of 11 professors and 4 doctors.

☑ 2,500 cardiac surgeries are carried out every year. Heart bypass and cardiac valves surgeries are the most frequent.

 

Services at SNUH for international patients

International Department

The Department was established in 1999 to coordinate international patients. It assists medical tourists 24/7.

The employees of the center speak English, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Mongolic, Spanish.

Services provided:

  • medical interpreter
  • accompanying during tests and procedures.

 

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