Clinical Department & Center



Our department handles all pediatric internal medicine diseases. We provide medical care for diseases in all fields, including collagen disease, immunodeficiency and other immunological diseases, hematological malignancy, nervous system diseases, renal diseases, endocrine diseases, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, newborn/infant-stage diseases, metabolic/gastrointestinal diseases and genetic diseases. We also handle diseases requiring surgical procedures in a tie-up with Pediatric Surgery.


Medical care system

We provide medical care to approximately 600 inpatients each year. Advanced treatment is performed for inpatients requiring pediatric specialist care.  

Treatment policy

We consider it important to quickly diagnose and treat child patients requiring advanced medical care in conjunction with related local hospitals. Thus, we closely cooperate with local hospitals to build a network that ensures the provision of specialist medical care quickly.   

Areas of medical care

General pediatric medicine
  • Collagen diseases
  • Immunodeficiency diseases
  • Allergic diseases
  • Hematologic diseases (leukemia, aplastic anaemia, etc.)
  • Neoplastic diseases
  • Nervous diseases
  • Renal diseases
  • Endocrine diseases
  • Cardiovascular diseases (congenital heart disease, etc.)
  • Infectious diseases
  • Metabolic diseases (inborn errors of metabolism, etc.)
  • Gastrointestinal diseases
  • Newborn/infant diseases (low-birth-weight babies, etc.)
  • Genetic diseases (including genetic counseling)

Consultation hours

Outpatient clinic: first-visit: 9:00 a.m. – noon
Return visit: depending on the specialty outpatient clinic

Major tests and equipment


All types of tests related to pediatric medicine are performed.
  • Cardiac catheter test
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Bone marrow puncture
  • Echocardiography
  • Electroencephalography
  • Muscle biopsy
  • Renal biopsy
  • Genetic diagnosis for various diseases


The Pediatrics ward includes an infection ward, and has 45 beds and 11 private rooms (of which, 3 rooms have beds incurring an extra charge). A bioclean ward with two beds is also attached to the Pediatrics ward, and these beds are used in case of hematopoietic stem cell transplantations.

Medical care results

Number of outpatients: 12,931 (only returning patients)
Number of inpatients: 455
Gene therapy for congenital immunodeficiency: 2
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: 157 (overall; 2004: 16)
Renal biopsies: 48/year
Dialysis: 5/year
Cardiac catheter: 142/year