Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University

Seoul, Korea, South


As part of the expansion project of Yonsei University Medical Center, Gangnam Severance Hospital opened in April 1983. Since then, Gangnam Severance Hospital has carried holistic treatments and advanced services for both local and international patients. Gangnam Severance Hospital is a 804-bed hospital with 36 divisions, 3 specialist hospitals (Cancer Hospital, Spine Hospital, and Dental Hospital) and 3 institutes (The Institute of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Rehabilitation Institute of Muscular Diseases, and The Spine and Spinal Cord Institute). Gangnam Severance Hospital carries holistic treatments under the founding philosophy of Yonsei University; love, serve and spirit of Christianity.
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Department of Family Medicine

“The health keeper of your family, from the healthy cradle to the bright aging” The family medicine offers holistic medical services for health promotion, anti-aging, and disease prevention. It caresp... read more

Department of Rheumatology

Gangnam Severance Hospital Rheumatology cares reumatic musculoskeletal disorders including rheumatoid arthritis, degenerative arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, youth rheumatoid arthritis, osteo... read more

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Gangnam Severance Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology helps mothers to adjust to environmental changes during their pregnancy. There are several divisions such as obstetrics, reproduction, infertility,... read more

Department of Gastroenterology

Gangnam Severance Hospital Gastroenterology utilizes high-tech equipments including electronic endoscope and develops many treatments fordigestive diseases. Many studies and educations for students an... read more

Department of Cardiology

Hypertension and ischemic heart disease patients are increasing because of westernized eating habits. Due to traits of the disease, rapid and accurate response is necessary to save a patient’s life. G... read more

Department of Surgery

Gangnam Severance Hospital Surgery employs 11 surgeons and 11 residents to perform trauma surgery, liver-biliary-pancreatic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, colon-rectal surgery, breast surgery, thyroid... read more

Department of Psychiatry

Gangnam Severance Hospital Psychiatry is the first psychiatry in Korea. It offers emotional and scientific treatments for patients’ mental health and their happy lives. Gangnam Severance Hospital Psyc... read more

Department of Dermatology

Gangnam Severance Hospital Dermatology employs 4 professors and 11 dermatologists. It utilizes many laser equipments for beauty- related diseases such as skin aging, chloasma, freckle, and dot. Also i... read more

Department of Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery is one of the surgeries, which mainly offers surgical treatments of thoracic diseases and cardiovascular diseases. Gangnam Severance Hospital Thoracic Surgery performs surgeries for t... read more

Department of Nuclear Medicine

This nuclear medicine area started as a Nuclear Medicine Center of Radiology in April, 1985. Firstly, it had just one gamma camera for nuclear tests, utilized the second one in 1996, and the third in ... read more

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

About 50 medical professionals including professors and the state-of-the-art facilities care for patients undergoing operations and pain. Professionals of Anesthesiology can perform nerve anesthesia, ... read more

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Gangnam Severance Hospital Plastic Surgery offers treatments for congenital anomalies and trauma patients in addition to beauty treatments. Face-lifting Clinic, Facial-bone Clinic for correction, and ... read more

Department of Neurology

Neurology offers diagnoses and treatment of neurological diseases. Gangnam Severance Hospital Neurology was constituted in July 1984 and started to operate EEG (electroencephalography) laboratory and ... read more

Department of Ophthalmology

Gangnam Severance Hospital Ophthalmology performs the best treatments, researches and academic activities. It offers accurate and professional treatments in several sub-clinics such as Cataract and IO... read more

Department of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine is responsible for acute illness, injury, or mass disaster. It has a large treatment area across all clinical areas. Also it offers professional cares of cardiopulmonary resuscitati... read more

Department of Blood Medicine

Gangnam Severance Hospital Blood Medicine offers outpatient and inpatient care for various blood disorders of hemopoietic organs. Also they perform counseling and helps patients in other divisions. Th... read more

Department of Neurosurgery

Although there are many high-tech equipments, it is difficult to treat diseases of the nervous system. Gangnam Severance Hospital established The Spinal Hospital and The Cerebral Center to offer more ... read more

Department of Endocrinology

Welcome to Gangnam Severance Hospital of Endocrinology and Diabetes Center! Yonsei Medicine professions research constantly and provide qualified care services to patients, they also grow some talents... read more

Department of Urology

Urology mainly care for the urinary system. They diagnose and treat diseases in the male reproductive system, adrenals and diseases in the retroperitoneum such as kidneys, ureters, and bladders. As an... read more

Department of Pediatrics

Gangnam Severance Hospital Pediatrics Department cares for newborn babies (less than 1 month old), premature babies (less than 36 weeks gestational age), infants (less than 1 year old), school age chi... read more

Department of Nephrology

Nephrology is one of internal medicine divisions, which cares various diseases including renal and urinary disorders. It mainly cares many glomerular diseases, acute and chronic renal failures, hypert... read more

Department of Radiology

Radiology diagnosticates and offers treatments by sophisticated high-resolution images such as plain radiography, special radiography using contrast media (dye), computed tomography (CT), and digital ... read more

Department of Otolaryngology

Gangnam Severance Hospital Otolaryngology firstly operated Voice Clinic in 1983, performed the first nasal endoscopic operation in 1987 and the first BOTOX injection in 1995. Moreover, it operates Ped... read more

Department of Diagnostic Pathology

The information regarding pathologic diagnosis is provided by the department of diagnosis pathology on specimens obtained from surgeries and biopsies in various fields of clinical medicine and the spe... read more

Department of Respiratory Medicine

Respiratory Medicine is one of the internal medicines which cares, teaches, and researches of respiratory diseases such as lung cancer, asthma, and pulmonary. The diseases are caused by increasing num... read more

Department of Orthopedics

Orthopedic division is one of the medical divisions which cares, conserves, and restores the forms and functions of limbs, spine, and appendages in medical, surgical, and physical ways. Gangnam Severa... read more


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