Kitasato University Hospital


Hospital Overview


April 1971
Permission to open 13 departments and 1,051 beds
July 1971
June 1979
Approved as 3rd Emergency Medical Institution
December 1985
Approved as Specially Approved Health Insurance Medical Institution
April 1986
Opened Emergency and critical care building (currently Building No.2)
Number of beds permitted changed to 1,069
December 1993
Approved as Special Functioning Hospital
November 1996
Designated as Regional Disaster Base Hospital
February 1997
Selected as AIDS Treatment Base Hospital
April 1998
Added new building (Building No.1, currently East Building)
Opened Cardiovascular Center, Respiratory Center, Cerebrovascular Center, Perinatal-Maternal and Child Center, Set up Kitasato University Healthcare Center
May 1999
Opened General Rehabilitation Center
April 2001
Designated as Secondary Radiation Medical Facility
April 2002
Added Pediatric Surgery to departments (24 in total)
November 2002
Set up Palliative Office
April 2003
Set up Medical Safety Control Office, Genetic Examination Department, opened Patient Counseling Counter
May 2003
Introduced Comprehensive Evaluation by Diagnosis Procedure Combination (DPC)
August 2003
Number of beds permitted changed to 1,033
September 2003
Approved as Hospital Functional Assessment (No. JC40)
October 2003
Set up Operating Strategy Planning Office
April 2004
Designated as Managed Clinical Training Hospital
May 2004
Set up Health Insurance Treatment Planning Office
October 2004
Set up Outpatient Chemotherapy Center Department
January 2005
Designated as Comprehensive Perinatal-Maternal and Child Medical Center
April 2006
Set up Medical Transplantation Support Office, Apoplexy Examination Department, Nursing V System, Basic fee for hospital admission approved by “7 to 1”, Set up General Medicine Department
July 2006
Reorganized Medical Information Control Office, Patient Support Center, Clinical Training Center
January 2007
Designated as Regional Center for Cancer Care
April 2007
Set up Infection Control Office
April 2008
Changed name to The Kitasato Institute Kitasato University Hospital
April 2009
Set up Career Development Center
August 2010
Set up Radiological Diagnostic Imaging Department, Radiation Treatment Department
January 2011
Set up RST/RRT Office
March 2011
Set up Nursing Collaboration Center
May 2014
Opening of new hospital (currently Main Building)
August 2017
Completed Clinical Education Research Building (IPE Building)
December 2017
Approved as International Standard “ISO15189 (Clinical Laboratory - Specific requirements regarding quality and competency)”
April 2018
Designated as Cancer Genome Medical Cooperation Hospital
February 2020
Designated as Training Institution Designated for Specified Act Training
March 2020
Closing of Kitasato University East Hospital
April 2020
Opening of West Building
April 2020
Number of beds permitted changed to 1,135 (General beds: 1,093, Psychiatric beds: 42)
April 2020
Designated as Regional Center for Cancer Care (Advanced type)
May 2020
Approved as Priority Medical Institution for COVID-19 [Kanagawa Model](utilizing former Kitasato University East Hospital facilities)
August 2020
Designated as Kanagawa Prefecture Nuclear Emergency Hub Hospital

Building overview

Number of beds permitted 1,185 (General beds: 1,143, Psychiatric beds: 42)
* As of November 1st 2021
Main building 1 basement floor, 14 floors above ground, roof-top helipad, reinforced concrete structure, partly steel construction, seismic isolation
Total floor area: 92,734 m2
West Building 4 floors above ground, 1 penthouse, steel construction, seismic isolation
Total floor area: 10,747 m2
East Building 1 basement floor, 8 floors above ground, steel-reinforced concrete structure, partly steel construction seismic isolation
Total floor area: 22,613 m2

Department Overview


Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology, Hematology, Neurology, Rheumatology and Infectious Diseases, Respiratory Medicine, Neuropsychiatry, Diagnostic Radiology, Radiation Oncology, General and Gastroenterological Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Urology, Genecology, Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Dentistry, Rehabilitation, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, General Medicine, Genetics

Centers and Others

Perinatal-Maternal and Child Care Center, Emergency and Disaster Medical Center, Gastrointestinal Center, Cardiovascular Center, Respiratory Center, Apoplexy Center, Rehabilitation Center, Neuropsychiatric Disorder Medical Center, Dementing Disorder Medical Center, Dysequilibrium Center, Intractable Disease Treatment Research Center, Surgical Operation Center, Intensive Care Center, Multidisciplinary Cancer Care and Treatment Center, Hemodialysis and Apheresis, Endoscopy Center, Interventional Radiology Center


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