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Samsung Medical Center Seoul

Samsung Medical Center Seoul

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Seoul, South Korea

User ScoreTotal ReviewsRatingMedia FilesCertificatesFounded InBedsPatientsOwnershipClinical trialsAge GroupClinic TypeType of CareSizeOnline Consultations
95%4759.8/1051199419792120000Private hospitalConduct clinical trialsKids, AdultsGeneralInpatient, OutpatientLargeYes


Size & Capacity

Large, 1,979 beds

Clinic type


Type of care

Inpatient, Outpatient

Age group

Kids, Adults

3.9 on Google

The data collected based on 475 patient reviews on Google


Features & Facts

Wide variety of innovative radiotherapy options
In the Samsung Medical Center Seoul, patients can find numerous inventive apparatuses for radiation therapy, including Gamma Knife and Proton Therapy. They show better treatment results and are traditionally associated with fewer relapses.
Part of innovative programs
In 2020, the Samsung Medical Center Seoul, along with 12 other hospitals, an AI-based demonstration lab for response to new infectious diseases. As a result, patients might always be sure to receive the best protection against infections.
Winners of numerous contests
The hospital is widely recognized as an outstanding treatment facility and has received many awards. Among them, for example, 12 “Most Recommended Company by Customers” 1st place awards.
Home for studies of the cardiovascular system
The Heart Vascular and Stroke Institute is allocated within the Samsung Medical Center Seoul, so patients can always receive reanimation and high-class aid in vas-related emergencies due to vascular treatment.
Deal with any emergency
Patients needing help ASAP or requiring a fast transition to or out of the Samsung Medical Center Seoul might order services from Emergency Medical Helicopters.

About the clinic

Samsung Medical Center Seoul is the most technologically advanced and extensive research hospital in Korea, with 28 years of experience. During its existence, the clinic has achieved incredible success and popularity all over the world. International recognition allowed the hospital to attract 2,120,000 patients per year. 1,400 doctors and 1,979 hospital beds provide constant work. The structure also includes 40 separate centers, 10 specialized centers, and 120 clinics. The clinic became the first in South Korea to receive ISO 27701 certification for its high technology. As a branch of the American Mayo Hospital, the medical center provides the most modern treatment, complemented by high-quality research and many years of experience with highly qualified doctors and professionals.  The high quality of services was also recognized as a leader in the TOP lists of the national index of customer satisfaction and service quality (NCSI, KCSI, KS-SQI). The oncology sector has made significant progress. The application of endoscopic submucosal dissection in precancerous conditions of the stomach is particularly significant. This approach avoids open intervention and the development of malignancy in the future.  Also, oncologists at Samsung Clinic Seoul set a world record: 1,800 operations for gastric oncology and 1,500 surgical procedures for colorectal cancer.  Doctors even have 4 PET-CT scanners, 7 SPECT gamma cameras, and 2 cyclotrons. In accumulation, the clinic is the only owner of the equipment for the second generation of proton therapy, 32-channel spiral MRI, and GammaKnife Icon in Asia. A significant achievement is that UNICEF recognized the medical center with a child-friendly special accreditation. In obtainment, the hospital demonstrates the highest survival rates for premature babies worldwide. The background of neonatologists includes the survival of a premature baby weighing 380 grams. Furthermore, doctors have the most knowledge of treating various disorders in Korea, confirmed by the number of successful operations.  In particular, the list includes 1,000 ECMO procedures, 3,000 microvascular decompression for hemifacial spasm and trigeminal neuralgia, 2,000 kidney transplants, and 1,000 endoscopic brain tumor operations.  This amount of surgical experience also offers patients a unique treatment of cardiovascular diseases thanks to balloon angioplasty for patients with chronic thrombotic pulmonary hypertension. Likewise, Seoul Samsung Hospital occupies a leading position in Korea in the extraction of electrodes of heart devices using the TightRail tool and implantation of the latest generation HeartMate 3 artificial heart. The high-tech and leading Seoul Samsung Clinic has no analogs in Asia regarding the number of offers of the latest modern medical developments. Cardiology, endocrinology, reproductive medicine, oncology, neurology, orthopedics, rheumatology, ophthalmology, and their surgical specialties and an endless list of services are available in one place. In addition, rehabilitation, outpatient counseling, and health check-ups are available in acquisition to diagnosis and treatment.


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Should I choose a clinic for neurosurgical treatment?

Neurosurgeons have unique experience in more than 3,500 brain surgeries for spinal cord diseases, pediatric neurological diseases, and functional brain disorders. Success is ensured by the most modern neuronavigation systems, endoscopy, intraoperative СT, and Gamma Knife.

What unique technologies does the medical center use for esophageal surgery?

Specialists have developed an improved version of the CHOOStent – GI CHOO stent for the palliative cure of esophageal stricture and tracheoesophageal fistula caused by tumors. The technique makes it possible to treat the most complex cases of diseases successfully. 

Is Samsung Medical Center Seoul suitable for pediatric liver transplants?

Pediatric surgeons provide high-efficiency liver transplants with few complications using 3D printing technology. The printed organ of the recipient allows you to think through minor details of the operation and better choose the vital organ according to anatomical features.

Will doctors help fight against and prevent bedsores in seriously ill patients?

Scientists have developed a system for recognizing bedsores, "Skinex", based on artificial intelligence. This approach recognizes the current stage of bedsores in real-time using a photo and selects the appropriate cure method after entering the relevant points about the skin condition.

What is the rating of the clinic?

Samsung Medical Center Seoul is rated as 9.80 by AiroMedical.

What do patients say about Samsung Medical Center Seoul?

The clinic has 475 feedbacks at other places. The UserScore of the hospital is 95%.

What is the overall experience of the facility?

Samsung Medical Center Seoul has been operating since 1994. It has accumulated over 30 years of clinical background.

Where can I see the hospital's work, interior space, and exterior?

AiroMedical gallery has 5 photos related to Samsung Medical Center Seoul.

Does the clinic have certification or recognition?

Yes, Samsung Medical Center Seoul has been certified by 1 organization.

Where is the clinic located?

The address of the facility is 06351, Seoul, South Korea.

Does the hospital offer online consultations?

Yes, Samsung Medical Center Seoul performs virtual appointments and offers a second medical opinion service.

What age range of patients can be admitted to the clinic?

The hospital accepts patients of all ages.

What type of stay is offered at Samsung Medical Center Seoul?

The clinic offers both inpatient and outpatient services, so you can be hospitalized (if indicated).

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