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Tokyo English Speaking Pediatricians

English Speaking Tokyo Pediatricians BestLivingJapanWhen you move to Japan with kids one of your top priorities is to find a Tokyo English speaking pediatricians. Luckily for us, there is an increasing number of skilled pediatricians in Tokyo to choose.  Below is a list of seven Tokyo based English speaking pediatricians that my friends and I have used over the past 14 years.

Tokyo English Speaking Pediatricians

Choosing a doctor is a personal decision based on many decision factors. This list below should guide you in the right direction, but the final decision on which doctor you use is yours alone.

There are many English speaking pediatricians in large hospitals, but usually you need Japanese language to reach that doctor, so I have focused mainly on smaller clinics.

English Speaking Tokyo Pediatricians BestLivingJapanAlso, if you have other English-speaking pediatricians to recommend please email me at the contact form or submit below in the comment section. Hopefully, this information will be helpful for you and your family!

English Speaking Tokyo Pediatricians and General Physicians 
listed alphabetically; * JNHI (Japanese National Health Insurance)

#1 Che, Karl (Dr.)  *does not accept JNHI
Clinic: The National Medical Clinic
Address: 5-16-11-202 Minamiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-5420-5866
Office Hours: Monday – Saturday 9:00 – 11:30; Monday – Friday 13:30 – 16:45
Background: Pediatrics & Neonatology; graduate of Seoul National Univ., College of Medicine, 1983
website:http://www.nmclinic.net

#2. Izumi, Sakuma (Dr.)  * accepts JNHI
Clinic: Flow East Clinic
Address: 5-10-24 7th Floor Minamiazabu Minato-ku
Phone:03-6277-3555
Office Hours: Monday – Saturday 8:30 – 11:00, Monday, Wednesday- Friday 15:00 – 18:15
Background: Graduated from Fukushima Medical university, Resident at Tokyo Women’s Medical University Pediatrics
website:http://www.floweast-clinic.com/

#3. Kurosu, Joe (Dr.)  * accepts JNHI
Clinic: Primary Care Tokyo
Address: Urbanity Shimokitazawa 3F, 2-1-16 Kitazawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-5432-7177
Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 – 12:30 & 14:30 – 18:00; Saturday 9:00 – 12:30
Background: He received his MD from Yale University and also trained at the UCLA Medical Center. He maintains practicing licenses both in the U.S. and Japan 
website: http://www.pctclinic.com/

#4. Lomax, Tom (Dr. ) *does not accept JNHI
Clinic: Tokyo Medical and Surgical Clinic
Address: 3-4-30 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-3436-3028
Office Hours: Monday -Friday 9:00 – 16:30; Saturday 9:00 – 12:00
Background: Graduated from London university (Royal Free) in 2000 and worked in Surgery and Emergency Medicine for five years in St Georges Hospital, London. Is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and consults in English or Japanese.
website: http://www.tmsc.jp/

#5. Mikasa, Grant (Dr.) *does not accept JNHI

Clinic: American Tokyo Clinic (he is also at the Tokyo Midtown Medical Clinic once a week)
Address: No.1 Niikura Building 3F, 1-7-4 Akasaka, Minatoku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-6441-0969
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00-12:00  15:00-18:00
Background: Graduate of Teikyo University School of Medicine. Attended Yokohama International School, and graduated from St. Mary’s 1983. Member of the American Academy of Family Physicians
website: http://www.americanclinictokyo.com/

#6. Suzuki, Ryoichi (Dr.) * accepts JNHI
Clinic:Meguro-Suzuki Clinic
Address: Shinomiya building 2nd fl, 2-14-19 Yutenji, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-6914-8555 (staff does not speak English, but Dr. Suzuki does)
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 – 13:00 and 15:00 – 19:00; Wednesday 0:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 17:00; Saturday 9:00 – 14:00
Background: Graduated from Nihon University
website: http://kumasan-cl.com/ (Japanese language only website)

#7. Tsutsui, Isao (Dr.)  *does not accept JNHI

Clinic: Hiroo International Clinic
Address: BARBIZON34 BLDG 7F, 4-14-6 Minamiazabu Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-5789-8861
Office Hours:  Monday to Friday 9:00 -12:00 and 1:00 – 17:30; Saturday 9:00 – 13:00
Background:  University of Southern California School of Medicine, Livingston Reproductive Biology Laboratory, UCLA School of Medicine, Internal Medicine internship, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Internal Medicine residency, Moses H. Cone Hospital
website:http://www.hiroo-ic.com/index.html

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Tokyo English Speaking Pediatricians

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One comment

  1. I would not recommend #2 Flow East Clinic. The nurses cannot speak any English and are not friendly. The doctor has no patience for kids. When my child would not open his mouth, she practically used force to pull his mouth open. They would not give me a minute to talk to him

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