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English Speaking Tokyo Dermatologists

English Speaking Tokyo Dermatologists

If you are looking for an English speaking Tokyo dermatologists here is a list of seven Drs. that many of my Tokyo Expat friends have recommended.  Cancer skin checks, acne or cosmetic treatments most of the dermatologists are one stop clinics.    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.

English Speaking Tokyo Dermatologists

Also, if you have other English-speaking dermatologist 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 Dermatologists
listed alphabetically; * JNHI (Japanese National Health Insurance)

1. Chin-Huai Keong (Dr.)  * accepts JNHI for non cosmetic procedures
Clinic: Garden Clinic Hiroo
Address: 7 Minami Toyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-6427-9198
Office Hours: 10:00 – 13:00 M, T, W, F, Sat: 15:00 – 20:00 M, T, W, F, Sat (reservations necessary info@gardenclinic-hiroo.com)
Background: She received her medical and doctorate degrees from the prestigious Tokyo Medical and Dental University.
Website: http://www.gardenclinic-hiroo.com/

2.  Behr, Noriko (Dr. ) *does accept JNHI and foreign insurance for non cosmetic procedures
Clinic: Daimon Medical Clinic
Address: SVAX II Bldg 5F, 2-1-16 Hamamatsucho, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-6435-6056
Office Hours: 11:00 – 13:00 & 15:00 – 20:00 Mon-Fri
Background: Tsukuba University School of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA, Japanese Dermatological Association, Japanese Society of Aesthetic Dermatology, Japan Society for Laser Surgery and Medicine, Occupational Health Physician
website:  http://www.daimonclinic.jp/en/

3. Fukano, Yuko (Dr. ) *accept JNHI for non cosmetic procedures
Clinic: Meguro Dermatology
Address: 1F 3-10-49 Knot Hanabusayama, Kamiosaki, Shinagawa
Phone: 03-6409-6079
Office Hours:  10:00 – 13:00 & 15:00 – 19:00 M-Sat
Background: Graduate of Kawasaki Medical School, Visiting Scholar at Washington State Universtity
website: http://meguro-derm.jp/en/

4.  Imaizumi, Akiko (Dr. ) *does accept JNHI and foreign insurance for non cosmetic procedures
Clinic: Tokyo Midtown Skin/Aesthetic Clinic Noage
Address: Midtown Tower 6F, 9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-5413-0082
Office Hours: Mon – Fri 10:00-19:00, Sat 10:00-18:00
Background: Graduated from St.Marianna University Medical School
website:  http://www.noage-amc.com/eng/

5. Kawashima, Chiaki  (Dr.)  * does not accept JNHI
Clinic: Azabu Skin Clinic
Address: 4-14-6 Barbizon #34 Building 6F, Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 0120-005-327
Office Hours: 10:00 – 19:00 (Wednesday 11:00 – 20:00)
Background: Graduate of Tokyo Medical University
Website: http://www.azabu-skinclinic.com/english/index.html

6. Ohyama, Manabu (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 Keio University School of Medicine, studied at Dermatology Branch, National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD, USA).
Website: http://www.tmsc.jp/

7. Okabe, Yuri (Dr.)  *does not accept JNHI – HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THIS LIST DUE TO REPORTED INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR OF THE MALE DR. IN THE CLINIC
Clinic: Tokyo Skin Clinic

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English Speaking Tokyo Dermatologists

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6 comments

  1. I went to Azabu skin clinic and they very specifically told me at the very beginning they do not accept health insurance. Everything is private.

    Just FYI

    Best,

    Grace

  2. I contacted Garden Clinic Hiroo to make a reservation and was told that they operate a walk in clinic, and I should just come past during opening hours.

    • Hello, I recommend going when it first opens in the morning! lauren

    • I went to Garden Clinic Hiro, and Dr. Keong was unbelievably rude and unprofessional. I had called to try to make an appointment, but was told they only accept walk ins. So I took an entire morning off from work to go. After waiting for one hour, I saw the Dr. who was upset that I wanted a full body check. She made it clear she only intended to spend 5 minutes with me in order to see as many patients as possible, as quickly as possible (extremely unprofessional). She said a body check would take 30 min (which I suppose would be a normal amount of time a Dr. would normally see a patient for, but not a Dr who is trying to speed through everyone as soon as possible), and I needed an appointment. I said I tried when I called, but she didn’t care and actually got mad,
      I have no idea why. I have zero dermatology knowledge, and when I asked some simple questions, she basically said she didn’t have enough time to tell me, have me a piece of paper, and say google it. I have no idea how this women can practice medicine in Japan

      • Sorry about your experience. I have used Garden Clinic a few times and never found the Dr. rude. However, we value your feedback. Most doctors in Japan can only spend 5-10 mins per customer. It is very strange they would not let you make an appointment for a longer check. I think if you go to Tokyo Medical Clinic or Mid-town medical clinic and pay with international health insurance they will give you more time.

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