medical_departments

Anesthesiology
The Department of Anesthesiology consists of intensive care unit management, anesthesia management, so that’s patients discomfort is reduced to a minimum. Our highly trained medical nurses and doctors will try our best every time, so that patients with high risk diseases can get through operations safely without putting life at risk. Patients of all ages, whether you are young or old, your comfort and safety is always our No.1 priority.
Dermatology
The skin is the largest organ in the human body. There are about 20 square feet (or 2 meters squared) of skin covering the average body. Weighing about 6 pounds or 2.7 kilograms. Therefore, the largest organ needs a lot of attention. At Gil Hospital, we also have another dedicated team of professors and specialists committed to either the cosmetic or the medical treatments of this important and irreplaceable.
Family Medicine
The Department of Family Medicine is lead by Dr. Youn Bang Bu, who pioneered family medicine into Korea.

The department offers a wide range of primary medical care to patients of all ages. Ranging from health counseling, family health education, medical treatments, prevention and maintenance of diseases, immunization and overall health improvement.
Nephrology
The Nephropathy Department at Gil Hospital is committed to providing patient treatments with all types of kidney related diseases, and also urinary track diseases.
In the 21st century, renal disease patients and renal disease related patients have shown a dramatic increase, whether it is due to life decisions, change in daily life routines and food and the overall quality of life of the average person, are all contributing factors to an increase in renal disease.
The Artificial Kidney Clinic comprises of Peritoneal Dialysis and Hemodialysis Teams where 82 beds are available to patients requiring treatment.
Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders that affect the entire nervous system including the spinal cord, peripheral nerves, extra-cranial cerebrovascular system, brain and the spinal column.

Our average number of outpatients visiting Gil Hospital amounts of 28,000, and our number of inpatients is around 2000 annually and the number of patients who receive surgeries estimates to around 1,200 annually.
Ophthalmology
The Ophthalmology Department deals with the anatomy, physiology, general state of health and any diseases with the eye. Ophthalmologists are considered to be both surgical and medical specialists as they perform operations and give medical treatments to patients.

At the Gil Hospital, we have a dedicated team of professors, specialists and nurses catering to the needs of patients both local and international. We have a specialized ENT Center which meets the demands of patients.
Pathology
The Department of Pathology plays a key player in patient diagnosis and treatment and monitoring of diseases as it accurately identifies and confirms the exact disease based on immunological and molecular factors and also the progress of treatment after the disease has been identified.
Plastic Surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of Gil Hospital is generally divided into two division -Aesthetic surgical procedures such as double eye-lidplasty, rhinoplasty, and mammaplasty are very widely known to the public. The other is corrective surgery for congenital malformations, trauma treatment of the face or hands, and reconstruction of damaged body parts due to trauma or tumors. Plastic surgery of Gil hospital is always trying to do its best to treat not only wound on their body but also scarring from physically and emotionally, so that patients can live a happy life with self-confidence.
Radiology
Gachon University Gil Hospital is the only hospital in all of Korea to be equipped with the Novalis TX. Combined with the best high tech technology available in the 21st first century to treat cancer and tumors, and an exceptional medical team, our Radiology is dedicated to treating patients and making the impossible, possible.
Surgery
Gachon University Gil Hospital being a tertiary hospital, offers a wide range of surgeries. Please enquire for the surgery you require.
With the rising importance in various areas of general surgery, the department of surgery is composed of various specialties that encompass liver-biliary tract-pancreas, large intestine-colorectal, pediatrics, vascular, transplantation, head and neck, breasts, endocrine and etc. Medical professionals with different specialties put every effort to provide utmost quality of care for patients based on our profound clinical experience and knowledge. A level of patient satisfaction has been increasing steadily, and we are looking forward to broadening our scope of practice up to organ transplant, laparoscopic surgery, MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery) and etc.
Available specialized clinics are as follows: Liver-Gall Bladder-Pancreas Clinic, Thyroid Oncology Clinic, Colorectal Clinic, Pediatric Surgery Clinic, Kidney Transplant Clinic, Stomach Cancer Clinic, Breast Clinic, Vascular Surgery Clinic, Hernia Clinic, and Obesity Clinic
Cardiology
About Heart Center..
The Cardiology Department is continuing to provide medical services for heart diseases such as coronary heart disease, hypertension, valvular disease, and arrhythmia, trying to systematically perform professional care of good quality, patient-oriented medical service , and fast and efficient medical procedures. To accomplish these goals, the Heart Center at Gil Hospital has dedicated a whole building towards patients with heart disease.

At the Heart Center was first opened in 1995, and its one of Korea’s greatest hospitals to have specialized in cardiovascular diseases.
We perform more than 3,000 cases of coronary angiography and around 1,000 cases of percutaneous interventions. Also about 15,000 cases of echocardiographic studies including various stress tests. From our performance history alone, patients can be at peace of mind with the level of expertise and quality of our Heart Center.

Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Cardiology of Gil Hospital always keeps the mission of Gil hospital patriotism, Public service and Philanthropy in mind while treating patients. Since 1996, Pediatric cardiology has performed operations for Asian children who have congenital heart disease who cannot afford to receive treatment at no cost. Gil hospital has done heart surgery free of charge for countries where medical facilities are extremely run-down. Until now, Gil hospital has invited 203 children and performed operations for them.

Thoracic Surgery
Heart center of Gil Hospital won the great evaluation for 100% successful rate of Myocardial infarction in 2010.
We have succeeded in transplanting both heart and lung for the first time in Asia and have successfully applied high technologies to various challenging operations, such as high-speed rotating arthrectomy, heart transplant, cardiomyoplasty, and heart ventricular remodeling. Due to these great accomplishments, we can achieve the great reputation in Korea. Furthermore, we will try to extend our reputation to the world by doing research and holding international seminars to contribute to public health education and sharing our medical accomplishments with the world.
Emergency Medicine
Emergency medicine is a specialty in which physicians care for patients with either acute illnesses or life threatening injuries which require immediate medical attention. Although they work under excruciating pressures, and highly stressful environments, our highly experienced and trained medical team has seen it all.

At Gachon University Gil Hospital, we take pride of that fact that we are responsible for the coastal and in-land region covering the west sea vicinity of Incheon and we are also Korea’s No.1 Emergency Center obtaining the highest level of evaluation results for 8 consecutive years. We offer professional and intensive treatments for injuries, cardiovascular/cerebro-vascular diseases, intoxication, infant care, and CPR.
Gastroenterology
The Department of Gastroenterology provides diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients suffering from diseases of the gastrointestinal system, including benign and malignant tumors of the stomach, duodenum and small intestine, peptic ulcers, and intestinal adhesion. We carry out chemotherapy and surgery with state-of-the art endoscopic medical device for early stage gastric cancer and the adhesion of duodenum, bile duct or esophagus by inserting stent through it. Gil’s Gastroenterology is striving to discover the cause of a digestive organ’s disease ? stomach cancer- by conducting numerous research studies.
Infectious Diseases
Infectious diseases, also known as transmissible diseases, are usually a clinically evident illness, which is usually a result from the transmission and presence of pathogenic biological agents. An infectious disease takes into many forms. Infectious pathogens include viruses, bacteria, fungi etc.
The Department of infectious diseases deals with the identification of the disease, treatment and containment.
Urology
Urology focuses on the surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs. Urology medicine is making fast progress with advanced equipment and technology, and it is categorized into urology cancer, transplantation, male reproductive organs (infertility, functional disability), pediatric urology, female urology, urinary disorders and etc.

At Gil Medical Center, 5 renowned Urology specialists are available for your medical issues. We are equipped with the latest medical equipment, such as Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy, laparoscopic surgeries, urologic endoscopies, microscopes, ultrasonography equipment, laser equipment, Urodynamic Study, incontinence therapy and etc.
Neurology
Department of Neurology at Gil Hospital diagnose and treat patients who show the symptoms of neurological disorders such as stroke-related dementia, tremors and Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, sleep disorders, headaches, encephalitis and meningitis, degenerative disorders, metabolic disorders, brain and spinal cord tumors, PNS and muscle diseases, myasthenia. Gachon University Gil Hospital established Neuroscience Research Institute and many world-wide researchers are studying the field of the brain in order to find out the cause and the prevention of brain disease.
Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear Medicine is a branch of medical imaging where small amounts of radioactive materials are used to diagnose or treat a variety of diseases, including many types of cancers, heart disease, and certain other abnormalities within the body. Such as Coronary Arteries disease, stroke, various heart diseases, epilepsy, and as mentioned earlier, various kinds of cancers at its early stages.
Orthopedics
Our Orthopedics Department consists of 9 professors and 17 specialists who focus on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the spine, bones, joints, muscles or other parts of the musculoskeletal system.

Gil Hospital, being a tertiary hospital, offers a considerable number of orthopedic programs to benefit your wellbeing.
Psychiatry
At Gil Hospital, we try our best to accommodate to the mentally ill patient. We offer counseling and treatments of depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and helping people who suffer from sleeping disorders at our clinic. We also endeavor to help with learning difficulties, give pediatric and adolescent counseling clinic and also couples counseling.
Rehabilitation Medicine
At Gachon University Gil Hospital, our Rehabilitation medicine is another branch of medicine which strives to enhance the quality of life. Through rehabilitation specifically, we aim to improve health, functional performance and participation in life’s activities for people who have disabling conditions and diseases, whether it was hereditary, or due to an accident. Our patient medical nurses and doctors will endeavor to help patients to achieve life’s basic gifts.
Dentistry
Our dental hospital is proud to offer top- notch dental treatment in a friendly atmosphere. Our goal is to help patients maintain exceptional dental health throughout their lifetime. We not only employ cosmetic dentistry to satisfy modern day patients, we also offer conservative methodologies to care for that bright, healthy and confident smile.
Endocrinology
This Department is concerned with the physiological functions of hormones. Focusing on the endocrine organs (organs whose primary function is hormone secretion). Examples of the endocrine organs are pituitary, thyroid, adrenals, ovaries, testes and pancreas, diabetes etc.
Hematology-oncology
Another member of the internal medicine family, pulmonology is the study that is specifically directed towards the diseases of the respiratory tract and respiratory diseases. At Gil Hospital, we offer diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases, as well as preventions.
Laboratory Medicine
The Department of Laboratory Medicine at Gachon University Gil Hospital has a long and proud tradition of providing leading edge outstanding biomedical research, education and clinical treatments. With the collaboration of the Gachon University of Medicine and Science Neuroscience Research Institute, Lee Gil Ya Cancer and Diabetes Institute and Gachon Bionano Research Institutes, we are the leading players in the field of Laboratory Medicine.
Neuropsychiatry
Neuropsychiatry deals with mental disorders attributable to diseases of the nervous system. Neurology and psychiatry subsequently were split apart and practiced separately, however with the state of the art Brain Health Center recently build, Gachon University Gil Hospital also dedicates itself to all aspects related to neuropsychiatry.

For information on our prestigious Brain Health Center, please refer to the Brain Health Center website.
Obstetrics&Gynecology
Gachon University Gil Hospital started as a Obstetrics & Gynecology clinic in 1958. Thus, it has been already more than half century for obstetrics & Gynecology of Gil hospital to play a pivotal role in protecting women’s health from maternity care, infertility and woman’s cancer. By re-opening the OB&GY as an independent center-Women’s Center- specializes in all kinds of Woman’s diseases. Especially, there are Obstetricians who have many experiences with foreign women patients. The overall environment of the hospital is calm and warm feeling and the kind doctors and nurses will help patients feel comfortable and confident with their stay at OB&GY clinic of Gil hospital.
Major procedures include IVF (In Vitro Fertilization), Laparoscopic surgery, and surgery for Female Stress Urinary Incontinence.
Otorhinolargngology
Our Department of Otorhinolaryngology (ear, nose and throat or also known as ENT), provides a full range of medical and surgical services for pediatric and adult patients with head and neck diseases. Our dedicated ENT Center is equipped with high- technological devices and facilities for effective treatment and prevention of chronic sinusitis, otitis media, vertigo, tinnitus, cataract, glaucoma, strabismus just to name a few.
Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics at Gil Hospital operates various specialized divisions with professional medical staff in conjunction with other related divisions including the Infant Division, Nephrology, Allergy, Cardiology, Neurology, Growth Medicine, Nutrition, Pediatric Endocrinology and Congenital Metabolic Disease and Adolescent Health Examination. Furthermore, our department performs medical services with regard to general pediatric diseases. Pediatrics of Gil Hospital regards children as our bright future so we are taking care of our patients with love and sincerity.
Pulmonology
Another member of the internal medicine family, pulmonology is the study that is specifically directed towards the diseases of the respiratory tract and respiratory diseases. At Gil Hospital, we offer diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases, as well as preventions.
Rheumatology
This area is a sub-specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, Rheumatology is dedicated to the diagnosis and therapy of conditions and diseases affecting the joints, muscles and bones.
  • Anesthesiology
  • Dermatology
  • Family Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pathology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Urology
  • Neurology
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Orthopedics
  • Psychiatry
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Endocrinology
  • Hematology-oncology
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Obstetrics&Gynecology
  • Otorhinolargngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatology