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The World-renowned Asan Medical Center

The World-renowned Asan Medical Center

The number of overseas patients visiting the Asan Medical Center (AMC) increased significantly
from 5,300 in 2010 to 12,000 in 2013 and then to 15,000 in 2016.
Most patients from overseas require high-risk surgeries such as living-donor liver transplants, blood-
incompatible pancreas transplants, simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplants, and cancer surgeries.

A History of Challenge

A History of Challenge

The Asan Medical Center (AMC) is Korea’s leading hospital for surgery. Performing over 60,000 surgeries
per year and ranked first in the number and success of liver, kidney, pancreas, and heart transplants
(Korean Network for Organ Sharing, 2014), AMC is rated the world’s best for organ transplants.
AMC organ transplantation team has performed 600 heart transplantation, 4,600 kidney transplantation,
350 pancreas transplantation and 5,200 liver transplantation.

Inheriting Asan’s Spirit of Sharing

Inheriting Asan’s Spirit of Sharing

Free medical services for the underprivileged in Korea and abroad and transfers of medical skills
to developing countries.

Medical Information

Information on outpatient and inpatient care is provided.
(As of 2020)

2,715 2,715 Beds

11,680 Outpatients
(per day on average)

2,427 Inpatients
(per day on average)

66,838 Sophisticated surgeries
(per year)

Asan Medical Center is Korea’s largest and most preferred hospital
by patients, with a gross floor area of 524,700m² (2,715 beds) serving
11,680 outpatients and 2,427 inpatients on average per day.

Valvular Heart Disease

Valvular Heart Disease

The Ischemic Heart Disease Center provides treatment support services such as a one-day program, fast-track system, counseling for heart diseases and reservation system, and language support program.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

It happens due to the narrowed airway, causing a drop in breathing capacity and hypoxia. Subsequent sleep fragmentation, hypoxia, and sleep architecture disturb the nervous system, leading to cardiovascular complications and a decline in cognitive functions



AMC’s Diabetes Center focuses on preventing diabetes complications through accurate diagnosis and early management by a multidisciplinary approach. The center provides treatment to inhibit the progression of the disease for patients already dealing with diabetic complications as well.

Centers of Excellence

  • Organ Transplantation
  • Cancer
  • Heart
  • Health Screening & Promotion
  • Gastroenterology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Endocrinology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics and
  • Pain Clinic

"What's the purpose of your visit?"

Established with the vision of becoming a patient-centered hospital, Asan Medical Center has constantly strived to achieve this vision. It has substantially altered medical treatment systems and environment by prioritizing the convenience of patients.

Hospital Guide

We will show you
useful information
about hospital facilities.

All medical examinations and treatments have been designed to reduce the patients’ movements to a minimum, simplifying the administrative work-handling system, and reducing patient waiting times.


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A spine research team led by Professor Lee Choon-sung, Associate Professor Lee Dong-ho, and Assistant Professors Ha Jung-ki and Jo Jae-hwan of orthopedic surgery won the best clinical paper at the 43rd Annual Meeting of Cervical Spine Research Society held in San Diego, USA from December 3 to 5. The paper titled ‘The fate of non-united segment observed through 1-year follow-up after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion’ was recognized for suggesting new perspectives on non-united segment commonly found after anterior cervical fusion. It was their fifth to win prizes at cervical spine societies at home and abroad in the past five years.


Billing & Insurance

We help foreign patients living in Korea and overseas
to use medical services in Asan Medical Center


Explore our Patient-centered High-Tech Medical Complex

AMC Tour

The Most Admired Hospital in Korea for 11 Consecutive
Years A hospital tour with a respected state of the art facility

Summer of Asan Medical Center

Asan Medical Center (AMC) is Korea’s largest general tertiary-care
hospital located in the eastern part of Seoul. It is one of the most sophisticated
medical facilities in Korea.

The medical center encompasses three highly specialized institutes
including 27specialized centers, 44 clinical departments and a research institute
for the life sciences.