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Hospital Departments and Illnesses Treated:Internal Medicine

Department Name

Internal Medicine 1

Division of Gastroenterology

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Malignant gastrointestinal tumors, benign gastrointestinal tumors, peptic ulcer,
gastroesophageal reflux disease, inflammatory bowel disease, ischemic colitis, esophageal achalasia,
cholelithiasis, biliary tract tumors, pancreatic tumors

Division of Nephrology

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Acute glomerulonephritis, chronic glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, acute renal failure,
chronic renal failure, diabetic nephropathy, collagen disease, rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis,
nephrosclerosis, acute interstitial nephritis, chronic interstitial nephritis

Division of Neurology

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Neurodegenerative diseases, neuro-immunological diseases, cerebrovascular accidents,
neurometabolic diseases, neuroinfections, peripheral nerve diseases, muscular diseases, seizure disorders,
neurological symptoms with systemic diseases, spinal diseases

Internal Medicine 2

Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroid tumors, Cushing's disease and Cushing's syndrome,
acromegaly, primary aldosteronism, hypopituitarism, type I diabetes mellitus,
type II diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia

Division of Respiratory Medicine

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Interstitial pneumonia/pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, bronchial asthma,
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, sleep apnea syndrome, sleep apnea,
allergic pulmonary diseases such as hypersensitivity pneumonitis, bronchiectasis and bronchiectatic pneumonia,
pulmonary diseases complicated by collagen disease

Division of Hepatology

Principal Illnesses Treated :

Viral hepatitis, autoimmune liver diseases, metabolic liver diseases, liver tumors, esophageal gastric varices, cholelithlasis, biliary tract tumors, pancreatisis and pancreatic tumors.

Internal Medicine 3

Division of Cardiology

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Acute myocardial infarction, argina pectoris, hypertension, arrythmia, valvular heart disease,
congenital heart diseases, cardiomyopathy, aortic diseases, primary pulmonary hypertension

Division of Hematology

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Leukemia, malignant lymphoma, multiple myeloma, anemia, myelodisplastic syndrome,
idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, plethora

Division of Immunology & Rheumatology

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupas erythematosus, Sjogren's symdrome, vasculitic syndrome, dermatomyrositis/polymyositis, systemic sclerosis, mixed connective tissue disease,
polymyalgia rheumatica, adult-onset Still's disease

Clinical Pharmacology & Therapuetics

Principal Illnesses Treated :
Pulmonary hypertension, Marfan syndrome, atherosclerosis, endothelial dysfunction, adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, pharmacogenomics, clinical trials


Principal Illnesses Treated :
Schizophrenia, emotional disorders (depression, bipolar depression), panic disorder,
obsessive compulsive disorder, social phobia (anthropophobia), eating disorders, dementia,
developmental disorders (autism, Asperger's disorder), adjustment disorder


Principal Illnesses Treated :
Short stature, obesity, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, precocious puverty and delayed puberty
(abnormality in the timing of the development of secondary sexual characteristics), diabetes mellitus,
congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Childhood cancer (leukemia and solid tumors), epilepsy, developmental disorders,
autism, congenital heart diseases, Kawasaki disease, arrythmia, nephritis, nephritic syndrome