The Cardiovascular Institute

◆Clinic Hours

Mondays thru Fridays
8:45 a.m.~12:00noon
1:30 p.m.~4:30p.m.
Closed : Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, Dec 29th~Jan 3rd.
※ Patients who do not speak Japanese are preferably requested to be accompanied by a Japanese speaker.

◆For New Patients

Be sure to make an appointment in advance. Referral is not necessarily required.
"Please refer to the following schedule for the outpatient service.
Dr.Yuko Kato Mon Tue Wed 8:45 a.m.~12:00noon
Dr.Tokuhisa Uejima Tue Thu 1:30 p.m.~4:30p.m."
*If you would like to have a second opinion, an appointment beforehand will be required.
Tel:03(3408)2151 (9:00a.m.~5:00p.m.) Japanese only

◆Fees and Payment

・Medical Fees depend upon the service rendered.
・We ask all patients to pay in cash at the time of each visit.
・Master card and VISA card are available, only when you were given tests and treatments not covered by insurance.
・Japanese National Health Insurance is covered
・Please bring your Health Insurance Certificate on your first visit.


“The Cardiovascular Institute” was founded by Daiichi Life Insurance Company in 1959, for the purpose of contribution to the development of cardiovascular medicine and research. We have state-of-the-art medical equipment, highly qualified and experienced staff providing proffessional care. We always try to advance our medical skills and work together to provide high quality care, cooperating with an outpatient clinic service , ICU(Intensive Care Unit) , CCU(Coronary Care Unit) Emergency Care, cardiovascular surgery and cardiac rehabilitation center, of corse with other examination branches including laboratory, cardiac catheterization.


・Cardiovascular Medicine
・Cardiovascular Surgery
・Outpatient Clinic Service
・ICU/CCU, General wards


Coronary artery disease

Junji Yajima Yuji Oikawa Hajime Kirigaya Kazuyuki Nagashima Shunsuke Matsuno Hiroto kano


Takeshi Yamashita Koichi Sagara Takayuki Otsuka Shinya Suzuki

Heart failure

Tokuhisa Uejima Yuko Kato Hiroaki Semba

Cardiovascular surgery

Takashi Kunihara Hideaki Takai Kenichi Sasaki Masahiro Seki


Yumi Obata

◆Examinations and Treatments

・Cardiac catheterization , Angiography, coronary/ endovascular stent implantation
・Cardiovascular surgery (coronary artery bypass grafting, valve repair, valve replacement, aortic graft replacement, graft stenting)
・Electrophysiological examination, Radiofrequency catheter ablation
・Pacemaker/ICD(implantable cardioverter defibrillator) implantation
・CT scan
・RI (Radio Isotope) Examination
・Treadmill exercise-electrocardiogram
・Cardiopulmonary exercise test
・Exercise prescription for training
・Cardiac rehabilitation (rehabilitation for patients with heart disease)




3-2-19 Nishiazabu, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 106-0031
Tel:03(3408)2151 Fax:03(3408)2159