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Sejong General Hospital (Seoul, South Korea)

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  • 91-121 Sosabon-dong, Sosa-gu
  • Jongno-gu
  • +823 2 3401 4689, +823 2 3401 7302
  • 24 hour emergency

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Sejong General Hospital Introduction


Sejong General Hospital has continuously led clinical tests and studies, developed systematic heart treatment system, and made large scale facilities investments. Currently, it is the one and only hospital specializing in heart disease in Korea approved by the Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs and also boasts the highest operation rate and success rate in Korea. 

Sejong General Hospital is also proud that it made a great contribution to the development of medicine in Korea through its research and treatment achievements such as the experience of developing the nation’s first artificial heart and transplanting it to a calf, making it survive for 45 days, becoming the first private hospital to succeed in heart transplantation, performing 20,000 heart and promoting the advancement in medical technology through heart autopsies. The number of heart patients is increasing due to the change of lifestyle, westernized eating habits, and the increase of aged population, and the role of Sejong General Hospital is becoming more important under such circumstances. 

Sejong General Hospital will not neglect researches and clinical tests concerning heart disease and continuously develop a better system while making efforts to enhance the quality of medical services. Also, the entire staff will strive to make Sejong General Hospital the Best Circulation Center in Asia beyond being just the best heart disease hospital in Korea by expanding specialties to cerebrovascular diseases in addition to cardiovascular diseases.

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English, Korean

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Honors / Awards:

- The Only Authorized Cardiovascular Specialty Hospital in Korea by Ministry of Health & Welfare
- Medical Korea Grand Prize for the Treatment of Foreign Patients
- Ranked the 1st in the Evaluation of 61 Hospitals for Heart Operation Success Rate by the Korea Heart Foundation (2001~2004) (97.8%)
- Ranked the 2nd among 77 ‘Hospitals with the Lowest Death Rate from Acute Myocardial Infarction’ in 2005, announced by Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service
- Medical Korea Grand Prize (2009, 2010)
- Grand prize for global medical marketing (2009, 2010)
- Selected as the "1st Class Hospital for Coronary Artery Bypass" by Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service in July 2011
- Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service announcement in December 2011, ranked the 3rd for the hospital most visited by cardiac patients

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