Hospitals, Designated By Sapporo City, For Breast Screenings With A Female Doctor

Hospitals designated by Sapporo city are offering free breast screenings or a price discount to people who are eligible for this service. For example, for women over 40 and under 50 the cost of screening with the discount is only ¥1,800 and the cost for women over 50 is only ¥1,400. The hospital will know who is eligible for the discount. For people who are eligible for free screening, Sapporo city sends a coupon in advance.   Please refer to “Free coupon(s) from Sapporo City for cervical and breast cancer screenings”   http://semi-sapporo.com/?post_type=sickness&p=584

Among the designated hospitals the three hospitals listed below have female doctors who can give breast examination. Some hospitals may request you to come with someone who understands Japanese. Please contact each hospital in details.

* Sapporo Kitaguchi clinic  さっぽろ北口クリニック     Phone:011-709-1131                                                   Address: Sapporo Kita building 2F, 8-1, Kita 7 Nishi 2 Kita-ku, Sapporo             Website:http://www.teishinkai.jp/skc/                                                                                                                     Dr. Noriko Nishikawa specializes in breast screening. Also there is female co-medical staff available.Screenings are performed between 8:45 a.m. and 11;30 a.m. on Saturdays as well as in office hours on weekdays by appointment. Please request exclusive female staff at that time, if necessary.

* Sapporo Maternity Women’s Hospital  札幌マタニティー ウイメンズ ホスピタル    Phone: 011-746-5505  Address: 2-23, Kita 13 Nishi 4, Kita-ku, Sapporo                           Website: http://www.smwh.or.jp/                       Dr. Kaori Murao specializes in breast screening. There is no female co-medical staff available. The screening is performed between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays and between 9 a.m. and 7p.m. on Tuesdays through Fridays. An appointment is needed to be seen by Dr. Murao.

*Shin-Sapporo Houwa-kai Hospital  新札幌豊和会病院       Phone:011-893-7000                                 Address: 5-12, Oyaji-Higashi, Atsubetsu-ku         Website: http://houwa.or.jp/shinsapporo/                                  Dr. Rika Fukui specializes in breast screening and there is a female X-ray technician available. Breast screening is only performed during office hours on weekdays. An appointment is needed, if you want female medical staff to see you.

based on the information  from Sapporo city                                                                        http://www.city.sapporo.jp/hokenjo/kenkousuisinn/joseiishitou.html

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