Part 1- Where can we see a doctor who can speak English and Chinese?
When you need to see a doctor, you want a fast and simple arrangement without having trouble for making an appointment with a doctor. Though medical care in Japan is very good, it dose not always mean it is very easy for you to use it. Especially if you have small children, you want to know where you can take the children in case they catch a cold or have a stomach ache without worrying about language barrier.
Knowing a family doctor who you can trust and feel comfortable is one of the most important aspect for living in Japan without stress.
Meet your family doctor
AKIRA MIKAMI M.D. graduated from Miyazaki University, a reputable medical school in Japan specializing in Internal Medicine and Emergency & Trauma Medicine. Dr Akira was previously practicing at St Luke’s International Hospital, and has proven his leadership skills when he was well regarded by his superiors and has served as Chief Resident & Educational Officer – training and leading a team of young doctors.
Dr Akira launched Nishiazabu international clinic in MAY 2017, and has rapidly built up his reputation as a dedicated Internist and Trauma doctor.
Trained as an A&E doctor, Dr Akira is apt in making fast and accurate diagnosis which is very beneficial to the care of our patients and well liked by his patients and peers.
MASAYUKI SHIOZAWA M.D. graduated from Dokkyo University school of medicine.
He was previously practicing at Juntendo Hospital as a OBGY doctor.
He is also studying at Department of Radiation Therapy & Oncology,Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
Seasonal topic from family doctor
Allergen screening in early summer
Mother earth awakes with everything blooming from spring. This season is also the high season when respiratory allergies like Cough, Sinus Irritation, Throat Irritation, etc is common.
Particularly in Japan, it has been reported the existence of a lot of allergens. For example, Pollens, Yellow sand & PM2.5 from the Eurasian continent, Pets, Plants and/or Floral decorations, Renovation, Paint job, etc that might/ or can trigger an allergic reaction. Airway allergies or airway hyper-reactivity happens when your reaction to one or various stimulating factors (physical, chemical, allergens, or sports, etc) is strong thus resulting in premature airway contraction. Airway contraction will bring-on symptoms such as persistent coughing, tightness of the chest, breathing difficulties and wheezing, etc. It is also the first sign of Asthma that can develop and/or worsen over our growing years.
-What should you take note?
it is recommended that you observe a light diet that is low in food proteins when your body is having an allergy attack. Adequate rest and reduction of stress will also improve your condition and reduce the duration of your allergy attack.
Whenever you are suspected to have any allergic reaction by your doctor judging from symptoms, Having allergen screening is recommended because it is one of the most effective ways of identifying what you might be allergic to thus helping you to prevent an allergy attack nevertheless negative results of your past allergen screening test, there is some possibility of having the new allergen.
There are also medications that your doctor can prescribe for you to manage your allergic conditions, eg: Antihistamine, Dilators, Nebulizer, etc A medical consultation with your family doctor is recommended.
Nishiazabu International Clinic
Nishiazabu international clinic is designed for protecting the health of neighbors around Nishiazabu. At our clinic, international medical stuff is dedicated to provide services in General Medicine & Chronic Disease Management, Family Wellness, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Pain management, and Urology etc. We can promise that medical services at our clinic is conducted regardless of nationality, ethnicity, age, gender and religion. Our clinic advocate Preventive health care to help our customers achieve Optimal Health and Better Quality of Life.
With our team of well trained professionals and latest medical equipment, we are committed to deliver Safe , Reliable and Hassle free medical care to our customers.
■Type of patients
We treat internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, urology, orthopedics, dermatology and other problems inclusive general medical symptoms.
Please feel free to contact an visit us if we can be of assistance.
For all symptoms including headaches, digestive problem, respiratory problem, lifestyle disease (high blood pressure, diabetes, dislipidemia ), urination trouble and others, we can give immediate top-level treatment and assistance.
If you are suffering from external injuries, scars, wounds or other problems, we can assist you through plastic surgery in recovery.
Children have many types of illness such as common colds, stomach trouble, allergies, bronchial problems, fevers, wounds, bone fractures and other problems, We can give immediate and top-level treatment. In addition, we can treat your children as they get older.
For all symptoms including bladder inflammation, urinary problems, prostate problems, male infertility problems, erectile dysfunction, STD diagnosis and others.
If you are traveling abroad, we can offer complete medical examinations, vaccinations, mountain sickness and others. You cancel free to consult us on any issue