National Cerebral and Cardiovascular



About the Hospital

Director General:
Koji Iihara

Deputy Director:
Kazunori Toyoda

Deputy Director:
Yoshihiko Onishi

Deputy Director:
Teruo Noguchi

About National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Hospital

National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center (NCVC) Hospital was established in 1977 to provide world-class, advanced quality of care to patients with cerebral and cardiovascular diseases as the second oldest national center. We have remained at the forefront of cerebral and cardiovascular medicine and surgery by fostering a culture of collaboration and education, pushing the boundaries of cutting-edge treatment with the Research Institute of the NCVC. We are committed to clinical practice, education, and research, providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs medical care.
In 2019, we moved to KENTO in Suita city and restarted clinical and research activities in the new hospital. The clinical and research environment of the hospital improved significantly. Cutting-edge facilities of the new hospital facilitates advanced preventive medicine and less invasive and hybrid treatment through team-based approach in patients with complex and rare cerebral and cardiovascular diseases. Patients not only all over Japan, but from overseas seek advanced treatment in our hospital.
NCVC hospital offers exceptional learning experiences for all health professionals, from student opportunities to specialized residencies to continue professional development. We have produced many professors in the field of cerebral and cardiovascular clinical medicine for universities in Japan and overseas.
In response to the Cerebrovascular and Cardiovascular Disease Control Act of Japanese national law, enacted on December 1, 2019, we will contribute to improving patient care, implementation of better medical systems, promotion of clinical and translational research, and training of medical staff in cerebral and cardiovascular medicine from a nationwide perspective.


Investigation into and control of cerebral and cardiovascular diseases through integrated clinical practice, education, and research.

Value statements 2021

  1. Promotion of value-based medicine
  2. Training of influential medical staff and reformation of working practices
  3. Cultivation of reporting, justice, and flexible culture
  4. Pursuit of advanced medical technology and reinforcement of management bases

Director General,
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Hospital
Koji Iihara, MD, PhD

last updated : 2021/10/01

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