Hospital Name:

常盤メディカルクリニック (Tokiwa Medical Clinic)

Features & Concept of “Tokiwa Medical Clinic”:

Origin of the Name:
The clinic, which opened in February 2022 in Abeno Ward, Osaka City, is named after the “Tokiwa Tree,” which is associated with the Abeno district.

 

Clinic Logo:
The clinic’s logo is designed with a pine leaf motif, symbolizing the connection and interaction between people.

 

Human Connection:
In today’s internet-driven society where human relationships are becoming more superficial, the clinic emphasizes the importance of building a strong relationship between medical professionals and patients.

 

Approach to Care:
The clinic aims to provide explanations based on the latest scientific evidence as experts, while also finding solutions from the same perspective as the patients.

 

Experience of the Director:
The director has spent six years in the UK as a General Practitioner, acquiring knowledge and experience in primary care across various medical fields.

 

Collaboration with Local Hospitals:
The clinic ensures smooth referrals to affiliated local hospitals and coordinates efficient medical care for patients.

 

Vision as a Family Doctor for Children:
The clinic aspires to be a “family doctor for children.” Apart from the director, other attending physicians also follow the clinic’s medical policy to provide standardized treatment.

 

Language Support:

Services available in English.

 

Medical Services:

  • Pediatric Clinic: Offers general pediatric care.
    • Hours: Weekdays 9:00–11:00, 15:00–18:00; Saturdays 9:00–12:00
  • Infant Health Check-up: General health examinations for infants residing in Osaka City.
    • Hours: Weekdays 14:00–15:00
  • Vaccinations: Provides routine vaccinations for free. Also offers optional vaccinations for mumps, shingles, and influenza.
    • Hours: Weekdays 14:00–15:00, Saturdays 9:00–12:00
  • Pfizer Vaccine Administration: Conducts vaccinations for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
    • Hours: Every Friday 13:45–14:15

 

Address:

〒545-0011 大阪府大阪市阿倍野区昭和町1-8-18
1-8-18 Showa-cho, Abeno-ku, Osaka City, Osaka

 

Access:

  • 1-minute walk from Showa-cho Station Exit 1 on the Osaka Metro Midosuji Line.
  • 3-minute walk from Fuminosato Station Exit 4 on the Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line.

 

Bicycle Parking:

Available.

 

Closed:

Saturday afternoons, Sundays, and public holidays.

 

Contact:

  • Phone: 06-6616-7655
  • Fax: 06-6616-7499

 

About the Director:

Dr. Tatsuo Koide, the director of Tokiwa Medical Clinic, has worked as a pediatrician in major hospitals in Osaka City. He served as a family doctor in London for six years and completed a course in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Oxford. After returning to Japan, he also obtained a certification as an infectious disease specialist.

 

Official Website:

Tokiwa Medical Clinic