Hospital Name:

京都桂病院 (Kyoto Katsura Hospital)


〒615-8256 京都府京都市西京区山田平尾町17番
17 Yamada Hiraocho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto 615-8256


Review of Kyoto Katsura Hospital

New Doctor (Rating: 1/5)

Age & Gender: 60s, Female

Content: The symptoms of depression worsened after the change of the attending physician. The previous doctor prescribed stomach medicine, but the new one does not.


Changed My Primary Doctor, but It Was Good (Rating: 4.5/5)

Age & Gender: 40s, Female

Content: Satisfied with the new primary doctor, as communication has improved.


Shorter Waiting Time! Thorough Examination! (Rating: 5/5)

Age & Gender: 40s, Female

Content: Waiting time has been reduced, and the examination is more thorough. The staff’s attitude has also improved.


Kind and Careful Service (Rating: 5/5)

Age & Gender: 30s, Female

Content: Visited for pregnancy check-ups, and found the staff to be kind and the explanations clear.


A Comprehensive Hospital in a Residential Area, but… (Rating: 3/5)

Age & Gender: 30s, Female

Content: Continued to feel unwell after an appendectomy, but the hospital’s response was not satisfactory.


A Trustworthy Community Core Hospital (Rating: 4.5/5)

Age & Gender: 3-5 years old, Female (not the reviewer)

Content: The child had repeated fevers, and the hospital provided thorough care.


Everyone is Really Kind (Rating: 4.5/5)

Age & Gender: 30s, Female

Content: Received care during childbirth, and found all the staff to be kind and gentle.


Can Make Appointments and Short Waiting Time (Rating: 4.5/5)

Age & Gender: 1-3 years old, Female (not the reviewer)

Content: Visited the pediatric department, and appreciated being able to make appointments and the short waiting time.


After All, It’s a Comprehensive Hospital (Rating: 5/5)

Age & Gender: 5-10 years old, Female (not the reviewer)

Content: Received care for childbirth and asthma treatment, and feel that it is a trustworthy hospital.


Long Waiting Time (Rating: 3.5/5)

Age & Gender: 1-3 years old, Male (not the reviewer)

Content: Visited due to a child’s injury, but experienced a long waiting time.



Overall Review

The reviews for Kyoto Katsura Hospital are generally positive, especially regarding the staff’s behavior and the thoroughness of the examinations. However, some patients express dissatisfaction with the long waiting times and the response of the doctors. While the hospital holds a high level of trust as a comprehensive medical facility, there seems to be a variance in patient satisfaction depending on the attending physician and the medical department.



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Operating Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Emergency services available 24/7 on weekends and holidays.



Kyoto Katsura Hospital (Japanese)


Medical Departments and Languages:

All the following departments support English and other languages. However, patients are required to visit with an interpreter who can assist with the specific language:

  • Emergency
  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Dermatology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Urology
  • Orthopedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecology
  • Other Departments



Accepted Credit Cards:

VISA, MASTER, AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, UnionPay



From Kyoto Line, alight at “Katsura Station” (West Exit) and head west for 1.7 km.