Information for foreigner

Welcome to our practice
OGAWA CLINIC is the office of Dr. Hidemi Ogawa, a fellow of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine and the Japanese Circulation Society.

The INTERNAL MEDICINE practice of OGAWA CLINIC covers the broad range of simple primary care to complex medical problems. Dr. Ogawa is a qualified physician (a fellow of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine) as well as a qualified heart specialist (a fellow of the Japanese Circulation Society). She has broad experience in treating patients with heart diseases including hypertension, arrhythmia, ischemic heart diseases (angina) and so on. Dr. Ogawa has an additional interest in metabolic diseases including diabetes, dyslipidemia, and hyperuricemia.

Dr. Ogawa is proficient in English and has considerable experience in general practice with patients from foreign countries


phone 078-805-3282

mapAddress: 10-1-3 Nadakita-dori, Nada-ku,        Kobe

Just in front of NADA station (JR).
Ten minutes walk from either IWAYA station (Hasnshin) or OJI-KOEN station (Hankyu).
NADA station is a first stop from SANNOMIYA station or ROKKOMICHI station.
Twenty five minutes-ride from OSAKA,
12 minutes ride from ASHIYA.

Office Hours

  • OPEN: MON, TUE, WED, FRI  9:00 -12:00 &16:00-19:00
           SAT 9:00 -12:00
  • Closed:SUN,THU and Japanese National Holidays

Profile of Dr. Ogawa

Dr. Hidemi Ogawa received her M.D. degree form KOBE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL of MEDICINE in 1984.
She finished her residency in internal medicine at KOBE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL and KASAI MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL.
From 1987 to 1991, she worked at the department of cardiology in KOBE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL of MEDICINE where she completed her thesis study for the doctor of philosophy (regarding the pathophysiology of arrhythmia).
From 1991 to 1994, Dr. Ogawa stayed in Stanford, California. During the stay in Stanford, she was trained in the arrhythmia laboratory of Dr.R.J. Sung, who was a professor of STANFORD MEDICAL CENTER. Dr. Ogawa worked at the department of internal medicine in ROKKO HOSPITAL from 1994 to 2006.
From 2000, she had been assigned as a chief director of the Medical Checkup Center of ROKKO HOSPITAL.
Dr. Ogawa has started OGAWA CLINLC at 2007 to further establish intimate long-term relationships with her patients.

Clinic Information

Ogawa clinic
  • Hidemi Ogawa MD. Ph.D.
  • Address 10-1-3 Nadakita-dori, Nada-ku, Kobe
  • Phone 078-805-3282
  • FAX 078-805-3283

Medical service

  • Primary Care
  • Internal Medicine Problems

       Heart diseases
       Respiratory diseases
       Metabolic diseases
       Endocrine diseases
       Gastrointestinal diseases etc.

  • Check up/physical
  •    School physical
       Employment physical

  • Vaccinations

Referral to specialists

We refer patients who need special care to appropriate hospitals!