March 1, 2019:
-Consultation hours have are changed.
-We are trying to make a contract with the University of Tokyo Hospital for prenatal checkups under the semi-open system.
January 5, 2019:
-We started the prenatal checkups under the semi-open system of Juntendo Hospital (close to Ochanomizu station). The hospital is eager to accomodate English-speaking patients. Please note that unfortunately there are a few such hospitals in Tokyo.
-We are in the process of renewing the website. Please understand that you may not be able to view the website for a while.
-Consultaion hours are changed.
April 12, 2018: We published additional photos to explain how to go to the clinic.
November 26, 2017: We obtained a new domain: http://www.obgyntokyo.jp for the English and French pages and http://www.Kioicho-LC.jp for the Japanese page.
Reception Hours from March, 2019
Please understand that you may have to wait for more than one hour even when you have an appointment
-at 7:30pm on Mon., Tue., Wed., and Thu.
-between 11:00am and 1:00pm on Sat. and Sun.
Downloading an app to make an appointment online
Please check the consultation hours and days of closure before making an appointment via the app. Although every effort is being made to precise the available hours, you may be able to make an appointment at the hour designated as closure. In such a case, we will inform. We appreciate your kindness.
Access/ How to go to the Clinic
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0094
(Y16/Z04/N07) and Exit 1 of Kojimachi Station (Y15).
When you seek help from a Japanese, please show the Japanese version of the map on the right.
- menstrual irregularities
- abnormal vaginal discharge
- itch in the external genitalis
- abdominal pain
- menstrual irregularities (horomone test)
- to be screened of the hormones (if you wish to get pregnant)
- to estimate the date of ovulation with ultrasonography
- Transvaginal ultrasonography (echography)
- Pap smear test
- vaginal fluid culture tests
- chlamydia tests
- pregnancy test
- blood test (hormones, etc.)blood test (HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Syphilis, Herpes)
- anti-viral medicine
- the low dose pills
- the morning after pills
- HPV VACCINE
- In Japan, surgeons see the breast cancer. At this clinic, we decline to be consulted about the breast cancer. We can provide information about the clinic on breast and thyroid cancers near Higashi-Ikebukuro Station, where there is a female English speaking doctor.
Prenatal checkups up to 33 weeks of gestation
We offer the prenatal checkups up to 33 weeks of pregnancy.
We accept the coupons for the prenatal checkups provided by local governments at health centers （保健所） or ward/ minicipal offices （区役所・市役所） in Tokyo.
This clinic is part of the semi-open systems of
-JUNTENDO University Hospital
-AIIKU Hospital （愛育病院）
-Japanese RED CROSS Medical Center (@Hiroo) （日本赤十字社医療センター （広尾））
-Sanno Hospital and Sanno Birth Center （山王病院・山王バースセンター）
-SEIBO International Catholic Hospital （聖母病院）
What do I do in each checkup?
Once the fetal heartbeat is observed (at 6 weeks), you start the prenatal checkups. Included are:
-measurement of body weight and blood pressure
-blood test (at 7 weeks and 26 weeks)
-transvaginal ultrasonography (each time)
-transabdominal ultrasonography (from 20 weeks)
The doctor always issues a TENTATIVE LETTER OF REFERRAL. In case of an emergent visit to the hospital, please show the letter.
What is the SEMI-OPEN SYTEM?
You visit this clinic soon after you become pregnant.
By 12 weeks of pregnancy, you decide on which hosptial to give birth and visit the hospital for registration of delivery（分娩予約）. Please note that if you wish to give birth at a very popular hospital such as Aiiku Hospital, you need to register as soon as possible. Then, you visit this clinic up to around 32 weeks of pregnancy. In case of emergency, you contact the hospital.
The QUATRO MARKER TEST, or the quad screen test is available. The following four markers are analyzed:
AFP: alpha-fetoprotein is a protein that is produced by the fetus
hCG: human chorionic gonadotropin is a hormone produced within the placenta
Estriol: estriol is an estrogen produced by both the fetus and the placenta
Inhibin-A: inhibin-A is a protein produced by the placenta and ovaries
the patients can be referred to the hospitals INCLUDING:
Japanese RED CROSS Medical Center (@Hiroo)
The National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM) Hospital
SEIBO International Catholic Hospital
JUNTENDO University Hospital
Juntendo University NERIMA Hospital
St. Luke's International Hospital
Tokyo Metropolitan OTSUKA Hospital
ITABASHI CHUO Medical Center
MITSUI Memorial Hospital
(for international travelers and the residents without the Japanese health insurance card)
If you have a valid Japanese health insurance card, you will be charged in accordance with the Japanese health insurance system. The following fees are for the international patients without the above card.
Consultation fee: 15,400 yen
Transvaginal ultrasonography (echography): 13,200 yen
Pap smear test: 3,300 yen
Vaginal fluid culture tests: 3,300 yen
Vaginal fluid Chlamydia and Gonorrhea PCR: 3,300 yen
Throat Chlamydia and Gonorrhea PCR: 4,400 yen
Blood test (STD: HIV, HB, HC, and Syphilis): 12,100
Low dose female hormonal tablets (the pills): 3,300-3,500 yen
Emergency contraception: 12,100 or 23,100 yen
Cervical Cancer; HPV 24,200 each injection; you need to inject three times
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Traveler: 40,000-50,000 yen
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blood test (hormones, etc.)
blood test (HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Syphilis, Herpes) 16,500
About the doctor
Seiya Orito, MD, PhD; male Japanese national
English, French, and Chinese speaking Obstetrician and Gynecologist,
certified by the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Born at Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture
Has lived in Miyagi Pref., Colombo, Sri Lanka, Ichikawa City and Urayasu City of Chiba Pref., Westchester County, New York before university.
Attended Eastchester High School, at New York, U.S.A.
Graduated from the medical school of the University of Tokyo for an equivalent of the M.D. degree.
Graduated from Tokyo Women’s Medical University Graduate School for an equivalent of the Ph.D. degree.
I have worked at hospitals including:
Tokyo Women’s Medical University Hospital at Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
the National Center for Global Health and Medicine Hospital
at Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Public Fussa Hospital at Fussa City, Tokyo
Inquiry via E-mail
You can make an inquiry via e-mail by sending to
(in order to prevent spam e-mails, there are hard breaks (returns); when you make an e-mail, please connect the words.)
(Kioicho_LC can be typed in lower case, e.g., kioicho_lc.)
Normally, you will be able to receive a reply within a day. On days of closure, it may take more time. Please make sure that the e-mail server of your account does accept @icloud domain.)
As for the subject, please fill in anything that identifies you, e.g.,
If you have been to the clinic, kindly write down the patient number, e.g.,
20999 Hanako Suzuki
We appreciate your cooperation.