International Health Service Center

WELCOME!!

The International Health Service (IHS) Center at Yeungnam University Medical Center (YUMC) has been operational and supporting foreigners seeking medical attention at the Yeungnam University Medical Center since Sep 6th, 2006. Yeungnam University Medical center is one of the most outstanding teaching hospitals in Daegu, Korea. The medical center plays an important role as a leader in education, research, and clinical excellence. YUMC focuses on delivering high-quality, patient-oriented care as well as on assuring customer satisfaction. The International Health Service Center is ready to serve foreign residents and international visitors alike.

Lee, Young Hwan, MD
Director
Yeungnam University Hospital

How to contact

  • APPOINTMENTS
    • To make an appointment, please call the IHS center at 82-53-623-4114. Center staff who speak Korean and English are available to assist you over the phone between the hours of 8:30a.m.-5:30p.m.
      Conveniently, you can also e-mail us at international@med.yu.ac.kr. Where required, we will provide you with a direct referral to YUMC doctors and medical specialists.
  • CLINIC HOURS
    • - The IHS Center hours of operation are: 8:30am - 5:30pm (Mon-Fri)
    • - YUMC Specialty Clinic hours of operation are: 9:00a.m. -11:30a.m., 2:00p.m.- 4:30p.m. (Mon-Fri)
    • ∗ Please note that specialty clinic hours may vary by department. (eg. 09:30a.m., 1:30p.m.,,,,)
  • CONTACT DETAILS
    • - By phone (coordinator): 82-053-623-4114
    • - By Phone(24-hour emergency): 82-010-4786-8001
    • - By fax: 82-053-640-6646
    • - By e-mail: international@med.yu.ac.kr
    • - By internet: www.yumc.ac.kr
    • - Address: 170, Hyeonchung-ro, Nam-gu, Daegu, Korea (zip code: 42415)
  • EMERGENCY SERVICE
    • YUMC emergency care center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The emergency care center, which is located on the first floor, can be reached by calling: 82-010-4786-8001.

Services

The International Health Service Center aims to establish a one-stop service system which will minimize multiple 'stop-by's to our service counter during your visit to YUMC. Our service coordinators are fluent in Korean and English, and are available to assist you. Devoted English speaking volunteers are also available to guide and interpret for you. Our goal is to make patient's trip to YUMC easy and satisfactory by providing proper, comfortable and friendly services.

  • OUTPATIENT SERVICES
    • - Primary medical care service
    • - Routine physical check-ups
  • CONSULTATIONS AND REFERRALS
    • - YUMC has 26 clinical departments and 13 specialized centers.
  • INPATIENT SERVICES
    • - YUMC is a 931-bed facility with general, semi-private (2 patients), private (1 patient) and VIP rooms. Please ask your IHS Center coordinator for actual room rates.
    • - Registered nurses with U.S. license are available to assist you.
  • FEEDBACK
    • - To improve our hospital services we welcome your opinions. Please do not hesitate to speak to our coordinators if you have any questions, complaints, or compliments.
  • INSURANCE CLAIMS SERVICES
    • - We accept Korean national health insurance, Cigna, Aetna, TRICARE (Prime/Standard) & Blue Cross Blue Shields.

AMENITIES

  • Food/Medical supplies
    • - A convenience store, a bakery & a medical supply shop are located on the 2nd floor.
    • - A coffee shop is located in the main lobby next to the outpatient pharmacy.
    • - Please be aware that in-patients are not allowed to enter the cafeteria due to risk of disease and infection.
  • Banking
    • - Daegu Bank is located on the 1st floor of the Yeongui-gwan building.
    • - ATM machines are available throughout the hospital.
  • Payphones
    • - Available throughout the hospital.
  • Flower shop/Post office:
    • - Located outside of the hospital.
  • Parking
    • - Free 4-hour parking is available to out-patients with their hospital ID cards or a receipt for services provided and paid for on that day.
    • - Free 24-hour parking is available to patients who had treatment at the Emergency care center.
    • - Free 8-hour parking is available to in-patients and their families on the days of admission, surgery and discharge from 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m.. Free parking is available to in-patients and their families from 5:00p.m.-8:00a.m. (1 registered vehicle only).
    • - If parking for 10 minutes or less, parking is free. If parking for 30 minutes, parking is 800won. If parking for more than 30 minutes, parking is 300won for every 10 minutes.

Billing

  • METHOD OF PAYMENT
    • - YUMC has a pay-in-advance policy for treatments, diagnostic tests and surgical procedures.
    • - For your convenience, YUMC accepts cash and credit cards such as Visa, Master Card, BC, American Express.
    • - English receipts will be provided for patients who need to file claims with their medical insurance companies.

PRESCRIPTIONS

    • 1)You must first consult with a YUMC medical professional in order to be prescribed medication.
    • 2) Pay your bill at the cashier, pick up your prescription at the prescription dispenser machine and fill your prescription at the local pharmacies outside of this hospital.
    • 3) In special cases, prescriptions can be filled at YUMC's outpatient pharmacy in the main lobby.
    • 4) Prescriptions should be filled within 7 days of the date of them being written. If not, you will have to return to YUMC to receive a new prescription at an additional charge.

City map

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Lobby map(1F)

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  • Yeungnam University Hospital
    • - International Health Service (IHS) Center
    • - Tel: 053-620-3500/623-4114/010-4786-8001
    • - Fax: 053-640-6646
    • - Internet: www.yumc.ac.kr
    • - E-mail: international@med.yu.ac.kr
    • - Address: 3170, Hyeonchung-ro, Nam-gu, Daegu, Korea (zip code: 42415)