Clinical services

The Department of Respiratory Medicine, Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital provides a wide range of diagnoses and treatments for all kinds of respiratory diseases, such as lung cancer, interstitial lung disease, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), asthma, respiratory tract infection and sleep apnea syndrome. The diagnostic services include roentgenogram, high-resolution computed tomography, spirogram, polysomnography, and bronchoscopy (transbronchial biopsy, endobronchial ultrasound and bronchoalveolar lavage). Several doctors are board certified specialists of Japanese Respiratory Society, Allergy Society, Society of Respiratory Endoscopy and Association for Infectious Diseases.


We provide the best medical care for all patients with disease-specific and patient oriented approaches. Every doctor co-operates with nurses, pharmacists, therapists, social workers and office clerks as a member of a medical team in order to provide the highest quality of medical care for patients.