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Seoul Medical Tourism

Seoul is a city of advanced medical technology, with 13 world-class general hospitals that offer unrivaled professionalism and skill paired with cutting-edge technology.
There are 1,467 hospitals and medical institutions in Korea that attract foreign patients; 901 of these institutions are located in Seoul. Seoul accounts for 61.4% of all foreign medical tourism to Korea. In 2019, 64.4% of all foreign medical tourists to Korea received their treatments in Seoul. Seoul is a medical hub that stands shoulder to shoulder with other major urban centers in Asia and the Americas.

Number of foreign patients visited Seoul

  • 99,422
    (159,464)
    2012
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  • 133,428
    (211,218)
    2013
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  • 154,816
    (266,501)
    2014
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  • 165,689
    (296,889)
    2015
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  • 216,657
    (364,189)
    2016
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  • 202,248
    (321,574)
    2017
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  • 245,463
    (378,967)
    2018
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  • 320,284 (497,464)
    2019
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  • Number of foreign nationalities who used medical services in Korea

    190 Countries (Source:Korea Health Industry Development Institute, Result of Foreign Patients Attraction Record in 2018)
    200개국
  • Number of foreign patients in Seoul by nationality

    Gangnam-gu 515, Seocho-gu 134, Jung-gu 46, Yeongdeungpo-gu 28, Gangseo-gu 28, Songpa-gu 22, Others 128
    송파구:22,영등포구28,강서구:28,중구:46,서초구:134,강남구:515,기타:128

Number of foreign patients in Seoul by nationality (in 2019)

  • 115,392 (36.0%) China
  • 62,224 (19.4%) Japan
  • 28,515 (8.9%) U.S.A
  • 15,186 (4.7%) Russia
  • 11,546 (3.6%) Mongolia
  • 8,884 (2.8%) Kazakhstan
  • 7,435 (2.3%) Thailand
  • 3,941 (1.2%) Canada
  • 3,705 (1.2%) UAE
  • 3,510 (1.1%) Vietnam