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Rehabilitation Director:NISHIDA, Yoshihiro (Clinical Professor)

A worthwhile life for patients with disabilities by team medical care

We support patients with various disabilities, particularly due to refractory or rare diseases, by team medical care to readjust to their worthwhile life.Many patients with rare diseases and malignancies are important medical attention of rehabilitation in Nagoya University Hospital.


Medical Care System

One professor, one lecturer, seven full-time doctors and two part-time doctors provide rehabilitation medicine, particularly inpatient treatment.

Target Diseases

As a distinguishing characteristics of Nagoya University Hospital, many patients with malignant neoplasms, intractable or rare diseases are target of rehabilitation therapy. Wide range of patients including cerebrovascular, orthopedic, neurological, respiratory, cardiovascular, and geriatrics disorders are treated by inpatient basis.

Strong Fields

As a hub institution for cancer genome medical care and for pediatric cancer care, we have an emphasis on rehabilitation for patients with malignant neoplasms. Rehabilitation for rare diseases, neonatal immature or preterm infant, infant with a congenital disorder.

Clinical Results

The annual number of new patients with rehabilitation care is approximately 5,000.

Other Undertakings

We get involved in patients with all specialty through conferences with multidisciplinary medical care team. We have a sufficient coope rative structure for clinical, educational, and research activities with Department of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy, Nagoya University School of Health Sciences.