About us

Steel Memorial Yawata Hospital has been supporting the local healthcare in and around the City of Kitakyushu since 1900. We offer both outpatient and inpatient services. A range of clinical department provides rapid assessment, intervention and treatment for numerous common and complex conditions.

Patients will be cared for by a team of professionals who are dedicated to ensuring you receive the best possible treatment. All clinical staff are highly qualified within their field, and undergo regular, extensive training. This ensures the highest standards of care, aiding patients with faster recovery.

Our specialized services include heart disease and hypertension, cancer, stroke, kidney disease and endoscopic examination and treatment. We are also the major emergency center for Kitakyushu area.

Number of beds

  • general beds 429
  • intensive care unit 8
  • palliative care unit 16

Clinical Departments

Below is a list of all the departments in our hospital.

  • hepatology
  • gastroenterology
  • cardiovascular disease/hypertension
  • diabetes
  • nephrology
  • pulmonary medicine
  • psychosomatic internal medicine
  • cerebrovascular medicine
  • neurosurgery
  • digestive surgery
  • thoracic surgery
  • palliative care
  • plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • orthopedics
  • rheumatology
  • pediatrics
  • gynecology
  • urology
  • dermatology
  • ophthalmology
  • otolaryngology
  • diagnostic pathology
  • radiology
  • anesthesiology
  • emergency care
  • intensive care
  • surgery
  • oral and maxillofacial care
  • pathology
  • rehabilitation

For Patients

Please make an appointment prior to your visit. We cannot guarantee our consultation on the day you visit without an appointment.

Reception Desk

Open from 8:30~17:00 (Monday to Friday)


Steel Memorial Yawata Hospital is located 1.2km East of Yahata station,Kagoshima line.


Take the Nishitetsu-Bus (No.1・4・22・42・43・54・56・73・91・97・98)
Get off at 「Seitetsu-kinen Yahata byoin higashi-guchi」


Take the JR「Kagoshima Line」
Get off at Yahata Station
Take the Nishitetsu-Bus (No.1・4・22・42・43・54・56・73・91・97・98)


approx. 3 min. from Yahata Station