Japan’s Super Doctors

The level of medical care in Japan is among the highest in the world in various fields, as evidenced by recently published papers on postoperative survival rates for cancer and survival rates after stroke.
The country is also home to many world-renowned doctors, and because some surgeries cannot be performed overseas, an increasing number of people from Europe and the United States have recently been visiting Japan for treatment of their illnesses.
This website lists Japanese doctors who are considered super doctors.

Three major diseases (cancer, stroke, myocardial infarction)

In addition to the so-called five major cancers (breast, colon, lung, stomach, and liver cancer), 38 super doctors are listed for 15 other cancers, including bladder and pancreatic cancer.
Cerebrovascular disease is a scary disease that even if a patient survives, many are left with some kind of sequelae, and depending on the severity of the sequelae, may even become bedridden. Ten super doctors for cerebrovascular diseases are listed.
heart surgery
Heart disease, the second leading cause of death in Japan after cancer, is a terrible disease for which the slightest delay in starting treatment can be fatal. The following is a list of 15 super doctors who save many lives from heart disease.

Diseases with a high number of patients

orthopaedic surgery
A very large number of Japanese suffer from back pain, stiff shoulders, and joint pain. We have listed 13 very good orthopedic surgeons who can help patients suffering from those serious pains.
Five super doctors for ophthalmic treatment of glaucoma, the leading cause of blindness in Japan, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, which are at high risk for the disease.