Capital Block Doctor/Dentist Recommendations

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Some of these clinics include other types of treatment. However, they are listed under clinic recommendations since they have been recommended for their general clinics and not specialty areas.

秋田駅前内科・外科クリニック Akita Station General and Surgical Clinic

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: 〒010-0874 秋田市千秋久保田町3-15三宅ビル2F (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-837-6500
  • Great hours. Three minute walk from Akita Station. Closed Wednesday

高橋正喜クリニック Takahashi Masaki Clinic

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: 秋田県秋田市中通6-6-15 (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-884-5656
  • About an 8 minute walk from west exit of Akita Station

越後谷(えちごや)クリニック Echigoya Clinic

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: 秋田県秋田市東通仲町1-25 (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-835-0158
  • About a 3 minute walk from the east exit of the station.

すずきクリニック Suzuki Clinic

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: 〒010-0916 秋田市泉北三丁目17-10 (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-838-6500
  • Speaks very good English - highly recommended.
  • Side Note: Close by there is a Children's Clinic that is run by his wife who also speaks English.

たむら船越クリニック Tamura Funakoshi Clinic

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: 〒010-0341 秋田県男鹿市船越内子224-9 (Oga)
  • Phone: 0185-22-6789
  • There's a doctor that speaks some English. Really the only clinic for Oga JETs, but no problems thus far.

秋田厚生医療センター Akita Kousei Medical Center

  • Address: 〒011-0948 秋田県秋田市飯島西袋1丁目1−1 (Akita City, near Tsuchizaki)
  • Phone: 018-880-3000
  • For medical emergencies after hours. Nice and supportive, but unsure about English ability.

城東整形外科 Joto Orthopedics

  • Address: 〒010-0003 秋田県秋田市東通6-7-6 (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-832-0023
  • They do MRIs, X-Rays, as well as dispense medication on site. They also have a physical rehab center connected to the building.
  • JET previously reported this doctor being unhelpful. Recent visit from another ALT proved otherwise; however a basic level of Japanese (especially about your medical history and what body parts hurt) will be very helpful.


秋田泌尿器科クリニック Akita Urologic Clinic

  • Address: 秋田市広面字谷地沖6-1 〒010-0041 (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-889-3220
  • Taken from Akita Orientation Handbook. Very good overall experience. Doesn't speak much English, and try to make appointments in advance.

立木医院(たちきいいん) Tachiki Clinic (Urology specialist)

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: 秋田市保戸野鉄砲町11-28 〒010-0913 (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-866-7722
  • Good clinic for relevant issues, especially for men. Minimal English spoken by the doctor, but simple enough process with reception staff. Good experience, and no appointment required. A few buildings down from the Hodono Starbucks

石田皮ふ科医院 (イシダヒフカイイン) Ishida Dermatology

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: (〒010-0875)秋田県秋田市千秋明徳町1-34 (Akita City)
  • 10 minute walk from Akita Station, no reservations necessary.
  • Minimal English

お肌のクリニック Ohada Dermatology

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: (〒010-0864)秋田市手形住吉町1-3 三愛会ビル2F (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-874-7558
  • Takes walk-ins, English OK

岡田医院 Okada Dermatology

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: 〒010-0001 秋田県秋田市中通4丁目1-41 (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-834-3131
  • 15 minute walk from the west exit of Akita station.

藤森レディースクリニック Fujimori Lady's Clinic

  • Address: 〒010-8506 秋田市東通仲町4-1アルヴェ4F - ALVE (at Akita Station), 4F (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-844-3939
  • Taken from Akita Orientation Handbook. Doctor speaks English. Try to make appointments in advance.

みゆきレディースクリニック Miyuki Ladies Clinic

かおりレディースクリニック Kaori Ladies Clinic

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: 〒010-0971 秋田県秋田市八橋三和町5-2 (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-866-8352
  • Walk-ins only. Great gynecologist; takes the time to explain things, and the clinic uses new technology. Not sure about English level, but will patiently speak to you in simple Japanese.

清水産婦人科クリニック Shimizusan Fujinka Clinic

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: 〒010-0041 秋田県秋田市広面糠塚116−1 (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-893-5655
  • Dr. Shimizu speaks a little bit of English, but some Japanese will help. Warm and supportive staff, also highly recommended for fertility treatments.

三浦整形外科医院 Miura Orthopedics

つかだ泌尿器科 Tsukada Urology

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: 〒011-0947 秋田県秋田市飯島新町1丁目1-6 (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-880-1820
  • Speaks some English, great doctor. Took the time to explain what was wrong.

対馬耳鼻咽喉科医院 Tsushima ENT (Ears Nose Throat) Clinic

  • Website w/ current wait time
  • Address: 〒010-0101 秋田県潟上市天王字追分西2-71 (Katagami)
  • Phone: 018-872-1881
  • Nice and efficient service, good for colds or sinus issues. No English.


港町歯科クリニック Minato Machi Dental Clinic

おみ歯科クリニック Omi Dental Clinic

中通歯科診療所 Nakadori Dental Clinic (Meiwakai Group)

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: 〒010-0001 秋田県秋田市中通6丁目1-58 (Akita City)
  • Phone: 018-832-2833
  • About a 15 minute walk from the west exit of the station.

杉山歯科クリニック Sugiyama Dental Clinic

港町歯科クリニック Minatomachi Dental Clinic

  • Website w/ hours
  • Address: 〒011-0946 秋田県秋田市土崎港中央3丁目5−40 (Akita City, Tsuchizaki)
  • Phone: 018-857-1040
  • Nice dentist, not sure about English ability but non-Japanese speaking JETs have gotten along just fine.

Not Recommended

斎藤整形外科 Saito Orthopedics

  • Address: 〒010-0101 秋田県潟上市天王長沼40−21
  • Phone: 018-870-4188
  • A JET reported that service was mediocre and that the doctor didn't correctly set their broken finger, causing it to not heal correctly.
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