Tokuda Hospital Sofia (THS)
Tokuda Hospital Sofia was officially opened on 29th of November 2006 as a part of the international medical chain Tokushukai Medical Corporation and is named after its owner Dr. Torao Tokuda - a Japanese medical doctor and social figure, a member of the Parliament in Japan for long years and author of numerous books and publications, devoted to the contemporary ethics in the hospital institutions and the qualitative care for the patients. Tokuda is the first hospital in Bulgaria, which is 100% foreign investment. From 2016 Tokuda Hospital Sofia becomes a part of the hospitals chain Acibadem City Clinic, formed after the acquisition and joining to the Turkish Medical Corporation “Acibadem”.
Mission, Vision and Principles
Tokuda Hospital’s Mission is to ensure access of each patient in need of contemporary medical help to timely and qualitative treatment while keeping his dignity and respecting his individual requirements.
Tokuda Hospital’s Vision is to be first choice hospital for the Bulgarian patients and all the patients in the region, first choice for highly specialized professionals in medicine and first choice partner in healthcare.
The main principles of the Japanese hospital are intoduced by its owners, unrolling Dr. Tokuda’s philosophy for uninterruptedness and non rejection of medical help, and also placing the patient in the center of medical help, prohibition of unregulated payments and respecting the patients’ rights with no regards of their race, social status and religion.
The holistic multidisciplinary approach is the main model of providing hospital help in Tokuda. This is the principle of creating treatment algorithms for all the patients. High qualification of medical doctors and healthcare professionals, comfort conditions and modern equipment are fundamental preconditions for executing of numerous highly specialized and avant-guard procedures, unique for the region and even worldwide.
We attract not only patients, but also many foreign specialists to constantly exchange experience and develop new practices and procedures. Over 100 different practical seminars and trainings for professionals and patients take place each year in the congress center of Tokuda.
In 2016 Tokuda Hospital Sofia becomes the biggest hospital in Bulgaria to acquire accreditation by the world acknowledged system JCI (Joint Commission International). The accreditation ensures the implementation of many policies and strategies to continuously improve the level of hospital care and certifies that patients are treated in the most safe and responsible manner.
The hospital is built on 52 000 square meters building area in the south part of the Sofia’s housing district Lozenetz. It has 11 floors, one of which is underground. The medical equipment is state-of-the-art and is renewed constantly according to the world innovations in medicine. The idea plan of the architecture is created by the Japanese architect Nobuo Mogari from the famous Japanese architecture company Shinto Keikaku.
The structure of the hospital is multidisciplinary and almost all medical disciplines are covered here. It has over 30 Clinics and Departments, 3 surgery wards and 22 operating theaters, equipped with modern medical installations. The Hospital has 1000 beds totally adapted to the individual needs of the patients.
Tokuda Hospital Sofia is a massive investment in the Healthcare Sector of Bulgaria. In 2006 the hospital is awarded with ‘Investment of the Year’ award and the same year it was also given the prestigious award ‘Building of the Year’ for its contemporary design and project with care for the patients and employees.
The Hospital is a laureate of many other Bulgarian and International awards since its opening.
In 2008 it was awarded the ‘Bosei – striving for the stars’ award for total quality management.
In 2009 Tokuda Hospital is given the award of Mark Institute for the ‘Best Healthcare Brand’.
In 2010 the hospital won the award for Best Website in Healthcare Sector, given by the Bulgarian Web Association.
Since 2010 Tokuda Hospital got best ratings for private hospital from the Bulgarian Association for Patients’ Protection.
In 2012 the Bulgarian Association for Patients’ Protection gave the hospital a special award for Overall Achievement in protecting the patients’ rights in Bulgaria.
In the end of 2012 Tokuda Hospital Sofia was given the ‘Little Prince’ award by the Minister of Healthcare for its support for the fight against the autism.
In 2015 Tokuda Hospital Sofia won in cooperation with its partner www.treatmentbulgaria.com the award for best foreign patients customer service:
Multi-profile modern hospital with high standards
The hospital has:
- Highly qualified medical teams
- 37 clinics and departments
- 3 surgery wards with 22 operation theaters
- Modern diagnostic center
- Avant-garde equipment
- Emergency room and home visits for urgent conditions
All hospitals of Tokuda including the one in Sofia are connected with common information system with abilities for mutual exchange of information and consultations in real time.
A uniform standard has been set up for good medical practices and quality control in the medical services, serving of patients and training of doctors and technical personnel.
51B "Nikola I. Vaptsarov" blvd. (if you drive, the entrance is from "At. Dukov" str.), "Hladilnika" distr., 1407 "Lozenets".
The hospital has a parking lot. The first 30 min. are free of charge, then a fee of 3 bgn/hours applies.
Buses: №88, 120
Shuttle bus: 32
Subway: Getting off at "James Bourchier" station, after that walking through "Lozenets" distr., or tram №10, taking off at "Nikola I. Vaptsarov" stop. or a bus №88, taking ff at "Tokuda Hospital" stop.
From the Central Railway Station
Bus line №305 getting off at "Romanian embassy" stop
From "Romanian embassy" stop – Bus line №120 getting off at "Tokuda Hospital" stop.
(after the traffic lights at "Atanas Dukov" str.
With a subway, from "Central Railway Station" station, getting off at "James Bourchier" station, after that walking through "Lozenets" distr., or tram №10, taking off at "Nikola I. Vaptsarov" stop. or a bus №88, taking ff at "Tokuda Hospital" stop.