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|Tokyo Metropolitan Matsuzawa Hospital|
|Location||2-1-1, Kamikitazawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan|
Tokyo Metropolitan Matsuzawa hospital (東京都立松沢病院) is a public, 1,264-bed psychiatric hospital in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan. It was founded in 1879. It is a hospital established and operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and is a general hospital equipped with other clinical departments as well as a psychiatric hospital.
Its address is 2-1-1, Kamikitazawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo. It is one of the largest centres for psychiatric care in Japan.
Founded as the Tokyo Metropolitan Psychiatric Asylum in Ueno Park in July 1879, the institution relocated several times before moving to its current location in Setagaya in November 1919.
Renamed to Sugamo Hospital in Tokyo in 1889.
In 1901, Shuzo Kure, the chief professor of the Department of Psychopathology at the Tokyo Imperial University, and serving as the director of Sugamo Hospital, and begins hospital reform. The major reforms include:
The hospital got the current name with the start of the metropolitan system in July 1943.
The Main Clinical Building was completed in May 2012.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Matsuzawa Hospital accepted many COVID-19 patients with mental illnesses. By March 2021, seven hospital staff had become infected with the virus.
Matsuzawa Hospital is a public facility under the jurisdiction of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
Currently, it is a designated hospital for psychiatric emergency hospitalization in Tokyo and as a Tokyo disaster base hospital. As a general rule the hospital will provide medical treatment to anyone who is 15 years old or older. For patients who are 14 years old or younger they will be taken to the Tokyo Metropolitan Children's Medical Center.
The hospital is within walking distance of Hachimanyama Station on the Keiō Line.
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