About the department

In Internal Medicine, we examine patients with chronic diseases, mainly lifestyle-related diseases, such as hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes as well as osteoporosis and blood diseases in cooperation with partner hospitals. We also provide diagnosis of sleep apnea and treatment suitable for each patient with bite plates and mouthpieces (in cooperation with Dentistry) and continuous positive airway pressure [CPAP].

Common diseases treated

  • Hypertension, arteriosclerosis
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Osteoporosis
  • Blood diseases
  • Various vaccines, vaccinations
  • Sleep apnea

Director of the department

Hideo Shimizu


Teeth and oral cavity are parts of the systemic organs that are very important for maintaining health. We try to provide comprehensive medical care such as looking at the whole body from the mouth and looking at the mouth from the whole body by making the most of the characteristics of the dental university. We provide diagnosis and treatment with various tests such as urinalysis, blood analysis, X-ray examination, ultrasound, CT, and MRI based on the examination in cooperation between medical departments and dental departments. Also, we provide the best treatment option for patients at the clinic of Sleep Apnea Syndrome.


  • The board certification of Medicine Japanese Society of Anti-Aging Medicine
  • Diplomate in primary care of the Japan Primary Care Association
  • Instructor of the Japan Primary Care Association
  • Nutrition physician in clinical nutrition authorized by the Japanese Society of Clinical Nutrition
  • Acctive member of Osaka Association of General Physicians

Characteristics of dental care

Internal Medicine Clinic

We diagnose and manage diseases, mainly chronic diseases such as hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, etc. by urinalysis, blood analysis, X-ray examination, ultrasound, CT, and MRI based on the local and systemic approach.

Clinical Laboratory

In Clinical Laboratory, our full-time technicians conduct rapid analyses from blood and urine samples.

Electrocardiogram, ultrasound diagnosis of each organ, and diagnosis of arteriosclerosis by blood pressure pulse wave monitor.


Accurate diagnosis from specimens


Dispensing, checking prescriptions, and providing medication guidance are conducted by a team of pharmacists.

Efforts for state-of-the-art dental care

Sleep apnea syndrome: Based on an accurate diagnosis, patients can choose the best treatment method according to their symptoms in cooperation with Dentistry and Otorhinolaryngology such as intraoral device (mouthpiece) and nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). Please contact us by phone first.