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Health Clinics

Sasebo, Japan Branch Health Clinic 

Clinic Facebook page is regularly updated with new information and services provided. Please follow this link https://www.facebook.com/SaseboHealthClinic

Our Services

  • Dental Clinic
  • EDIS
  • Immunizations
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Laboratory
  • Occupational Health
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Primary Care Clinic
  • Specialist, visiting quarterly 
  • Radiology
  • Substance Use Disorder Rehabilitation

Available Services

The Branch Health Clinic provides family practice health care and dental care for routine clinical services. Although there are no full-time specialists stationed at Sasebo, certain specialties from USNH Yokosuka provide services on a quarterly basis. Please contact your Medical Home Port team for more information.  

Routine Health Care

Appointments are required for all routine health care needs. Please call DSN 252-3624 to make a routine appointment. Some examples of routine health care include: 

  • Physical Exams 
  • Optometry 
  • Well Baby Exams 
  • Coughs, Colds, and Low Fevers 
  • Sinus Pain 
  • Earaches 
  • Non-allergic Insect Bites 
  • Routine Procedures 


Emergency Care

Branch Health Clinic Sasebo doesn’t have an emergency room or urgent care center. Clinic staff may respond to medical emergencies on base; however, the clinic relies on local Japanese facilities or the Naval Hospital for all higher levels of emergency care. Patients requiring emergency care will be transported to an appropriate facility. 

In case of emergency, please call 911 or 0956-50-0911 on base, or 119 off base. 

Enrolled in a TRICARE Prime plan? Contact your primary care manager within 24 hours or the next business day after you receive emergency care. 

All clinics are closed on federal and training holidays. Please visit the BHC Sasebo Facebook page for up-to-date closure and affected hours information. 

Contact Us


On Base: 911or commercial 0956-50-0911
Off Base: 911

Appointment Line 

DSN 252-3624 


Monday - Friday 

7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  

Saturday - Sunday 

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Occupational Health 

DSN 252-2595 

Immunizations, PHA/IMR 

DSN 252-2582 


DSN 252-3826 


DSN 252-2553 

Physical Therapy 

DSN 252-2598 

Operational Forces Medical Liaison 

DSN 252-2535 

Officer In Charge

CAPT Carol M. Ellsworth

PSC 476 Box 25
FPO AP 96322-0025
DSN: 315-252-2589
COMM: 011-81-956-50-2589

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