The Catholic University of Korea – Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital [가톨릭대학교 서울성모병원]

Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (2019-20); Cross (2018); Hospital Ship (2017); Beautiful Mind (2016); Descendants of the Sun (2016); Good Doctor (2013); I'm Sorry, I Love You (2004)

Kang Si-wol (Lee Tae-sun) is warded at this hospital — seen as ‘JH Hospital — after his accident, in episode 97 and 98 (full episode 49) of Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (사랑은 뷰티블 인생은 원더풀) (KBS2, 2019-20).

This is the setting for ‘Sunlim University Medical Center’ in Cross (크로스) (tvN, 2018). Most of the principal cast work here, like organ transplant centre chief Go Jung-hoon (Jo Jae-hyun), transplant coordinator Go Ji-in (Jeon So-min), transplant specialist Lee Ju-hyeok (Kim Ji-han — formerly known as Jin Yi-han) and emergency specialist Son Yeon-hee (Yang Jin-sung). In later episodes, Kang In-kyu (Go Kyung-pyo) join the hospital at the urging of Chief Go.

This is the hospital where Song Eun-jae (Ha Ji-won) works at in Hospital Ship (병원선) (MBC, 2017) before she joins the hospital ship. It is also where Eun-jae talks on the phone with her mother for the last time in episode 2 when the latter visits her at this hospital, but Eun-jae just tells her that she has no time.

This is seen as ‘Hyunsung Medical Center’, where Lee Young-o (Jang Hyuk) works as a neurosurgeon in Beautiful Mind (뷰티풀 마인드) (KBS2, 2016).

Kang Mo-Yeon’s (Song Hye-Kyo) works at this hospital in Descendants of the Sun/Descended From the Sun (태양의 후예) (KBS2, 2016), as seen, for example, in episode 2.

This is seen as ‘Sungwon University Hospital’ in Good Doctor (굿 닥터) (KBS2, 2013).

Choi Yune (Jung Kyoung-Ho) gets treated at this hospital’s Annex Building [가톨릭대학교 성의교정 서울성모병원별관] and Cha Moo-Hyuk (So Ji-Sub) stops by in episode 14 of I’m Sorry, I Love You (미안하다 사랑한다) (KBS2, 2004).

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Established in 2009, The Catholic University of Korea – Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital [가톨릭대학교 서울성모병원] is one of the affiliated hospitals of Catholic University of Korea. The 22-stories high hospital is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Banpo [Banpo-dong/반포동] in the Seocho District [Seocho-gu/서초구].

The hospital was designed by Samoo Architects & Engineers and they won 2009 Superior Prize of the Seoul Architectural Work Award for this building.

222 Banpo-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 서초구 반포대로 222
(반포동 123)
Geolocation: 37.501777, 127.004770

Getting here
Express Bus Terminal Station [고속터미널역], Seoul Subway Line 7, Exit 4

— submitted by Mich & Marion KDL, updated 14/04/2022

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