Longhua Hospital Shanghai University of TCM

Tel Tel: 64385700
Address Address: 725 South Wanping Road, Shanghai
Email Email: longhua@longhua.net
Hours Hours:  24-hour emergency service
Website Website: www.longhua.net
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Founded in July 1960, Longhua Hospital Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is one of the four oldest TCM clinical centers in China. Over 50 years, Longhua hospital has been dedicated to development of TCM and is known nationwide for outstanding patient care provided by its physicians and staff. With the distinguishing feature and prominent advantage of TCM, Longhua hospital serves as an institute-affiliated medical center that combines health care, education, and scientific research. It is regarded as an exemplary national model TCM hospital and is categorized as Shanghai grade III level A hospital. On December 2008, the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine identified it as national TCM clinical research center for studies in Malignant Tumors and Bone Retrograde Affection research. Longhua hospital is located on the southwest part of Shanghai with a total area of 52.3 mu (about 8.7 acres). It has 853 beds and 1466 full-time staffs (Pudong branch included) of which 215 awarded senior titles. The staff includes 11 professors of Academic Succession of Experienced TCM Doctors, 16 Shanghai reputable TCM doctors and 32 doctoral tutors. The hospital has set up inpatient and outpatient departments with advanced medical equipments. There are 3 state-level key disciplines and specialties, 7 key specialties of State Administration of TCM, 5 grade III laboratories and 2 key research centers of State Administration of TCM. This hospital is distinctive for its TCM characteristics. It gives over 1.8 million outpatient consultations and discharges 25,000 inpatients annually. TCM has significant healing effects in the treatment of malignant tumors, bone retrograde affection, kidney disease, chololithiasis, rheumatism, eye disease, mastopathy, anus and intestine disease, spleen and stomach disease, respiratory disorder and Sores. There are 13 research centers of Academic Succession of Experienced TCM Doctors in Shanghai, 12 research centers of Experienced TCM Doctors in Shanghai University of TCM, 26 research centers of Experienced TCM doctors in Longhua hospital. The hospital adheres to the strategy of “rejuvenate our hospital through science, education and talents”. As the clinical teaching hospital for Shanghai University of TCM and University of Hong Kong, the hospital provides a clinical environment for the training of medical school’s graduates. There are 3 post-doctoral research centers of TCM internal medicine, TCM surgery and TCM orthopedics prospectively. Since the 11th five-year plan, hundreds of projects has been undertaken by the hospital at and above the provincial or ministerial levels, including the national 863 Programs, the national 973 programs and programs funded by the 11th Five-years Plan of Science and Technology. Among these projects, about 30 gained ministerial scientific and research awards. About 20 new clinical medicines are under research currently and 5 scientific research accomplishments has transferred into productivity The hospital sticks to the principle of “quality first, patients supreme” and nurtures a hospital culture of “preciseness,benevolence,inheritance,innovation” . It has been recognized as Shanghai Spiritual Civilization Unit 19 years in a row ever since 1991. Longhua hospital will make unremitting efforts for the development of TCM with the opportunity of establishing the national model TCM clinical research center.