Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital

Tel Tel: 86-20-81332199
Address Address: 107 Yanjiang Xilu, Guangzhou
Hours Hours:  24-hour emergency service
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The Second Affiliated Hospital, also named the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital ( 中山大学孙逸山纪念医院), is situated on the picturesque bank of the Pearl River in downtown Guangzhou. It was initially founded as an ophthalmic hospital in 1835 by Dr. Peter Parker, an American medical missionary and diplomat who graduated from Yale College in 1831. It was the first hospital to offer western medicine and one of the birthplaces of modern medical sciences in China. For 170 years, the Hospital's medical advances have been associated with the pioneering and innovation of health care in the country. The nationally renowned 1,320-bed medical center offers a full range of sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in medicine and surgery specialty & sub-specialty. During the past few years, the Hospital has entered an exciting period of exponential growth. It has consistently ranked high in medical fields and it enjoys a distinguished reputation for excellent health care, with an extensive range of services provided to the community. FacultyThere are now over 2,100 employees in the Hospital, including 800 nurses. In addition, there are 600 medical staff members, including 50 professors, 182 associate professors and many other specialists. The skilled medical and nursing staff, together with their cutting-edge technology, makes the Hospital a recognized institution in patient care, teaching and research. MissionThe mission of the Hospital is to serve as a major academic medical center with state-of-the-art facility committed to the needs of local, national and international community and to provide the best possible health care and medical services. The staff members are dedicated to achieving this goal through continuous pursuit of excellence in service, education and research. Specialty and AchievementsThe Hospital's specialty areas, including endocrinology, cardiology, gynecology, pediatric care, hepato-biliary surgery, orthopedics, urological surgery, otolaryngology, dentistry and maxillofacial surgery, rank at the forefront both in Guangdong Province and South China in recent years. As a hospital affiliated to Sun Yat-sen University, it conducts many hospital-based research programs, with over 10 million RMB research funds annually from all levels of public research supports. It provides education and training for future health care practitioners at home and abroad. Each year, the hospital accepts approximately 30,000 inpatients and receives almost 1.2 million clinical visits in its outpatient programs on the main campus and its branch center in Haizhu District of Guangzhou. Its emergency service handles nearly 100,000 visits annually. Each year the surgical staff performs more than 10,000 operations, and the obstetric service delivers approximately 1,000 babies. In the last decade, many recognitions and awards have been granted to the Hospital. It is the first hospital in the region to be categorized as a 3A Hospital by the Ministry of Health in China. It appears frequently on the "Model Hospitals" lists of the province and the country. The Hospital has also been granted the recognition as one of the Advanced Units in the medical field by the Ministry of Health in China