The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Hangzhou, China

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The First Affiliated Hospital of the College of Medicine, Zhejiang University, is a large teaching hospital located in Zhejiang province. It is situated at the heart of Hangzhou, which is one the most beautiful cities in China. The hospital is known for two disciplines, infectious disease and surgery. The hospital has become one of the five major organ transplantation centres in China and significant achievements in scientific research have been made since the turn of the millennium. Both “Combined pancreas – duodenum – kidney transplantation” and the “Artificial liver supporting system” have won the Second Prize in a National Award and the first prize for Science and Technology advancement in a provincial capacity. The hospital also supports 18 disciplines of traditional Chinese medicine.

The hospital is continuing its expansion and in March 2007, the hospital completed a brand new surgical building which accommodates a further 1,500 beds. The whole hospital contains approximately 3,000 beds.

The hospital was established in the November of 1947 with more than 3,780 employees, including more than 400 medical and nursing specialists with senior professional titles, including two Chair Professors of the Yangtze River, two Yangtze River Professors and two Chair Professor of Zhejiang University.

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Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language Cantonese / Mandarin
Funding Status Public

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