The First Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College was founded in 1989. It has attained the highest level in China's hospital rating system (level 3A), and is ranked in the Top 100 of "Best Chinese Hospitals".
The First Affiliated Hospital is a modern, comprehensive hospital with widely recognized strengths and expertise in such fields as cardiology, internal medicine, rheumatism, neurosurgery, general surgery, orthopedics, hematology, and molecular imaging. The department of cardiology has been designated as a "Key Medical Specialty" by the province of Guangdong, as the only such key specialty outside the provincial capital Guangzhou. Additionally, The First Affiliated Hospital has been selected as one of 65 Education Centers of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in China and the only one in eastern Guangdong.
The First Affiliated Hospital currently has 2,070 employees and 1,650 patient beds. It comprises 56 clinical departments, 11 technical departments, 12 teaching departments and 6 laboratories.
There are extensive teaching facilities for our students including classrooms, demonstration rooms, clinical skills training rooms, libraries, electronic reading rooms, and multimedia classrooms, as well as student accommodation.
Thanks to the support of the Li Ka Shing Foundation, the First Affiliated Hospital has developed into a top-notch hospital with outstanding healthcare professionals and state-of-the-art facilities, integrating excellent clinical care with education and research.
Following these successful developments, the First Affiliated Hospital has been designated a "National Advanced Healthcare Unit", and has been granted the "Hospital Reform and Innovation Award" by the Ministry of Health for three consecutive years from 2010 to 2012 and several other national awards.
Prof. Xue-rui Tan
First Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College
No. 57 Changping Road, Shantou, 515041
Guangdong Province, P.R.C.
+86 (0)754 8825 8290