Central Taiwan Hospitals
1) Jen-Ai Hospital
36 Liu Chan E. Rd. Sec. 3
Tel: 886 4 2225 5450
483 Dong Rong Road
Tali, Taichung, Taiwan
Tel: 886 4 2481 9990
Jen-Ai Hospital, a non-profit organization, has two branches in Taichung. Jen-Ai Hospital Taichung, located in the center of Taichung City, is a long established 146 bed secondary care hospital. The other branch, Jen-Ai Hospital Tali is a 746 bed tertiary care community hospital and the largest regional teaching hospital in Tali.
Jen-Ai Hospital Tali was the first hospital in Taiwan to launch an International Patient Center. Some of the services provided by the Center include helping patients set up medical appointments, free interpretations in various languages to easily facilitate communication between patients and physicians and hospital staff, translation of medical documents and diagnostic reports, and assistance with hospital financial procedures. The Center also has a Japanese coordinator to facilitate its Japanese medical service.
Jen-Ai's Departments include Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chinese Medicine, Dentistry, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Pain Clinic, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Weight Loss and more.
In 2009, Jen-Ai Hospital Tali was awarded World Health Organization’s (WHO) “Health Promoting Hospitals” (HPH) Membership Certificate. In 2010, it was awarded “Most Baby-Friendly Hospital” (ranked #1) from the Department of Health in Taiwan.
2) Taichung Hospital
99 San Min Rd., Sec. 1
Taichung 40343, Taiwan
886 4 2229 4411
Established in 1894, this over 100-year-old public hospital is conveniently located in downtown Taichung. Its newly built Medical Center with state-of-the-art medical equipment and contemporary decor opened in 1998.
The hospital has a Burn Center, Cosmetic Treatment Center, Lithotripsy Center, VIP Examination Center, Tumor Center, Women's Health Center, Autism Treatment Center and a long-term Nursing Care Center.
The Tumor Therapy Center has the latest radiation equipment including IMRT, 3D conformal radiation therapy and an inverse planning computer system.
Its Departments include General Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Urology, Dentistry, Orthopedics, Radiation, Rehabilitation and Family Medicine.
3) Tungs' Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital
Wu Chi Branch
No. 699, Sec. 1, Chungchi Rd
Wu Chi, Taichung
Tel: 886 4 2658 1919
No. 8 Chenggong W. St.
Shalu Township, Taichung County
Tel: 886 4 2662 6161
The Tungs' Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital was founded by Dr. Jai-Chin Tung in order to service the local community. Wu Chi has approximately 3,000 beds, and Shalu has about 100 beds. The Wu Chi branch has an International Medical Service Center to provide medical care and health exams for its international clients. It offers many comprehensive examinations including: multi-slice lung cancer screening and tumor marking examination, colonoscopy examination, multi-slice coronary artery calcification examination, screening for tumors in head, neck, abdomen, pelvic cavity and spine, CVA and headache screening, breast cancer screening (breast MRI), and complete PET/CT scan.
Tungs' Departments include Radiation, Oncology, Pain Management, Orthopedics, Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, ENT, Psychosomatic Clinic, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Dental, Chinese Medicine and Rehabilitation. It also has a Cancer Treatment Center, a Hemodialysis Center and a 24-hour Emergency Department.
Its specializations are: Cardiovascular procedures including cardiac catheterization and open heart surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, including joint replacement and spine surgery, Gastroenterology procedures including endoscopic ultrasound and radiofrequency ablation for tumors, Cosmetic Surgery, Dental Implants, Infertility Treatments, and high-tech Health Exams.
Tungs' heart surgery team has performed more than 700 open-heart surgeries including coronary artery bypass, grafting and heart valve replacement. In addition, it has performed over 5,000 successful cardiac catheterizations.
Its surgeons perform approximately 1,200 cases of head trauma, spinal lesion, brain tumor and cerebral hemorrhage surgeries annually. They use stereotactic radiosurgery for some specifc brain tumors, which can be done in one day and no operation is required.
Over 750 knee and hip operations are performed here yearly. It is also very experienced in performing minimally-invasive spinal surgeries for treatment of herniated discs, scoliosis, spinal stenosis and other orthopedic problems. It uses the most innovative techniques to minimize tissue damage and shorten the hospital stay.
For patients suffering from biliary pancreatic and gastrointestinal diseases, the hospital uses endoscopic ultrasonography to perform examination and diagnosis. This hospital has been remarkably successful in treating hepatocellular carcinoma. Since 2003, they have been using radiofrequency ablation (RFA) instead of the traditional surgical treatment for liver tumors. Tungs' is an accredited teaching hospital certified for kidney and liver transplantation.
Tungs' is one of only three hospitals in Taiwan to offer the Aurora 1.5T Dedicated Breast MRI System. This new integrated breast MRI technology provides the higest quality imaging of the breasts, chest wall and axillae in a single scan.
It has an International Center for Medical Aesthetics which uses the most advanced instruments and offers cosmetic, facial, and body plastic surgeries and treatments. This Center works closely together with the Departments of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery.
Its newly renovated VIP ward with its modern facilities and attractive design gives patients the feeling of a hotel and not a hospital experience. English speaking hospital personnel are available at all times.
Some of the amenities the hospital offers include a food court serving a variety of Eastern and Western cuisines, an outdoor park, an indoor children's playground, a library with books, audiovisual equipment and computers, a conference area, and private rooms which can be used by patients and their families and friends for religious services. One of its unqiue features is its revolving restaurant with lovely scenic views of Taichung.
Tungs' Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital was accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) in 2008.
4) China Medical University Hospital (CMUH)
2 Yuh-Der Road
Tel: 886 4 2205 2121
China Medical University Hospital (CMUH), affiliated with China Medical University, provides high quality medical services, clinical education and research and is focused on promoting the modernization of Chinese medicine and the integration of Chinese and Western medicine. The hospital is a medical center specialized in critical care and cancer treatment.
CMUH's specialties include cardiology, jont-replacement surgery, organ transplantation, dialysis, stroke treatment, laser treatment, rehabilitation, and sports medicine.
The hospital has Departments of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Rehabilitation, Dermatology, Dentistry, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, and Nuclear Medicine.
Hospital's Centers include: a Cancer Center, a Heart and Vascular Center, a Kidney Institute, an Organ Transplantation Center, a Psychiatry Center, a Stroke Center, a Trauma and Emergency Center, and a Preventive Medicine Center. Its Centers employ the most advanced medical equipment. These include: Gamma Knife, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) , a 64-Slice CT, Statscan, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRI), Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) and Tomotherapy.
China Medical University Hospital has been accredited by the JCI in 2010.
5) Kuang Tien General Hospital
No. 117, Sha Tian Rd.
Shalu Township, Taichung County
Tel: 886 4 662 5111
International Health Services Center (IHSC)
Tel: 886 4 2665 1900
No. 321, Jingguo Rd.
Dajia Township, Taichung
Tel: 886 4 688 5599
Founded in 1913, the Kuang Tien General Hospital is a 1320-bed teaching hospital with branches in both Shalu and Dajin Townships servicing the central region of Taiwan by providing comprehensive medical services including acute and long term medical care, disease prevention and rehabilitative care.
Kuang Tien General has Departments of Internal Medicine, Surgery, Dermatology, Dentistry, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Pediatrics.
Its Centers of Excellence include Child Development Evaluation, Health Examinations, Plastic and Reconstructive Cosmetic Surgery (including eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction, and hair transplants), Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement Surgery, Nuclear Medicine, Medical Imaging, Cancer, Musculoskeletal Care, Ear, Nose and Throat Care (ENT), Artificial Reproduction Technology, Dialysis and Community Health.
It has considerable expertise in diagnosing and treating gynecological diseases.
The hospital operates a Nursing Home very close to the Shalu branch.
1) Chang Bing Show Chwan Health Care Center Park
6 Lugong Rd., LuGang Zhen (LuKang)
Changua County, Taiwan
Tel: 886 4 781 3888
The Chang Bing Show Chwan Health Care Center Park, opened in 2006, is a unique new concept in healthcare which combines treatment facilities with entertainment and recreational facilities, aromatherapy, yoga, and organically grown food, making the patient’s stay a truly holistic healthcare experience.
This 1,000 bed healthcare facility, affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, specializes in Cardiovascular Surgery, Gastroenterology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Oncology, Orthopedics and a variety of Cosmetic Procedures.
In 2008 it opened its Research Institute against Cancer of the Digestive Tract. This Center provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for disorders of the gastrointestinal tract including gallstones, liver, biliary and pancreatic disorders by using laparoscopy and the capsule video endoscope.
The hospital's Department of Oncology provides comprehensive and compassionate cancer care. Its Breast Center offers advanced diagnostic techniques and treatment for early cancer detection, reconstructive surgery and radiation therapy.
Its Medical Aesthetics Center offers body sculpting treatments, weight reduction counseling by nutritionists, carbon dioxide laser therapy, light wave facelift, aesthetic reconstructive surgery and body plastic surgery.
It received Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation in 2009.
2) Hau Sheng Hospital
Yuanlin Township, Changhua County
Located 95 miles (150 kilometers) south of Taipei, in Yuanlin in Central Taiwan, Hau Sheng Hospital is a 30 bed maternity hospital with a "Hello Kitty" theme.
All aspects of this hospital have the well known "Hello Kitty" motif including birth certificates, baby blankets, beds and staff uniforms, etc. Babies receive a pink or blue blanket, nurses are dressed in pink uniforms with "Hello Kitty" aprons and rooms are decorated with the famous cat's images.
The popular cartoon character is being used to try to ease the stress and anxiety of childbirth. The Hau Sheng Hospital is the world's first "Hello Kitty" medical establishment.
3) Changhua Christian Hospital
135 Nanxiao St.
Changua City, Changua County
Tel: 886 4 728 5132
Tel: 886 4 728 5161
558, Sec. 1, Dacheng Rd.
Erlin Township, Changua County
Lugang (Lukang) Branch:
480 Jhongjheng Rd.
Lugang (Lukang) Township, Changua County
Changhua Christian Hospital (CCH) established in 1896 has a long standing impeccable reputation for high quality medical care. It has eight branches and over three thousand beds which serve the communities of Changhua, Yunlin, Taichung and Nantou Counties. It provides in-patient, out-patient and emergency services.
The main hospital at Nanguo with 1,500 beds, is the largest tertiary care medical center in central Taiwan.
Its specialties encompass Orthopedic Surgery, including joint reconstruction and minimally invasive surgery, living donor transplantation, Gynecology, Oncology, Neurology, Reproductive Medicine, and Chinese Medicine.
Hospital has the following Departments: Internal Medicine, Surgery, OB/GYN, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Orthopedic Surgery, Dermatology, Cosmetic Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Medical Imaging, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Bariatric Surgery, Diabetes, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Dentistry and Chinese Medicine.
In 2001, the first kidney transplantation in Taiwan was performed here. In 2010, this hospital introduced Mini Incontinence Surgery. Its Organ Transplantation Center specializes in kidney and liver transplants.
It has an Assisted Reproductive Center which offers a special two week in-vitro program and an International Ward which provides holistic care for its patients in a 5-star environment.
CCH was accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) in 2008. It has recently received CCP Certification from the JCI for both its Clinical Kidney Disease (CKD) and Diabetes Mellitus (DM) programs. Also, it has received CAP accreditation for joint reconstruction.
1) Yumin General Hospital
No. 200, Sec. 1 Taiping Rd.
Caotun Town, Nantou County
886 4 9235 8151
Founded in 1970, Yu-Min General Hospital with 224 beds is certified by the Department of Health and the Ministry of Education as a regional teaching hospital.
The hospital’s Departments include Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nephrology, Urology, Orthopedics, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Dermatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Radiology, and Dentistry including prosthodontic, orthodontic, periodontic, oral surgery and pedodontic procedures.
The hospital has an Intensive Care Unit and Hemodialysis Center. It is also known for its quick and efficient micro-invasive aesthetic treatments which are customized to fit the needs of international travelers. This hospital uses a variety of diagnostic tools and tests including gastric endoscopy, bone mineral densitometry, radiography, and ultra-sonography for its comprehensive and extremely thorough health exams and general check-ups.
2) Puli Christian Hospital
1, The-Shan Rd.
Tel: 886 4 9291 2151
Founded in 1956, Puli Christian Hospital is a district/teaching hospital in Puli, in central Taiwan. Its Surgery Departments include: General Surgery, Orthopedics, Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Colo-Rectal Surgery and Neurosurgery.
Its Internal Medicine Department includes: Pediatrics, Neurology, Cardiology, Allergy-Immunology, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary Medicine, Nephrology, and Infectious Disease.
Other Divisions include: Radiology, Anesthesiology, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Dentistry, and Emergency Medicine.
Its Department of Community Medicine includes Family Medicine, a Physical Exam Center, and Mobile Clinics.