Foshan Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine
2009.06.04

Foshan Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Founded in 1956, Foshan Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine is a General TCM Hospital at the“First Class of the Third Level” which integrates medicine, education, research and prevention into one and is famous home and abroad for its Orthopedics and Traumatology Department The floor space of all buildings for medical use in the hospital covers an area of over 60,000 sq. m., with a delicately designed comprehensive outpatient building and a modern eminent 17-storey inpatient building with heliport on the top. The wards are comfortable and are installed with central oxygen supply system, central air-conditioning system, centralized hot water supply system, central audio system and modern teleseme, providing a neat, elegant, convenient and comfortable visiting and inpatient environment.   

 The hospital has over 1,000 hospital beds, receiving an average of 4,100 outpatients per day. There are 18 first grade clinical departments and 15 departments of other specialties, the former of which includes orthopedics and traumatology department, emergency department, department of internal medicine, surgical department, department of obstetrics and gynecology, depart of pediatrics, ENT department, department of ophthalmology, department of acupuncture and moxibustion, department of massage for soft tissue injuries, anorectum department, department of dermatology, department of physiotherapy, department of stomatology, ICU, department of anesthesiology, health department, etc. The hospital has set up 58 specialized out-patient clinics, a research institute of orthopedics and traumatology and a research laboratory for traditional Chinese medicine. It has a team with strong professional and technical expertise and is equipped with advanced facilities costing over 60 million yuan for diagnosis, first aid and treatment.  

The hospital makes great efforts to inheritand further develop the advantages of traditional Chinese medicine while combines traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine to rescue and treat all kinds of emergent, critical and serious cases and stubborn diseases, which, have gained notably favorable results. The orthopedics and traumatology department, founded by Li Guanghai, a famous specialist in bone injuries in South China, is a key specialized department of the hospital which has treated several million cases in decades.

The department has distinctive medical features and subject advantages. With its unique “fourteen methods of bone setting”, self-developed “traumatic liquid”, “traumatic cream” and other over 60 pharmaceutical preparations, it combines methods of treatment of traditional Chinese and Western medicine to rescue and treat all sorts of serious traumas and diseases related to orthopedics and traumatology, the curative effect of which is well-known in the country and Southeast Asia. The department has 850 hospital beds and 13 secondary subdivisions. It received 283,000 outpatients in 1998. In the closed treatment of intra-articular fracture, adjacent articular fracture, fracture with dislocation and malunion of old fracture, it makes full use of the advantages of closed reduction, small splint immobilization, dynamic and static combination and administration of drugs for external and oral use, which has the advantages of being safe, convenient and with few complications and good recovery of function and whose curative effect has reached the advanced level in China, and has thus been selected as the key subject of the “Five One Project” of Guangdong Health Department.

The emergency department is on call round the clock to attend to all kinds of emergent, critical and serious cases, such as myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, respiratory failure, shock, toxicosis and all kinds of serious trauma, combined injury, craniocerebral injury and others and has gained many commendation from departments at all levels over the years. The department of internal medicine gives priority to traditional Chinese medicine while integrates traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine for the treatment of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, digestive disease, urologic disease and many other stubborn diseases, which has achieved significant therapeutic effect. The department of acupuncture and moxibustion has set up specialized clinics for sciatica, cervical spondylosis, sequelae of apoplexy and other diseases. Its combination of epidural injection in curing the protrusion of intervertebral disc is highly praised and appreciated by the patients.

Department of massage for soft tissue injuries applies maneuvers effectively in the treatment of protrusion of intervertebral disc, cervical spondylosis and other soft tissue injuries. The department of obstetrics and gynecology integrates traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine to cure infertility, gynecological tumor, emmeniopathy and other diseases and has gained favorable curative effect.   

In respect of medical research, the hospital has participated in the composition of 12 monographs in different professional fields and has published over 100 theses in publications of or above municipal or provincial level, over 50 of which were recognized as excellent theses in natural science of or above municipal or provincial level in recent years.  It has obtained over 30 projects initiated by Foshan City, Guangdong Province or the country, in which 5 are projects of State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and over 20 are projects of Guangdong Science and Technology Department, Guangdong Health Department, Guangdong Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Foshan Science Commission. Twelve of the above projects have already passed technical evaluation and several were assessed as “having attained advanced level in the same field in the country”. The hospital has acquired Prize for Progress in Science and Technology at all levels for six times. With its magnificent skills and excellent service, the hospital enjoys high reputation in the society.

Since 1990, it has been granted the “Advanced Collectivity in the National Health System”, “National Advanced Collectivity in Emergency Work with Traditional Chinese Medicine” and “ Civilized TCM Hospital of Guangdong Province” and in 1994, it was recognized as the “National TCM Medical Center of Orthopedics and Traumatology” and “National Demonstration TCM Hospital” by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology

Treatment of closed fracture with “fourteen methods of bone setting”

Chen Weiliang, Yuan Richeng, Zhong Guangling, Li Hanmin, Chen Zhiwei, Pan Zhixiong

Advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Department of Hand and Microsurgery

Replantation of limb, amputated finger or toe

Zhong Guangling, Zuo Zhongnan, Gao Junqing

Advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Arthroscope Department

Treatment of arthropathy with arthroscope

Chen Zhiwei, Liu Xiaofang

Advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Pediatric Orthopedics Department

Treatment of Pediatric osteopathy by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

Li Hanmin, Chen Zhiwei, Wu Zhengjie

Advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Hip Joint Department

Treatment of hip-joint disease and joint replacement by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

Li Hanmin, Zhong Guangling, Liu Xiaofang, Xu Zhiqiang 

Advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Vertebral Column Department

Treatment of vertebral disease by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

Liu Ruluo, Guan Honggang, Chen Xunwen

Advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Craniocerebral Surgery Department

Treatment of craniocerebral disease by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

Deng Baijie, Lao Yuxuan

Approaching advanced level in China

 

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Hepatobiliary Department

Treatment of Hepatobiliary disease by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

Qiu Huade, Tao Shiming

Approaching advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Department of Massage for Soft Tissue Injuries

Treatment of protrusion of intervertebral disc with closed maneuvers

Zhu Jin’gen

Approaching advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Department of Endocrinology

Treatment of diabetes by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

Lang Jiangming, Wei Aisheng, Fang Pai

Approaching advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Neurology Department

Treatment of neurological disease by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

Gu Wei

Approaching advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Nephropathy Department

Treatment of nephropathy by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

Li Meizhen, Yu Junwen

Approaching advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics, hemodialysis room and wards

 

Respiratory Care Department

Treatment of respiratory disease by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

 

Huang Zhaoqi

Approaching advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics, Fiberbronchoscope Lab and wards

 

Hepatology Department

 

Treatment of hepatitis by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

 

He Yingwei, Jiang Kaiping

Approaching advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Cardiovascular Department

Treatment of cardiovascular disease by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

Huang Jieling, Luo Shaohua

Approaching advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Department of Digestive Disease

Treatment of digestive disease by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

Li Shuxi, Yu Shifang, Lin Liuqing

Approaching advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics, gastroenterological endoscope lab and wards

 

Department of Male and Female Infertility

Treatment of male and female infertility by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

Chen Xiulian

Approaching advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Department of Sequelae of Apoplexy

Treatment of sequelae of apoplexy with acupuncture and moxibustion

Lao Jinxiong

Approaching advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards

 

Department of Andropathy (venereal disease, infertility and prostatosis of males)

Treatment of andropathy by combining traditional Chinese medicine with western medicine

Li Xiangguang, Zhu Chengbin

Among the earliest to set up the department in China

With outpatient clinics

 

Ultrasonic Lithotripsy

Extracorporeal ultrasonic lithotripsy treatment

Liang Qiaorong

Advanced level in China

With outpatient clinics and wards