The Zhujiang Hospital of Southern Medical University is the second affiliated hospital and the second clinical medical school of the National Key University Southern Medical University (formerly the First Military Medical University). It is located on the south bank of the beautiful Pearl River in Guangzhou. It is a medical, teaching, and scientific research center. As one of the top three general hospitals.
Hospital was established in 1947 and has gone through the development stages of the Rear Hospital of the Central China Military Region, the Field Hospital of the Fuzhou Military Region, and the Affiliated Hospital of the First Military Medical University. In August 2004, it was transferred to Guangdong Province as a whole with the First Military Medical University.
The hospital now covers an area of 98,000 square meters, with a construction area of 315,000 square meters. There are 54 specialized departments, 30 teaching and research departments, and 2,000 approved beds. The pediatric branch will be completed soon. It is the first batch of “Tier-A” hospitals in the country, the first batch of national “Twelfth Five-Year” brand hospitals with comprehensive strength, National Health and Family Planning Commission International Emergency Rescue Center Network Hospital, public hospital reform counterpart hospitals, national “baby-friendly hospitals”, The first batch of designated medical institutions for social medical insurance and social work-related injury insurance in Guangdong Province, and the highest credit rating of designated medical institutions for medical insurance in Guangzhou City are "AAA"-level units. Advanced unit of socialist spiritual civilization, advanced unit of "Bethune Cup" quality service of the whole army, advanced unit of Guangdong Customer Satisfaction Project, national-level "Youth Civilization" model unit, won the national "May 1st" labor award.
Hospital has formed distinctive technical characteristics in neurosurgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, otolaryngology, cardiovascular medicine, oncology, urology and other fields, and its superior technology has reached the international and domestic leading level. It has 2 national key clinical specialties (pediatrics, neurosurgery), 1 national key cultivated discipline (orthopedics), 1 key discipline of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Chinese medicine), and 23 key clinical specialties of Guangdong Province (cardiovascular internal medicine, Orthopedics, Gynecology, Neonatology, Critical Care Medicine, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Critical Care, Neurology, Endocrinology, General Surgery, Urology, Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics, Thoracic Surgery, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Medical Imaging, Oncology Department, Ophthalmology, Clinical Nursing, Rehabilitation Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Hematology), 2 Guangdong Provincial Medical Quality Control Centers (cranial and cerebral surgery, hyperbaric oxygen), 7 Guangdong Provincial Key Disciplines, 2 Provincial Key Laboratories, There is 1 key specialty in the province's "Five One Science Education and Medical Rejuvenation Project".