Taipei is the exciting capital of Taiwan. It is the economic, tourist and cultural center of the island. Taipei is endowed with many good hospitals. Some of the major hospitals here have established separate centers for foreigners. This is a brief note on some of the leading hospitals in Taipei.
Taipei Veterans General Hospital, established in 1958, is a trusted hospital in Taiwan and is situated at No.201, Sec. 2, Shipai Rd., Beitou District, Taipei. This hospital is a pioneer institute in medical education, research and medical care services with all latest technologies in diagnostic sector. Regarded as the teaching hospital for the National Defense Medical Center under the Ministry of National Defense, it has bilateral ties with foreign universities and organizations like Berlin University and also the Center for Rehabilitation of the Austrian Labor Committee.
Mackay Memorial Hospital is a famous private Christian hospital with all modern medical facilities and highly qualified medical professionals, founded in 1912. This world class hospital is located at 92 Zhongshan North Road, Section 2, Taipei and is considered as a flagship hospital of Taiwanese native peoples. This 1200-bed hospital offers treatment and assistance in all major medical specialties. Tel. +886 2 2543-3535
Taipei Medical University Hospital (TPUH) is a famous modern hospital with 500 beds and all of the most advanced medical facilities for treatment at global standards. This ISO-9002 certified hospital, founded in 1976, is also considered a pioneer center in clinical research and medical education. TPUH was recognized as the Class I Teaching Hospital and Health Executive Center by the Department of Health of Taiwan. The International Patient Center at TMUH is formulated exclusively for international patients and is conveniently located at 252, Wu Hsing Street, Taipei. Phone: +886-2-2737-2181
National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) founded in 1895 has perhaps been the most trusted and renowned medical center in Taiwan. This hospital, located at No.7, Chung Shan S. Rd., Taipei, employs more than 4000 dedicated and highly qualified medical personnel to offer most modern medical services and treatment of international standards in all the departments. NTUH is especially famous for their centers for liver diseases and Heart Transplant Division. Tel: 886-2-2312-3456 The Tri-Service General Hospital (TSGH) is another highly reputed hospital in the city and this large health center is situated at No.325, Sec.2, Chenggong Rd., Neihu District, Taipei City 114. This hospital is equipped with latest medical instruments and technology combined with excellent services of master medical professionals.
Taiwan Adventist Hospital is another well-known hospital in the city and is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a part of their worldwide mission system. The hospital working under government’s sponsorship employs 900 medical staff and offers cost effective treatment to more than 1,400 outpatients daily and emergency services to over 2,000 people monthly. English speaking staffs are available in this 379-bedded world-class hospital, which is placed at No.424, Sec. 2, Bade Rd., Songshan District, Taipei City10556, Taiwan. TEL: 886-2-27718151
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (CGMH) is another top rated hospital in the city, which offers world-class treatments and services of brilliant doctors and allied staffs cost effectively. The hospital was founded in 1976 and has been a major center of medical services, teaching and research. Their International Service Center (ISC) attracts a large number of foreigners and is located at Duenhua North Road, Taipei. Tel: 886-2-27135211
Taipei Tzu Chi General Hospital is another well-known hospital in Taipei and is situated at No.289, Jianguo Rd., Sindian City, Taipei. Tzu Chi Foundation, the leading community service group of Taiwan operates this trusted health institute and offers clinical treatment and services at reasonable prices in a warm and caring environment. The hospital established in 2005 is especially famous for the micro-invasive operations formulated to minimize patients’ suffering. Phone: 02-66289779