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The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University

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The exterior view of the First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University [Photo/]

The First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, formerly the Soochow Hospital founded in 1883, has become a 3A-grade hospital –– the highest rating in China's three-tier grading system for public hospitals.

Over the past 130 years, the hospital has become an instruction center in the south Jiangsu area for medical treatment and first-aid.

The hospital has two campuses –– one on Pinghai Road and the other on Shizi Street, offering around 3,000 patient beds. In 2018, approximately 3.8 million patients were treated by the emergency and outpatient departments, with 66,000 operations carried out.

At present, the hospital employs 4,504 staff members, with 305 holding senior titles and 592 employed as deputy senior specialists.

The hospital has 37 clinical departments and eight laboratories, including two national key specialties, namely internal hematology and orthopaedics, and eight national key clinical specialties such as an orthopedics department, hematology department, neurosurgery department and pharmacy.

In addition, the hospital offers advanced medical facilities such as positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET-CT), an extracorporeal circulation machine, an excimer laser system, and a hemodialysis machine.

The operating room at the First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University [Photo/]

In 1999, the hospital installed a computer network management system, forming an information network featuring functions including online reservations, electronic medical records and a clinical pathway management system.

The hospital has worked hard to form relationships with international partners, cooperating with over 30 hospitals and universities in countries and regions such as the United States, France, Japan, Canada, Germany, South Korea, Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao since 1978.

Address: 899 Pinghai Road, Suzhou, Jiangsu province (main campus)
188 Shizi Street, Suzhou, Jiangsu province (Shizi campus)
Postcode: 215006
Tel: +86-512-65223637

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