Hospital Today

About the Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University
Located at the beautiful Xiangzhou bay of Zhuhai city in the south of Guangdong Province, the Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University enjoys tranquility and delightful scenery. It borders Macau to the south and faces Hong Kong to the east across the sea, having a convenient transportation network to other parts of the country. 

Founded in December, 2002, the hospital covers an area of 220,000 square meters. With its modern inpatient facilities, extensive outpatient services and clinics, it is a 1300-bed teaching hospital of Sun Yat-sen University integrated with health care, scientific research and education, rehabilitation and preventive health care. It is also the biggest hospital in Zhuhai, recognized for its excellence in patient care and its commitment to training physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals. 

The hospital consists of more than 1,600 people from many parts of China. Among them, there are 190 health professionals, 464 physicians and residents, 735 nurses, 4 doctoral supervisors and 49 master supervisors. Some of the professionals studied abroad. 

Departments and Institutes
The hospital has 45 departments, including 33 clinical departments, 8 medical technology departments, 1 emergency department and 3 out-patient departments. Among them, the Department of Medical Oncology, the Department of Pulmonary Medicine, the Department of Cardiovasology, the Department of General Surgery, the Department of Imaging, the Department of Urology and the Department of Pathology are key departments. Moreover, invested by Zhuhai Government, the building for patients with Infectious diseases will be equipped with 200 beds and put into use in 2014. 

It also has post-doctoral research stations of Sun Yat-sen University, medical laboratory centers and animal experiment centers. And the Zhuhai science research institute of Sun Yat-sen University is in the process of construction. Once completed, it will provide a good platform for science research. 

The hospital is always growing – not only in the number of its physical plants, but also in the number of patients it receives and provides services for each year. According to annual statistics, the number of inpatients totals approximately 30,000, outpatients exceeds 500,000 and the number of cases of operations is close to 10,000. 

In the past 10 years, the hospital has undertaken 289 research projects, some of which are granted by the National/Provincial Natural Science Foundation. 

Exchange and Cooperation
The hospital has been strengthening exchanges and cooperation at home and abroad, and has established academic exchanges and collaboration with hospitals in more than 10 countries and regions.