Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
The hospital was founded in 1978 focusing on multiple medical specialities. Chang Gung receives an average of 8.2 million annual outpatient visits with 2.4 million inpatient treatment and has an average of 167,460 annual surgical patients. Chang Gung has completed over 1,000 successful liver transplants.
Chang Gung is known for its "craniofacial reconstructive surgery for cleft lips and palates and jaw deformity" and has trained 828 physicians as of 2018. In 2014, Taiwan's Ministry of Health and Welfare recorded approximately 2,700 physicians from around the world have trained at hospitals in Taiwan.
Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital have shown that during cardiac arrest there is "a 60% chance to restart the heart at the hospital" with prior CPR and a 32% chance if no CPR is administered prior. Immediate CPR may "double the chance of survival for children who experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrest".
National Taiwan University Hospital
The NTUH Heart Transplant is a staple part of National Taiwan University Hospital. It has performed numerous successful heart transplants since the founding of the hospital in 1895.
Despite its relatively young start, the Heart Transplant Division performed its first successful heart transplantation in 1986. Not only was it the first heart transplant in NTUH, but it was also the first heart transplant in all of Taiwan. Since then, it has expanded rapidly. In 1991, NTUH performed their first domino heart transplant. Later in 1995, NTUH was the first in all of Asia to implant biventricular-assist devices which were then bridged successfully into a heart transplant.
Buddhist Tzu Chi Hospital
Buddhist Tzu Chi Hospital performs a wide range of procedures, from organ transplantations to laser cosmetic surgeries and high-tech health screenings. Other specialty areas include stroke treatment, stem cell research, malignant tumor treatment, and orthopedic surgery (especially total knee replacements, ankylosing spondylitis corrections, and minimally invasive spinal surgeries).
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