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First People's Hospital of Yangquan

Updated: 2024-05-06

Located at No 167, South Street, The First People's Hospital of Yangquan was founded in November 1948. Its predecessor was the former Shanxi-Chahar-Hebei Border Region Hospital. After 70 years of development, the hospital has become one of the 3rd-grade A-level general hospitals, integrating medical treatment, teaching, scientific research, prevention and health care. It is the affiliated hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Shanxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the teaching hospital of Changzhi Medical College. In 2014, it became one of the first national standardized training bases for resident doctors. 


The First People's Hospital of Yangquan. 

The hospital covers a land area of 31,000 square meters and a building area of 87,600 square meters. It has more than 500 pieces of equipment, including a 3.0 T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine, a 128-slice spiral computed tomography (CT) machine, an electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) machine, a Holmium laser treatment platform, and a blue laser gastroscope system.  

The hospital has 1000 beds, 21 functional departments, 48 clinical departments and 17 medical and technical departments. At present, there are 1600 employees, of whom 236 have senior professional titles and 370 have intermediate professional titles. There are 73 doctoral graduates and post-graduates, 6 top-notch talents who enjoy special allowances from the municipal government, and 4 master's supervisors from Shanxi Medical University. 

The hospital upholds the motto of "attaching importance to morality and erudition, being good at thinking and devoting one's self to work". It considers discipline construction as its foundation, cardiovascular internal medicine as a provincial key subject, its endocrine department as a provincial key department, and orthopedics as a provincial and municipal key subject. Eleven disciplines, including geriatrics, general surgery, obstetrics, and pediatrics are municipal key clinical departments. New departments for rehabilitation medicine, infectious diseases, and general medicine have been added. The hospital attaches great importance to the development of medical education and research, and procedures such as trans-urethral Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate, endoscopic re-sectioning of pituitary adenoma, arthroscopic reduction and internal fixation have reached the national leading level. Over the past three years, 173 academic papers have been published, 4 of which have reached the international leading level and 6 of which have reached the domestic leading level.