Achievments

  • 1980
    Drs. Chao-Hsiung Chang and De-Lon Wu, members of the Foundation of Arrhythmia Surgery, perform the first epicardial potential mapping in Taiwan.

  • 1984
    Dr. Chao-Long Chen performs the first successful liver transplantation surgery in Asia.

  • 1986
    Implementation of policy prioritizing patients rights to receive medical care prior to paying hospital expenses.

  • 1991
    Professors Chyi-Long Lee and Yung-Kuei Soong perform the first total laparoscopic hysterectomy surgery in Asia.

  • 1995
    First hospital in the world to perform endoscopic surgery on the internal structure of the heart.

  • 1997
    First hospital in the world to successfully perform a transfusion-free, living donor liver transplantation surgery.

  • 1997
    First independent children's hospital in the nation (Taiwan) to be approved by the Ministry of Health and Welfare.

  • 2000
    Professor Yu-Fan Liao, distinguished contributor in the field of liver cancer, is elected as the 23rd Academia Sinica Academician in Biology.

  • 2003
    First hospital in the nation (Taiwan) to treat severe thalassemia and prevent children from developing derivative organ diseases and endocrine disorders with the use of unrelated cord blood technology.

  • 2003
    First Clinical Pathology Division in the nation (Taiwan) to be accredited by the College of American Pathologist (CAP).

  • 2004
    Professor Yu-Ray Chen receives the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons' (ASMS) Special Honorary Award.

  • 2006
    Professor Fu-Chan Wei receives the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery's (ASRM) Harry J. Buncke Lecturer Award.

  • 2006
    Professor Ming-Huei Cheng, the first physician in Asia who receives the American Society for Reconstruction Microsurgery's (ASRM) Godina Lecturer Award.

  • 2008
    First and only institution in the world to receive three Maliniac Lecturer Awards (ASPS) by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons; 1994: Professor Samuel Noordhoff, 2001: Professor Fu-Chan Wei, 2008: Professor Yu-Ray Chen.

  • 2009
    Division of Urology successfully completes one hundred Da Vinci Robotic Surgeries.

  • 2009
    Craniofacial Center receives the National Biotechnology and Medical Care Quality Gold Award.

  • 2010
    Reconstructive Microsurgery Center receives the National Biotechnology and Medical Care Quality Gold Award.

  • 2011
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics receives the National Biotechnology and Medical Care Quality Silver Award.

  • 2012
    Division of Nuclear Medicine receives the National Biotechnology and Medical care Quality Gold Award.

  • 2012
    Professor Fu-Chan Wei and Associate Professor Tang-Her Jaing feature in National Geographic Channel's documentary film: "Taiwan's Medical Miracle."

  • 2012
    Professor Fu-Chan Wei, first Academician with a surgeon's background to be elected by Academia Sinica.

  • 2014
    Establishment of the 1 billion dollar Proton Center, the first cancer radiation therapy instrument in both Taiwan and China.

  • 2014
    Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou becomes the largest medical center ever accredited by JCI.

  • 2014
    Professor Fu-Chan Wei features in Discovery Channel's "Taiwan Revealed: Body Reconstructed".
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