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Profile of Guangzhou Respiratory Center

The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University (Guangzhou Respiratory Center) is located at Middle Qiaozhong Road, Datansha, while the construction of Guangzhou Respiratory Center headed by Zhong Nanshan, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has started; the project covers an area of 85,000 square meters, with its gross floor area of 193,000 square meters; total 1,200 beds are planned with total investment of about 2 billion yuan.

Orientation of Guangzhou Respiratory Center

Guangzhou Respiratory Center aspires to develop into a domestically-leading and world-class clinical diagnosis and treatment center for refractory disease and critical illness of respiratory system, a prevention & treatment, clinical and basic research center for respiratory disease, an education and professional training center for the prevention and treatment of respiratory disease, an integrated transformation center for the industry, university and research achievement in the prevention and treatment of respiratory disease, and a world-leading center for the medical care, teaching, research and industry of respiratory disease. When completed, the center will offer 1,200 beds, put an end to the deficiency in large medical care providers in western Guangzhou, dovetail the development plans of Guangzhou and Foshan, and improve healthcare conditions for the masses and communities.

Scale of Guangzhou Respiratory Center

Guangzhou Respiratory Centeris divided into an eastern part and a western part by the planned urban roads; the eastern part, mainly for teaching, scientific research and academic exchange, comprises a state key laboratory (15 storeys) and an academic and scientific research building (6 storeys); the western part, mainly for medical care, comprises an outpatient building (5 storeys) and a multi-use building for medical technology and inpatients (20 storeys). Four buildings distributed at two sides of the urban roads will be joined by skywalk.

Departments of Guangzhou Respiratory Center

The outpatient building mainly houses respiratory medicine, urology, endoscopy, thoracic surgery, pediatric hematology, cardiology, stomatology, obstetrics and gynecology, and infectious disease, with consulting rooms for infectious diseases arranged at the ground floor; the department of infectious disease, a clinical department, is mainly responsible for screening of communicable diseases and treatment of infectious diseases.

Background of Guangzhou Respiratory Center

Guangzhou Respiratory Center grows out of Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease, which is also called The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University; founded in 1979 and located beside the scenic Pearl River, the Center is China’s first research institute for respiratory disease. The founding of Guangzhou Respiratory Center benefits from Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease that has enormous strength and first-class teams. Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease, established in 1979, delivered remarkable results in the prevention, treatment and research of respiratory diseases, in particular, rescue and treatment of severe acute infectious diseases (such as SARS, H5N1, H7N9 and H5N6), and prevention, control and treatment of Chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD), chronic cough and lung cancer, research and development of simple, efficient, cheap and safe medicines and devices suiting the Chinese, combination and transformation of basic research and clinical care of lung transplantation, training of core specialists, and national or international ward round through video on network. Its respiratory medicine has continuously ranked top in the national discipline ranking released by Hospital Management Institute, Fudan University, since 2009. Now, it has become the largest base for the medical care, teaching, research and industry of respiratory disease in China, and an international academic cooperation center.