After more than half a century, from the beginning of the Guangzhou Port Group enterprise hospital - Gangwan Hospital, which was founded in 1957, The Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University jumped into development of a famous Grade 3 general hospital with good reputation in Guangzhou.
Approved by the Guangzhou municipal government, the management of Gangwan Hospital was handed over to Guangzhou Medical College at the beginning of 2007, and was changed to The Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical College. It was one of the eight affiliated hospitals of Guangzhou Medical College. In 2013, it officially changed its name to The Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, aimed at grade 3 general hospital.
The Hospital covers an area of about 29000 square meters, the existing preparation of 512 beds, planning of 1000 beds. It is a general hospital with sufficient facilities, and it is famous for minimally invasive surgical techniques and rehabilitation medicine technology as the brand features, set medical treatment, teaching, scientific research and prevention health care as a whole.
The Hospital has more than 20 clinical departments including Urology, Orthopedic, General Surgery, Cardiovascular Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Renal Medicine, Blood Purification Center, Respiratory Medicine, Digestive Internal Medicine, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Pediatrics, Medical Center, Chinese Medicine, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Dental, Medical Hairdressing Department, Emergency Department and ICU and so on, and several medical departments such as Medical Imaging, Medical Inspection, Ultrasonic Diagnosis, Pathology, Electrocardiogram, Anesthesia, and so on.
The Hospital actively attracts high-level talents to strengthen the talent team. The Hospital have existing staff of more than 600 people, professional and technical staff account for 90%, including 17 people with high titles, 43 people with subtropical high titles, 8 people with PhD degrees, and 63 people with Master degrees.
The Hospital has advanced medical equipments of clinical, teaching and scientific research equipment which worth nearly one hundred million Yuan, including spiral CT, bone mineral density measuring instrument, digital panoramic X-ray machine, high power holmium laser, color Doppler echocardiography ultrasound instrument, automatic biochemical analyzer and ICU, CCU ward, The phaco phaco machine, Urine flow dynamic equipment, the Siemens urology surgery examination bed, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripter, color Doppler ultrasound for urology, all kinds of cystscope, a variety of ureter mirror of hard and soft, minimally invasive renal mirror, laparoscopic, prostate plasma cut mirror and other advanced equipment and high definition video system integration laminar flow clean operating room.
The Hospital adhere to the "strives for perfection" as the hospital spirit, and adhere to the characteristics of specialized subject with various clinical disciplines development pattern in order to enhance the comprehensive strength in all subjects. Urological surgery, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, surgery and orthopedic surgery and other professional of minimally invasive surgery and rehabilitation treatment, the minimally invasive treatment of urinary tract disease and rehabilitation technology are all at leading level of domestic and international area.
The Hospital attaches great importance to the cultivation of medical talents and teaching work, undertaking a number of medical college students’ clinical practice and teaching tasks. It is "The Technology Training Base of Rehabilitation Medicine of Guangzhou Medical University " and "The Technology Training Base of Community Rehabilitation of Huangpu District ". The Hospital has cooperation with Germany and established "Sino-German Cooperation--The Training Base of Minimally Invasive Surgery Technology of Guangzhou Medical University", by guidance of domestic and foreign famous clinical and research experts of minimally invasive technology in order to build an international training base with a certain influence and translational medicine. In addition, it is the base of key laboratory of "Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques and Product Center" of Guangzhou Medical University.