Beijing Tongren hospital affiliated to Capital Medical University is a major comprehensive hospital founded in 1886(the 12th year of Guangxu, Qing Dynasty), focused on otorhinolaryngology and cardiovascular diseases. The trademark and badge “Tongren” is the first popular trademark in the medical service area awarded by the China Trademark Office (CTMO).
The hospital has Beijing Research Center of Ophthalmology (blindness-prevention partner of WTO and post-doctor education center) and Beijing Research Center for ENT (post-doctor education center), Beijing Tongren Eye Bank(the member of the International Association of Eye Bank ), Beijing research center for diseases in Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology and Beijing office for Diabetes Prevention.
The hospital has 2,064 staff, of which 241 have titles above the vice- professor title and of the same level. It has 860 open beds and 37 clinical and preclinical offices with 3,000 to 5,000 emergent patients and outpatients, and 15,000 inpatients each year.
The department of ophthalmology and the department of otorhinolaryngology have strong technologies. The treatment for disease in ophthalmology such as ocular fundus diseases, eye injury, glaucoma, keratoplasty, ophthalmic reconstruction,laser diagnosis, cochlear implantation, total auricle reconstruction, hearing impairment rehabilitation, the head- neck oncology, the removal of airway foreign bodies, nasal endoscopic technique and sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome in the department of otorhinolaryngology rank at the leading national position and some areas reach the advanced international level. The Diagnosis and Treatment Center for Cardiovascular Disease adds to the three major pillars of the hospital. The medical level in comprehensive prevention and treatment for diabetes, allogeneic stem cell implantation for serious hematopathy, minimally invasive surgery, pancreatic islet transplantation is excellent.
The progresses in teaching and research are outstanding and it has won 318 scientific and technological awards, of which 2 are national, 9 are from the Ministry of Health, 112 are from the Beijing municipal government. It has 523 undergraduates and 100 postgraduates. The Beijing nursing school had trained 278 vocational graduates from 1996 to 2000.
The hospital has several consultation centers with renowned doctors in the capital, such as Beijing Consultation Center for Ophthalmology, Beijing Consultation Center for Otorhinolaryngology, Beijing Comprehensive Consultation Center for Diabetes, Beijing Consultation Center and Consultation Center for Urinary Surgery. It has also founded International Diagnosis and Treatment Center for Eye Diseases, the Prevention and Treatment Center for Cataract, the Surgical Treatment Center for Refractive Error, the Center of the Eye Sight Examination and Glasses Making and Contact Glasses, Diagnosis and Treatment Center for Nose and Eye related disease, the Controlling Center for Sleep and Breath, the Clinical Hearing Center and the Cochlear implantation Center and other comprehensive medical service systems.
Beijing Tongren Hospital has gradually formed a strict academic tradition and the good spirit of kind-hearted service for patients to shape the Tongren spirit, that is “refinement, loyalty, diligence and harmony” through more than a century’s development. The staff in Tongren of a hundred years’ history play a more favorable role in improving people’s health.