Between the Daba and Qinling mountains, surrounded by the Hanjiang River lies a beautiful, modern, grade three class A general hospital; Dongfeng Hospital. Dongfeng Hospital was built because of the development of the Dongfeng Auto Industry, and continued to grow with it. The dedication to research, innovation, and strong comprehensive strengths have won a series of No. 1 in the medical technology wards in the northwest of Hubei Province and even in Hubei Province. Making Dongfeng Hospital a leading hospital in the medical world and in the northwest of Hubei Province.
Erqi, the second Auto Works (now known as Dongfeng Motor Company Lit), was constructed in 1969. DongfengHospital was then moved to promote the medical development in poverty-stricken areas in the northwest of Hubei Province. Because Dongfeng Hospital was moved, the number 1 Hospital in Wuhan was moved to Shiyan and merged with the 5706 Hospital that was on the construction site for Erqi, thus forming Erqi Zhangwan Hospital. Along with several changes to the name of Dongfeng Motor Corporation, the hospital was renamed after the company’s name, finally receiving its present name; Dongfeng Hospital.
Dongfeng Hospital has endured four decades of trials and hardships but, endeavored to become a large Grade three Class A general hospital with a combination of medical treatment, teaching, research, prevention, care, rehabilitation and first aid. Dongfeng's medical treatment goes to Hubei, Chongqing, Shaanxi, and Henan in the country and city, making it a strong medical center for the 20,000,000 people around the city of Shiyan. Dongfeng hospital has been awarded as a national-level grade three class A hospital; the National Hundred Best Hospital, the National Model Hospital, the Provincial Price Integrity Unit, the Provincial Best Civilized Unit, as well as the Grade three Excellent Hospital. Since its establishment, a total of more than 600 scientific and clinical technological achievements have fill the gaps in the medical history of the northwest of Hubei Province, among which more than 50 leading medical discoveries in the country, close to the international advanced technology.
Dongfeng Hospital is located in NO.16 Daling Road, Shiyan, Hubei; it covers an area of 85,000 square meters with a construction area of 150,000 square meters. Dongfeng Hospital has 1,600 or more employees, of whom more than 200 bear senior titles. As an affiliated hospital with Hubei University of Medicine and the teaching hospital for Wuhan University, Tongji Medical College Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and Hubei University of Chinese Medicine, Dongfeng has a total of 47 medical treatment rooms, 24 teaching departments and, 2 laboratories. Dongfeng Hospital has a specialized hospital (Shiyan Dongfeng Dentistry Hospital), a healthcare division, three institutes (including the Liver Surgery Institute), Organ Transplant Institute and Heart diseases Institute. In 2009 the Research Center of Organ Transplantation and Cardiology was officially inaugurated, sharing part of the long-term national scientific research projects. Internationally Dongfeng Hospital has become the sister hospital of Vancouver University Hospital in Canada, St. George’s Hospital in Hamburg, and the cooperative medical hospital of Emory University in the USA. Dongfeng Hospital boasts of having a lot of international advanced medical equipment: Philips 64-slice spiral CT, USA GE 1.5T MRI scanners, USA Carestream DRX-Evolution digital X -ray photographic imaging system, U.S. Johnson CARTOTM XP three dimensional anatomical system, the German Sirona Dental CAD/CAM AC system, Germany’s Siemens SYVA drug concentration analysis system, GE double spiral CT, USA GE ECT, Germany’s Siemens linear accelerator, and the largest three-cabin seven large hyperbaric oxygen chamber in the province, Dongfeng has the most advanced and sophisticated equipment amounts to over 600 in total.
Within the Dongfeng Hospital there are many outstanding national experts; the national model workers, the Bethune Medal winners, representative Professor Dai Zong Qing, and the academic leaders for the middle-aged and young; Zhou Wenbo, Wei Jian, Guo Kunquan and Chen Xin. Dongfeng’s talents staff makes the hospital a leader in the medical technology in the region, especially in the departments of general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, hematology, cardiology, oncology and, dentistry. Among them 19 has made provincial and municipal key clinical specialty. Heart, liver, kidney, cancer, dentistry and, emergency medicine have become the six advantageous discipline groups in the hospital. Organ transplant, minimally invasive endoscopy, interventional diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, comprehensive cancer treatment, emergency trauma and, dentistry have become the hospital's advantageous brand technology.