Dongzhimen Hospital of Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Founded in 1958, Dongzhimen Hospital of Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is a large comprehensive Chinese hospital integrating medical treatment, teaching and scientific research.

The hospital is the first clinical medical school of Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the only institution of higher Chinese medicine in China to enter the national “211 project” construction, and has taken the lead in becoming a national model Chinese medicine hospital, a Grade 3 A Chinese medicine hospital, and a national Chinese medicine clinical research base construction unit. It is also the first national model Chinese medicine hospital, the third-grade Chinese medicine hospital, the national Chinese medicine clinical research base construction unit (three key diseases: stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetic nephropathy) and the national drug clinical trial institution recognized by the State Food and Drug Administration. It is the designated medical institution for medical insurance in Beijing, and the designated hospital for surgical rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy and treatment of precocious heart disease under the “Tomorrow Project” of the Ministry of Civil Affairs.


On August 6, 2011, the former Tongzhou District Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine was integrated with our hospital and officially named Dongzhimen Hospital East of Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The hospital pioneered the establishment of the first branch in Europe, the German Quetzolding Hospital, in 1991, which has been recorded in the history of Sino-German diplomacy as an important window for international exchange of Chinese medicine.

The hospital now consists of one hospital and two districts (the main hospital and the eastern district). At present, there are 862 open beds (574 in the main hospital and 288 in the eastern hospital). In 2011, there were 1,457,000 outpatient visits to the main hospital and 14,550 inpatient visits to the eastern hospital. In addition, in June 2011, the hospital has set up two additional practice locations at No. 3, Taiji Factory, Dongcheng District and No. 279, Dongsi Beidajie, Dongcheng District (to be opened soon).

Hospital adhering to the “patient first, service first” hospital purpose, adhere to the “characteristics of the hospital, strong talent, science and technology, culture,” the strategic policy, holding the ear of the ox and the world, for the development of Chinese medicine and the health of the people continue to make new contributions!

Hospital purpose: patient first, service first.

Hospital management philosophy: cracking problems, harmonious development, highlighting the characteristics of the creation of first-class.

A goal: cultural construction as a carrier, the construction of a new model of development of clinical medical schools combining humanities and medical sciences, the Dongzhimen Hospital to create a domestic first-class, internationally renowned Chinese hospital, and continue to develop and progress.

Two centers: patient-centered and staff-centered.

Three benefits: beneficial to patients, beneficial to employees, beneficial to the hospital.

Four insist: insist on highlighting the characteristics, insist on integrated planning, insist on adapting to local conditions, and insist on promoting development.

Five emphasis: emphasis on safety, image, service, unity and innovation.

Six harmonies: political harmony, work harmony, distribution harmony, cultural harmony, interpersonal harmony and environmental harmony.

Medical quality policy: strengthen safety, improve quality, keep pace with the times and expand outward.

Construction strategy policy: establish hospital with characteristics, strengthen hospital with talents, develop hospital with science and technology, and shape hospital with culture.


In retrospect, Dongzhimen Hospital of Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine has developed steadily, further consolidated its position in the industry, and gradually expanded its social influence. Looking into the future, Dongzhimen Hospital of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine will insist on the coordinated development of medicine, education and research; pursue first-class management, first-class service and first-class technology; highlight the advantages of Chinese medicine characteristics and promote the academic development of the industry; and strive to build the hospital into an open, research-oriented, international, and the best Chinese medicine hospital in China.

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