Chungnam National University Hospital (충남대학교병원) - The next great destination for medical tourists
Chungnam National University Hospital (충남대학교병원) - The next great destination for medical tourists
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Great services, impeccable infrastructure, and advanced equipment - all can be found in Chungnam National University Hospital.

Chungnam National University Hospital (CNUH), which was incepted as the first training hospital in the central area of Korea in 1972, has been making remarkable achievements and undergoing incredible growth and development over the years. CNUH has been striving to continually advance our healthcare services with state-of-the-art equipment and world-class medical professionals.

Chungnam National University Hospital entrance
Chungnam National University Hospital entrance

Chungnam is more than just a normal hospital. It's also an institute, an ever-striving facility and a caring environment for its patients. Furthermore, it is the ideal destination for anyone who seeks medical treatment or healing progress, both physically and mentally. Here are the attributes that make Chungnam distinctive from others.

1. Immaculate infrastructure

As the largest hospital in central Korea, Chungnam National University Hospital has in total of 33 Medical departments and 17 Specialised Centres. With a wide variety of expertise, Chungnam is open to treat most of current medical issues.

CNUH consists of the Main Building, the Geriatric Medical, Cardio-cerebrovascular, Dementia and Emergency Centres, the Children's Building, Research Building, cancer Centre and Health Screening Centre, Funeral Home, Biomedical Convergence Research Centre, and the Arthritis Centre and Rehabilitation Centre. It also includes amenities such as restaurants, a cafeteria, a library and ATMs. The hospital's parking areas are fairly spacious and are able to hold a significant amount of cars. Even with progressive medical technology, it still provides spiritual and mental support in form of religious offices for many beliefs (Buddhist, Catholic, and Protestant). 

CNUH general infrastructure

2. Excellent service quality

In terms of expertise, CNUH has various achievements and certifications, such as being the first Centre for rheumatoid and degenerative arthritis to be designated by the Ministry of Health and Welfare. It was also the first hospital in Daejeon to successfully performed to successfully perform a kidney transplant from a living donor to a patient with kidney failure in 1986 and it has been making more of the same procedure.

"We will realize to promote public health and happiness by providing healthcare education, research and public health medical treatment of the finest quality, based on the principle of people-oriented medical treatment and respect for life." is the mission statement made by CNUH. With the core values of customer empathy, harmony and professionalism, any visitor will be treated with nothing but respect and proficiency. Recently, Chungnam has set "Patient-oriented Hospital" to be its next goal. With that in mind, patients can rest assured that they will be receiving the best that CNUH can offer.

Moreover, Chungnam National University Hospital is also very foreign-friendly with various services of accommodation, interpretation and visa support services. This makes CNUH an even more suitable destination for medical tourists, especially foreigners.

Doctors and nurses attending a patient's treatment process (Source: Vadim Health)

3. Advanced Medical Equipment

CNUH is equipped with state-of-the-art medical technology. Aside from the current modern equipment, Chungnam Hospital has recently acquired more exceptional appliances.

Position Emission Tomography-Computerized Tomography (PET-CT): PET is cutting-edge nuclear medicine technology, the operating principle of which is based on the fact that cancer cells consume more glucose than normal cells.


Tomotherapy: a next-generation, cutting-edge cancer treatment method that can be applied in combination with image-guided radiation therapy (IRT) and helical tomography-intensity modulated radiation therapy.

Gamma Knife Perfexion: perform brain surgery quickly without any incisions and complications for lesions that had been difficult to remove completely by using high-energy gamma radiation under partial anaesthesia.


For more detailed information, visit Chungnam National University official website:


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