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Welcome to Chonnam National University Hospital, where we protect human dignity and set the priority to our patients.

The Chonnam National University Hospital was established in 1910 as a member of the Gwangju Metropolitan Government, and It has kept a faithful tradition for more than 100 years to work for country in the improvement of medical technology and for local citizens’ health promotions.

Until present day, Chonnam National University Hospital has been steadfastly maintaining its honorable status as the nation's top hospital and regional center hospital with the love and support from local residents. Also, we have been building a strong and trustworthy relationship with the local citizens with the help from our medical staff and dedication of our staff.

Chonnam National University Hospital, developed over the past century and overcame many difficulties during process, is now the largest multi-hospital system in the nation. Main Hospital, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Chonnam National University Children's Hospital, Chonnam National University Dental Hospital, Hwasun Geriatric Hospital, and Gwangju Second Medical Care Hospital are helping us to keep the national reputation with their professional and organized medical services.

Such medical competitiveness of our hospital has earned excellent grades from various evaluations of the government, and it has been expanding not only in Korea but also in the world. We have been developing medical cooperations with renowned international universities and medical institutions to develop new medical technology and researches.

Such efforts will be a stimulus to open the new era of medical development in the next 100 years. Despite the poor medical conditions, such as low medical fees and the leakage of local patients due to the opening of the KTX Honam line, we will continue to make unremitting advances to become the best hospital for future medical care. To keep the reputation as a local core medical center, Chonnam National University Hospital will strengthen its research capacity, find and cultivate talented human resources, and create a comfortable medical environment. In addition, we will do our best to become a warm patient-centered hospital, where all employees are united in communication and cooperation to treat and care for the patients as a family. Finally, we will become Chonnam National University Hospital, which the local people are proud of. Thank you.

  • General Director, Chonnam National University Hospital Lee, Sam-Yong
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