Clinical departments

Geriatrics Department

Overview

Geriatrics Department is the medical key discipline of Hangzhou, being awarded National Drug and Device Clinical Trial Base, National Geriatric Talent Training Base, Zhejiang Geriatric Nursing Specialist Nurse Training Base, and is also the affiliated unit of Hangzhou Geriatric Center and Hangzhou Elderly Health Quality Control Center. The department owns a professional team with strong comprehensive strength and reasonable talent structure. There are 27 physicians (including 2 chief physicians and 9 associate chief physicians) with 8 doctorate degree-holders, and 14 master degree-holders, 34 nurses (including 8 deputy chief nurses) and 81 in-patient beds. 

The department has rich experience in the prevention and treatment of geriatric diseases, the exploration of the combination of medical care and nursing care mode, geriatric syndrome assessment, the elderly rehabilitation and long-term care. It is good at the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of common chronic diseases as well as long-term care and hospice care for the elderly, the elderly syndrome evaluation and multiple medications management. To maintain the functional status to the maximum and improve life quality of elderly patients, multidisciplinary diagnosis & treatment and fine care are provided.

The department has a research laboratory for geriatrics and cooperation closely with School of Basic Medical Sciences, Zhejiang University. Our research focuses on molecular mechanism and individualized therapy of the senile metabolic disease, early screening of health problems in the elderly´╝îintelligent management of elderly syndrome assessment and personalized rehabilitation for severe chronic disease.

The department is a member of the standing committee of the East China Geriatric Center Alliance,  deputy chairman-holder of Geriatric Branch of Zhejiang Medical Association and  chairman-holder of the Hangzhou Medical Association Geriatrics Branch. The discipline leader serves as the chairman of Hangzhou Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics with high academic influence both inside and outside Zhejiang Province.

Clinical Superiority

The department has rich experience in the prevention and treatment of geriatric diseases, the exploration of the combination of medical care and nursing care mode, geriatric syndrome assessment, the elderly rehabilitation and long-term care. It is good at the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of common chronic diseases as well as long-term care and hospice care for the elderly, the elderly syndrome evaluation and multiple medications management.