Shanghai Medical Options

Your family’s health is of paramount importance. Thankfully Shanghai is home to several world-class facilities that can take care of all your medical needs. These are but a sample of the city’s medical options.


Shanghai United Family Hospital

Known as SHU, this purpose built, full service, JCI internationally accredited facility offers an international team of highly qualified physicians, surgeons, dentists and local specialists who are selected not only based on excellence of training and professional expertise, but also compassion and empathy. As a full service hospital, SHU has a 24-hour emergency room that offers international standard adult and paediatric care. In addition to both inpatient and outpatient care, SHU also boasts state-of-the-art operating theatres, and 24-hour in-house radiology, pharmacy and laboratory services. They offer direct billing to over 30 global insurance companies.

Shanghai United Family Hospital. 1139 Xianxia Lu. Tel: 2216 3900. Web:

Parkway Health

The largest private medical group in Asia opened its first medical and surgical centre in Shanghai in 2005. Today, Parkway Health China currently operates a network of eight medical centres in the city with a combination of more than 80 expatriate and local physicians. They are capable of providing over 30 specialties, including birthing and inpatient services in more than 20 languages. Their centres offer both inpatient and outpatient care and are located in many different suburbs including downtown, Pudong, Hongqiao and Xintiandi; they also work closely with local hospitals such as Huashan Hospital and Ruijin Hospital.

Parkway Health. Many locations throughout Shanghai. Tel: 6445 5999. Web:

Shanghai East International Medical Center

Since 2003, Shanghai East International Medical Center has been providing 24 hour out-patient and in-patient care to the international community not only in Shanghai, but also surrounding provinces. Their dedicated team of multilingual medical professionals provides a wide range of world-class services that make it the healthcare provider of choice for many multinational corporations, international schools, foreign consulates, five-star hotels and families from all over the world.

Shanghai East International Medical Center. 551 Pudong Nan Lu. Tel: 5879 9999. Web:


DDS Dental

DDS Dental Care is a leading provider of top quality dental care for Shanghai's international community since 1994. They have a complete team of professional dentists, specialist, hygienists and dental technicians, most western educated and trained, and speak many languages including English, French, Hebrew, German and Chinese. Currently they have four state-of-art clinics in convenient locations throughout Shanghai, all of them fully equipped with the latest facilities.

DDS Dental. Several locations throughout Shanghai. Tel: 5465 2678 (Puxi Clinic). Web:


Kowa is a leading international dental practice offering world class services, provided by a team of international and overseas trained dentists. Their comfortable clinics, attentive and communicative staff and commitment to the most advanced dental medical and healthcare technology, are designed to make your visit comfortable and satisfying, while ensuring that your teeth and gums remain in perfect health. Kowa works together with all the major international insurance providers.

Kowa Dental. Several locations throughout Shanghai. Tel: 400 6060 222. Web:

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