The Third Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang Chinese Medical University was initially established as the Clinic of Zhejiang Chinese Medical College in 1961. In 2003, the clinic was combined with the previous Acupuncture and Tuina Department of the Zhejiang Chinese Medical College to become the Acupuncture and Tuina Hospital Affiliated to the Zhejiang Chinese Medical College. In 2006, it was upgraded and renamed as the Third Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang Chinese Medical University. At the end of 2008, it was combined and reorganized with the Zhejiang Staff Hospital of Posts, becoming the new Third Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang Chinese Medical University and also named as Zhongshan Hospital of Zhejiang Province. For more than half a century's development, the hospital has become a comprehensive tertiary hospital of Chinese medicine with a combination of medical service, teaching work, scientific research, healthcare and rehabilitation, with solid foundation of Western medicine and significant superiority of Chinese medicine, and with strong features of acupuncture, tuina, orthopedic and rehabilitation.
The hospital takes up 12,000m² and has two districts in Qingchun road and Moganshan road respectively. There are 32,000m² for medical rooms containing 460 patients beds. Among the nearly 700 staff, there are 545 professional doctors and 86 senior ones. The hospital owns 1 middle-aged specialist with Outstanding Contribution to the Health Ministry, 5 state-level famous Chinese medicine doctors, 3 famous Chinese medicine doctors of the Zhejiang province,7 talents of Zhejiang 151 project, 4 famous young and middle-aged clinical Chinese medicine doctors of the Zhejiang province, and 29 postgraduate and doctoral tutors. There are 46 medical departments and 34 special clinic departments, receiving nearly 700,000 patients in out-patient and emergency departments and discharging more than 7,000 patients in the in-patient departments annually.
The hospital has a full set of modern equipment, such as MR, spiral CT, DR, color doppler ultrasound diagnostic system, central monitoring system, automatic biochemical analyzer, real-time qPCR, FCM, pulmonary function analyzer, electronic endoscopy, PTED, Hd laparoscopic and EMG.
The hospital always abides to a development strategy of developing the hospital by science and technology and the scientific research is fruitful. At present, the hospital owns 3 State Key Disciplines of Chinese Medicine, 1 Provincial Priority Among Priorities Discipline, 3 Provincial Key Disciplines of Chinese Medicine,3 State Key Clinical Specialties of the Health Ministry, 5 State Key Specialties of Chinese Medicine, 4 Provincial Key Specialties of Chinese Medicine, 5 Doctoral Programs, 13 Postgraduate Programs, 1 State Feature Specialty, 1 Provincial Key Program, and 1 Provincial '12th Five-Year' Predominance Program. Moreover, the hospital has established many institutes for medical service, teaching and scientific research, such as the State Tertiary Research Lab of Chinese Medicine, the Key Lab of Zhejiang Province, the State Continuing Education of Predominance Discipline of Chinese Medicine, the National Training Demonstration Base and Clinical Practice Base of Chinese Medicine for City Communities, the First Batch of Standardized Training Base for Residents of Chinese Medicine in Zhejiang Province, and the International Training Center of Acupuncture and Tuina of Zhejiang Province.