Welcome to the Kwangju Christian Hospital
"sharing the love we have received"
Kwangju Christian Hospital(KCH) was the founder of modern medical science in Gwangju city with the establishment of Jejungwon, Kwangju Clinic in 1905 by missionary Dr. Nolan and has been serving the national health for the last century as the leading organization among the medical institutions in South Korea.
The hospital, a 600-bed state-of-the-art care hospital, provides comprehensive health care services to its local communities and manages the Emergency Center, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Center, Cardio-Vascular Center, Artificial Kidney Center, Rehabilitation Center, Day Surgery Center, Tuberculosis Center, and Hospice Ward. KCH is noted for its well-developed, extensive set of diagnostic infrastructure that includes the Order Communication System(OCS), Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS), and Clinical Laboratory Automation System. Also, it is one of major referral and treatment health care facilities for patients throughout the Gwangju Metropolitan City and Jeonnam Province. With more than 150 physicians, 600 employees and 50 volunteers, the hospital has over 470,000 outpatients visits and 190,000 admissions annually.
Preparing for the second century of its mission, KCH calls on the belief and enthusiasm of the 800 staff members, aiming to give as much love in the next 100 years as was received in the last 100 years.
To practice sharing the love we have received, all the staff of the Hospital actively participate in a holistic human touch campaign. Our vision is to become the best mission medical center in the world. Also, we are making every effort to help patients to feel comfortable in the hospital environment by continuously improving our hospital's facilities and environment.
Good Influences to Gwangju and Jeonnam
1. Evangelism: Spread the gospel through the medical mission
2. Examine patients: Changed from shamanism to modern medical treatment
3. Social Service: Humanistic charitable service
4. Education: Training people in medicine and nursing and medical technicians
5. Public Health: Prevention medicine
6. Being the pioneer spirit in the Gwangju area