Taipei Medical University Hospital (TMUH) was originally founded in 1960 as a medical college. This JCI-accredited facility has consistently expanded and ranks as one of the top health care systems in the Taipei metro area. The hospital's main specialties include cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, cardiology, oncology, fertility and reproductive health, orthopedics, and weight loss surgery. TMUH utilizes state-of-the-art medical equipment to serve patients from all over the world. An International Patient Centers is available for assistance. The school campus is behind the hospital and as of 2010 over 31,000 students have graduated from Taipei Medical University. QS World University rankings include TMU as one of the World's Top 100 Universities.
Taipei or Taipei City as it is officially known, is the capital, and the cultural, educational, economic, and political center of the Taiwan. Taipei Medical University Hospital is near the Brown and Blue Line stations and offers a shuttle to both. Only four miles from TMUH, Taipei Songshan Airport offers domestic and international flights. There are a variety of things to do within walking distance of the hospital including Taipei 101 Observatory which offers a marvelous view of the city. From bookstores to parks, museums, public and private tours, and plenty of places to enjoy Taiwanese cuisine, there are plenty of things to experience in Taipei.