Introducing the TMU-Taipei Neuroscience Institute Leadership

Source: Taipei Medical University

Published on 2018-09-20

The TMU-Taipei Neuroscience Institute located in Shuang Ho Hospital integrates neurological internal medicine and surgery through by uniting 12 expert groups to serve every specialized need.


Shuang Ho, Wanfang and Taipei Medical University hospitals make up the TMU Healthcare System. It serves the greater Taipei area, possessing geographical advantages in terms of multi-hospital integration. As more than a hundred attending physicians serve the TMU system in neuromedical capacities, the institute aims to integrate these specialists for faster discussion and decisions in complex clinical cases; this also facilitates development of neuromedical treatments.

The center has Asia’s first ROSA Spine mechanical robotic surgical assistant for precise navigation in spinal and brain surgeries. This greatly elevates the standard of neurological care in Taiwan and provides patients with the most precise minimally invasive surgical services. The center includes specialized facilities for and experts in neuro-oncology, radiosurgery, cerebrovascular disease, neurorehabilitation, degenerative disease, neuropsychology and cognitive function, epilepsy, vertigo, sleep disorders, headache, neurotraumatology and intensive care, pediatric neurology, pain control, and spinal and peripheral nervous disorders.

The TMU Taipei Neuroscience Institute is headed by Superintendent Yong-Kwang Tu. He is assisted by Deputy Superintendents Yung-Hsiao Chiang, Chaur-Jong Hu and Chien-Min Lin.