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Department of General Medicine

The department of general medicine at Taipei Medical University Hospital is a clinical center for teaching PGY residents and grade 5 to 7 medical students. Through inpatient and outpatient clinics, our qualified visiting professors nurture our trainees to achieve the six core competencies of ACGME: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice Based Learning, Improvement Systems Based Practice, Professionalism, and Interpersonal Skills and Communication. Our curriculum is guided by Ministry of Health and Welfare and the Ministry of Education; we work to guarantee that PGYs and medical students develop confidence in their medical careers.


Service & Treatments


  • Outpatient service
  • 24 hrs of Basic Curriculum
  • Department of Internal Medicine: three months of general medicine and one month of community-based GM
  • Department of Surgery: two months of general surgery
  • Department of Obstetrics and gynecology: one month of general OBS/GYN
  • Department of Pediatrics: one month of general pediatrics
  • Department of Emergency Service: one month of general practice at ES
  • Community GM: two months
  • Self-selective courses: one month


Yen-Chung Lin, M.D.,Ph.D

General Medicine

Areas of Expertise:
.Kidney inflammation, edema, lower back pain, and renal cysts.
.Treatment of proteinuria, hematuria (hidden blood), and kidney disease (including dialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and kidney transplantation).
.Common Conditions Treated:
 Chronic kidney disease, urinary tract infections,
 edema, and electrolyte imbalances.
 Uremia, renal hypertension, and polycystic kidney   
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Cheng-Yi Hsiao, M.D.

General Medicine

Areas of Expertise:
.Hypertension, Angina, Myocardial Infarction, Hyperlipidemia,
.Heart Failure, Echocardiography, Exercise Electrocardiogram (ECG), Cardiac Catheterization
.Diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias and other cardiovascular diseases.
.24-hour Holter monitoring, Transesophageal echocardiography.
.Thallium-201 nuclear myocardial perfusion scan, Coronary artery angioplasty.
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Hsing-Jung Yeh, M.D.

General Medicine

Areas of Expertise:
.Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Gastric ulcers, Duodenal ulcers, Helicobacter pylori infection, Gastrointestinal bleeding.
.Abdominal pain, Abdominal bloating, Indigestion.
.Colonic polyps, Constipation, Diarrhea, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
.Abnormal liver function, Hepatitis B and C, Cirrhosis
.Fatty liver, Gallstones, Jaundice, Gastrointestinal and hepatic tumors.
.Small bowel disorders, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
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Ching-Yi Chen, MD.

General Medicine

Areas of Expertise:
.Acute and chronic kidney disease, Uremia.
.Hematuria (blood in urine), Proteinuria (excess protein in urine), Edema (swelling), Hemodialysis, Peritoneal dialysis.
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Yu-Lun cheng MD

General Medicine

Areas of Expertise:
.Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol), Diabetes, Atherosclerosis, Arrhythmias.
.Dyspnea, Edema (swelling), Heart failure, Valvular heart disease, Pulmonary hypertension.
.Chest discomfort, Angina, Myocardial infarction, Coronary angiography and interventional procedures.
.Echocardiography and cardiac imaging interpretation
.Exercise electrocardiography, 24-hour Holter monitoring, Nuclear medicine myocardial perfusion scans.
.Intervention and treatment for peripheral arterial occlusive disease.
.Interventional procedures and treatment for pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis.
.Hemodialysis and arteriovenous fistula interventions.
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