• How do I schedule an appointment with a healthcare provider at Wan Fang Hospital?

    Our health care providers may be contacted directly through phone, fax, email or letter. For contact details of our health care providers, please click here.

    After contacting our health care providers, you may be asked to fill out an information (personal) form attached below. To schedule an appointment, the information forms should be completed and returned through email or fax. We will contact you within 24 hours of receiving the completed information form.


  • Can I visit a Taiwanese healthcare provider without a medical appointment?

    Yes, our office hours are 8:30am~5:00pm, healthcare providers will be here during those hours to provide information and services for patients from out of country. Though we will be glad make appointments in person, it is suggested to schedule appointments through phone, fax, email, or letter, prior to your arrival in order to avoid any inconvenience and delay. We will be sure to locate the right physician to meet the patient’s specific needs.


  • What information do I need to provide when making a medical appointment?

    The personal form patients need to complete in order to schedule appointments would require information from patients as such: your name (as it appears on your passport), passport number, date of birth, current address etc. (Please see our attachment from question one). Other than information required on the form, patients need to give a brief description of their medical problems through phone, fax, email or letter to our health care providers.


  • My family is accompanying me for my medical treatment. Where can they stay?

    When patients make an appointment with the healthcare provider’s International Liaison Centre, please be sure to inform them that your family will be traveling along with you so they can make necessary accommodation arrangements. It would be helpful if you can provide the staff an indication of your budget ahead of time.


  • Is the hospital accredited by a reputable third-party organization?

    Yes. Wan Fang Hospital was the first Taiwanese medical center accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the international arm of the organization that reviews and accredits American hospitals. Their checklist includes over 350 standards, for everything including surgical hygiene, anesthesia procedures also, not to mention, the systems in place to credential medical staff and nurses. JCI sends a team to re-review accredited hospitals at 3-year intervals. WFH was first accredited in 2006.WFH was re-accredited in 2009.


  • Are any of these doctors internationally trained?

    Yes. Most of our doctors are fully trained and some are US-board certified.


  • How does the hospital prevent potentially-dangerous drug interactions?

    Wan Fang Hospital uses software currently updated four times a year with an international drug database (First Databank), to check harmful drug interactions.