Samsung Medical Center
Samsung Medical Center (SMC) is a privately held university hospital that is principally engaged in providing high-tech medical services and patient-centered medical services. SMC aims at improving health of the nation through the best medical service, advanced medical research and development of outstanding medical personnel. It operates Seoul Samsung Hospital, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Masan Samsung Hospital, and Samsung Life Sciences Research Center. SMC acts as teaching hospital for the medical students in Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine. Seoul Samsung Hospital is a medical center that provides state-of-the-art hospital services. Kangbuk Samsung Hospital is a state-of-the-art down hospital that offers special clinical services related to the fields of internal medicine, rehabilitation medicine, pain clinic, occupational medicine and emergency department. SMC has 1,951 licensed beds, 17 operating rooms, 69-bed acute care units and 48 outpatient offices. SMC maintains clinical research institute and samsung biomedical research institute focusing on medical research activities for the advanced treatment and diagnostic technologies. SMC is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.