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What does pharmacists do?

Vivian Chen, Senior Pharmacist

Normal work of pharmacists in ShangHai United Hospital includes: Taste antibiotics in order to communicate with parents about the flavor of different antibiotics, who are concerned about fee..

Hygienist Victoria’s “Secret”

Victoria TEDJARATI, Oral Hygiene Dir., Hygienist

Victoria Tedjarati is the Dental Hygienist at United Family Hospital. Victoria has been with us for an amazing 12 years. After this time, what changes has Victoria seen in patients in..

Mothers-to-be Should be Nourished in Winter

Jia SHEN, Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Regardless of the long practice for Chinese to eat tonic food in winter, foodie mothers-to-be remain in a little bit struggled about this.The more you eat, the better? Or the more expensive,..


Chengjie SHEN, OBGYN Physician, Associate Chief Physician

Q: Do we need to detect HPV infection before inoculation of HPV vaccine (cervical cancer vaccine)? According to CDC’ recommendation: HPV vaccination can be administered without special e..

A Mother’s VBAC Experience with her Second Child

Ninni JI, Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Shared by Ms. Zhang I gave birth to my first baby by cesarean section in a local hospital, and suffered a long and painful recovery period. After that experience, I considered for quite s..

The Magic of Orthodontic Treatment

Sandy TANG, Orthodontist

Most people think that orthodontic treatment only applies for teenagers and kids, actually there are no age limits for getting braces! Orthodontic treatment can easily be done for those in t..

Must-knows About Shanghai Ambulance Service

Niels DECONINCK, Emergency Medicine Physician

Whether you have been living in China for years, or just arrived, the environment in Shanghai is unique. Language, traffic, air quality, and cultural differences can be challenging. And if a..

Limb Development in Children

Feng XIE, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon , Chief Physician

Children’s growth and development refers to the overall process involving both physical and psychological development from birth to maturity.  Limb development is the most observable one. A..

7 Myths of Flu

JORDHEN, Laura P., Family Medicine Physician

You may have heard some of the myths about influenza (and other) vaccinations, but read on ahead for some good advice on how vaccines keep you and your family healthy. Myths of In..

Top 8 Q&A about HPV Vaccine

Chengjie SHEN, OBGYN Physician, Associate Chief Physician

Recently, the HPV vaccine has become a hot topic, and the outpatient department almost every day gives consultations about HPV, the cervical cancer vaccine and abnormal cervical cancer scree..