Health Checkup Procedures and Information

Dr. Ching Piao Tsai, our superintendent, along with chief physicians from Taiwan’s prestige medical centers such as Veterans General Hospital and Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, safeguards the health of you and your family by providing examinations with high precision and advanced technologies, as well as interpretation of your test results by experienced specialists.


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Location 5th floor of Health Management Center at Taipei Beitou Health Management Hospital
Procedure 1. Please follow the instructions on your appointment confirmation sheet for your arrival time to the 5th floor.
2. Verify your identity by one of the following documents: ID card, National Health Insurance card, driver’s license, passport or resident certificate
3. Collect stool sample
4. Fill out a health survey for physicians to proceed with the diagnosis
5. Fill out consent forms required for special examinations
Important Information 1. Please arrive on time as indicated on your appointment confirmation sheet.
2. Please remember to bring identification documents (either one of the following: ID card, National Health Insurance Card, Driver’s license, passport or resident certificate)
3. Please remember to bring your stool sample.
Location 5th floor of Health Management Center at Taipei Beitou Health Management Hospital
Test Items 1. Blood Test (fasting item) and Urine Test
2. Upper Abdominal Ultrasound (fasting item)
3. Pelvic and Prostate Ultrasound
4. X-ray Examination
5. Bone Density Testing
6. General Measurements of Blood Pressure, Pulse Rate, Body Temperature, and Respiratory Rate
7. Body Composition Analysis and Body Fat Test
8. Autonomic Nerve System Testing
9. Electrocardiogram (ECG) Test
10. Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) Test
11. Eye Examination
12. Ear, Nose and Throat Examination
13. Pulmonary Function Testing
14. Physical Examination
Pre-Examination Information 1. Begin fasting the night before check up (including water and chewing gum) at midnight of 12 A.M.
2. If you’re taking medications for chronic diseases such as hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, and/or diabetes, please stop taking them on the morning of your health checkup, except for asthma inhaler. Please bring the medications with you and take them after all examinations are completed.
3. For pregnant or suspected pregnant female patients, please inform the technicians directly so you will be excluded from X-ray exams and pap tests.
4. Please do not wear contact lenses on the day of examination if you’re scheduled for intraocular pressure measurement.
Location 2nd floor of Imaging Center at Taipei Beitou Health Management Hospital
Test Items 1. MRI (whole-body or single type)
2. CT (lung, heart, , and/or cardiovascular)
3. Breast imaging
Location 2nd and 5th floor ultrasound rooms of Taipei Beitou Health Management Hospital
2nd floor (whole body/breast ultrasound)
5th floor (single type/abdominal ultrasound)
Test Items 1. Thyroid Ultrasound
2. Carotid Ultrasound
3. Breast Ultrasound/Automated Breast Ultrasound
4. Upper Abdominal Ultrasound (liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, and/or kidney)
5. Lower Abdominal Ultrasound (uterus, ovaries, and/or urinary bladder for females and prostate gland for males)
Location 4th floor of Endoscopy Center at Taipei Beitou Health Management Hospital
Test Items 1. Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
2. H. Pylori Testing
3. Colonoscopy
Location 5th floor Consulting Room at Taipei Beitou Health Management Hospital
Consultation Process All test results are interpreted and compiled by multiple specialists, and a one-on-one explanation of the results are given by your family physician. Subsequent health management and medical consultation are then provided by nurses and dietitians.