Chiang-Ching Shih M.D.

General Internal Medicine
Medical Team: Bone Marrow Transplantation

Current Title

  • Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, 2012-present


  • General medicine
  • Infectious disease
  • Hospital infection control

Clinical Interests

  • General medicine
  • Infections in patients with cancer
  • Hospital infection control

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Taiwanese
  • English

Education and Training

1982-1989 School of Medicine, Taipei Medical College, Taiwan, MD, Medicine
1989-1993 Residency, Internal Medicine, Provincial Taipei Hospital, Taiwan
1993-1995 Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
2003-2006 School of Management, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, Master of EMBA

Professional Experience

1989 Taiwan Medical Board
1990 Civil Service Senior Level Examination
1992 Taiwan Internal Medicine Board
1995 Taiwan Infectious Diseases Board
1995-present Attending Physician, Infectious Diseases & Leukemia, Lymphoma and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Multidisciplinary Team, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
1995-present Vice Director of Infection Control Committee, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
1998-present Part-time Instructor, School of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
2002-2008 Associate Member, Medicine, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
2004-present Director of Infection Control Unit, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
2007-present Clinical Assistant Professor, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
2008-present Senior Member, Medicine, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
2012-present Chief, General Internal Medicine, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Infectious Diseases Society of Taiwan, 1994-present
  • Member, Nosocomial Infection Control Society of Taiwan, 1995-present
  • Member, Taiwan Society of Internal Medicine, 1993-present

Selected Publications

  1. Shih CC, Chang SC, Chen YC, Hsieh WC. Tsutsugamushi disease complicated with myocarditis: a case report. J Infect Dis Soc R.O.C 1995﹔6:65-68
  2. Shih CC, Chen YC, Chang SC, Luh KT, Lee CY, Hsieh WC. Streptococcus pyogenes bacteraemia-the impact of previous radiation and clindamycin resistance. Q J Med 1996;89:369-375
  3. Shih CC,Chen YC, Chang SC, Luh KT, Hsieh WC. Bacteremia due to Citrobacter species: significance of primary intraabdominal infection. Clin Infect Dis 1996;23:543-9
  4. Fang CT, Chang SC, Shih CC, Hung CC, Chen YC, Hsieh WC. Subdural empyema in adult patients: experience of a teaching hospital in Taiwan, 1984-1994. J Infect Dis Soc R.O.C. 1996;7:36-42.
  5. Shih CC, Chen YC, Chang SC, Luh KT, Hsieh WC. Cryptococcal Meningitis in Non-HIV-Infected Patients. Q J Med 2000;93:245-51.
  6. Chen YC, Chang SC, Shih CC, Hung CC, Luh KT, Pan YS, Hsieh WC. Clinical features and in vitro varieties of Cryptococcus neoformans in Taiwan. Diag Microbiol Infect Dis 2000;36:175-83.
  7. Chang LL, Tsai JS, Huang SJ, Shih CC. Evaluation of infectious complications of the implantable venous access system in a general oncology population. Am J Infect Control 2003;31:34-9.
  8. Chuang AI, Tsou MH, Chang SJ, Yang LY, Shih CC, Tsai MP, Chen YL,* Liu TM, Liao CH, Hsueh PR.Mycobacterium abscessus granulomatous prostatitis. Am J Surg Pathol 201200, Number 00, '' 2012


  1. Chen WT, Liu TM, Wu SH, Tan TD, Tseng HC, Shih CC. Improving diagnosis of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection by using differential time to positivity as a hospital-wide approach at a cancer hospital. J Infect 2009;59:317-323.

Conference Abstracts:

  1. Chang LL, Chen JC, Shih CC, Huang SJ, Jeng CW, Horng CF. Comparison of catheter-related infection rate among three types of central venous catheters for TPN in cancer patients.(Abstract). XXXIII World Congress of the International College of Surgeons in conjunction with 2002 Annual Meeting of ICS.
  2. Chen WT, Tseng HC, Shih CC. Association between timing of effective antifungal therapy and overall survival in candidemic cancer patients. Poster presentation M-278, 2011 ICAAC, Chicago.
  3. Chen WT, Lee MY, Liu TM, Wu SH, Wu MC, Tan TD, Tseng HC, Shih CC. Incidence and epidemiology of invasive mold diseases in leukemic patients and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients at a cancer hospital in Taiwan. Poster presentation P-0004, 2010 Focus on fungal infection 20, New Orleans.
  4. Chen WT, Liu TM, Wu SH, Tan TD, Tseng HC, Shih CC. Correlation between timing of defervescence after central venous catheter removal and diagnosis of catheter-related bloodstream infection. Oral presentation K-1233, 2009 ICAAC, San Francisco.
  5. Fang LH, Chen WT, Wang CL, Wu SH, Tan TD, Shih CC. Incidence and risk factors of aminoglycoside-associated nephrotoxicity in cancer patients dosed by once daily regimen and individualized pharmacokinetic monitoring. Poster presentation A1-566, 2009 ICAAC, San Francisco.
  6. Chen WT, Liu TM, Wu SH, Shih CC. Characterizing causative microorganisms in routine surveillance of catheter-related bloodstream infections using differential time to positivity : true or false?. Poster presentation K-3415, 2008 ICAAC/IDSA, Washington DC.
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