NAVIGATION

Gang ZHU

Title

Chief Urologist, Chief Surgeon, Chair of Urology, and Chair of Surgery

Degrees

MD

Department

United Family New Hope Oncology Center Surgery

Language

English
Mandarin

Biography

Dr. Zhu Gang completed his medical degree at Shanghai Medical University in 1990, and his Master’s degree in Surgery at Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) in 1999. He completed his Doctorate and a post-doctoral clinical research fellowship at King’s College London.

Dr. Zhu started his career in the Beijing Hospital of the Ministry of Health and then spent a year in the Cancer Hospital of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.

With 26 years experience in the field of urology, Dr. Zhu has extensive specialization in the diagnosis of urological oncology, especially that of prostate cancer. His areas of expertise also include minimally invasive operations like robotically-assisted laparoscopic surgery, single port laparoscopic surgery and techniques, and endoscopic surgery.

Currently, laparoscopic surgeries that Dr. Zhu performs include radical prostatectomy, radical cystectomy, nephrectomy, heminephrectomy, adrenalectomy, and the high ligation of spermatic vein. Endoscopic surgeries include transurethral enucleation of the prostate and excision of bladder tumor, among others. Dr. Zhu is a pioneer in China for robotically-assisted laparoscopic surgery.

In addition to his work in clinical urology, Dr. Zhu is also involved in various international and national academic societies. In 2013, Dr. Zhu was invited as chief visitor to the 2nd Mont-blanc Urological Oncology Program held in the Urological Center of Dresden University of Technology on behalf of the Chinese Delegation.  In 2015, Dr. Zhu was assigned by the Wu Jieping Medical Foundation to lead the Chinese Urological Oncology delegations to the Sino Europe Exchange.

Dr. Zhu is now the acting chair of IFFU committee, professor of Urology at Peking University, and PhD supervisor for Peking Union Medical College and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. He has published 63 peer-reviewed papers in both national and international medical journals and contributed to fifteen books.