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

Prof. Zhu Gang completed his medical degree at Shanghai Medical University in 1990 and obtained 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.

In addition to his work in clinical Urology, Prof. Zhu is also involved in various international and national academic societies. He is the Secretary General for GU committee of the Chinese Anti-Cancer Association. In 2013, Prof. Zhu was invited to be the 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.  He is also a panel member of Chinese, Asian, and European urological cancer guideline committees and has composed the guidelines for prostate cancer, renal cancer, and bladder cancer for all of these committees. He is the editor of national and international urological journals, including Chinese Journal of Urology and British Journal of Urology International.

Prof. 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 28 years of experience in the field of Urology, Prof. Zhu has extensive specialization in the diagnosis and treatment of urological cancers, especially cancers of prostate, kidney, and bladder. 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 Prof. Zhu performs include radical prostatectomy, radical cystectomy, nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, adrenalectomy, and the high ligation of spermatic vein. Endoscopic surgeries include transurethral enucleation of the prostate, excision of bladder tumors, and ureteroscopic lithotripsy for the kidney or ureteral calculus. Among others, Prof. Zhu is a pioneer in China for laparoscopic and da Vinci robotic surgery.

Prof. Zhu is now a professor of Urology at Peking University, and PhD supervisor for Peking Union Medical College and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. He has published 70 peer-reviewed papers in both national and international medical journals and contributed to 17 books.

Prof. Zhu speaks Mandarin and English.