Associate Chief Medical Officer, Chief Urologist, Chief Surgeon, Chair of Urology, and Chair of Surgery
Prof. Zhu 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, UK.
Prof. Zhu started his career in the Beijing Hospital of the Ministry of Health and spent a year in the Cancer Hospital of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. With over 30 years of experience in Urology, Prof. Zhu is highly specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of urological cancers, especially cancers of the prostate, kidneys, and bladder. His expertise also includes minimally invasive operations such as robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery, single-port laparoscopic surgery, and endoscopic surgery. The laparoscopic surgeries that Prof. Zhu performs include radical prostatectomy, radical cystectomy, nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, adrenalectomy, and high ligation of the spermatic vein. Endoscopic surgeries include transurethral enucleation of the prostate, excision of bladder tumors, and ureteroscopic lithotripsy for the kidneys or ureteral calculi. Prof. Zhu is also a pioneer in China for laparoscopic and da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery.
In addition to his work in Clinical Urology, Prof. Zhu is also involved in various international and national academic societies. He is the Vice-Chairman of the China Anti-Cancer Association Genitourinary Oncology Committee (CACA-GU) and the Vice-President of the International Relation Committee of Chinese Urological Association’s (CUA). Prof. Zhu is also a panel member of Chinese, Asian, and European urological cancer guideline committees and has contributed to the completion of prostate cancer, kidney cancer, and bladder cancer guidelines. He is also an editor of national and international urological journals, including the Chinese Journal of Urology and the British Journal of Urology International.
Prof. Zhu is a professor of Urology at Peking University, a Ph.D. supervisor for Peking Union Medical College and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and a visiting professor at the Dresden University of Technology. He has published 91 peer-reviewed papers in both national and international medical journals and contributed to the publications of 21 books.
Prof. Zhu speaks Mandarin and English.