Research And Education

Shanghai Chest Hospital was founded in 1957,the first cardiothoracic specialized hospital in China. The hospital performs a broad spectrum of surgeries of lung, esophagus, trachea, and mediastinum, as well as the transplantation of single lung, double lung and lobectomy.Nearly 90 percent of thoracic surgeries performed at Shanghai Chest Hospital have reached Level 3-4, the most difficult operations in the Chinese medical system. The hospital’s annual cardiothoracic surgeries broke through 15,000 cases in 2018 and more than 2,600 cases of Da Vinci robotic thoracic surgeries have been performedby the end of 2018.The hospital boasts the largest robotic thoracic single-center in the world.

Shanghai Chest Hospitalhas established the international fellowship program of thoracic surgery since 2010, and welcomed a lot of fellows all over the world and provided diverse range of training including but not limitedtorobotic assisted thoracic surgery, VATS lung case, minimally invasive esophagectomy &thymectomy,complicated mediastinal surgery and complex airway reconstruction. 

Shanghai Chest Hospital offers 6 to 12 months fellowship for Individuals who have got medical license and completed specialist training in thoracic surgery. For successful application, research publications and fluent English are required as well.

Application Documents

1.Application form for visiting fellow (attached)

2.Curriculum vitae including education experience and working experience

3.Copies of education & degree certificate, medical license and thoracic surgeryqualifications; copy of medical registration documents(If applicants have ever worked in China please    provide)

4.Copy of passport

5.Copies of publications

6.Letter of recommendation written by a professor of thoracic surgery

All the documents mentioned above should be emailed to We will reply in 20 working days.

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