The hospital was one of the earliest to be affiliated with medical schools in southwestern China. It has 2,035 registered beds but actually uses 2,300 beds. It has 798 senior specialists, 120 staff with PhD degrees, 560 with master’s degrees, and more than 400 PhD and master’s advisors. It is approved to carry out liver, kidney, small intestine, and pancreas transplantation.957

Its hepatobiliary surgery department operates an organ transplantation research laboratory, which has advanced equipment and holds a leading position in the province. It has 120 beds, 4 senior specialists, 11 associate senior specialists, 6 staff with PhD degrees, one Ph.D. advisor, and 9 master’s advisors.958

The Hepatobiliary Surgery Department specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of liver, biliary, pancreatic, and spleen disease; it is the Guizhou Provincial Organ Transplant Center and a clinical pharmacology testing base under the Ministry of Health.

The department has 67 medical staff, including 4 chief professional personnel, 11 associate chief professional personnel, 6 PhDs, 6 doctoral advisors, 9 master’s advisors. It has a designated capacity of 80 beds but actually has 120 beds. It admits up to more than 3,000 patients and performs more than 1,500 surgeries per year. It has an organ transplant research laboratory equipped with advanced instruments and able to carry out experimental research on hepatobiliary and pancreatic disease in the fields of cell and molecular biology. The department leads the province in these subjects.

The urologic surgery department has 5 professors, 8 associate professors, and 6 attending physicians, among whom 3 hold PhD degrees (including one from the U.S.) and 5 have master’s degrees. The department has 7 master’s advisors and 3 deputy directors of nursing. It has 120 beds and an in-patient ward for kidney transplantation. The department successfully completed the first homograft kidney transplant in the province in 1985.959