This hospital has 2,800 medical staff, including 500 senior professionals and 400 with doctoral or master’s degrees. It is a national-class doctoral and postdoctoral research station, with 200 professors and associate professors, 20 doctoral advisors, 34 master’s advisors, and 50 experts who receive special allowances from the State Council.
This hospital carries out liver, heart, kidney, corneal, blood vessel, and parathyroid transplants.
Its urologic surgery center is one of the eight PLA specialty centers and enjoys a high reputation. It is also the teaching base of the urologic surgery department of clinical hospitals in Beijing affiliated with the Second and Third Military Medical Universities. It was among the earliest hospitals to perform organ transplantation and has performed clinical kidney transplants since 1992.558
Guo Yinglu, one of the founders of modern urologic surgery in China and an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, served as the leader of the expert panel. He participated in the country’s first renal transplant in the early 1960s. In the 1970s, he went to Canada to study kidney transplantation. He later wrote China’s first Renal Transplantation monograph after he returned to the country.559
In 1999, the hospital’s liver transplant center started performing clinical liver transplants, which are now routine surgery at the hospital. The medical staff includes 4 well-known senior specialists, 2 professors, 2 associate professors, 3 personnel with PhDs, and 4 with master’s degrees. The center claimed to have established timely, unobstructed access to high-quality liver sources from around the Beijing area and from other provinces and cities.560