This is a clinical teaching hospital for Xinjiang Medical University, Shihezi University School of Medicine, and Anhui Medical University. It has one post-doctoral research station, 5 national and autonomous region-level medical centers, and 18 clinical training bases for specialists. With more than 3,000 inpatient beds, the hospital discharges 120,000 patients and performs over 80,000 surgeries each year. The hospital currently has over 5,000 employees, including 800 staff members with PhDs and master’s degrees.1048

The hospital has performed heart, lung, and kidney transplants. It has also carried out a number of replantation of severed fingers and autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation in lymphoma cases. Its success in the first orthotopic heart transplant in the five northwestern provinces marked a milestone for the hospital in opening up a new field in organ transplantation.1049

The department of hepatobiliary vascular Surgery has 70 inpatient beds and 18 doctors, including 4 chief surgeons (2 master’s advisors), 3 associate chief surgeons, an associate chief technician, 7 attending physicians, one resident, and 6 graduate students. The department has performed liver transplants.1050 Chen Lunjian, associate chief surgeon, trained at the Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery at People’s Liberation Army General Hospital (301 Hospital) between June 2006 and June 2007 and another time in March 2012. He has engaged in clinical liver transplantation for a long time.1051

The hospital’s Urology Center has many professors and experts, including Wang Qing, Wen Bin, and Xiami Siding. Their profiles indicated kidney transplantation as their main specialty. 1052According to the Xinjiang News on November 6th, 2015, the hospital started performing kidney transplants 20 years ago and was one of the earliest to do so in Xinjiang.1053

On March 4th, 2003, its department of cardiac surgery performed its first orthotopic cardiac allograft.1054 The

department has 60 inpatient beds, 14 ICU beds, and two upper-class operating rooms. The department currently has 13 doctors, including 2 chief surgeons, 2 associate chief surgeons, 4 attending physicians, and a master’s advisor.1055

The department of ophthalmology specializes in corneal transplantation. It has 60 inpatient beds, 3 master’s degree advisors, 4 chief physicians, 2 associate chief physicians, 6 intermediate-level medical staff members, 7 staff members with master’s degrees, and 2 PhD students.

The hospital serves as a teaching hospital for several medical colleges in Xinjiang. It extensively cooperates and maintains good relationships with Peking University People’s Hospital, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Beijing Union Hospital, Beijing Navy General Hospital, Beijing Armed Police General Hospital, Fudan University in Shanghai, Tianjin Eye Hospital, Guangzhou First People’s Hospital, the Shenzhen Eye Center, etc.1056

In March 2003, the Department of Thoracic Surgery performed its first allogeneic single lung transplant.1057 It currently has 35 inpatient beds and 9 surgeons, including 2 chief surgeons and 2 associate chief surgeons, and 7 members holding master’s degrees.1058