Dr Gang Zhu

Prof. Gang 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 […]

Prof. Gang 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).

In addition to his work in clinical urology, Prof. Zhu is also involved in various international and national academic societies. He is the Vice President for the China Anti-Cancer Association Genitourinary Society (CACA-GU). He is the committee Chairman for CACA-GU Minimally Invasive Surgery Section. He is the Secretary of General for Asian Urological Surgery Training & Education Group (AUSTEG). He is also a panel member of Chinese, Asian, and European urological cancer guideline committees and has composed the guidelines for prostate cancer, kidney cancer, and bladder cancer for all of these committees. He is an editor of national and international urological journals, including Chinese Journal of Urology and British Journal of Urology International.

Prof. Zhu started his career in the Beijing Hospital of the Ministry of Health and then spent a year in the Cancer Hospital of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. With 29 years of experience in the field of urology, Prof. Zhu has extensive specialization in the diagnosis and treatment of uro-oncological cancers, especially cancers of the prostate, kidneys, and bladder. His areas of expertise also include minimally invasive operations like robotic assisted laparoscopic surgery in combination with the 3D image reconstruction, conventional lap surgery, single-port lap surgery and techniques, and endoscopic surgery. Currently, the robotic surgeries that Prof. Zhu performs include radical prostatectomy, radical cystectomy, nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, and adrenalectomy. Endoscopic surgeries include transurethral enucleation of the prostate, excision of bladder tumors, and ureteroscopic lithotripsy for the kidneys or ureteral calculi. Among others, Prof. Zhu is a pioneer in China for laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

Prof. Zhu is now a professor of Urology at Peking University, a PhD supervisor for Peking Union Medical College and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and a visiting professor at Dresden University of Technology. He has published 82 peer-reviewed papers in both national and international medical journals and contributed to 19 books.

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