Xinhua Hospital

Xin Hua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, established in 1958 after the founding of New China in 1949, is a modern comprehensive teaching hospital, integrating functions of providing medical care, surving as an educational base and conducting scientific researches. It has been awarded seven times the title of “Model Unit" of Shanghai, three times the title of “National Advanced Collective“ and was granted the title of Class A Hospital at the Tertiary Level(the highest class) in 1993 and honored as Children-friendly Hospital in 1995.

The hospital has a complete range of disciplines and specialies with special features. The hospital accommodates 1,728 beds (including 500 beds at its branch institution --Shanghai Children’s Medical Center); 47 clinical departments, 66 specialties, 8 university-level research laboratories, and 6 medically-related technological service platforms including Heart Intervention Diagnosis and Treatment Unit, Endoscopic Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Excimer Laser Diagnostic and Treatment Unit,WHO Collaborative Center for Child Growth and Development,National Research Center for Neonatal Screening and Genetic Metabolic Diseases,Shanghai Diagnosis and Treatment Center for Hearing Disorder in Children. The number of OPD and emergency patient visits reaches 2.2 million a year; the total admissions of inpatients (person/time)are over 40,000 every year; the number of operations on inpatients is nearly 20,000 per year. With superior comprehensive professional strengths, the departments of Cardiology, Digestive Medicine, Neurology, General surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and Head-Neck Surgery, Dermatology and Clinical Nutrition Center are the key programs supported respectively by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Health, Shanghai Municipality, Shanghai Health Bureau and Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine. The hospital has gained 21 prizes granted by Shanghai Municipality for its clinical medical achievements.

The hospital is a teaching hospital of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine and has 3000 staff members; among them, 83 percent are medical professionals, and 46 percent have middle or senior professional titles. The hospital now has 42 tutors supervising doctoral students in 8 doctoral programs and the post-doctorate mobile stations, and 181 tutors for graduate students working for the master's degree in 25 master-degree programs.

The hospital boasts two bases of clinical medicine: Xin Hua Hospital itself and its branch Shanghai Children’s Medical Center. It is home to 2 Shanghai municipal-level clinical medical centers: Shanghai Clinical Medical Center for Pediatric Cardiovascular Diseases and Shanghai Clinical Medical Center for Pediatric Surgical Rectification; 3 municipal-level research institutions: Shanghai Institute for Pediatric Research, Shanghai Institute for Pediatric Congenital Heart diseases, Shanghai Developmental Biology Laboratory and Shanghai Environment Science and Child Healthcare Laboratory; and 3 colleges of clinical medicine under Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine: Pediatric Medical College, Xin Hua College of Clinical Medicine and Pediatric Continuing Educational College.

Medical equipment in Xin Hua hospital is valued at RMB 0.37 billion. The highlights include Shanghai’s first DSCT, 3 MRI sets, 4 CT scanners, 3 DSA sets, 2 ECT sets, liner accelerator, Lower- Hyperbaric oxygen chamber, fully automatic biochemical analyzer, fully automatic protein analyzer, flow cytometer and a variety of testing, monitoring, imaging diagnostic facilities ensuring the high quality of diagnosis and treatment.

Clinical Departments


Address: 1665 Kongjiang Road, Shanghai 200092, China



Xu Weiguo

Prof. Xu Weiguo, chief physician, professor of management science and PhD supervisor, is currently the president of Xinhua Hospital and deputy director of Department of Medical Nutrition of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine. He has long been engaged in research on hospital management, both theoretically and for practical purposes, and has gained extensive expertise in the field. He has headed 4 key research programs concerning important issues in hospital management granted by Shanghai Education Commission, including "Strategic Study on the Comprehensive Reform of Operating Mechanism for Public Hospitals during the Transformation Period " and " Study on the Nurturing of Talented People in Modern Hospitals ", and has published 41 articles on the state core journals like "Chinese Journal of Hospital Administration" and "Chinese Hospital Management". He has addressed international and domestic academic conferences many times on such topics as "Hospital Development Strategy and Performance Management", "Harmonious Hospital and Innovative Management", "Hospital Personnel Management and the Management of Personnel", "Modern Hospital Administrative Structure and Professionalized Management ". Prof. Xu Weiguo has overseas educational background and work experiences, having undertaken further study and practical training in hospital management at San Antonio University Hospital. In recent years he has served as a leading member in several academic institutions including Chinese Hospital Management Society, Chinese Hospital Presidents, Shanghai Research Society of Rehabilitation Management, Shanghai Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Section and Yangpu District Medical Association, and as chief editor or editorial board member in well-reputed journals including "Shanghai Medical Journal"and "Chinese Journal of Practical Internal Medicine", and won prizes of the Shanghai Health Service Management Award for his outstanding work. Prof. Xu Weiguo has persistently carried out medical, teaching and research work, doing pioneering work in the Department of Respiratory Medicine and especially focusing on the study of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In medical and clinical field, he has directed 5 key programs supported by Shanghai Science and Technology Commission on such topics as "the Study of the Effect of the Adaptor and Tranion Factor--Aiolos of T-cell Activation on the Pathogenesis of Asthma " and the "Study of Body Composition of the Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and the Means of Skeletal Muscle Ubiquitin - Proteasome ", etc. He has published 35 papers as the first author, and authored or coauthored 6 academic books. He is a committed and devoted educator, teaching students in the specialties of clinical medicine, medical nutrition and health management.

President's Office

Head: Zhou Bin

Tel: 86-21-65790000*3020