Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine was founded in 1920. In 2015, the Third People's Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine was reorganized and merged into Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital.
As a grade A tertiary comprehensive hospital, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital has 5 academician members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, National Clinical Research Centre for Oral Diseases, National Centre of Stomatology, 4 National Key Disciplines, 9 National Key Clinical Specialties, 4 National 211 Project Key Disciplines, 11 Shanghai Municipal Key Disciplines and Shanghai Clinical Medical Centers, etc.
In 2020, the Hospital Management Institute, Fudan University published its Best Hospital Reputation in China Rankings. Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital ranked 23rd nationally, 1st in Plastic Surgery, 3rd in Stomatology, 7th in Otolaryngology, 9th in Ophthalmology, and Orthopaedics nominated. In the 2020 China Hospital Science and Technology Value Research Rankings, the Hospital ranked 14th nation-wide, 1st in Plastic Surgery, 3rd in Stomatology, 7th in Otolaryngology and 9th in Ophthalmology.
Among its 4,846 employees, nearly 100 are national and municipal level talents and 148 MD or ph.D supervisors and 195 master supervisors.
At the end of 2021, the hospital covers an area of 127.9 mu (approximately 85,267 square meters) and a total floor area of 250,000 square meters, with 2,150 approved hospital beds, 1,000 dental chairs, and 64 clinical departments, including 11 medical technology departments. In 2021, the number of outpatients and emergency patients was more than 4.6 million, inpatient visits exceeding 130,000, inpatient surgeries over 110,000, outpatient surgeries exceeding 180,000, with an average hospitalization period of 5.4 days.
Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital has been rated as a role model in ethical and cultural progress for 14 consecutive years municipally and in 2020, nationally. It has also been awarded the National Advanced Unit for Urban Hospital Cultural Development and Shanghai May 1st Labour Certificate for multiple times.