Professor Shanyong Zhang, born on February 22, 1972, is the deputy chief of Department of Oral Surgery in Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine; College of Stomatology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He is also the director of teaching, standardized and specialized training of the Department of Oral Surgery in Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital. He was awarded his doctorate in 2010 (Supervisor: Professor Chi Yang). As a visiting scholar, he visited Vienna Medical University and Baylor University Medical Center, and received training with the guidance of Professor Larry Wolford, specialized in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery with dentofacial deformity (including alloplastic total TMJ replacement surgery).
Professor Zhang is the standing committee member of Chinese society of TMD (Temporomandibular Disorders) & Occlusion of CSA; board member of China Clinical Translational Medicine Industry Society of Health Industry (CCTMIS); expert board member of Stomatologist Qualification Examination of the National Medical Examination Center; Standing Committee Member of Basic Science of Stomatology Committee of Shanghai; Member of International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS); guest editor of Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology.
Professor Zhang is an expert in TMJ surgery, dental alveolar surgery and minimal invasive surgery, including diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular disorders, osteoarthrosis, ankylosis, complex condylar fracture and neoplasm in TMJ. The joint-jaw-occlusion combined therapy is one of his special skills. Recently, he is mainly focused on the development and clinical application of Chinese custom-made total TMJ prostheses, which has exceeded the standards of its international counterparts. For fundamental research, he is mainly focused on mechanisms and nanomedicines for TMJ osteoarthritis, dental alveolar regeneration and nanoscale modification of dental implant surface.
As the first author or the corresponding author, Professor Zhang has published more than 170 papers, 76 of which were indexed by SCI (2 of which IF>10, 6 of which IF>5). In the recent years, he has won 8 important prizes including the Second Prize of the Ministry of Education of Science and Technology Progress (the first order), Shanghai Outstanding Invention Gold Award (the first order), the first Prize of Progress Award of Science and Technology Ministry of Shanghai (the third order), the Second Prize of the Ministry of Education of Science and Technology Progress (the second order), and the Second Prize of National scientific and technological progress (the fourth order). He has been authorized for 20 patents and participated in editing 9 books. As the principal investigator of more than 30 national and municipal projects, including 3 projects sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, he has won a series of talent projects, including the Shanghai Pujiang Talent Program, the first board of high-altitude research physicians "Double Hundred Talents Program", the New Hundred Talents Program of SHSMU, and the Program of Shanghai Academic/Technology Research Leader. He has supervised 3 post-doctoral students, 6 doctoral students and 14 master students, with 5 doctoral students and 7 master students jointly trained.