Surgery professor elected into French National Academy of Medicine


ZHENG Shuseng (middle), MD, Professor of Surgery and an expert in organ transplantation, has been elected a member of the French National Academy of Medicine. 

The French National Academy of Medicine announced the election of new members during its annual meeting on December 19, 2017.

ZHENG Shusen, a renowned professor of surgery at Zhejiang University and member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, has been elected as an international member for his eminent contributions to organ transplantation. 

Starting from the first successful liver transplantation in Queen Mary Hospital of Hong Kong University in October 1991, Professor ZHENG has completed more than 800 cases of liver transplantation and established the international accepted protocol of prevention and management of HBV recurrence after liver transplantation and the candidate selection criteria of liver transplantation for Hepatocellular carcinoma.

Professor ZHENG currently serves as director of the Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery in the First Affiliated Hospital of ZJU’s Medical School.

Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements and commitment to service.

Established in 1820, the French National Academy of Medicine is a French medical institution with the highest accolade. It is especially instituted to respond to all requests coming from the government on all subjects that may concern public health, and mainly on epidemics, diseases specific to a country, epizooties, diverse fields of legal medicine, propagation of antivariolic vaccination, etc.