Research Units
The First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University
The operation volume per robot (The Da Vinci Surgical System) has topped the world in 2015 and 2016


To become a world-class medical center for medical care, education and research

Basic Information

  • Founded in 1947

  • Over 5,600 empolyees

  • 6 campuses

  • 3,200 patient beds

  • A combined annual outpatient and emergency visits of 4.21 million

  • 169,000 inpatient admissions & over 93,000 inpatient surgeries2017

  • 1 Collaborative Innovation Center for Infectious Diseases

  • 1 State Key Lab

  • 2 StateKey Disciplines

  • 22 State Clinical Key Specialties

  • 13 Provncial and Ministerial Level Key Labs

  • Exquisite medical techniques&Advanced equipment

    - The Da Vinci Surgical System, Gamma knife, PET/CT, ICT, Cyclotron, Varian linear accelerator, 3.0T MRI, Multi-slice spiral CT, DSA, Multi-probe ECT, Storz ESWL, Color Doppler, WG Auto analysis instrument, DSIM.

    - Modern digital management systems supporting an information based integrated online medical platform, a “big data” processing platform, a mobile healthcare APP, as well as a digital medical information system.

Talent Teams

  • 2 Academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering

  • 4 experts of the Recruitment Program of Global Talents

  • 2 national level innovation teams

  • More than 700 professionals with senior titles

  • The Hospital is among the national top in medical innovation.


  • 1 grand prize (Major innovation and technological breakthrough in the prevention and treatment of emerging infectious diseases represented by Avian Influenza A (H7N9))

  • 2 first prizes and 8 second prizes of National Scientific and Technological Progress Award

  • Research funds available reaches 100 million RMB for 9 consecutive years and the number was over 200 million RMB in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2017

    SCI-indexed articles climbed up to 542 in 2017, entering national top ten for 14 consecutive years

  • A large number of articles published on NATURE, LANCET, The New England Journal of Medicine, and other top journals

  • Several influential S&T journals issued by itself, namely Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International, Chinese Journal of Transplanation, Chinese Journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Chinese Journal of Critical Care Medicine among others

  • Ranked #5 overall and 9 disciplines listed in Top 20 “Ranking of Scientific and Technological Influence Power of Hospitals in China” released by Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

  • Ranked #11 for 3 consecutive years (“List of the Most Competitive Hospitals in China” co-released by Hong Kong Ailibi Hospital Management Research Center and Social Sciences Academic Press)

  • Many divisions (including organ transplantation, liver diseases, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, cardiology, urology etc.) considered national best

  •  International Exchanges & Cooperation

        - Long-term cooperative relationship with over 30 top medical institutions and universities across the world

        - 16 high-level clinical research centers and international S&T cooperation bases have been jointly established with Stanford University, UCLA, Cleveland Clinic, University of Western Australia, The University of Hong Kong

        - Participated in “China-CEEC Hospital Cooperation Alliance” to strengthen cooperation with Hungary and Czech Republic among other countries in the “belt & Road Initiative”

        - Fruitful results in medical diplomacyto Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia and other Southeast Asian Countries