Dr. Qingyu Wu
Professor of cardiovascular surgery;
President of The First Hospital of Tsinghua University;
Dean of Medical Center, Tsinghua University;
Member of American Association for Thoracic Surgery, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Councilor of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
Editorial board members of Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals, Chinese Medical Journal, Chinese Journal of Surgery.
Having graduated from Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences in 1976, Prof. Qingyu WU worked at Fuwai Hospital and Cardiovascular Institute, the largest cardiac center in China, as a resident in cardiovascular surgery, followed by attending cardiovascular surgeon, trainee in The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, Australia, associate professor in 1989 and professor in 1993. In 1995-2004, he had been the chief of cardiovascular surgery department and the vice director of Fuwai Hospital. In March 2004, Prof. Qingyu moved to The First Hospital of Tsinghua University to establish a new cardiovascular center until now.
Prof. Qingyu WU has practiced in pediatric and adult cardiovascular surgery for 40 years. He had not only remarkably reduced the mortality of surgical treatment of coronary disease in China, but also created and improved a variety of surgical procedures in TGA, CABG, Ebstein anormaly, Single ventricle, DORV, Tetraology of Fallot and so on. He has had 270 papers and 12 books in cardiovascular surgery published both nationwide and worldwide. He has won 5 times the National Science and Technology Progress Awards issued by the Chinese State Council including: Clinical and Basic Researchof Complex Congenital Heart Disease; Coronary aetery Disease; Improving the Surgical Outcomes of teratology of Follot; Improving Aortic Surgery Results; Improving diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism. He has also won other 9 academic and technological awards issued by the Chinese Medical Association and Ministry of Public Health of China.