Shanghai 6th People’s Hospital

Tel Tel: 021-64369181
Address Address: N. 600 Yishan Road
Hours Hours:  24-hour emergency service
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Shanghai 6th People’s Hospital (上海第六人民医院), also named as the 6th People’s Hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University, was founded in 1904. It is a large scale Tertiary Level Class A teaching hospital with comprehensive disciplines. The Hospital has 1766 approved beds (subsidized by the government) and 1950 open beds, 33 clinical departments and 9 technical departments. In the 1950s, Professor Zhou Yongchang and his colleagues firstly established the ultrasound medicine in China and the Hospital was recognized as the origin of ultrasound diagnosis in China. In 1963, Professor Chen Zhongwei, Qian Yunqing and their colleagues successfully accomplished the first case of replant of amputated limbs in the world and the Hospital was renowned as the cradle of the Replant of Amputated Limbs. In 1978, Professor Yu Zhongjia successfully accomplished the reconstruction technique for hand or five fingers defect and won the 1st Class Award of National Invention. In 1980, Professor Lin Chaohong successfully cultured the first cell line of human gastric cancer. In 2003, Professor Xiang Kunshan was elected as the member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering due to his achievements in the first positional cloning study of the first MODY gene (MODY1) and first detection of mitochondrial mutation diabetes in Chinese population. Within the Hospital, there are Clinical School of Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai Institute of Micro-Surgery for Extremities, Shanghai Institute of Diabetes, International Training Center of Micro-Surgery for Extremities (Shanghai, China), Shanghai Training Center for Ultrasound Medicine, Imaging Medicine Institute of Shanghai Jiaotong University, Otolaryngology Institute of Shanghai Jiaotong University, Orthopedic Trauma Institute of Shanghai Jiaotong University and Diabetes Institute of Shanghai Jiaotong University. The Hospital is the post-graduate education base for Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai TCM University and Suzhou University, with 30 authorized disciplines to train PhD-level students (49 supervisors) and 45 authorized disciplines to train master-level students (119 supervisors). The Hospital is one of the national bases for continuous medical education (CME) and undertakes about 60 national CME programs. The Hospital has three National Key Disciplines, namely orthopedics, endocrinology and metabolic diseases and cardiovascular diseases; three Shanghai Key Disciplines, namely micro-surgery in extremities, endocrine and metabolic diseases and interventional imaging. Approved by Shanghai Municipal Government, the Hospital owns two Shanghai Clinical Center, namely Shanghai Clinical Center for Orthopedic Trauma and Shanghai Clinical Center for Diabetes. Approved by the National TCM Administration, the Hospital owns National Model TCM Department in Comprehensive Hospitals. Approved by Shanghai Municipal Health Bureau, the Hospital established Shanghai First-Aid Center for Acute Trauma, Shanghai Diagnosis& Treatment Center for Infectious Diseases and Shanghai First-Aid Center for High-risk Pregnant Woman. The Hospital has 8 Key Disciplines of Shanghai Jiaotong University, namely Urologic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Ultrasound Medicine, Hematology, General Surgery, Anesthetics, Cardiovascular Diseases and Gynecology and Obstetrics In 2010, the total A&E visits reached 2.38 million, discharged inpatients reached 66 thousands and surgeries reached 59 thousands. Since 1963, the Hospital has achieved 198 National and Municipal (or Ministry Level) Scientific Awards, including one 1st Class Award of National Invention, one National S&T Progress Award, twelve other National Awards and 184 Municipal (or Ministry Level) Awards. In 2009, the Hospital published 151 SCI and EI papers and ranked the 11th among all hospitals in China and 2nd in Shanghai. In 2004, the Hospital achieved the National Advanced Unit in the Health System. In 2005, the Hospital was awarded the National Model Unit. In 2006, the Hospital achieved the National “May 1st Labor Award”. In 2007, the Hospital was recognized as the National Model Unit in Transparent Administration. In 2008, the Hospital was awarded the National Advanced Unit in the “Year of Hospital Administration” Activities (2005-2008). In 2009, the Hospital was awarded the National Model Unit again. The Hospital will further implement the Outlook of Scientific Development. Taking the overall Healthcare System Reform as impetus of hospital development, the Hospital will establish new images of medical staff centering on “Innovation, Devotion, Strive, and Contribution”. Insisting on the right orientation of public hospital and following essential principles of hospital development, the Hospital will strive to deepen its own reform, strengthen capacity building, improve long-acting system, promote disciplines and talents building and enhance comprehensive capacity so that to further improve the quality of medical service and contribute more to the population’s health and the quick development of the Chinese healthcare undertaking!