At 8:30 a.m. on April 14, 2020, the Zhengzhou Orthopaedics Hospital held a signing ceremony of introducing three well-known German orthopaedics experts in the Remote Consultation Center, East District. President Yelong Zhang, Acting President Aiguo Wang, Vice President Wei Mei, Vice President Wanxin Huang, Director of the Department of Orthopedic Trauma, Director of the Department of Spinal Surgery and Scientific Secretary attended the ceremony altogether.
President Yelong Zhang pointed out that with the rapid development of globalization, simultaneously, the further advancement made in new health care reform and the internationalization, the communication, and collaboration between all nations has come to a significant part of the reform and development for the hospital currently. At the same time, it is an essential approach to improving the medical quality and strength of the hospital. To achieve the systematic mode of innovation in the cooperation and exchange of domestic and overseas as well as the maximum of efficiency and development, introducing international top experts will be greatly effective. In addition, he said the international talents would be the guarantee and beneficiary in the cooperation and exchange between hospitals and nations. Meanwhile, the President claimed that the personnel in the hospital should seize the opportunity of establishing the international atmosphere for the departments, setting up the international standard of orthopaedics and attending the Sino-Euro International Orthopedics Summit to promote the level of clinical research, by the guidance of international experts in the clinic, scientific research and teaching.
The introduced well-known experts include Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Böcker from the University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilian University, Prof. Dr. med. Jeffrey C. Wang from the Keck Medicine of University of Southern California and Dr. Stefano Boriani from the GSpine4 Spine Surgery Division IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi Milan. They will come to the Zhengzhou Orthopaedics Hospital for the communication and exchange covering outpatient clinic, checking up on patients, providing surgical guidance, surgical practice, complicated case discussion, conduct training and discussing the management for the departments and giving the international public lessons and so on.
Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Böcker
Medical Director of the Clinic for General, Accident and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic of the University of Munich Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) Campus City Centre and Großhadern
2014: W3-Professorship, Appointment to the Chair of Trauma Surgery at the Ludwig Maximilian University Munich (LMU)
2013: Apl.-Professorship: the Medical Faculty of Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen(JLU).
2008: Habilitation, subject of orthopaedics and trauma surgery, Ludwigs-Maximilian University Munich (LMU)
2000-2002: "Residency" at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.
1998-2000: "Post-doctoral fellowship": Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
1998: Doctorate. Studied at Free University of Berlin and Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany funded by "Max Delbrück Doctoral Scholarship".
2014: Medical Director of Trauma Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), campus city centre and Großhadern;
2013: Managing Senior Physician at Center for trauma surgery and polyclinic, Justus-Liebig-University of Gießen(JLU);
2011: Senior physician, Department of Trauma Surgery, Surgical Clinic and Polyclinic, Großhadern, Clinic of the University of Munich (LMU);
2010-2012: Emergency physician intensive care helicopter Christoph Munich, Klinikum Großhadern, LMU Munich;
Since 2018: Member of International Advisory Board for AO Trauma
2017 President of the Congress European Orthopaedic Research Society in Munich
2014: President of the German Osteology Congress in Munich
2013: Head of AG Osteology of the German Society for Trauma Surgery
Prof. Dr. med. Jeffrey C. Wang
President of North American Spine Society
Co-Director of USC Spine Center
• Professor of USC Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery
• Co-Director of USC Spine Center
• Chief of USC Orthopaedic Spine Service
• President, 16th President of the Society for Brain Mapping and
• American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Senior Achievement
• American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Senior Achievement
• Honorary President of the 5th Annual Congress Brazilian Surgery
and Techniques of Minimally Invasive of the Vertebral Column
(5th Annual Cominco), Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 28-30th, 2016
• President of North American Spine Society (NASS), 2018
• President of Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS), 2017
• AO Foundation Board Member, 2017
• Chairman of AOSpine International, 2012-2015
Prof. Dr. med. Stefano Boriani
Director of Spinal Teaching Program and Head of Spine Tumor Surgery of the GSpine4 Spine Surgery Division IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi Milan (I)
Since 1978, Stefano Boriani had been working as an attending surgeon at Rizzoli Institute in Bologna (I) until 1988, then took over the sub-unit of Oncologic Spine Surgery in the Department of Bone Tumor Surgery as an associate chief physician until 1996. Then charged as Head of the Department of Spine Surgery at Istituto Santa Corona di Pietra Ligure (SV) from April 22nd to September 21st, 1996. He had been working as Head of the Department of Spine Tumor and Degenerative Spine Surgery at Rizzoli Institute in Bologna since September 6th 2009. Currently, he is Director of Spinal Teaching Program and Head of Spine Tumor Surgery of the GSpine4 Spine Surgery Unit.
Major contributions to surgical and scientific interest concerns diagnosis and treatment of spine tumors worldwide recognized are:
The original staging systems for primary tumors, well known as WBB presented in 1996 and now applied by most spine oncologic surgeons.
Research and publications of surgical protocol for primary spine tumor.
Original techniques for primary spine tumor excision.
2006-2009: Co-chairman of spine surgery research group
2005-2009: Chairman of AOSpine Italian Council
Past Chairman of the AOSpine Knowledge Forum Tumor and actually Member of the Steering Committee
Honorary Member of the Spine Societies of Israel, Hungary, Columbia, Venezuela
Briefing on the Zhengzhou Orthopaedics Hospital
The Zhengzhou Orthopaedics Hospital, an orthopaedics specialized Grade III-A hospital in the integration of traditional and western medicine, was established in 1952. It integrates medical treatment, emergency, scientific research, prevention and health care and rehabilitation. Owning three campuses, namely, West District, East District and the Livable Health City District (under construction), the hospital is the integrative diagnosis and treatment center of spine and the diagnosis and treatment center of arthroscopy in the Henan Province, and the first painless orthopaedics specialized hospital in China. It is the medicare designated hospitals of Zhengzhou City and Henan Province, the medicare designated hospitals for rural and urban resident’s medical insurance (Primarily the new rural cooperative medical insurance), the medicare designated hospitals for Zhengzhou Coal Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. and China Railway Zhengzhou Group Co., Ltd., the work-related injury designated hospitals of Zhengzhou City and Henan Province, the medical institutions of trans-provincial treatment and the medical institutions for retired cadres.
The Glorious History
The Zhengzhou Orthopaedics Hospital has inherited and developed the treasure exploited from the predecessor in orthopaedics for the whole past seventy years. And gradually become a key hospital of traditional Chinese and Western medicine recognized by the National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the national key disciplines of the integration of traditional and western medicine, one of the first prevention and treatment of orthopaedics diseases bases in China Health Promotion Foundation, the training center of TCM diagnosis and treatment of orthopaedics diseases in Henan Province, the training center of total knee arthroplasty in Henan Province, the training center of artificial hip replacement in Henan Province, the standardized training base for residents (in synergy). Currently, the academician workstation of osteoarticular diseases prevention and treatment in Henan Province, one of the first post-doctoral research and development bases in Henan Province, the orthopaedics research institute in Zhengzhou City, the sports medicine research institute in Zhengzhou City, the orthopedic center of poliomyelitis in Zhengzhou City, Zhengzhou Longhai Legal Medical Expert Clinical Judicial Expertise Office and the orthopaedics experts consultation group of Zhengzhou Association for Science and Technology are all instituted in the hospital.
Top-Ranking Hardware Appliance
The hospital covers about 50,000 square meters and of which the medical room is over 40,000. There are 1,200 beds and 1,000 of them are available for present use in the hospital. It is equipped with advanced medical diagnostic equipment like Siemens MAGNETOM Skyra 3.0T, Philips Achieva 1.5T, GE Optima 64-slice CT scanner, GE LOGTQ E9, 15-channel electrocardiograph, 24-hour dynamic electrocardioscanner, and blood pressure monitor, full ECG Data Management System coverage, Nicolet EDX, XLTEK Protektor32, dual X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) bone densitometers, Carl Zeiss OPMI-VARIO, Micro Endo Disc System and Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine System from America, Digital Radiography and C-Arm X-Ray Imaging System from GE and Siemens, 3-D imaging and navigation as well as Auto Transfusion System and so on.
Ermutigend Development of Departments
The medical personnel are over 1,500 and health professionals account for 80% of all, including 281 senior titles and more than 300 masters and doctors. Over 200 people are academy member or above in municipal, provincial and national level respectively, and over 10 people were awarded “Top-Notch Specialists in Zhengzhou”. The hospital owns 28 clinical departments and 3 of which (Department of Bone Setting, Department of Traumatology and Department of Pain in Neck, Shoulder, Waist and Leg) are TCM key disciplines in Henan Province; 3 medical key disciplines in Henan Province: Bone Surgery, Spine Surgery and Pediatric Orthopaedics; 7 TCM key disciplines (Characteristic) in Zhengzhou: Department of Pain in Neck, Shoulder, Waist and Leg, Department of Bone Setting, Department of Orthopedic Oncology, Department of Traumatology, Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics, TCM Department of Foot and Ankle Surgery and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery; 2 medical key disciplines in Zhengzhou: Minimally Invasive Orthopedics and Joint Surgery; 5 medical cultivated key disciplines in Zhengzhou: Bone and Joint Imaging, Rehabilitation Medicine, Orthopedic Oncology, Foot and Ankle Surgery and Hand Surgery. 6 key laboratories in Zhengzhou: Zhengzhou Lab of Sports Injury, Zhengzhou Key Lab of Diagnosis by Bone and Joint Imaging, Zhengzhou Key Lab of Spine Surgery, Zhengzhou Research Centre of Science and Technology of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Zhengzhou Key Lab of Hand Microsurgery and Zhengzhou Key Lab of Osteochondral Injury and Arthropathy. Some of the academic leaders are Vice Chair, Standing Committee or Committee Member of national-level association, and the rest of them are Chair or Vice Chari of municipal and provincial-level association. The techniques of endoprostheses, repair and reconstruction, treatment of complex fracture, deformities correction, prevention of orthopedic complication and so on are in the precedence among the areas of expertise. The hospital is in the front row of the domestic orthopaedics hospitals both its scale and integral capability for the powerful specialized technique.
The orthopedist adheres to the spirit of “Great Virtue and Good Faith, Learn by Doing and Strive for Love” and the guidance of “Specialties, Institution, Logos, Safety”. The brand building of the Zhengzhou Orthopaedics Hospital abides the principles as “Consultation, Green, Safety, Painless, Academic, Harmony, Willing”, it has initially launched the certification from the DET NORSKE VERITAS GL International Accreditation Standard and developed the international standardized management system. Now it is in the front row of the domestic orthopaedics hospitals both its scale and integral capability. The hospital is distinguished as “Henan Province The Advanced Unit in Ethics Construction”, “Henan Province Top TEN Most Charming Hospital”, “Henan Province The First Demonstration Station for Volunteer Service”; “Zhengzhou Top TEN Unit in the Professional Ethics Construction “by the local government；” Zhengzhou The First Technology Creative Team ”by the Zhengzhou Science and Technology Bureau; “The Winning Unit in Objective Management of Health Commission System of Henan Province” for 2 consecutive years; “The Advanced Collective in Medical Health Reform in Health Commission System of Zhengzhou City “in 2018; “The Advanced Collective in Safety Construction”, “Top TEN Most Satisfied and Price Reasonable Hospital” and so on titles of honor.
The Zhengzhou Orthopaedics Hospital adopts a variety of measures simultaneously to build up a confirmed platform for the rapid development and step into a fast track to achieve the vision of a large orthopaedics specialist hospital with high quality. At present, the hospital is moving decisively towards the target of being the regional orthopaedics diagnosis and treatment center which is the greatest in the Central Plains, the leading in Central China and the top-class in China .