Name: Jiahong Dong
Country of residence: china
Date of birth: March 1960
Place of birth: Huai’an, Jiangsu.
Job Titles: Jiahong Dong is the president & chief physician of Hepatobiliary Surgery of China PLA General Hospital; professor, deputy director of the Military Hepatobiliary Surgery Institute of China PLA General Hospital; member of MOH Human Organ Transplantation Expert Committee and Standing Committee of the China Organ Transplantation Society. In 2000, Southwest Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital of the 3rd Military Medical University was named PLA Liver Transplantation Center. Dong Jiahong was also director of the Military Hepatobiliary Surgery Institute of Southwest Hospital.
Dong Jiahong claimed that the hospital had done six simultaneously cases of liver transplantation within one day and was planning to increase the number of beds to 150 in order to meet the demand of "large-scale transplantation." Every year over 3,000 Chinese and overseas patients are hospitalized for treatment of hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases in this hospital, and 2,400 cases of liver transplantation are performed. Later the bed number was increased to 200. In March 2006, Dong Jiahong served as director of Hepatobiliary Surgery at the PLA General Hospital. As chief surgeon, Dong completed more than 700 cases of various types of liver transplantations such as living-donor liver transplantation and other kinds of liver transplantation. After Dong Jiahong was appointed director of the Liver Transplantation Center of Hepatobiliary Surgery of the PLA General Hospital, liver transplantation at PLA General Hospital achieved a huge leap forward. The Hepatobiliary Surgery division of the PLA General Hospital opened 172 new beds.
The Hepatobiliary Surgery division is one of the largest hepatobiliary surgeries divisions in China. It was named as the National Liberation Army Liver Transplantation Center in 2000. It was established as the key laboratory of the National Liberation Army Liver Transplantation in 2001. In 2004, the research institute worked together with the world’s largest organ transplantation center – the U.S. University of Pittsburgh Organ Transplantation Institute – to establish the National Liver Transplantation Center.
The Southwest Hospital Hepatobiliary Surgery division has developed to include 168 ward beds in 2004. Later the number of ward beds increased to 200. The Southwest Hospital Hepatobiliary Surgery division has developed to have 168 ward beds, ten professors, and six vice professors. Employees who have intermediate titles or higher all got the “PhD” title. It is the largest and most famous hepatobiliary pancreatic surgery division, and the liver transplantation center includes medicine, teaching, and research. Dong Jiahong, director of Southwest Hospital Hepatobiliary Surgery Research Institute, said the research institute has the ability to simultaneously perform six liver transplantation operations in one day.
The Southwest Hospital Hepatobiliary Surgery division is approved as the key liver transplantation laboratory of the National Liberation Army and has been confirmed as the top priority project of clinical medicine in the army.