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Dept. of Gastroenterology

Date: July-5-2013         Author:          Editor: Admin

The Gastroenterology Department of Beijing Shijitan Hospital, founded in 1939, has been recognized as one of the leaders in Gastroenterology, known for its outstanding care provided by a team of prestigious gastroenterologists, excellent doctors and professional nurses. With the resources of a teaching hospital, the Gastroenterology Department now incorporates clinical services, medical education, and researches all together, aiming to serve patients for the best.

Clinical Services
Clinical Services include Outpatient Services, Inpatient Services and Endoscopy Services.
The Gastroenterology department provides a comprehensive investigation and management service of suspected and established gastrointestinal diseases. Outpatient services provided by experienced gastroenterologists are available every weekday plus Saturday mornings. High standard inpatient services provided all year round by excellent doctors and clinicians are carefully monitored by senior specialists under strict disciplines and guidelines. The diseases dealt with through these services range across the whole of gastroenterology, including commonplace ailments like swallowing problems, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcers, gastric cancers, colon cancers, diseases of the bile ducts, acute pancreatitis, inflammatory bowel diseases, acute and chronic gastrointestinal bleeding, and hepatitis as well as some other complex conditions alike. And we have fame for special approaches to the treatment for cirrhosis, and severe liver damages. The Gastroenterology department Endoscopy Center owns several sets of advanced endoscopic devices. A variety of endoscopic and colonscopic procedures are preformed by highly skilled gastroenterologists, who have at their disposal, the latest technologies. We have been the first to investigate new techs of painless endoscopic examinations, which have largely relieved patients’ anxiety and minimized discomfort. We have also started applying pigment endoscopic examinations to improve both the diagnostics and treatments for early gastro-intestinal tumors. As for endoscopic treatments, we’ve conducted many successful cases of ERCP, etc. Moreover, in coalition of other experts in special care department, we have conduct gastroesophageal gastric manometry and esophageal ph monitoring.

Medical Education
The Gastroenterology department offers clinical education programs for students from Peking University Health Science Center and the Medical School of Southeast University, as well as professional trainings for clinicians from community-based hospitals. And ever since it has been authorized as one of the training bases for residents in Beijing in 2004, it has also provided training for residents who intend to specialize in gastroenterology.

The Gastroenterology department puts a lot of focuses on researches and has conducted many clinical researches and studies throughout the years. Recently we have been doing studies on the expression of prostate receptors in different diseases as well as the impacts of Helicobacter pylori on the functions of the platelet. More than 70 papers have been published by the specialists in our team on their respective fields of specialty. Books that we composed include: Hepatic Cirrhosis, Vascular Diseases of the Digestive System, and Preventive Strategies against Gastroenterological Diseases. And gastroenterologists from our department have also participated in the composing and editing of several others books like Clinical Pharmacology on Gastrointestinal Diseases, Modern Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and The Ulcers.

Our passionate and qualified team includes one chief consultant, five deputy chief consultants and four attendant doctors as well as fifteen professional nurses. Among them there are one post-Doctor, two PhDs, and three Masters in Medicine. Many of our doctors are involved in ground breaking research and bring to the department the very latest proven techniques.

Wu Jing, MD, PhD
Dean of Gastroenterology department
Chief consultant gastroenterologist at Shijitan Hospital
Professor of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
Dr. Wu was one of the leaders on scientific researches at the Health Bureau of Gansu Province. She has been the special referee for Chinese Medical Journal (English Version) and Acta Pharmacologica Sinica (English version). She has conducted over 10 major researches, published more than 50 papers and participated in the edition of 3 major monographs of gastroenterology. Over the past few years, 21 students have got their master degrees in medicine under Dr Wu’s supervision. She is an expert on diagnostics and treatments of general gastroenterological diseases with featured mastery in endoscopic treatments for upper gastro bleeding .Her research interests focus on the molecular biology of  gastrointestinal tumors and its clinical applications.

Lin XiangChun, MD, PhD, Postdoctoral
Deputy Dean of Gastroenterology department
Deputy consultant gastroenterologist
Dr Lin is a committee member of .the Chinese Society of Digestive Endoscopy (CSDE). She got her PhD and MD degrees from Beijing Medical University and won the national scholarship to pursuit her postdoctoral degree in Japan. With rich experience in treating gastrointestinal, pancreatic and biliary diseases, she is highly specialized in the use of new technology such as pigment endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound for precise diagnosis and treatment in early gastrointestinal tumors and other diseases. Her research interests also include Helicobacter pylori.

Lin Wu, MD
Deputy Dean of Gastroenterology department
Deputy consultant gastroenterologist
Dr Lin is a committee member of Chinese Association of Integrative Medicine, Beijing Section. He has received special training from China PLA General Hospital and has rich experience in dealing with complex and severe cases of gastroenterological diseases. He has almost 10 publications on national journals and was the co-editor of 2 monographs. His clinical specialty lies in endoscopic treatments for esophageal and gastric varices.

Wei Nan, MD, Master of Medicine
Deputy consultant gastroenterologist
Dr Wei graduated from Shanxi Medical University and has more than 20 years of experience of practice in gastroenterology. He has also published several papers and was the co-editor for 2 monographs. His specialty lies in liver diseases and endoscopic treatments, including Percutaneous Endoscope Gastrostomy.

Jiang GuoJun, MD
Deputy consultant gastroenterologist
Dr Jiang graduated from West China Medical University and has had special training at hospital. He has been working at gastroenterological clinics for almost 20 years. He has also published several papers and was the co-editor for 2 monographs. His clinical interests include pancreatic diseases, hepatic cirrhosis and endoscopic treatments.

Gao BingXia, MD, Master of Medicine
Deputy consultant gastroenterologist
Dr Gao earned her Master degree of Medicine at Peking University No.3 Hospital and has had special training at Beijing Cancer Hospital. She has more than 10 years of clinical experience and has published over 10 papers and co-edited for 2 monographs. She is good at dealing with sever cases as well as gastroendoscopic and colonendoscopic treatments.

Coeliac disease
Gall stones
Food intolerance
Endoscopic treatments for esophageal and gastric varices

Lower GI conditions treated include:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome;
Diverticular Disease;
Inflamatory bowel diseases;
Polyps in the bowel.

The department treats all forms of Gastro Intestinal cancers including:
Oesophageal cancer;
Stomach cancer;
Bowel cancer;
Pancreatic cancer;
Stromal tumors.

There are 30 comfortable wards (washing room provided for each room) in total.

Electronic gastroscope;
Electronic colonoscope;
Electronic duodenoscopy;
Endoscopic ultrasonography.

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