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Beijing Jishuitan Hospital


Enthusiasm, Expertiseand, Elaborateness -- for the health services of people of China.

Beijing Jishuitan Hospital is a palace garden like hospital. Built at the end of the Yuan dynasty Grand Canal on the mast sail bristly wharf -- "Jishuitan harbor", it was the Prince Gun’s Palace in Qing Dynasty for more than 200 years.

In January 28th, 1956, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital was built in the former palace site. More than half a century later, the hospital has become a level three first-class general hospital, which mainly focus on the departments of orthopaedics and burn. In the year 2015, we now have more than 2900 employees, 1500 beds, of which 1000 in Xinjiekou Branch, and 500 in Huilongguan Branch.

Beijing Jishuitan Hospital became the fourth medical clinical Hospital of Peking University because of its significant medical characteristics and comprehensive strength of medical, teaching, research, prevention. Its clinical technology and reach are in the world and domestic leading place of its departments of spine surgery, trauma, adult joint, hand surgery, pediatric, bone tumor, sports medicine. The hospital has Beijing Orthopedic Research Institute and Beijing Burn Research Institute, Beijing Hand Surgery Institute, Beijing Trauma and Burns Institute, Beijing Orthopedic Research and Treatment Center. The National Computer Assisted Surgery Society and Computer Assisted Surgery Research and Application Center are also located in the hospital.

In the history of the major fire accidents and earthquakes, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital has made its great contributions to the protection of people's life and safety. May 12, 2008, in Wenchuan, Sichuan earthquake site, the former Prime Minister Wen Jiabao said: Beiijng Jishuitan Hospital is the best!"

Entrusted by the National Ministry of Health, our hospital undertook the orthopaedics and burn surgery refresher courses. Until 2014 we have trained refresher doctors more than 5000 people, and they were all over the country from north to south. In 2001, China's first "orthopedic training center" was founded in Beijing Jishuitan Hospital; in December 2007, China the first Department of orthopedics molecular laboratory was put into use; in 2008, Asia's largest digital operating theater was founded; in September 2008, the Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons and the Hongkong College of osteopathic joint certification of mainland China’s first orthopedic specialist training center to Beijing Jishuitan Hospital. In 2014, the annual number of operations reached more than 40000 cases, and became the most hospital in Asia in the same scale.

January 28, 2013, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital Huilongguan Branch officially founded. It has Departments of internal medicine, general surgery, cardiac surgery, urinary surgery, obstetrics and Gynecology, pediatrics, orthopedics, ENT, rehabilitation, infection diseases, endoscopy center, traditional Chinese medicine, ICU, CCU, RICU, EICU, Radiology, laboratory, Blood Bank, and digital operating room etc.

Department of Radiology has the most advanced nuclear magnetic, CT, angiography, breast machine, etc. There are 16 operation rooms, 6 of which are digital operation rooms, and can be connected with the Xinjiekou Branch with the real time video interaction. Every consulting room is independent space for a doctor and a patient "one to one". The paths for Patients medical staffs are separated. The design of the hospital is both scientific and humanistic.

Since 2002, Director of Spine Surgery Department Professor Tian Wei started to lead a orthopaedic professional team, together with Beijing Aeronautics and Astronautics University, Beijing TINAVI Medical Technology Co. Ltd. and China Academy of Sciences Shenzhen advanced technology Institute, created a computer assisted surgery minimally invasive surgery (CAM ISS) system, in which the image navigation and robot technology is the core of the intelligent orthopaedic surgery system. The system has completely independent property rights, it is the real “made in China” product with less than 1 mm error, international advanced level performance.

By the year 2015, Professor Tian Wei completed a world's first intraoperative real-time three-dimensional images of the robot assisted thoracolumbar spine minimally invasive surgery and complex congenital deformity of the cervical spine surgery.

The all the staffs follow the medical reform policy and the oath of "Enthusiasm, Expertiseand, Elaborateness", keep the people-oriented, strengthen the brand advantages and the overall strength. To achieve the strategic objective of "both famous in and out China", the hospital is making new and greater contributions to the health of the people.


Ji-Shui-Tan, the name of the Royal Port at the end-point of the great canal in Yuan dynasty 800 years ago.


The end of canal shrink to 6 small lakes in Qing dynasty. Emperor’s families were living around the lakes.


The location of JST was a famous garden ‘Jing’Yuan’ in Ming Dynasty, became a home of a emperor’s brother in Qing Dynasty, 275 years ago.

The motto of our hospital is:

Sincere, Excellence, Intention