XijingHospital is located in Xi'an, an ancient city of
. In 1954, when the Fourth Military Medical University (FMMU) grew out of the amalgamation of the former FifthMilitaryMedicalCollege and the former FourthMilitaryMedicalCollege, the hospital became the First Teaching Hospital affiliated to the FMMU. The hospital has been known as "XijingHospital" since 1984. After a seven-decade growth, XijingHospital has developed into a large modern general hospital, a tripartite of service, teaching and research in medicine. The hospital is characterized by a complete array of medical disciplines and specialties, a galaxy of capable medical professionals with consummated clinical skills and outstanding research competence, and a whole spectrum of medical facilities. The hospital was ratified as a Class A Tertiary General Hospital in 1993. Xijing Hospital has been committed to its promise of healing and rescuing, and has formed a remarkable culture of “Mission, innovation, quality and equity”.The medical staff in the hospital has been working diligently to ensure high-quality medical service on the one hand and to foster innovation on the other. The hospital’s domestic and international reputation has been built on a long list of successful firsts and milestone achievements scored in the hospital.
XijingHospital encompasses an area of 290,000 square meters with a floor space of 500,000 square meters. Xijing hospital boasts a whole set of sophisticated medical equipment, with a total value of more than 1 billion RMB.
XijingHospital is the diagnosis and treatment center for difficult and complicated diseases in
's Northwest Region. The hospital now has some 3218 hospital beds, 33 clinical departments and 11 departments of medical technology. The hospital has a working staff of more than 3000 professional and technical personnel, among whom nearly 500 are chief physicians or chief surgeons. In the year of 2012, the number of outpatients and emergency cases reached 3.05million and the numbers of inpatients and surgeries performed were 139,500 and 76,700 respectively. The annual number of the patients treated, the quality of the medical service and the efficiency of the medical staff all have increased consecutively for the past 10 years.Xijing Hospital has successfully performed the world's first case of replantation of ten completely severed fingers, face allograft (first case in China and second in the world)，the first successful case of living-related liver transplantation and other excellent operations successively, which drew worldwide interest and attention.
As a teaching hospital of the FMMU, XijingHospital offers multi-level clinical medical courses to both undergraduate and graduate students.The hospital has nine national key disciplines (including three in developing), as well as 12 specialized research institutes and 6 specialized medical centers of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). The hospital ranks atop among all the PLA hospitals in
in the total number of PLA specialized research institutes, PLA specialized medical centers and PLA top-priority disciplines.
XijingHospital now has 34 disciplines and 33 disciplines authorized respectively for conferring master's degree and doctor's degree and the hospital is one of the national post-doctoral research stations for clinical medicine. Among its staff are one academician of ChineseAcademy of Engineering, four appointed Cheung Kong Chair Professors by Cheung Kong Scholar Program and five professors with National Outstanding Young Scientist Fund. Eleven professors have been honored with the title "Star Scientist" by the General Logistics (GLD) of the PLA, one with "GLD Master Teacher" and four with "National Outstanding Young Experts". Two doctors have won the "Chinese Doctor Prize", the highest honor in the medical field of
and 95 professors are enjoying special allowance granted by the State Council for their achievements.
In seven consecutive years from 2005 to 2011, the hospitalranked first among all national medical establishments of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in the number of articles published in SCI indexed international journals，which took the lead in the national hospitals in the year of2006. In seven consecutive years from 2005 to 2011, the hospital took the lead in the number of projects supported by the Natural Science Foundation of China among all hospitals in China. Ever since the "eleventh Five-Year Plan", Xijing Hospital has been supported by National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program), the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) and the National Key Technology R&D Program,with total worth of 0.27billion RMB.Xijing Hospital has been awarded more than 100 achievement prizes of second-class or higher provincial or ministry level projects. In 2008, Daiming Fan, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, won the First Prize of National Technology and Progress.In 2011,Professor Lize XIONG’s Team for brain and heart protection research and Professor Shuzhong GUO’s Team for Facial Transplantation Research got First grade Award for National Science and Technology Progress for twice.
With commitment and dedication to first-class medical service, XijingHospital will make greater contributions to the improvement of national health.