Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital, Tsinghua University

Title Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital, Tsinghua University
Categories Fellowships
Location Beijing, China
Job Information

The Fellowship Programs include one Year Advanced Clinical Training in Endourology/Stone or Laparoscopy and two Year Endourology/Stone and two Year Combined Endo/Stone, Lap/ Robotic Fellowship.


The program has an emphasis on X-ray free endourologic procedures in percutaneous, rigid/flexible ureteroscopy, especially, ultrasound guided percutaneous renal access techniques.


Description of Program:


Urology department of Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital, Tsinghua University, is the pioneer of X-ray free endourology in China. The department is a legendary training center for ultrasound guided PCNL and hundreds of urologists all over the world are trained here every year. The department held variety of hands-on training programs that cover the major surgeries for endourological surgery.

The department has high case volume to support the fellowship training. More than 2000 endourological procedures?X-ray free PCNL/URL/LAP/HoLEP?are performed per year. Dr. Jianxing Li, the director of the department is well known for solving complicated cases and received referral cases all over China. Fellows will have opportunities to participate complicated cases regularly, such as solitary kidney stones, horseshoe kidney stones, duplex kidney stones, spinal deformity kidney stones, ectopic kidney stones, pediatric stones and transplant kidney stones.


Fellows’ clinical training includes daily ward inspection, different techniques and treatment of urinary stone disease, surgical endourologic techniques, ultrasound guided percutaneous surgery, laparoscopic surgery, X-ray free flexible ureteroscopy and holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP). The training center also provides simulator and model for ultrasound guided percutaneous renal access techniques and flexible ureteroscopy.


The department collaborates with US urology enters for basic and clinical research. Throughout the fellowship, the fellow will be assigned numerous clinical and basic science research projects. From the conception of research ideas, drafting of study protocols, data collection, statistical analysis and writing manuscripts, there are ample opportunities in every step of proper research. The fellow will also help to coordinate research projects by residents and medical students. The patient databases are well maintained by a team of dedicated research administrators to support clinical research

Contact Name Li Jianxing
Contact Email
Region Asia
Job Address

Department of Urology

Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital, School of Clinical Medicine

Tsinghua University

No.168 Litang Road, Changping District,

Beijing, China


Country China
Phone 86-10-56119506
Fax 86-10-56118500