Guangzhou, China
Job Address: Department of Urology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University 1 Kangda Road,Haizhu District, Guangzhou, China, 510230
Contact Name: Prof. Guohua Zeng, Dr. Wen Zhong, Dr. DI GU
Type/Focus: Combined
Duration: 2 Years
Country: China
Phone: 86-20-34294145
Fax: 86-20-34294123
Region: Asia
Contact Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Job Information

The Fellowship Programs include one Year Advanced Clinical Training in Endourology/Stone or Laparoscopy and two Year Endourology Fellowship.

The program has an emphasis on endourologic procedures in ESWL, percutaneous, rigid/flexible ureteroscopy and Urologic laparoscopy, as well as research work. The fellowship will be involved in basic science, clinical research and patient care.


Description of Program:

The Department of Urology, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, is the pioneer of endourology in China. Every year, more than 6000 operation are performed, with most of them are endourological procedures, such as PCNL/URL/LAP/ESWL/TURP/TURBT et al.

The department was certificated as both the Chinese National Key Clinical Subject and national urologist training base. Furthermore, there is also an independent research laboratory in the urology department, with extensive research in urolithiasis and urinary tract tumor.

The fellowship will participate in the daily ward inspection, and is expected to be familiar with the different techniques and proper use of instruments in endourologic procedures, including percutaneous surgery, ureteroscopy, and laparoscopy, but not limited to participating only the above operation. The training center also provides simulator and animal model for practice, which will focus on the development of advanced technical skills in minimally invasive surgery.

Bench space and animal lab facilities are available for research. This is both encouraged and expected during this time. Ph.D. to supervise research is available. The goal of the research training is to equip the fellow with the skills and knowledge in basic science and clinical urologic research methodologies to pursue independent investigations.


Minimum Qualifications:

Age should less than 45 years old. The medical license to practice is required.



Yearly Clinical Volume of Procedures:
PCNL 2000
Ureteroscopy 1500
Flexible Ureteroscopy 500
Laparoscopy 300
SWL 800
TURP 200
Endoureterotomy 200