Name:Xiao-Ping Chen

Vice-Chairman of Surgical Branch of the Chinese Physician Association;
Member of Standing Committee and Head of Liver Surgery Group of Surgical Branch of the Chinese Medical Association;
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons;
Executive Member of International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association and Chairman of the Chinese Chapter;
Executive Member and Secretary General of Asia-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association;
Chief Editor of textbook Surgery designated for the seven-year and eight-year medical students in medical colleges of China;
Chief Editor of the 7th edition of Huang Jiasi Surgery;
Editor-in-chief or editor for more than 40 kinds of national and international journals, such as Frontiers of Medicine in China, Langenbeck's Arch of Surg (Germany), Dig Surg (Germany),etc.;
Head of the expert group for the second-round evaluation on the applications of National Natural Science Foundation;
Consultant expert of National 973 Projects;
Conducted a lot of important research projects, such as National 985 projects, key projects of Ministry of Healthy, and key projects of National Natural Science Foundation.

Educational Background

Ph.D., Surgery,Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, China; 1983-1985
Medical Master Degree, Surgery, Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, China; 1979-1982
Medical Bachelor Degree, Bengbu Medical College in Anhui province; 1970-1973


1. Liver Transplant, living-related liver transplant;
2. Auxiliary partial orthotopic liver transplantation;
3. Liver Surgery.

Honors & Awards

1. 2002,the 1st prize of Chinese Medical Association Award;
2. 2003,the 2nd prize of the National Award for Science and Technology advances;
3. 2005,the 1st prize of Hubei technology advance Award;
4. 2006,the 2nd National Famous Teacher Award;
5. 2006,the 1st prize of the Ministry of Education Nominated National Science Advance Award;
6. 2007,He Liang He Li Award for Science and Technology advances;
7. 2008,the Chinese Outstanding Award for contribution to Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery.


Dr. Xiao-Ping Chen has 518 papers published in national and international journals, the papers have been cited for over 2175 times, in which some were published in Br J Surg and Ann Surg Oncol, and over 30 papers published in SCI-cited journals.
Some of the recent publications :
1. Nianqiao Gong, Uwe Pleyer, Thomas Ritter, Erich Knop, Xiaoping Chen. Corneal allograft endothelial cell replacement represents a reparative response to transplant injury. Molecular Vision. 2009; 15: 654-661.
2. XP Chen, WY Lau,ZY Huang, ZW Zhang, YF Chen, WG Zhang, FZ Qiu. Extent of liver resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma. British Journal of Surgery, 2009.
3. Chen XP, Qiu FZ, Zhang ZW, Chen YF, Huang ZY, Zhang WG. A new simple and safe technique of end-to-end invaginated pancreaticojejunostomy with transpancreatic U-sutures-early postoperative outcomes in consecutive 88 cases. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2009 Apr 15.
4.Chen XP, Zhang WG, Lau WY, Qiu FZ. Right hepatectomy using the liver double-hanging maneuver through the retrohepatic avascular tunnel on the right of the inferior vena cava. Surgery. 2008 Nov;144(5):830-3.
5. Chen XP, Qiu FZ, Lau WY, Zhang BX, Chen YF, Zhang WG, He SQ. Mesohepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma: a study of 256 patients. International Journal of Colorectal Disease 23(5): 543-546, 2008.   
6. Chen XP, Qiu FZ. A simple technique ligating the corresponding inflow and outflow vessels during anatomical left hepatectomy. Langenbecks Arch Surg 393(2): 227-230, 2008.        
7. Chen XP , Hu DY , Zhang ZW, Zhang BX, Chen YF, Zhang WG, Qiu FZ. Role of mesohepatectomy with or without transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for large centrally located hepatocellular carcinoma. Digestive Surgery 24(3): 208-213, 2007.   
8. Chen XP, Qiu FZ, Wu ZD, Zhang ZW, Huang ZY, Chen YF, Zhang BX, He SQ, Zhang WG. Effects of location and extension of portal vein tumor thrombus on long-term outcomes of surgical treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology 13(7): 940-946, 2006.
9. Chen XP, Qiu FZ, Wu ZD, Zhang ZW, Huang ZY, Chen YF. Long-term outcome of resection of large hepatocellular carcinoma. British Journal of Surgery 93 (5): 600-606, 2006.
10. Chen XP, Zhang ZW, Zhang BX, Chen YF, Huang ZY, Zhang WG, He SQ, Qiu.FZ. Modified technique of hepatic vascular exclusion: effect on blood loss during complex mesohepatectomy in hepatocellular carcinoma patients with cirrhosis. Langenbecks Arch Surg 391(3): 209-215,2006.
11. Chen XP, Wu ZD, Huang ZY, Qiu FZ.Use of hepatectomy and splenectomy to treat hepatocellular carcinoma with cirrhotic hypersplenism. British Journal of Surgery 92 (3): 334-339, 2005.
12. Chen XP, Huang ZY.Surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in China - Surgical techniques, indications, and outcomes. Langenbecks Arch Surg 390 (3): 259-265, 2005.
13. Chen XP, Qiu FZ, Wu ZD, Zhang BX. Chinese experience with hepatectomy for huge hepatocellular carcinoma. British Journal of Surgery 91 (3): 322-326, 2004.