Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University—Beijing, China

Department of Orthopedic Surgery
8 Gong Ti Nan Road, 
Chaoyang District, 
Beijing, 100020, 


Spine Center Director: Yong Hai M.D. Professor & Chairman

Team members:
Jincai Yang
Qingjun Su
Lei Zang
Li Guan
Nan Kang
Xianglong Meng
Yuzeng Liu
Tie Liu

Center description

Beijing Chaoyang Hospital is one of the top hospitals in Beijing and has been one of the top three hospitals in term of patient’s volume and annual revenue for last five years in Beijing. Beijing Chaoyang Hospital is also a university hospital affiliated with Capital Medical University with extensive patient care, teaching and research activities. There are 3,000,000 out patients, 65,000 inpatients and 30,000 surgical cases annually, with annual revenue of 3.6 billion RMB.

Most frequent pathologies

Anterior and posterior correction of spinal deformity (scoliosis, kyphosis),
Anterior and posterior cervical, thoracic, and lumbar trauma, degeneration and tumors
MISS for cervical and lumbar disorders, degenerative scoliosis

Most frequent surgical procedures

Posterior correction of spinal deformity (scoliosis, kyphosis)
Cervical ACDF & ACCF & ADR
MISS for lumbar disorders

Number of cases

Number of cases per year: 

Number of instrumented cases per year: 
Total estimated number of procedures:
Cervical deformities 
Cervical trauma 
Cervical tumor 
Rheumatoid cervical spine
Chronic pain 
Degenerative cervical spine  
Degenerative lumbar spine 
Dysraphic conditions 
Special procedures 
Thoracic & lumbar trauma 
Thoracic, lumbar and sacral tumor 
Thoracolumbar deformity

Other techniques performed: 
Endoscopic discectomy for lumbar
Spine non-fusion surgery


3 per month  
5 per month 
2 per month 
3 per month
15 per month 
10 per month  
30 per month
5 per month 
5 per month 
15 per month 
5 per month
15 per month 

30 per month
20 per month
15 per month
15 per month

Types of Fellowships

  • National fellowship
  • Regional and international fellowship
  • Short-term fellowships (2 weeks to 6 months)
  • Long-term fellowships (6 to 12 months)
  • Fellow can scrub-in and assist scrubbed in

Average number of surgeries per week in the OR for the fellow: 5-7