​Shanghai Changzheng Hospital—Shanghai, China

Department of Spinal Surgery
No. 415 Fengyang Road 
Shanghai, 200003 

Tel: +862163610109 ext 73340
Fax: +862163520017


Spine Center Director: Wen Yuan

Team member:
Huajiang Chen 
Xinwei Wang

Center description

Shanghai Changzheng Hospital was founded in 1900, is one of our nation’s most well-rounded hospital,
providing services in over 47 specialized fields. We believe in providing an honest service for the large
patient volume we receive on a daily basis. We also devote our energy in expanding and developing an
academic center that helps to create future medical practitioners and leaders.

Most frequent pathologies

CSM, OPLL, spinal trauma, spinal stenosis

Most frequent surgical procedures

L4/5 OR L5/S1 TLIF, ACDF, Laminoplasty

Number of cases
Number of cases per year: 7,500
Number of instrumented cases per year: 6,200

Total estimated number of procedures: 

Cervical deformity   
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:


15 per month
15 per month
10 per month
5 per month
20 per month
200 per month
300 per month
10 per month
15 per month
15 per month
5 per month
15 per month

50 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 cannot scrub-in and assist scrubbed in
Average number of surgeries per week in the OR for the fellow: 30-40