Yajie Zhang, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ruijin Hospital Affiliated to
Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

Dr Yajie Zhang is a qualified Thoracic Surgeon who works at
Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai, China. He focuses on minimally
invasive thoracic surgery including conventional video-assisted
thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), single-port VATS and robot-assisted
thoracoscopic surgery (RATS).

He received his PhD Degree in Surgery at Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2013 and completed his Thoracic Surgery Residency at Ruijin Hospital.

He is now post-doctoral fellow at the Epidemiology Department of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA. His research focuses on predictive and prognostic biomarkers in lung and esophageal cancers.

He is international member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), training member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), member of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and the World Organization for specialized Studies on Diseases of the Esophagus (OESO), and Youth member of the thoracic surgery branch of Chinese healthcare promotion association.

He has made many speeches at national and international conferences, including the 14th OESO World Conference in Geneva, where he gave a speech on robot-assisted Ivor-lewis esophagectomy.

He has published or coauthored 22 papers in peer-reviewed journals and she is also a reviewer of BMC Surgery Journal.