Hecheng Li, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai, China

Prof. Hecheng Li is the Chair of Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, School of Medicine.

He obtained MD in Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, then worked there as attending physician. In 2004 and 2011, he became Clinical Research Fellow at Vanderbilt-ingram Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Since 2014, Prof. Li has become the Chair of Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ruijin Hospital.

He is Chairman of the youth group of Shanghai Anti-cancer Association professional committee of thoracic oncology. He also holds the membership of Society of Thoracic Surgeons, International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research, Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology, International Chinese Society of Thoracic Surgery, Union for International Cancer Control.

He is familiar with the comprehensive treatment of lung cancer, esophageal cancer, cardia cancer and mediastinal tumor based on surgery, and skilled in minimally invasive surgery for lung cancer and esophageal cancer. In recent years, he focuses on da Vinci Surgical Robot assisted surgery for thoracic neoplasms.