Department of Surgery was established in 2003 and consists of Surgery Teaching and Research Section and Basic Surgery Teaching and Research Section. In the department, there are 189 teachers, including 48 professor / chief physician and 59 associate professor / deputy chief physician; 20 doctoral tutor and 38 master’s tutor. The department opens the courses for the seven-year postgraduate, the five-year undergraduate, Southeast Asian students in china and postgraduate, such as “Surgery” , “Doctor-patient Communication Science”, “The Progress in Surgery”, “The Total Nutritional Therapy”, “Research Design”, “Doctor Forum” and so on. The research of the department is mainly engaged in minimally invasive surgery, organ transplantation, cancer surgery, trauma, reconstruction and repairing function, etc.
Professor Miao Yi, Dean of the Department of Surgery, is currently Director of General Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University (Jiangsu Province Hospital); member of Surgery Branch of the Chinese Medical Association; deputy head of Pancreas Surgery Group, Surgery Branch of the Chinese Medical Association; chief academic leaders of Surgery, Jiangsu Province Key Discipline; Chairman of surgery Branch of the Jiangsu Province Medical Association.