Located at the scenic spot of Fotu Fortress in Yuzhong District, Chongqing, the hospital & institute was developed from the incorporation of the Third Affiliated Hospital (Daping Hospital) of the Third Military Medical University and the Research Institute of Surgery of the Academy of Military Medical Science.
At present, the hospital possesses about 2000 professionals of high caliber in different disciplines, including one academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering Sciences, two chief scientists of the national “973” programs, and five winners of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars.
Daping hospital & institute offers a full range of courses including 8 national key disciplines, i.e. field surgery, orthopaedics, general surgery, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, urology, cardiovascular, and respiratory. Besides, it has 1 national key laboratory, several medical centers of the army, and medical institutes of Chongqing.
The clinical technology in the hospital is taking the lead in China. They have formed some distinctive features inthe surgical treatment of the esophagus cancer, the surgical management of esophageal defect, diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, constipation treatment, major organ transplantation and so on. Many departments in the hospital are famous all over the world.
The hospital is equipped with advanced medical instruments valued over 800 million yuan, including iCT (Philips Brilliance, Netherland), PET/CT(Biograph64, Semens,Germany), Siemen’s3.0T NMR-imaging system, IGRT medical linear accelerator，DSA(AXIOM Artisd TA, Semens, Germany), etc.