Jie Zhang, MD, PhD







Hillman Cancer Center, 5115 Centre Ave. 2nd Floor Pittsburgh, PA 15232


Instructor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Education and Training

September,1995--July, 2000: Former Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai: MD

September, 2000--July ,2005: Cancer Hospital/Cancer Institute, Fudan University: PhD

July, 1999--July,2000: Intern in Shanghai Huadong Hospital, Shanghai, China

September, 2000--May, 2006: Residency in Department of Surgery, Cancer Hospital/Cancer Institute, Fudan University

January, 2003--September, 2004: Research Fellowship  in Public Health Science, Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA

October, 2006--October, 2008: Shanghai Chest hospital ,Shanghai Jiaotong University, Post-Doctoral Associate, Shanghai

July, 2009--August, 2010: Fellowship in Minimal Invasive Surgery (MIS), Heart, Lung and Esophageal Surgery Institution, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Professional Activities

American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)

International Union Against Cancer (UICC)

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

International Bone and Mineral Society (IBMS)

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

American College of Chest Physician (ACCP)

Society of Thoracic Surgeon (STS)

Journal Reviewing and Editorial Boards

Editorial board of Chinese Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Editorial board of Chinese Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine

Section editor of Journal Thoracic Disease

Ad-hoc reviewer Annual of Oncology

Ad-hoc reviewer Scientific Report

Ad-hoc reviewer European Journal of surgical oncology

Ad-hoc reviewer Disease markers

Ad-hoc reviewer Disease of Esophagus

Ad-hoc reviewer The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery


1997: Baogang Scholarship

1997: Shanghai Municipal Outstanding Student Honor  

2000: Shanghai Graduation with Highest Honnor

2001: Lianbang Award 

2001: Award from Fudan University for Excellence in 2000-2001

2002: ICRETT Fellowship from International Union Against Cancer (No.766), Host Institute: Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

2009: Shanghai Best Doctoral Dissertation Award

2009: Shanghai “Xin chang zheng” Award for the Best of Youth

2012: CHEST Annual Conference  “Global Abstract Awards”

2013: “Molecular classification of lung adenocarcinoma and its clinical application," Second Prize of Shanghai Science and Technology Award

2015: “Surgical management of esophageal cancer," Third Prize of Shanghai Science and Technology Award

Research Interests

Surgical Oncology

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Endoscopic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Esophageal Surgery

Lung Cancer Surgery