Provincial Key Clinical (Nurture) Specialties

Gastroenterology Department

The Gastroenterology Department, the fourth hospital of Hebei Medical University, is a clinical department which integrates medical treatment, teaching and scientific research. It has been awarded as the key clinical specialty and the key medical discipline of Hebei Province by the Department of health of Hebei Province. Based on the foundation of Hebei Cancer Hospital, taking into account the diagnosis and treatment of common diseases, frequently occurring diseases and acute and critical diseases of digestive system, the Department aims at the forefront of medical science and technology, gives full play to the technical advantages, competitive advantages and brand advantages of digestive system tumor treatment in the Department of digestive medicine, so as to make the overall level of the specialty of Xiaohua medicine reach the advanced level in the province. The predecessor of our department is the second department in the fourth hospital of Hebei Medical University. Since it became an independent department in June 2002, it has been comprehensively developed, with the characteristics of individualized and standardized diagnosis and treatment of various digestive system tumors. Our department is the awarding point of master's degree in digestive diseases and the main Committee unit of Hepatology branch of Hebei society of integrated traditional Chinese and Western medicine. At present, there are 84 medical staff in the Department of Gastroenterology, including 4 professors and chief doctors, 5 associate professors and deputy chief doctors, 2 doctoral supervisors, 3 scholars studying in the United States and Japan. Most of the nursing staff have college degree or above, and 122 beds have been prepared. The clinical diagnosis and treatment equipment is advanced and complete, the technical force is strong, the academic team structure is reasonable, and the diagnosis and treatment and academic level are leading in the province. It has advanced gastrointestinal motility laboratory and liver disease laboratory in China, and has accumulated a large number of clinical and laboratory data in the field of functional and organic dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome. HP and intestinal bacterial overgrowth were detected by carbon breath and hydrogen breath tests. Hepatology laboratory is devoted to the research of liver cancer, fatty liver, liver fibrosis and cirrhosis. Combined with the clinical practice and the development trend at home and abroad, the research achievements have won provincial and ministerial awards for many times.