Zhigang LI, MD, PhD
- Thoracic Surgery
- Surgical Oncology
- Lung Nodule Clinic
- Jiahui International Hospital
- Languages:普通话, English
Dr. Zhigang LI serves as the consultant of Surgery (Specialty in Thoracic Surgery) at Jiahui Health. Dr. Li obtained his M.D. and Ph.D. degree from the Second Military Medical University (SMMU) of China, and then completed the surgery and cardiothoracic surgery residency training in Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Department at the Changhai Hospital affiliated to SMMU, and was subsequently hired to work there as an attending surgeon and assistant professor of SMMU. After completing the American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) Graham Fellowship training in the United States in 2012, Dr. Li joined the Shanghai Chest Hospital and has served as the Deputy Director of Thoracic Surgery and Director of Esophageal Surgery. Dr. Li has extensive clinical experience of the diagnosis and treatment in all fields of general thoracic surgery, focusing on the precise diagnosis and stratified treatment of lung cancer. He has excellent experience in the treatment of rare and complex diseases in the fields of trachea, mediastinum, and chest wall. He has built and is leading the worldwide large robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery center for esophageal cancer, and led multiple international cutting-edge clinical research projects, and is good at providing patients with the effective treatment results through multidisciplinary collaboration.
Dr. Li’s specialty includes the following but not limited to:
Achalasia; Adenocarcinomas of the esophagogastric junction; Barrett’s esophagus; Bullous Disease; Chest wall tumor; Chylothorax; Congenital lung malformation (e.g. pulmonary sequestration); COPD (limited to lung transplant evaluation); Cystic fibrosis (limited to lung transplant evaluation); Diaphragmatic hernia; Dysphagia; Emphysema; Endobronchial Tumor; Esophageal Cancer; Esophageal diverticula; Esophageal foreign bodies; esophageal perforation; Esophageal stricture (include chemical material corrosion damage); Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); Hiatal hernia; Hyperhidrosis; Interstitial lung disease (lung biopsy and evaluation of lung transplant); Lung cancer; Lung mass (diagnose and treatment); Lung Nodule (especially GGO diagnosis and treatment); Mediastinal tumor; Mesothelioma; Myasthenia gravis; Neurogenic tumors of the mediastinum; Pancoast tumor; Pectus excavatum; Pleural effusion; Pleural mass; Pneumothorax; Pulmonary fibrosis (limited to lung transplant evaluation); Pulmonary Metastasis; Thoracic cancer; Thoracic outlet syndrome; Thymus tumor; Tracheal stenosis (Dr. Li is skilled in intubation and tracheal stenosis after incision); Tracheoesophageal fistula; Tracheal tumor; Tracheo-gastric fistula.