Wu Mengchao

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Wu Mengchao
Born (1922-08-31) August 31, 1922 (age 96)
EducationTongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Medical career
ProfessionMedical doctor
InstitutionsEastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital, Second Military Medical University
Sub-specialtiesHepatobiliary surgery
AwardsState Preeminent Science and Technology Award

Dr. Wu Mengchao (Chinese: 吴孟超; born 31 August 1922),[1] is a Chinese hepatobiliary surgery scientist and surgeon, and an academician at the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Wu was born in Minqing County, Fujian, China, and grew up in East Malaysia. Considered as the "Father of Chinese Hepatobiliary Surgery", in 2005 he was awarded the State Preeminent Science and Technology Award, China's highest scientific prize, by President Hu Jintao. He is the founding director of Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital affiliated to the Second Military Medical University in Shanghai.


  1. ^ "Personage Column: WU Mengchao". The Chinese-German Journal of Clinical Oncology. Springer. 2 (1): 1. 2000. Retrieved 3 January 2011.