Fujian Research Institute of Orthopedics

Established in August, 1996, Fujian Institute of Orthopedics is now the center of orthopedics medical treatment, science research and teaching in Fujian Province. It has 3 major departments:  Clinical Department, Basic Research Department and Teaching Department. As the only 4-level sub-classification of orthopedics in Fujian Province, the institute has 3 medical zones: spine surgical zone, bone tumor joint zone, and injury surgical zone, 180 beds and 31 doctors of orthopedics among whom 1 is youth expert with outstanding contribution awarded by Ministry of Health, 2 are experts eligible for “government special allowance” and 7 are doctorate  holders with 90% of the staff having master’s degree. The institute is leading nationwide in terms of medical treatment of bone tumor and spine surgery and is leading provincially in terms of joint surgery, injury surgery and microscope surgery. As a leading medical major in Fujian Province and an organization subordinate to the Branch of Fujian Medical Society, it is the only post-doctor circulation station, a pharmacological test base of the Ministry of Health and the only organization to grant doctorate degree  of in Fujian Province. In recent 5 years, it has won 4 second prizes and 6 third prizes of Fujian Science & Technology Progress Award, and has undertaken a great amount of scientific research and teaching research programs granted by the National Natural Science Fund, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Health, the Provincial Natural Science Research  Fund, etc.

The faculty has participated in the compilation of 13 monographs and textbooks and has published over 160 papers in  journals both at home and abroad. It has large-size equipments such as imported arthroscope, diskoscope, microscope, C-shape arm X-ray machine, etc. Lin Jianhua, director of the institute, is a commissioner of China Orthopedics Society, the Deputy Chief of the  Bone Tumor Academic Group, a commissioner of the Spine Surgery Academic Group, the Vice Senior Commissioner of the Sarcoma Committee of China Anti-caner Association, the Chief of the Spine Tumor Academic Group, and a Senior Commissioner of the Fujian Province Orthopedics Society.