Born in January 1977, Xu Hongzhi is now an associate senior doctor of the Neurosurgery Department at Huashan Hospital, which is affiliated with Shanghai Fudan University.
Xu graduated from the Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University in 2002. In 2008, Xu received a PhD in neurosurgery.
Xu is experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of common neurological disorders and frequently occurring diseases. He mainly focuses on the surgical removal of nervous system tumors.
Since working at Huashan Hospital in 2007, he has successfully finished or assisted in more than 400 neurosurgery operations, with most of which are difficult operations other doctors have no confidence to handle in. Over the past 10 years, Xu has successfully removed life-threatening brain or spinal cord tumors for more than 5,000 patients.
In 2011, Xu worked as a volunteer for 6 months at a county-level hospital in Yunnan province, saving over 20 patients with his medical experience.
In 2017, Xu was honored as one of the 19th “Top 10 Outstanding Youth in the Pudong New Area”.