Jie Zhang is a Professor of the Department of Thoracic Surgery, Vice Chief of the Division of Esophagus Surgery & Director of Esophageal Endoscopic Treatment at Shanghai Chest Hospital.
He provides the diagnosis and treatment of thoracic diseases, including lung cancer, esophageal cancer and mediastinal tumor. He is a pioneer of endoscopic treatment for esophageal disease from the thoracic team in China. He did a post-doc fellowship at Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center in 2003. In 2009, he was clinical fellow/ instructor under the supervision of Dr. Luketich in UPMC. Before Dr Zhang joined Shanghai Chest Hospital in 2019, he was an assistant professor at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Zhang is a member of ILCCO, UICC, ATS, ASCO, STS and AACR. He is also a Secretary of the Thoracic Oncology Specialty Committee, Shanghai Anticancer Society. Up to now, he has published 70 scientific papers, including CANCER, ANNUAL OF SURGERY, et al. His research focuses on tumor microenvironment and preservation of organs for early stage esophageal cancer.