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Wu Mengchao

Wu Mengchao
Born (1922-08-31) August 31, 1922 (age 97)
EducationTongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Medical career
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 surgeon and medical scientist who specializes in hepatobiliary surgery. He is 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.