Wen Tian, MD, PhD (General Surgery)

Department of General Surgery, Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital, Beijing, China

Dr. Wen Tian is a Chief Physician & Professor and tutor of master candidates at the Department of General Surgery, Chinese People's Liberation Army General Hospital. As an academic leader in thyroid surgery and hernia and abdominal wall surgery in China, he currently serves as the chairman of the Chinese Research Hospital Association Thyroid Disease Committee, chairman of the Chinese Thyroid Association, and board member of the Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons. He is the member of the editorial boards of 8 core Chinese journals including Chinese Journal of Surgery, Chinese Journal of Digestive Surgery, Chinese Journal of Practical Journal, Chinese Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Journal of Laparoscopic Surgery, and Chinese Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery.

He was the main contributor of the Clinical Guidelines on the Electrophysiological Monitoring during Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery (Chinese edition), Expert Concensus on Parathyroid Protection during Thyroid Surgery, Expert Concensus on Surgical Management of Chronic Renal Failure Secondary to Hyperparathyroidism, and Expert Concensus on Robotic Surgical System-assisted Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery. He participated in the development of two national health industry standards, i.e. Diagnostic Criteria of Thyroid Cancer and Quality Control Standards of Thyroid Cancer Treatment. He was the translator-in-chief of two top monographs - Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyoid Glands and Thyroid Surgery - Preventing and Managing Complications. He was the editor-in-chief of the book Thyroid Surgery (Chinese edtion and English edition). He was the contributor of six monographs including Endoscopic Surgery for Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases, Surgery, General Surgery, and Colorectal Tumors. He contributed the development of Thyroid Teaching Video Series sponsored by the National Health and Family Planning Commission: a) Radical Operation of Thyroid Carcinoma (Central Lymph Node Dissection); b) Complete Endoscopic Resection of Thyroid (Periareolar Approach); and c) Nerve Monitoring Technology and Its Application in Thyroid Surgery. He also authored a book for the general public: Thyroid Diseases - How to See a Doctor.