Lin Zhengbin

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Lin Zhengbin
Born(1957-07-06)6 July 1957
Wuhan, Hubei, China
Died10 February 2020(2020-02-10) (aged 62)
Wuhan, Hubei, China
Alma materTongji Medical College
Kanazawa University
Scientific career
Fieldsorgan transplantation
InstitutionsWuhan Tongji Hospital [zh]
Chinese name

Lin Zhengbin (Chinese: 林正斌, 6 July 1957 – 10 February 2020) was a Chinese physician and organ transplant expert at Wuhan Tongji Hospital.


Lin graduated from Tongji Medical College in 1987, where he obtained a bachelor's degree in medicine. After graduation, he started his career at Wuhan Tongji Hospital [zh], engaged in organ transplants for more than 30 years.[1] He was chief physician of the Institute of Organ Transplantation of Tongji Hospital.[2]

He retired in July 2017, but was rehired by Wuhan Tongji Hospital.[3]

During the COVID-19 pandemic in China, Lin was infected with the virus. He died on 10 February 2020 due to complications caused by the disease.[2][4]


  1. ^ "武汉一医生感染新冠肺炎去世,从确诊到去世不到一个月" (in Chinese). The Paper. 11 February 2020. Archived from the original on 11 February 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Wuhan professors succumb to virus". China Daily. 20 February 2020.
  3. ^ "移植专家林正斌离世:院方称尚不知如何染病,家人也被感染正治疗" (in Chinese). 11 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Tribute to Chinese Medical Staff Who Died Fighting New Coronavirus". Yicai Global. 17 February 2020.