Wu Mengchao

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Wu Mengchao
Born Minqing County, Fujian Province, China
Medical career
Profession Medical doctor
Institutions Second Military Medical University
Specialism Hepatobiliary surgery
Notable prizes State Preeminent Science and Technology Award
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wu.

Dr. Wu Mengchao (Chinese: 吴孟超; August 31, 1922 - [1]), born in Minqing County, Fujian Province, China, growth in the East Malaysia in his youth, is a Chinese hepatobiliary surgery scientist and surgeon, who is currently an academician at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is generally considered as the "Father of Chinese Hepatobiliary Surgery", and has been awarded the State Preeminent Science and Technology Award, which is the nation's highest scientific prize in 2005 by president Hu Jintao.He is now working in the Second Military Medical University of China.


  1. ^ "Personage Column: WU Mengchao". The Chinese-German Journal of Clinical Oncology (Springer) 2 (1): 1. 2000. Retrieved 3 January 2011.