Guanghua Lei, MD, PhD (Orthopedics)

Department of Orthopedics, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China

Guanghua Lei, MD., PhD., chief doctor, professor, doctoral supervisor. He is vice president of Xiangya Hospital, one of the “prestigious doctors of Xiangya” of Central South University, and a distinguished professor of “Furong Scholar” program of Hunan province. He was recruited in the “Ten Thousand Scholars Program”, “121 talent program of Hunan Province” and “531 talent program of Central South University”, and was selected as “Chinese young science and technology innovation leading talent”, and “academic leader of orthopedic surgery in 225 talent program of Hunan province”. 

He works as the director of the Orthopedics Institute of Xiangya Hospital and the director of the Joint Surgery Engineering Research Center of Hunan Province. His professional memberships and affiliations include: Executive director of National Youth Science and technology association, vice-chairman of Chinese Osteoarthritis Association,  vice-chairman of Sports Medicine Association of The National Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, deputy chief of The National Group of Regenerative Medicine of Orthopedics, standing committee member and vice-chairman of the Sector of Health and Medicine of Chinese Youth Orthopedic Association, standing committee member of The Sports Medicine Association of China Division of The International Society for Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, chairman of Hunan Sports Medicine Association, vice-chairman of Hunan Health Management Committee, vice chairman of Hunan Orthopedic Association, chairman of Hunan Sports Medicine Association, chairman of Hunan Osteoporosis Association. Besides, He is an editorial board standing member and special reviewer of the journals of “Chinese Journal of Reparative and Reconstructive Surgery”, “Chinese Journal of Bone and Joint Injury”, “Chinese Journal of Tissue Engineering Research” and “Chinese Journal of Orthopedics”, and also a special reviewer of SCI journals such as “Arthroscopy”, “Arthritis Care and Research” and “Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews”,et al. 

Dr Lei and his team have been dedicated to the research of the mechanism, prevention and treatment of joint sports injuries and degeneration of the joints, leading to a series of original achievements. In recent years, he has been doing 3 National Natural Science Foundation projects, 1 Provincial Natural Science Foundation key project and 1 Provincial Science and Technology Plan key project. And he himself as first author or corresponding author, he has 97 papers admitted and published in world famous journals such as New Engl J Med, Cell Death Dis, Sci Rep, Ann Rheum Dis, Arthritis Rheumatol, Osteoarthritis Cartilage, J Rheumatol, Am J Transl Res, Joint Bone Spine and Arthroscopy . The highest point stands at 55.873 and the total at 393.152, averaging 4.05 each. What’s more, he has won 13 national patents, compiled 4 monographs, and earned the second prizes of both Hunan Natural Science Prize and Technological Improvements Prize. Also, he won 1 first prize and 2 second prizes of The Medical Productive Award. Moreover, he was awarded the “Star of Exploration” in the second “Heroes of Medicine and Health”. After the mentoring of 54 postgraduates and 25 doctoral students, he is now one of the “The Most Beloved Postgraduate Mentors of Central South University”.

Terms of Appointment: June 2016 - May 2018; June 2018 - May 2020