Xingtao ZHOU (China)

Prof. Xingtao Zhou serves as the Vice President of E&ENT Hospital of Fudan University, Head of Shanghai Laser Association and Optometry and Refractive Association. Committee Member of Chinese Optometry and Refractive Society.

He has engaged in clinical and scientific research in ophthalmology for 30 years, and performed more than 100,000 surgeries. He currently serves as director of ICL Expert Committee and deputy director SMILE Expert Committee. The main areas of his works are: the pathogenesis and diagnosis and treatment of refractive error and strabismus. He served as primary investigator (PI) of 11 major projects, including National Eleventh Five-Year Plan Research, New Century Distinguished Scientist of the Ministry of Education, Key Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), The international cooperation program Orbis “Seeing is believing”, Key Project of Science and Technology of Shanghai, Outstanding Academic Leaders Program of Shanghai. Prof. Zhou has by now served as supervisor for 18 doctoral students.

He has published 95 peer-review papers as the first author or corresponding author, including 68 SCI articles, with 1956 citations in total and 912 citations by others. Among his publications, 58 papers are published on articles (first author or corresponding author) the top two international ophthalmology journals; 8 papers are published as the cover on Journal of Refractive Surgery. In terms of the number of articles published in the refractive surgery field, he ranks top 5 in China. As PI, he was awarded 1 National Science and Technology Progress Second Class Awards (2005), 1 National Technology Invention Awards Second Class Awards (2006), 1 Provincial Science and Technology Progress Second Class Awards (2012, 2017) and 2 Provincial Science and Technology Progress Third Class Awards (2006 & 2000).

Prof. Zhou was awarded Award for Eye Health Hero by International Award for Outstanding Contribution to Blindness Prevention (2016), “Shanghai Outstanding Academic Leaders”(2017), “China Top Hundred Famous Doctor Rank (2012), “Outstanding Medical Nova” responded by Shanghai Health Bureau (2002), Century Star of Fudan University (2002), and Top Ten Medical Youth of Fudan University (2001).