The Department of Hepatology of Qilu Hospital is a special specialty that mainly diagnoses and treats various liver diseases, the Shandong Branch of the National Clinical Medical Research Center for Infectious Diseases, and the Drug Clinical Trial Institution of Qilu Hospital of Shandong University. At present, the Department of Hepatology is the clinical, teaching and research center of liver diseases in Shandong Province, the doctor and master degree granting point of Shandong University, the post-doctoral mobile station. The department has a medical team with a total of 34 staff, including 16 physicians and 18 nursing staff. There are 2 senior professional titles, 1 academic professional doctoral tutor, 2 master tutors, 4 associate chief physicians, 7 attending doctors. At present, all 16 physicians in the department have a master's degree or above, including 11 doctoral degree personnel and 5 master degree personnel.
The academic leader of the Department is Professor Wang Kai. Prof. Wang is the founder and the academic leader of the Department of Hepatology, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, and the director of the Institute of Hepatology, Shandong University, the director for the Shandong Branch of the National Clinical Medical Research Center for Infectious Diseases. He is also the Postdoctoral Fellow of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Chief physician, Doctoral Supervisor, the Outstanding Medical Expert of Cheeloo Medical College of Shandong University, the Expert of the Antibacterial Drugs Professional Group of Rational Drug Use Commission of Chinese Health Ministry, the Member of the Medical Virology Branch of the Chinese Medical Association, the Standing Member of the Infectious Physician Branch of the Chinese Medical Doctor Association, the Vice Director of the Interferon and Cytokine Professional Committee of the Chinese Society of Microbiology, the Standing Member of the Infectious Diseases Professional Committee of the Chinese Research Hospital Association, the Vice Chairman of the National Minimally Invasive Treatment Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance, the Chairman of the Medical Virology Branch of the Shandong Medical Association, the Honorary Chairman of the Infectious Diseases Branch of the Shandong Medical Association, the Honorary Chairman of the Infectious Physician Branch of Shandong Medical Doctor Association, the winner of the 10th Wu Jieping Medical Research Award and Paul Yangsen Pharmaceutical Research Award. In the 2018 Fudan University Hospital Rankings, the Department of Hepatology ranks 6th in Eastern China and 1st in Shandong Province. In the 2018 ranking of Chinese hospitals scientific and technological influence announced by the Institute of Medical Information of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, the Department of Hepatology ranked 1st in Shandong Province for infection.