Located in Xuhui District, the Eye and ENT Hospital was founded in 1952. As the only one specialized in ophthalmology and otolaryngology in China, the Hospital has turned itself into a comprehensive grade A tertiary hospital involved in medical services, education, and scientific research.

Currently, the Hospital has a staff of 906 featuring 1 member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 121 professors and associate professors, 20 doctoral advisors, 41 master advisors.

The Hospital consists of 8 clinical departments and 5 laboratories. Ophthalmology and otolaryngology are listed among the key disciplines by the Ministry of Education and among the key clinical specialties by the state. Additionally, the Hospital boasts the Key Auditory Laboratory and Myopia Laboratory funded by the Ministry of Health, the Key Laboratory of Visual impairment and Restoration funded by Shanghai Municipality, Shanghai Auditory Medical Center, and the Shanghai Clinical Quality Control Center for Ophthalmology. The Hospital is also selected by the Ministry of Health as a training base for specialty physicians and by Shanghai Municipality as a standardization training base for residents.

Deeply committed to practicing its motto of “Excellence, Unity, Realism, Innovation”, the Hospital strives to turn itself into an integration of a health care provider, an academic center, and an educational institution. It promises to lead at home and gain recognition worldwide.