Dr. Xingshun Qi was born in Shenyang, China. He works at the General Hospital of Northern Theater Command (formerly General Hospital of Shenyang Military Area) now. His major research interests are the clinical researches in the etiology, diagnosis and management of liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension (especially portal vein thrombosis and Budd-Chiari syndrome), and hepatocellular carcinoma. His major work was published in several international journals. He served as an associate editor of Annals of Hepatology, a lead guest editor in Gastroenterology Research and Practice and BioMed Research International, and a guest editor in Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He also served as a peer-reviewer in more than 100 journals. His H-index is 32 with an overall citation number of 3380 according to the Scopus.