Respiratory department of Beijing Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, formerly known as a combining department of respiratory group and liver disease group ,was built in 1957,which is one of the earliest founded TCM Specialty department in China, and is a member of the Respiratory Diseases Department of Capital Medical University. For almost fifty years, there are five national famous veteran reran doctors of TCM emerged from here , such as Xu Gongyan, Cao Xiping and so on. In this department, doctors has accumulated a remarkable clinical diagnosis and treatment experience, and created lots of effective empirical prescription. The common cold granule, Qinfei pill, Zhisouhuatandingchuan pills, Yangyinyiqi agent, and Jinhuaqinggan granule etc. enjoy high reputation in the Beijing area .TCM's effect is remarkable in diagnosis and therapy of Refractory pulmonary infection, refractory asthma, diffuse pulmonary interstitial disease ,fever of unknown origin and so on. In recent years, we have undertaken five national, provincial and ministerial level projects, and were rewarded the Association of Chinese Medicine and China Medicine awards. It is equipped with adequate clinical inspect equipments, such as lung function test, bronchoscope, thoracoscopy, high resolution spiral CT, and can carry out emergency treatment of critical respiratory diseases and mechanical ventilation. Respiratory department has a professional medical team, including 5 chief physicians, 4 deputy chief physicians, in which 6 physicians have master degree. It has 34 beds in the ward and over 120,000 outpatient amounts per year, admits incurable severe patients coming from all over the country.