PreferUS History

Then. Now. Future.

Since 2008, PreferUS Healthcare has worked to build a strong foundation and presence within China's healthcare market. Through our established partnerships in the U.S., China, and Indonesia, we have utilized our formative years to create a diverse offering that has led to an exciting new opportunity to capitalize on an emerging market in China.


  • International Spine & Orthopedic Institute is founded. The company will operate under "PreferUS Healthcare."

  • Texas Back Institute and Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic serve as founding institutional partners.


  • Hospital 306 in Beijing becomes PreferUS' first China hospital partner.

  • PreferUS develops initial operating plan for bio skills cadaver and simulation lab.


  • The International VIP Orthopedic Center opens at the First Affiliated Hospital at Soochow University (FAHSU) in Suzhou.

  • Oklahoma Heart Hospital (OHH) becomes newest U.S. institutional partner.


  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center becomes largest shareholder of PreferUS.

  • PreferUS becomes investor in the Yinchuan-based Guolong Medical Group.


  • PreferUS and the Fosun Group create joint venture company to explore China healthcare opportunities.

  • The Shanghai Gongli Hospital becomes newest China hospital partner with focus on sports medicine disciplines.


  • The Gongli-PreferUS International Sports Medicine Center is launched at the Gongli Hospital in Shanghai.

  • Sinar Mas Group, one of the largest conglomerates in Indonesia, becomes institutional investor partner of PreferUS.


  • Guolong's new 600-bed flagship hospital in Yinchuan officially opens.

  • PreferUS was instrumental in the site selection, design, and commissioning stages of the hospital.


  • PreferUS and Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic form exclusive partnership to develop sports medicine centers throughout China.