Objective: To analyze the current TCM academic teams of hypertension and its research field. Methods: TCM literature on hypertension from 2009 to 2018 were searched. Inclusion and exclusion criteria were formulated. Then authors and research institutions were extracted by RegexBuddy software. Core author candidates were selected according to Price"s law and the comprehensive academic level of core author candidates were evaluates to determine the core author. Academic teams were identified using Netdraw Software. Results: A total of 9 442 literatures related to hypertension were retrieved, involving 6 187 authors. 69 core authors were eventually included by calculating the comprehensive index, which including 9 academic teams: Fu Deyu Team, Han Xuejie Team, Hu Yuanhui Team, Du Yuzheng Team, Shen Chunyi Team, Tang Shuhua Team, He Jia Team, Yang Chuanhua Team and SFang Xianming team. Each team mainly carries out research work from different perspectives, such as hypertension TCM understanding, basic pathogenesis, common syndromes and treatment methods. Six of the teams carried out syndrome research, and five formed experienced or classical famous teams to carry out curative effect. Conclusion: Different academic teams have the similar understanding of the etiology and pathogenesis of hypertension. Blood stasis, phlegm turbidity and yang hyperactivity are the key links in the pathogenesis of hypertension. Each team has its own emphasis on prescriptions based on syndrome differentiation.