FACULTY
Overseas Faculty
Prof. Sophie ANG (Singapore)
Prof. Sophie ANG (Singapore)
Senior Consultant, Anaesthesiology
Vice Chairman, Medical Board (Safety & Quality)
National University Hospital, Singapore

Prof. Hushan AO (China)
Prof. Hushan AO (China)
Professor, Anesthesiology
Fuwai Heart Center
Beijing, P. R. China

Prof. Jae-Hyon BAHK (South Korea)
Prof. Jae-Hyon BAHK (South Korea)
Professor, Anesthesiology, Seoul National University
Dean of Admissions, Seoul National University
Director, Korean Association for Respiratory Care
President, Korean Society of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiologists

Prof. Jin-Shing CHEN (Taiwan)
Prof. Jin-Shing CHEN (Taiwan)
Division Chief & Associate Professor,
Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University

Prof. Davy CHENG (Canada)
Prof. Davy CHENG (Canada)
Dr. Cheng is recognized as a world expert in perioperative outcomes and resource utilization in cardiac surgery/anesthesia, blood management, minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery, and perioperative evidence-based medicine. His pioneer work in fast track cardiac anesthesia and recovery has become the standard of cardiac anesthesia and recovery practice around the world. Dr. Cheng continues to release pivotal publications, and practice guidelines to direct evidence-based medical and surgical practices (h-index 43, i10-index 101). He is a recognized healthcare leader in the forefront of research, practice and healthcare policy. Dr. Cheng holds positions on many Editorial Boards and has been invited as a Visiting Professor to over 95 Universities, Cardiac Centers and Conferences nationally and internationally.

Prof. Yajung CHENG (Taiwan)
Prof. Yajung CHENG (Taiwan)
Professor & Chief, Anesthesiology
National Taiwan University
Taipei, Taiwan

Prof. Zhaoyun CHENG (China)
Prof. Zhaoyun CHENG (China)
Director, Cardiovascular Surgery
Deputy Chief, Henan Provincial People's Hospital
Zhengzhou, Henan, P. R. China

Prof. Albert CHEUNG (USA)
Prof. Albert CHEUNG (USA)
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Board member, SCA, USA

Dr. Jugdeep DHESI (UK)
Dr. Jugdeep DHESI (UK)
Dr. Jugdeep Dhesi trained in general internal medicine and geriatrics in Leicester and London. She was appointed consultant physician in the department of health and ageing at Guy's and St Thomas' in 2005.

She is the clinical lead for the innovative POPS service, which began in 2003. The service has rapidly become established both locally and nationally as a clinically effective, high quality, award-winning service.

Research Interests:
• Optimisation of patients for surgery, in particular use of risk assessment tools, management of anaemia and reduction of post operative complications Doctorate on vitamin D and neuromuscular function, King's College Hospital, London.
• Current research focuses on optimisation of patients for surgery, use of risk assessment tools, management of anaemia and reduction of post operative complications.

Dr. Roger ELTRINGHAM (UK)
Dr. Roger ELTRINGHAM (UK)
Qualified in Medicine at St Andrews University, Scotland in 1964. Consultant in anaesthesia and intensive Care at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in Gloucester UK 1974-2011. Served on the International Relations Committee of the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland and the Education Committee of the WFSA before becoming Vice President of WFSA.

. Co-founder and Medical Director of the charity `Safe Anaesthesia Worldwide ` in 2011. The aim of the charity is to provide equipment, education and research to improve anaesthetic services in impoverished , difficult and dangerous situations worldwide.

Together with Robert Neighbour of Diamedica , introduced the Glostavent anaesthetic machine for use in situations when the supply of electricity and oxygen both fail. It is now used by ICRC , Medicin Sans Frontieres and in over 70mcounties worldwide . Currently developing the Solox project to utilize solar energy to power an oxygen concentrator to provide oxygen for anaesthesia.

Prof. Takuya FUJIKAWA (Japan)
Prof. Takuya FUJIKAWA (Japan)
Assistant Professor, Surgery,
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Consultant, CT Surgery, Kawasaki Aortic Center
Board member, Japanese Board of Cardiovascular Surgery
Member, European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)

Prof. Nian-Chi HWANG (Singapore)
Prof. Nian-Chi HWANG (Singapore)
Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
Head, Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, National Heart Centre
Director, Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia Service, SGH
Singapore

Prof. Yun-Seek JEON (Korea)
Prof. Yun-Seek JEON (Korea)
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea

Dr. Yingfu JIAO (China)
Dr. Yingfu JIAO (China)
Research Assistant and Lab manager, Department of Anesthesiology
Ruijin Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, China

Dato Suhaini KADIMAN (Malaysia)
Dato Suhaini KADIMAN (Malaysia)
Deputy Head, Department of Anaesthesia
Director, Clinical Research
National Heart Institute
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Prof. Tae-Yop KIM (Korea)
Prof. Tae-Yop KIM (Korea)
Professor, Anesthesiology
Chief, Cardiac Anesthesia Service
Konkuk University Medical Center
Seoul, Korea

Dr. Ylva KONSBERG (UK)
Dr. Ylva KONSBERG (UK)
Originally from Malmö, Sweden, Dr Konsberg studied Medicine at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland before moving to the south of England where she works as a junior doctor in the emergency department. Her interest in global health and development of health care technology led her to become involved in the charity Safe Anaesthesia Worldwide, where she was selected as a research assistant and public speaker for the Solox Project. This project opened up new opportunities to see the creativity and innovation possible within the medical field and allowed her to exercise her passion for the integration of technology with the provision of health care to meet basic needs in the poorest countries around the world. She plans to undertake a postgraduate diploma in Mountain Medicine from the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, before pursuing a long term career in Anaesthetics. Outside of medicine and academics she has a keen interest in the outdoors, long distance running, skiing and yoga. In time her ambition is to weave these passions into her working life through remote and rural medicine and to continue her ongoing commitment to innovation and technology to promote rural health.

Dr. Vera LIM (Singapore)

Dr. Suraphong LORSOMRADEE (Thailand)
Dr. Suraphong LORSOMRADEE (Thailand)
Associate Professor Suraphong Lorsomradee, MD., PhD. is a Senior Consultant Cardiac and Liver Transplantation Anesthesiologist and founder of TIVA Training Center from Chiang Mai University Hospital, Thailand, and the Scientific Chairman of the Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologists of Thailand. Dr Lorsomradee completed Clinical & Research Fellowships in Cardiac Anesthesia and Perioperative Organ Protection from Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium, and holds a PhD in Cardiac output and Hemodynamic Monitoring from Keio University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan. He is the author of several peer-reviewed publications and recognized for being the international knowledge spreader in goal directed therapy, intravenous anesthesia, hemodynamic monitoring and perioperative cardiac and organ protection. He is also the co-founder of International Federation of Intravenous Anesthesia (IFIVA), Asia Oceanic Community of Intravenous Anesthesia (AOCIVA), and Asia Anesthesia Forum (AAF).

Prof. Dave MAZER (Canada)
Prof. Dave MAZER (Canada)
Professor, Anesthesia
University of Toronto,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Danny MCAULEY (Northern Ireland)
Dr. Danny MCAULEY (Northern Ireland)
Prof. Danny McAuley is a Consultant and Professor in Intensive Care Medicine at the Regional Intensive Care Unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital and Queen’s University of Belfast. He undertook his training in Belfast, Birmingham, London and San Francisco. He is the Co-Director of Research for the UK Intensive Care Society. He has 2 main research interests: acute respiratory distress syndrome and clinical trials.

Dr. Shay MCGUINNESS (New Zealand)
Dr. Shay MCGUINNESS (New Zealand)
Shay McGuinness is a Specialist and Director of Research at the Cardiothoracic & Vascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) and Clinical Director of Air Ambulance Services at Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand. He completed his undergraduate and specialist training in the UK before moving to New Zealand in 1998. He developed the NZ national ECMO transport service in 2005. He is actively involved in multiple large-scale clinical trials through the ANZICS Clinical Trials Group and ANZCA Clinical Trials Network as well as in other large international collaborations. His research interests include acute kidney injury, fluid and oxygen therapy and the perioperative management of cardiac surgical patients. He is an honorary senior research fellow at the Australian and New Zealand Research Centre (Monash University, Melbourne) and the Medical Research Institute of New Zealand (Wellington). When not working he enjoys fishing, scuba diving and flying.

Dr. Yatin MEHTA (India)
Dr. Yatin MEHTA (India)
Chairman, Institute of Critical Care and Anesthesiology
Medanta The Medicity
Gurgaon, India

Prof. John MURKIN (Canada)
Prof. John MURKIN (Canada)
Professor, Anesthesiology
University of Western Ontario
Ontario, Canada

Dr. Minoru NOMURA (Japan)
Dr. Minoru NOMURA (Japan)
Professor, Anesthesiology
Tokyo Women's Medical University
Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Florian NUEVO (Philippines)
Dr. Florian NUEVO (Philippines)
Professor, Anesthesiology
University of Santo Tomas Hospital,
Philippines

Prof. Albert PERRINO (USA)
Prof. Albert PERRINO (USA)
Professor, Anesthesiology,
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, USA

Dr. Hari SATOTO (Indonesia)
Dr. Hari SATOTO (Indonesia)
Consultant, Cardiac Anesthesia
Dr Kariadi Hospital
Diponegoro University
Semarang, Indonesia

Dr. Edwin SEET (Singapore)
Dr. Edwin SEET (Singapore)
Dr. Edwin Seet is a Senior Consultant Anaesthesiologist from Khoo Teck Puat Hospital in Singapore. His current appointment includes Head of the Department of Anaesthesia. Academic appointments include Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, and Core Faculty of the ACGME-I accredited Anaesthesia Residency Programme.

Dr. Seet completed a clinical fellowship in Ambulatory Anaesthesia about a decade ago in the University Health Network (Toronto, Canada) under an inaugural Ministry of Health scholarship. He has research interests and publications in obstructive sleep apnoea, airway management, pain adjuvants, preoperative evaluation and geriatric anaesthesia.

Dr. Reny SEGAL (Australia)

Prof. Aryeh SHANDER (USA)
Prof. Aryeh SHANDER (USA)
Dr. Aryeh Shander is the Chief of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pain Management, and Hyperbaric Medicine, Executive Medical Director of The Institute for Patient Blood Management and Bloodless Medicine and Surgery, and serves as Clinical Research Director for TEAMHealth Anesthesia at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Shander is also a clinical professor of anesthesiology, medicine & surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. He is board certified in internal medicine, anesthesiology, critical care medicine, and undersea and hyperbaric medicine. He specializes in acute care for critically ill or injured patients and is regarded as one of the pioneers of patient blood management and bloodless medicine.

Dr. Shander is also the author/editor of multiple book chapters and contributes to textbooks on blood management, including Basics of Blood Management, which he co-authored with Prof. Petra Seeber. He is a member of several national societies including past president of the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management and a fellow of both the American College of Critical Care Medicine and American College of Chest Physicians. Dr. Shander is also a founding member of the National Anemia Action Council Board of Directors and Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists. He lectures internationally on a variety of topics related to anesthesiology, critical care medicine, and patient blood management. Dr. Shander’s publications have appeared in several prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals, and he is a member and contributing editor of several journal editorial boards.

Dr. Ian SMITH (UK)
Dr. Ian SMITH (UK)
I have been a Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia at Keele University and Consultant Anaesthetist at the University Hospitals of North Midlands, Stoke-on-Trent since 1995.

I was President of the British Association of Day Surgery from 2010–12, served on Council from 2000 and edited the Journal of One-day Surgery from 2004–9.

I remain an advisor to the Ambulatory Anaesthesia subcommittee of the European Society of Anaesthesiologists and was Chairman of the group from 1999–2004.

I was an NHS Modernisation Agency “Clinical Champion” for day surgery from 2003–2005 and was seconded as a clinical lead to the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement day surgery programme from 2008–10. I have been on several day and short-stay working parties for the Association of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Surgeons and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. I am an examiner for the final FRCA examination.

I chaired a European task force producing preoperative fasting guidelines in 2011 and from 2013–16 chaired the group which extensively updated and simplified routine preoperative test guidelines for NICE.

I have edited several books and published over a hundred chapters, reviews and original papers predominantly on inhalational anaesthesia and day surgery.

My practice is predominantly colorectal and urological with most patients undergoing some form of enhanced recovery, including the world’s first series of day case laparoscopic nephrectomies in adult patients. I also provide propofol sedation for adults undergoing therapeutic endoscopic procedures and have the largest series of cases from a single individual in the UK.

Prof. Haibo SONG (China)
Prof. Haibo SONG (China)
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Director, Perioperative Ultrasound Training Program
West China Hospital of Sichuan University
Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China

Dr. Meiyung TSOU (Taiwan)

Prof. Weipeng WANG (China)
Prof. Weipeng WANG (China)
Professor, Anesthesiology
Fuwai Heart Center
Beijing, P. R. China

Prof. Marcin WASOWICZ (Canada)
Prof. Marcin WASOWICZ (Canada)
Associate Professor, Anaesthesia, University of Toronto
Staff Anesthesiologist, Toronto General Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Prof. Jeng WEI (Taiwan)
Prof. Jeng WEI (Taiwan)
President, Cheng Hsin General Hospital
Professor, Surgery, Taipei Medical University
Professor, Surgery, National Yang Ming University
Chairman, Department of Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital
President, Taiwan Transplantation Society
President, Cardiac Transplant Association, R.O.C.
Honors President, Organ Procurement Association of, R. O. C

Prof. David WONG (Canada)
Prof. David WONG (Canada)
Currently:
Professor, Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Canada
Attending Anesthesiologist, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Medical Director, Preadmission program, Anesthesia consult clinic, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto

Publications: (June 2017)
Book chapters 7
Peer-reviewed publications: 128
Abstracts: 59

Invited lectures/workshops: 200

Research interests:
Difficult airway management
Surgical airway, cricothyrotomy
Supraglottic airway, intubation via SGA, SGA postop symptoms
Ultrasound for airway management

Education:
MD, University of Toronto 1981
Residency, Anesthesia, University of Toronto 1988
Fellowship, Critical Care, George Washington University 1990

Prof. Bu-Wei YU (China)

Prof. Lilly Yunxia ZUO (China)
Prof. Lilly Yunxia ZUO (China)
Professor & Vice-Chair, Anesthesiology
West China Hospital of Sichuan University
Chengdu, P. R. China


Local Faculty

Dr. Albert CHAN

Prof. Matthew CHAN
Prof. Matthew CHAN
Matthew Chan received his anesthetic training at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong. He is currently one of the academic staff at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His current research interests include clinical trials, neurophysiologic monitoring and perioperative care.

Ms. Mei-Koon CHAN

Dr. Timmy Chi-Wing CHAN
Dr. Timmy Chi-Wing CHAN
MBBS, FANZCA, FHKCA (Anaesthesiology), FHKAM (Anaesthesiology) FFPMANZCA, FIPP, Dip of Pain Mgt (HKCA)

Dr. Chan is a Pain Medicine Physician and Anaesthetic Consultant at the Department of Anaesthesiology in Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. He is the Clinical Service Director of Pain Management Team in his hospital.

Dr. Chan is a Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesthesiologists (HKCA), Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA). He is also a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FFPM ANZCA) and the Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP), The World Institute of Pain. He is the winner of the Hassenbusch Prize of FIPP.

Dr. Chan has served in multiple advisory and organizational roles, recently chairing the Cancer Pain Management Advisory Board in 2012, and co-chairing the Work Group on Opioid Use for Non-cancer Chronic Pain in Hong Kong.

He has wide-ranging interests, including cancer pain management, interventional pain management for cancer and non-cancer pain, and acute post-operative pain management after major joints replacement.

Dr. Wing-Sang CHAN

Dr. Yau-Wai CHAN
Dr. Yau-Wai CHAN
  • Consultant anaesthetist now working in HKU-Shenzhen Hospital, one of the four full time HKCA fellows working in Mainland China
  • Completed anaesthetic training in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong
  • Main interests in training of anaesthetists in airway management and echocardiography, current committee members of HKCA Clinical simulation Committee and Echo Committee
  • Current Director of HKCA airway training workshop (ADAM-A) and Echocardiography training workshop (Echo-A)

Dr. Adolphus CHAU

Dr. Hung-Kai CHENG
Dr. Hung-Kai CHENG
Hung-kai Cheng, MB BS, FANZCA, FHKAM, is consultant anaesthetist and chief of service of the Department of Anaesthesia, service director of the Ambulatory Surgery Centre at Tseung Kwan O Hospital, Hong Kong. He is Chairman of the Board of Accreditation of the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists.

He was instructor in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and is actively involved in resuscitation training and service enhancement in his hospital. He completed an MSc in information technology at the University of Middlesex and has had a number of perioperative information system initiatives to modernize the operating theatre and the anaesthetic assessment clinic. He has a special interest in peri-operative echocardiography, completing a PG Diploma in the subject at the University of Melbourne.

During the past two decades, he has been promoting day surgery service and developing various patient service improvement models within the Hospital Authority. His recent focus is perioperative interventions to improve outcome after surgery.

Prof. Chi-Wai CHEUNG
Prof. Chi-Wai CHEUNG
Associate Professor Chi Wai Cheung, MBBS(HK), MD(HKU), FHKCA, FHKAM(Anaesthesiology), Dip Pain Mgt (HKCA) is currently the Clinical Associate Professor of Department of Anaesthesiology, The University of Hong Kong and the Honorary Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology of Queen Mary Hospital, Grantham Hospital and Duchess of Kent Hospital, Hong Kong. He is also the Assistant Dean of Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong since 2009 and responsible for clinical affairs now. He specializes in Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He was granted the Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Hong Kong with research in pain medicine. His current research interests include pain management (both basic and clinical), and sedation medications and techniques. Dr. Cheung has published extensively in peer reviewed scientific journals of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He is also a regular invited journal reviewer for many peer review journals. Apart from being the Head of the Laboratory, Department of Anaesthesiology, the University of Hong Kong, he has also established the Laboratory and Clinical Research Institute for Pain at the University of Hong Kong that is a pioneering interdisciplinary academic platform to support and nurture both basic science and clinical pain research in Hong Kong. Dr. Cheung is also very active in his medical specialty. He is the Vice President of World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (WCA) 2016 and the Past President, the Society of Anaesthetists of Hong Kong and currently, the President, the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists.

Dr. David Yew-Chuan CHONG

Dr. CM CHU
Dr. CM CHU
Dr C M Chu is Consultant Physician of the Department of Medicine & Geriatrics, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong. He was also formerly President (2007 - 2009) and Governor (2009 – 2013) of the American College of Chest Physicians (Hong Kong & Macau Chapter).

Dr Chu’s primary research interests are in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), non-invasive ventilation, home ventilation and emerging respiratory infections. He led the fight against severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in United Christian Hospital in 2003. He introduces electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy to Hong Kong and pioneers its use there.

Dr Chu has published more than 70 scientific papers and book chapters on various aspects of respiratory medicine. He was awarded a Medal of Honour by the Hong Kong Government in 2004 for his work.

Dr. Katherine FAN

Prof. Kevin Ki-Wai HO
Prof. Kevin Ki-Wai HO
Dr. Ho, Ki Wai Kevin. MBChB, MSc, FRCS (Tr&Orth) is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology at the Prince of Wales Hospital and The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Manchester (UK) in 1997 which was followed by his specialist training at the West-Midland Deanery (UK). His post-graduation education includes a Master’s of Science (MSc) in Orthopaedic Engineering at the University of Cardiff (UK), which he received in 2007. In 2010 Dr Ho completed a fellowship training in Arthroplasty and Lower Extremity Surgery at the Toronto Western Hospital in Toronto (Canada).

In addition to his current academic activities, Dr Ho is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (UK) as well as a member of the British Orthopaedics Association, British Hip Society and the British Association for Surgery of the Knee.

His major research interests lie in Arthroplasty, Traumatology, Lower Extremity Surgery and Degenerate Joint Condition. Dr Ho has been working on advanced treatment of osteoarthritis in both basic science in-vitro and in-vivo research. He has also pioneer a clinical trial using mesenchymal stem cells therapy on osteoarthritis in Hong Kong.

Dr Ho has published many scientific articles in indexed journals and has made numerous presentations at regional and international scientific congresses.

Dr. Gloria HWANG
Dr. Gloria HWANG
Dr. Hwang completed her medical training and was awarded the fellowship of Haematology and Haematological Oncology by The Hong Kong College of Physicians in 2010. She then obtained the fellowship in Advanced Internal Medicine of The Hong Kong College of Physicians in the subsequent year. After completion of the fellowship, she had overseas attachment at Singapore General Hospital for further training in haematology. Dr. Hwang is actively involved in teaching and research activities. She is an honorary clinical assistant professor of The University of Hong Kong as well as instructor of several postgraduate courses for the nurses. Dr. Hwang had published for more than 20 journals in various haematological and oncological journals including American Journal of Hematology and Annals of Hematology. She is the secretary of the Hong Kong Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis.

Dr. David KAN
Dr. David KAN
A medical doctor as well as a solicitor and solicitor advocate, David specialises in clinical negligence claims, advising healthcare professionals, including doctors, dentists, physiotherapists, midwives and nurses. His clients also include insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, medical device manufacturers, hospitals, specialist group practices and other corporate healthcare providers. David’s legal career began with Richards Butler Hong Kong.

He has experience in handling coroner's inquests, disciplinary and medical criminal proceedings, investigations commenced by the ICAC and Privacy Commissioners, product liability claims and other healthcare regulatory matters. David also has a special interest in providing advice on mental health laws and ethical issues such as consent and euthanasia.

A proponent of alternative dispute resolution, David is an accredited mediator of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. Before qualifying as a lawyer, David practised medicine for five years in the UK. He remains a CME-certified medical practitioner and in 2008 was appointed an Honorary Associate Professor of the University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine.

Between 1991 and 1996, David practised general medicine as a house physician and then as a general surgeon. He subsequently worked in private medical practice in the UK as a part-time resident medical officer in various hospitals. He has been registered as a medical practitioner in the UK since 1991 and in Hong Kong since 1994.

In 2016 David was granted Higher Rights of Audience and accredited as a Solicitor Advocate by the Higher Rights Assessment Board in Hong Kong. David is accredited in the civil proceedings category, by way of assessment. David has substantial advocacy experience representing clients before the Coroner's court and at Medical and Dental Council hearings. As a Solicitor Advocate David may also advocate for clients, similar to a barrister, in Hong Kong's Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal.

Dr. Kin-Fai KHU
Dr. Kin-Fai KHU
Dr KHU KIN FAI is currently working as an associate consultant in the department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Tuen Mun Hospital. His special clinical interest includes thoracic anesthesia, regional anesthesia and peri-operative use of echocardiography. He was also actively involved in various anesthetic teaching activities in Hong Kong. Being the thoracic anesthetic service coordinator in his department, he has popularized the use of paravertebral block as part of the multimodal analgesia and developed the use of non-intubated technique for thoracic surgery.

Dr. Gladys WM KWAN
Dr. Gladys WM KWAN
Dr. Gladys Wai-Man KWAN is an anaesthetist-cum-intensivist at Tuen Mun Hospital in Hong Kong. She obtained her medical degree at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1998 and attained her ICU specialist qualification at the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists and the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand in 2007.

She has been actively participating in the college activities over the past several years. Being a member of the Intensive Care Medicine Board, she is responsible for the organisation of fellowship examinations as well as the implementation of trainee projects. She is a member of the Echocardiography Committee and a qualified simulation instructor. She has a strong interest in the application of echocardiography and diagnostic ultrasonography in clinical practice, as well as the use of medical simulation for adult learning and conducting airway management course.

Dr Kwan has recently taken up the position of Deputy Service Director of Quality and Safety division at Tuen Mun Hospital, and is now responsible for overseeing the preparation and implementation of hospital accreditation in addition to the day-to-day incident management pertaining to patient safety.

Dr. Geoffrey LAM
Dr. Geoffrey LAM
Dr. LAM Chi Shan Geoffrey is an Associate Consultant in the Department of Anaesthesiology and Operating Services at the Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital and North District Hospital. He obtained his medical degree (MBChB) and master degree (Master of Arts in Christian Studies) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is currently a part-time research student in the Divinity School of Chung Chi College in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Cambridge Theological Federation and Anglia Ruskin University. His research topic is spirituality, theology and pain medicine.

He is the project coordinator of the story book “I chose to change: living with chronic pain – stories from patients” which is available in three languages and the book can be downloaded free from the website (http://www.nethersole.org.hk/catalog/eBook_HTML/booklet/media_04.html).

Prof. Alex PW LEE

Ms. Iris Siu-Fong LEE

Dr. Rock LEUNG
Dr. Rock LEUNG
Dr. Leung is currently working as the Associate Consultant in the Haematology Division, Department of Pathology & Clinical Biochemistry in Queen Mary Hospital. He obtained his fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA) in 2006, the Hong Kong College of Pathologists (HKCPath) in 2007 & the Royal College of Pathologists of the United Kingdom (FRCPath) in 2008. Dr. Leung has been actively participating in the work of haemovigilance & transfusion safety. He is the Transfusion Safety Officer in the Hong Kong West Cluster since 2006 & contributes to the development of the Cluster Haemovigilance Programme. He also takes an active role in the work of the Hospital Authority Central Committee of Transfusion Service, including development of Transfusion Guideline for HA Hospitals and reviewing mechanisms on transfusion recipient lookback. He is also enthusiastic in providing training and education on transfusion safety for healthcare personnel in both public and private health care sectors.

Dr. John LOW
Dr. John LOW
Dr. John Low has been in the Specialty of Anaesthesia for forty years. An Oxford University Graduate (with Honours) in Physiological Sciences, he went on to study for Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery, also at Oxford; after completion of his internship, he started training in Anaesthesia. Within a year he had passed the Primary Examination in Basic Sciences for the Fellowship diploma. Within three years he was conferred Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. Following another three years of Research Fellowship at Bristol University, and a concurrent Senior Registrarship in Cardiac Anaesthesia at the Bristol Royal Infirmary, he was awarded the certificate of Higher Professional Training in Anaesthesia by the Royal College.

The next sixteen years were spent in a career at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. During this time he was able to establish research in catecholamine physiology, reflecting the stress response to surgery and general anaesthesia. He also established the Cardiac Anaesthesia programme, developed cardiopulmonary bypass perfusion, introduced point of care biochemistry and haematology in the Operating Room, and pioneered Trans-oesophageal Echocardiography at the Prince of Wales Hospital. However, after thirteen years as Professor, he found that there was progressively less patient contact, and eventually, he decided to leave the burden of administration to others, and return to more patient contact in the private sector of medicine in Hong Kong.

He is currently a partner with Dr Roger Hung and Partners for over sixteen years. Together with other colleagues, he has developed a paradigm for providing safe, and specialist based, sedation support for dental, endoscopic and cosmetic, procedures in the clinic environment. In cooperation with a Task Force of Paediatric Dental Surgeons, he co-authored “Guidelines on Sedation for Dental Procedures in Paediatric Patients” preceding those Guidelines that were published by both the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists, as well as the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. He is an instructor for the “Course on Safe Sedation” the Hong Kong College of Anaesthetists, as well as instructor for the St Paul’s Hospital Airway Workshop for Residents. In addition, he is Expert Advisor to both the Hospital Authority as well as the Medical Protection Society; he has also been a contributor to the HKSAR Food and Health Bureau Working Group on High Risk Surgical Procedures in an Day Procedure Centres. He has also pioneered ECMO (extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation) in the private sector in Hong Kong. His spare time hobbies include film based photography, scuba diving and occasional wine tasting.

Dr. Bosco HM MA
Dr. Bosco HM MA
Dr. Ma has joined the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics of Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH) since 2006, and has completed the training in Geriatric Medicine in 2012. He is awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2014 and the Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2017. He has over twenty publications in international journals. Currently, he is the Associate Consultant and physician in-charge of orthogeriatric co-care service for elderly patients with hip fracture at PWH. He is also the member of several hospital committees, including Elder Abuse Committee and Clinical Research Ethics Committee.

Dr. Janice Lai-Ming NG

Dr. Siu-Keung NG

Dr. Amy HY POON

Dr. Simon WC SIN
Dr. Simon WC SIN
Dr. Simon Wai-Ching SIN is the Associate Consultant and Deputy Chief of Service of Department of Adult Intensive Care at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong. He attained his critical care and cardiology fellowship qualifications at the Hong Kong College of Physicians in 2008 and 2012, respectively. He was appointed as Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Hong Kong since 2008. His special clinical interest is extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). His ECMO team was the first in Hong Kong to provide inter-hospital retrieval service and extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (E-CPR) program. Simon is also an enthusiastic teacher and plays a key role in ECMO training. He was invited as simulation trainer in many overseas ECMO conferences and was elected as the Education Co-Chair of the Extra-corporeal Life Support Organisation Asia-Pacific Chapter (APELSO) Steering Committee since 2016. His team is a co-organiser of the renowned APELSO Adult ECMO training course and it attracts a huge number of participants from Asia-pacific region every year.

Dr. Yee-Kwan TANG

Prof. Song WAN

Prof. Gordon Tin-Chun WONG
Prof. Gordon Tin-Chun WONG
Dr Gordon Wong is currently a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Anaesthesiology, Honorary Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy as well as an Assistant Dean in Teaching and Learning of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong. He has a wide range of research interests including perioperative organ protection, post operative cognitive dysfunction and other aspects of perioperative medicine and has published over 50 articles in peer reviewed journals and 6 book chapters. He also serves as an examiner in the final examination of the Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiology.

Dr. WT WONG
Dr. WT WONG
Dr. Wai-Tat WONG is the Assistant Professor of Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a specialist in Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. His research interest includes weaning of mechanical ventilation, pharmacokinetics of antimicrobial treatment and end-of-life care in ICU.

Dr. Enoch WU

Ms. Katy YEUNG

Dr. Anfernee KM YIM
Dr. Anfernee KM YIM
Dr. Anfernee KM YIM is an emergency physician and an intensivist working in Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He is one of the pioneers in promoting the integration of intensive care elements in daily emergency room practice for critically ill patients. He worked out the approved dual fellowships training pathway for emergency medicine (EM) and Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) and he was the first dual qualified emergency intensivist in Hong Kong.

Dr. YIM is actively participating in academic works. He is the chairman of the Intensive Care Subcommittee of the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine, honorary assistant professor of the Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, visiting scholar of the Hospital Conde S. Januario, Macau, broad member of European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and one of the council members of the Hong Kong Society of Parental and Enteral Nutrition. He is the founding course director of Intensive Care Course for Emergency Medicine, course director of RACEplus Hong Kong Chapter and Intermediate Echocardiography Course. He is also one of the instructors for teaching BLS and ACLS for America Heart Association, toxicology certificate course for the Hong Kong Poison Information Centre and various courses in mechanical ventilation, ultrasound and therapeutic hypothermia. He is one of the reviewers of the Singapore Medical Journal, Hong Kong Medical Journal and the Hong Kong Journal of Emergency Medicine. He is also being invited to give lectures, run courses in various international meetings for example the ISICEM in Brussels, PENSA congress etc…

Currently, Dr. YIM is exploring new services for integrating intensive care skills and knowledge in daily EM practice. He is actively participating in an international echocardiography group in conducting researches for critical care echocardiography and he is also one of the active participants for conducting a multi-centred study for septic patients in Hong Kong and Macau.

Last but not the lest, he is an air-medical officer of the Government Flying Services and he participated in many different sports tournament as volunteer doctors as well.

Dr. Kwok-Keung YUEN
Dr. Kwok-Keung YUEN
Dr. Yuen is the Consultant in Clinical Oncology of Queen Mary Hospital and the Honorary Associate Professor of the Department of Clinical Oncology of the University of Hong Kong.

He graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1992 and started clinical oncology specialist training in Tuen Mun Hospital in 1994. He was admitted Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists in 1997, Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Radiologists and Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in 2000. He joined the Department of Clinical Oncology of Queen Mary Hospital in 2014.

He has special interest in palliative medicine and doctor-patient communication. He is the Chairman of the Hong Kong Society of Palliative Medicine, trainer and examiner of the subspecialty of Palliative Medicine of the Hong Kong College of Radiologists and an accredited General Mediator of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center and the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited. He is also council member of the Hong Kong Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Study Group and the Hong Kong Thyroid Society. He participated in more than 20 clinical studies and taught in professional, undergraduate and post-graduate palliative care programmes.

Dr. Vivian Man-Ying YUEN

Workshop Facilitators

Dr. Mandy Sze-Man CHAN
Dr. Erick CHENG
Dr. Sara CHEUNG
Dr. Candy CHIU
Dr. Gordon CHOI
Dr. Yu-Fat CHOW
Dr. Eunise HO
Dr. Frank KO
Dr. Linda LAI
Dr. Winnie LAI
Dr. Tracy LAM
Dr. Candice LAU
Dr. Rowena LEE
Dr. Steffie LEE
Dr. Sumin LEE
Dr. Terence LUK



Dr. Tony NG
Dr. Sumire SASAKI
Ms. Kar-Yee TSE
Dr. Kin-Chung TSE
Ms. Ka-Lai TSOI
Dr. Cindy TSUI
Dr. Maggie TSUI
Dr. Alex WAN
Dr. Jerry WONG
Dr. Oi-Fung WONG
Dr. Wai-Yip WONG
Dr. Marc YANG
Dr. Tanya YAU
Dr. Aaron YING
Dr. Tom YIP