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Endoscopy

Micahael Cooper

 

Dr. Michael COOPER
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Sydney University

Clinical Associate Professor Michael Cooper is a gynaecologist in private practice in Sydney affiliated with Sydney University. He is currently a Visiting Medical Officer and Head of Gynaecology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He graduated from Sydney University in 1984 and received his Fellowship qualification in 1995. He spent extensive time training in endoscopic surgery in Europe, the United Kingdom and America. He initiated one of the early endoscopic training centres for gynaecologists in Australia and is regularly involved in workshops to train other doctors and students. He was previously a Board Member of the Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society and a member of the Scientific Committee of the International Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy. He has been an advisor to the World Health Organisation on research and training in gynaecological endoscopic surgery.

Prof Cooper has been the author of over 50 articles and book chapters published both in Australia and internationally and has spoken widely within Australia and overseas. He has been an invited surgeon to many hospitals in Australia and Asia and currently operates in Hong Kong on an occasional basis.

 

Eric Lee

Dr. Eric Lee
Advisor and Honorary O&G Consultant
Canossa Hospital
Hong Kong

Dr Lee graduated from the Hong Kong University in 1978. He received his postgraduate training in United Kingdom. He is currently the Advisor and Honorary O&G consultant of the Canossa Hospital in Hong Kong. He has published his work in various journals and written chapters in books on minimally invasive gynaecology. He served as a member of the International Editorial Board of the Chinese Journal of Minimally Invasive Surgery as well as a reviewer for the official journal of APAGE, the JMIT. Dr Lee has devoted to gynecologic endoscopy and develops special interest in difficult laparoscopic surgery. He has been invited to speak at many local and international endoscopy conferences over the years, and has organized several successful laparoscopic workshops in Hong Kong. Dr Lee is dedicated to the development of minimally invasive procedures and is actively involved in teaching and training of young doctors at these meetings.

 

 


Fetal Medicine

 

Dr. Ahmet Baschat
Director, Center for Fetal Therapy
Johns Hopkin University

Dr. Ahmet Baschat is Director of the Center for Fetal Therapy and Professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. His areas of clinical expertise include prenatal treatment of intrauterine growth restriction and fetal interventions for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), as well as other complications of monochorionic twin pregnancies.

Dr. Baschat received his undergraduate and medical degrees from The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He earned his doctorate in medicine (Dr. Med) from the University of Lübeck, where he also completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Baschat completed additional residencies at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and at University of Maryland Medical Center and performed a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at University of Maryland Medical Center. 

As Professor and Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Baschat developed their Center for Advanced Fetal Care.         

In 2014, Dr. Baschat joined the Johns Hopkins faculty.

Dr. Baschat’s research interests include interventions and management techniques for fetal growth restriction and placental insufficiency. He has also done extensive research on the use of high resolution prenatal ultrasound techniques, including Doppler and fetal echocardiography, to predict and detect fetal complications.

Dr. Baschat serves on a variety of boards and is a member of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (ACOG), the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology and the International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society. He has been recognized with several awards and honors, including the 2010 Award for Excellence in Research by the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Dr. Baschat’s passion for developing an individualized care plan for each of his patients has been the hallmark of his practice.

 

 

Prof Madhuri Hedge
VP, Chief Scientific Officer,
Diagnostics PerkinElmer, Inc.
USA

Dr. Hegde is the VP and Chief Scientific Officer, Global Laboratory _Services. She joined PerkinElmer on October 1, 2016. The focus of her clinical work is the development and implementation of high-throughput next generation sequencing (NGS) strategies for genomic disorders using sequence capture technologies, robotics, clinical exome and genome sequencing, and oligonucleotide array platforms.

Dr. Hegde has over 20 years’ experience in clinical diagnostics which includes laboratory administration, management, extensive business and consulting experience in life science, genomic tools, and molecular diagnostic companies, from start-up to established organizations, and a proven record of driving revenue growth and profitability through growing existing businesses, building new businesses, and developing strategies to enter new markets by effectively influencing others to achieve shared goals.

Dr. Hegde has extensive knowledge of CLIA regulations related to LDTs and NGS and a strong understanding of current reimbursement landscape and new CPT coding guidelines. Most recently Dr. Hegde was with Emory Genetics Laboratory in Atlanta where she was Professor, Human Genetics and Pediatrics and Executive Director and Chief Scientific Officer of Emory Genetics Laboratory.

She received a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. from the University of Bombay, India, and a Ph.D. from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She completed post-doctoral studies at Baylor College of Medicine and is American Board of Medical Genetics certified in Clinical Molecular Genetics.

 

CHAN Yiu Man Olivia

 

Dr. Olivia YM Chan
Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

MBChB (CUHK), MD (CUHK), MRCOG, FHKCOG, FHKAM(O&G), MSc in Medical Genetics (CUHK), Cert HKCOG (MFM)

Dr. CHAN Yiu Man Olivia graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. After her specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, she received the HA corporate scholarship and undergone training in Clinical Genetics in 2014: 1) Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, USA; 2) Centre for Genomic Medicine, University of Manchester, UK. She holds a Master Degree in Clinical Genetics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and was awarded the Mr. and Mrs, Chang Un Lin Memorial Scholarship.

Dr. Chan has been awarded the Distinguished Young Fellow from the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. She was awarded Doctor of Medicine (MD) by CUHK in 2017. Dr. Chan completed the subspecialty training in Maternal Fetal Medicine (HKCOG) in 2018. Together with Professors from Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Chan provides clinical genetic service including prenatal diagnostic service, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, genetic testing and counseling for families with genetic disease in the CUHK genetic clinic. 
Dr. Chan is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). She is actively involved in breastfeeding promotion and education.

Clinical & Research Interests:
Prenatal diagnosis, Clinical genetics, Patient’s preference and utility assessment, Breastfeeding promotion

Total number of paper published: 14

 

 

Dr. Yvonne Kwun-Yue Cheng
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Dr. Yvonne Cheng is a private O&G specialist and a subspecialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine. She also holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and Master’s degree in Medical Genetics. Dr. Cheng is currently an Honorary Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her main interests include prenatal diagnosis, fetal growth, pre-eclampsia and multiple pregnancy, and has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers in the field of maternal and fetal medicine.

 

CHOY, Kwong Wai Richard

 

 

Prof. Richard CHOY
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Dr CHOY works in Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), where he serves as Associate Professor. Dr. Choy co-founded the Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis Centre and Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis Laboratory at CUHK, and has led a number of important milestones in Prenatal Diagnosis which include: A landmark study that established the role of microarray in fetus with high Nuchal translucency with normal karyotype.  His current research focuses on the development of the genomic technologies including chromosomal microarray analysis (CMA) and Low-pass whole-genome sequencing (Low-pass WGS) for prenatal diagnosis and reproductive medicine.
He applies state-of-the-art technologies in genomic medicine to study the chromosome structure variants (including copy number variation and chromosomal re-arrangements) in human and to understand the molecular mechanisms of normal and abnormal fetal development with particular focus on birth defects and neurogenetics.

 He is the board member of the Hong Kong Society of Medical Genetics, Scientific committee members of various international organizations. Richard has contributed to over 140 articles in international peer review journals, including NEJM, Am J Hum Genet.,Genet Med., Obstet Gynecol., BJOG (H factor 31) . He is an Editor board member of Human Genetics and Human Genome Variation.

 

SAHOTA, Daljit Singh

 

Prof. Daljit Singh SAHOTA
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Dr Daljit Sahota is an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.  His research interests are currently focused on screening for maternal medical complications in pregnancy and fetal aneuploidy.   

 

 

 


General Obstetrics

William Grobman

 

Prof. William Grobman
Vice Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University

After receiving his BA from Amherst College and his MD from Harvard Medical School, Dr. Grobman undertook training in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Northwestern University. During his fellowship training, he completed an MBA in Health Services_ Administration and Decision Sciences at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. After completing his training, Dr. Grobman continued as faculty at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, where he is presently the Arthur Hale Curtis Professor in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Preventive Medicine, and the Center for Healthcare Studies, and the Vice-Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. His research, which has focused on prediction and prevention of adverse obstetric outcomes, has been supported by multiple NIH and foundation grants, and has resulted in over 300 peer-reviewed publications. He has been the Director of the MFM Division of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gyneology, is an Associate Editor of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of the textbook Gabbe’s Obstetrics, and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

 

CHEUNG Chun Wai, Eva

 

Dr. Eva CHEUNG
Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Prince of Wales Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong

Dr. Cheung Chun Wai graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1998 and she became a specialist in O&G in 2006. She is currently Consultant and Honorary clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has leaded the Endoscopic team in Prince of Wales Hospital since 2009. She is the President of Hong Kong Gynaecological Endoscopic Society since 2016 and the member of Education Committee of Hong Kong College of O&G. Her special Interest is in minimally invasive surgery including single incision laparoscopic surgery as well as Robotic surgery. Her research interest is in postmenopausal bleeding, hysteroscopic surgery and pelvic endometriosis.

 

 

Dr. Linda WY FUNG
Honorary Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Dr Linda Fung is currently Associate Consultant and Honorary Assistant Clinical Professor in the Prince of Wales Hospital. She is team member of the gynaecology endoscopy team performing both laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgeries in the Prince of Wales Hospital and North District Hospital. Apart from minimally invasive surgeries, her special interests are in the management of endometriosis, postmenopausal bleeding, and menstrual disorders.  

 

LAU Wai Lam

 

Dr Wai-Lam Lau
Consultant
Kwong Wah Hospital
Hong Kong

Dr. Lau graduated from the Medical School of University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 1990. He has completed his specialist training in O&G in the Department of O&G, Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Thereafter, he has further subspecialised in Maternal Fetal Medicine. He has undergone overseas training in the Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit in Mater Mother Hospital in Brisbane, Australia in 2003. He is currently the Labour Ward Consultant in Kwong Wah Hospital and an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor in Department of O&G, HKU and CUHK. His current research interests include management of massive postpartum haemorrhage and the clinical use of intrapartum ultrasound with the mission of “Safe Childbirth”. He has published over 60 articles in local and international peer review journals.

 

LEUNG Tak Yeung

 

Prof. Tak-Yeung LEUNG

Professor & Department Chairman
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Professor Tak Yeung LEUNG is the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, as well as the Director of the Maternal Fetal Medicine of the same unit. His special interest is in perinatal medicine especially fetal hypoxia, shoulder dystocia, preterm delivery, and external cephalic version. His works also include prenatal diagnosis using aCGH and NIPT, and fetal therapy such as laser for twin-twin transfusion syndrome and radiofrequency for selective fetocide. He has published more than 270 papers in international peer reviewed journals and his H-index is 30. He is also the Scientific editor of British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG since 2016), and editorial board member of other international journals such as American Journal of Perinatology, Pediatric Research (Fetus & Pregnancy Section) and Journal of Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.

Professor Leung is currently the Senior Vice President of Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. He has strong international and Asian-Pacific connection with appointment in several international professional bodies including: Member of FIGO Preterm Working group (2016 – present), Expert Panel for the revision of the FIGO intrapartum fetal monitoring guidelines (2014-present), Chairman of the Prenatal Maternal Screening Special Interest Group of International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis (2009 – 2013), Foundation Board member of Global Obstetric Network (GONet; 2009 – 2013), Foundation Secretary of The Chinese Fetal Medicine Foundation.

 

 

Dr. Wing-Cheong Leung
Chief of Service Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Kwong Wah Hospital
Hong Kong

Dr Wing Cheong LEUNG graduated from the Medical School of University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 1989. He has completed his specialist training in O&G in the Dept of O&G, Tsan Yuk Hospital & Queen Mary Hospital, HKU and become a specialist in O&G (HKAM) in 1997.

Thereafter he has subspecialized in Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) & undergone overseas training in the Perinatal Centre, University of Toronto, Canada in 1999 and the Fetal Medicine Centre, University College London, UK in 2002/3. He becomes an accredited subspecialist in MFM by RCOG (UK) in 2003 (1st one in HK) and by HKCOG in 2005. He got his MD (HKU) in 2010 with the thesis entitled: Rapid aneuploidy testing or traditional karyotyping, or both, in prenatal diagnosis.

His current positions include:

  • Chief-of-Service (COS) & Consultant Obstetrician, Dept of O&G, Kwong Wah Hospital
  • President (2016-18), Hong Kong College of O&G
  • Honorary Clinical Professor, Dept of O&G, University of Hong Kong
  • Honorary Clinical Professor, Dept of O&G, Chinese University of Hong Kong

His main interests include new algorithms for prenatal screening & diagnosis, massive postpartum haemorrhage, future obstetric care models, mother-baby-friendly childbirth, social obstetrics & domestic violence in pregnancy. He has published > 170 articles in peer-reviewed local & international journals. 

 

Dr Wing-Ting Tse
Resident Specialist
Prince of Wales Hospital
Hong Kong

Dr Tse Wing Ting graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2010. She attained membership with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (UK) in 2015 and became a fellow of the Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2018. She is now working as a resident specialist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the Prince of Wales Hospital. Dr Tse is actively involved in clinical teachings for medical students and midwifery students. Her special interest is intrapartum fetal monitoring and monitoring of labor progress.

 

 

 


Maternal medicine

Uri Elkayam

 

Prof. Uri ELKAYAM
Director Maternal Cardiology and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Uri Elkayam, MD is a Professor of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the maternal cardiology at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, California.

Professor Elkayam is one of the most recognizable names in the world in the area of heart disease in pregnancy. Since his arrival at USC in 1981 he has run a clinical service of maternal cardiology.

Professor Elkayam’s publications include over 200 peer review articles and 80 book chapters He published key articles in the area of pregnancy and valvular heart disease, prosthetic heart valves, myocardial infarction, spontaneous coronary dissection and peripartum cardiomyopathy. In addition, he co-edited 3 editions of the books, “Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy” and “Principle and Practice of Medical Therapy in Pregnancy” and had a large number of state of the art reviews on various topics related to heart disease in pregnancy in prestigious journals. including Annals of Internal Medicine, Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Circulation. In addition, he has been the founder and chairman of a biennial “International congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy (CPP)”.

 

Dr. Geetha Kandavello

 

Dr. Geetha Kandavello

Senior Consultant Paediatric Cardioloigst & Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiologist
Institut Jantung Negara
Malaysia

CURRENT POSITION

  • Senior Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist
  • Director Adult Congenital Heart Disease Services_
    National Heart Institute (Institut Jantung Negara)
    Kuala Lumpur

INTEREST IN

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Pregnancy and heart disease
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Marfan and Aortopathy

TEACHING AND TRAINING

Responsible for teaching and training paediatric cardiology fellows, paediatric MRCP and Master students, medical students, allied health (nursing, cardiovascular technician) involved in cardiovascular care.

CURRENT RESEARCH INVOLVEMENT

Primming of the pulmonary vasculature with sildenafil in patients with VSD, ASD and PDA and severe pulmonary hypertension

 

 

 

Dr. Raymond WONG
Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Biography

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

December 1994
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

November 1997
Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdoms

November 1998
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Certificate, U.S.A.

October 2001
Fellowship of the Hong Kong College of Physicians (Advanced Internal Medicine), Hong Kong

May 2002
Fellowship of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Medicine)

January 2003
Fellowship of the Hong Kong College of Physicians (Haematology and Haematological Oncology)

August 2003
Specialist in Haematology & Haematological Oncology
Hong Kong Medical Council

December 2006
Doctor of Medicine (MD), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

January 2009
Completion of Higher Physician Training in Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, HK College of Physicians

May 2012
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London (FRCP(London)), United Kingdom

POSITIONS HELD

Jul 2009 – present
Member, Hospital Resuscitation Committee, Prince of Wales Hospital

2009 – present
Member, Cluster_Drug & Therapeutics Committee, New Territories East _Cluster, Hospital Authority

Jan 2011 – present
Consultant, Prince of Wales Hospital Poison Treatment Centre and Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital

July 2012 – Aug 2018
Head, General Medical Unit B, Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital

Oct 2012 – present
Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary), Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Oct 2012 – Feb 2013
Acting Head, Division of Haematology, Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Mar 2013 – present
Head, Division of Haematology, Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Sep 2014 – present
Member, Expert Committee on Food Safety, Hong Kong SAR Government

July 2017 – present
Chairman, Subcommittee on Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Hong Kong College of Physicians

July 2017 – present
Chairman, Guidelines Subcommittee, Central Committee on Transfusion Service, Hospital Authority

Jan 2018 – present
Member, Drinking Water Safety Advisory Committee (DWSAC), Hong Kong SAR Government

Feb 2018 – present
Chairman, Central Committee on Toxicology Service, Hospital Authority

 

 

 


Midwifery

Deise Tiran

 

Mrs. Denise TIRAN
Educational Director
Expectancy

Denise Tiran FRCM MSc RM_ PGCEA is an internationally-renowned authority on midwifery complementary medicine and Education Director for Expectancy, providing courses for midwives. Denise was recently honoured with the prestigious Fellowship of the UK’s Royal College of Midwives for her 35 years’ work in this specialist field of midwifery. Previously, at the University of Greenwich, London, she developed one of the UK’s first complementary medicine degrees. Denise has undertaken several research studies and written prolifically, including Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice (2016) and Complementary Therapies in Pregnancy and Childbirth: an evidence-based approach (2018).

 

Chit Ying Lai

 

Ms. Chit Ying LAI
Professional Consultant
Department of O&G
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Ms Lai Chit Ying has been the professional consultant midwife working in Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Chinese University of Hong Kong since 2012. She is responsible for teaching year 5 undergraduates in intrapartum care and is the deputy programme director of the Master of Science in Obstetrics and Midwifery Care. She is the coordinator as well as trainer in the department to conduct various obstetric emergency workshops in mainland China. She is invited to deliver talks on midwifery training by different provinces in Mainland China and local institutions. Her research interest is in intrapartum care and participates in various research projects in the department.

Ms Lai is currently the Vice president of both HK College of Midwives and the HK Midwives Association. She is also the ALSO (Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics) instructor and lactation consultant since 2001. She was awarded three master degree namely MSc in Health Care Management, MSc in Nursing (Midwifery) and MSc in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism in 1998, 2000 and 2006 respectively. Ms Lai is enthusiastic in providing frontline midwifery care and has worked for Medicines San Frontiers as volunteer midwife in South Sudan in 2012.

 

Siu Ling Tsang

Ms. Siu Ling TSANG
Department Operations Manager
Department of O&G
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Hong Kong

Tsang Siu Ling is a registered nurse midwife who completed her Master Degree in Midwifery in 2006.  She has been working in the O&G Department of Queen Elizabeth Hospital as Department Operations Manager since 2011.  She is now a Clinical Assessor for student midwives and an appointed Midwife Examiner for Midwifery Examination.  She actively participates in professional bodies.  She is the Chair of the PDC of the Hong Kong College of Midwives; co-opt member of the PDC and AC of the Midwives Council.  She is also a Simulation Educator, a Birth Ball Instructor, an Aromatherapist and an Infant Massage Instructor.  She pays a great effort on promoting normal birth and parenting by piloting many successful programs such as Use of Birth Ball in QEH, Use of aromatherapy in Obstetrics and Teach parents to perform infant Massage, etc…

 

 

 


OGSHK/AOFOG Session

Rohana Haththotuwa

 

Dr. Rohana HATHTHOTUWA
Secretary-General
Asia Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Chairman, Ninewells CARE Mother & Baby Hospital

Secretary General, Asia Oceania Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (AOFOG)

Chairman, Menstrual Disorders Committee, FIGO

Vice President, South Asian Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Past President, Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

Past President, Menopause Society of Sri Lanka

Vice President South Asian Federation of Menopause Societies

Treasurer, Asia Pacific Society for Infections in Gynaecology & Obstetrics from 2010.

Country Representative Aspire (Asia Pacific Initiative in Reproductive Endocrinology

 

Dr. Vincent Cheung
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

  • Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong.
  • Underwent obstetrics and gynaecology training in Hong Kong and obtained Membership and then Fellowship of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists from the United Kingdom in 1989 and 2001.
  • Obtained Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Canada in 1995 and had been working there for over 20 years.
  • Currently working as Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • Areas of interest:
    • Minimally invasive gynaecological surgery
    • Obstetrical and gynaecological sonography especially on: focused ultrasound therapy, and ectopic pregnancies
    • Benign vulval conditions and sexual health

 

 

 


Oncology

Hung Cheng Lai

 

Prof. Hung-Cheng LAI
Chair
Department of OB/ GYN School of Medicine
Taipei Medical University

Education

  • PhD, Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. 2000.08-2003.02
  • MD, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. 1986.08-1993.07

Professional Experiences

  • Visiting Scholar, Human Cancer Genetics Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A., 2005.08-2005.12
  • Visiting Scholar, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany, 2002.07-2002.08

Expertise

  • Robotic Surgery、Epigenetics and Biomarker、 Cancer Stem Cells

Editorial Board

  • Editorial Board, “Gynecologic Oncology”
    (official J. of Am. Society of Gynecology Oncology)
  • Editorial Board, “Journal of Gynecologic Oncology”
    (official J. of Asian Society of Gynecology Oncology)
  • Associate editor of “Taiwanese Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology”
    (official J. of Taiwan Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology )

International Grant Reviewer

  • Italian Ministry of Health (MOH).Italy
  • United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), United Arab Emirates
  • Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF), Hong Kong
  • Israel Science Foundation (ISF), Israel
  • Dutch Cancer Society – KWF Kankerbestrijding, Netherlandsversity

Membership of Professional Societies

  • Asian Society for Gynecologic Robotic Surgery (ASGRS)
  • Taiwan Robotic Surgery Association (TRSA), Council Member
  • Taiwan Association for Minimally Invasive Gynecology (TAMIG), Council Member
  • American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)
  • Asia Society of Gynecologic Oncology (ASGO)
  • Taiwanese Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology (TAOG)
  • Taiwan endometriosis society (TES)
  • Taiwanese Association of Gynecologic Oncology (TAGO),Council Member

 

Prof. Karen Chan

 

Prof. Karen Chan

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of O&G
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

After graduating in medicine from the University of Cambridge, UK, Dr Chan trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in both the UK and in Hong Kong. She obtained the fellowship of the Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (HKCOG) in 2005 and completed her subspecialty training in Gynaecological Oncology in 2008. She has obtained HKCOG accreditation for colposcopy trainer and advanced laparoscopic surgery. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) since 2012. She is currently a clinical associate professor at the Department of O&G, University of Hong Kong. Dr Chan is the junior vice president in the Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She also serves as the secretary general for AOGIN ( Asia-Oceania Organisation in Genital Infection and Neoplasia ).

 

 

 


Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology

 

Dr. Mireille Merckx
Consultant
Ghent University

Dr Mireille Merckx is a specialist in gynecology, obstetrics, and andrology. She studied at the Flemish university of Brussels,VUB, Belgium, were she graduated as a gynaecologist. She works since 2012 as an adademic staff member at the “Vrouwenkliniek” of the University Hospital of Ghent and has a Research activity at ICRH University Ghent since 2012.

She also runs a private practice. She was clinical and academic consultant at the Saint-Pierre and Erasmus University Clinics of Brussels, Belgium, and in the Paola Children’s Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium.

Her special destinations include Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology, Endoscopic surgery, Parenthood and Family Planning Agencies, Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology and Forensic Expertise in Sexual Abuse of adults and children .

After specialising in Pediatrics and Adolescent gynecology at the Necker Institute in Paris, France, Dr. Merckx became Head of the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at University Hospital Saint-Pierre. She worked as a consultant in vulvo-vaginal mucosal pathology in children at the clinic of the Erasmus University of Brussels. She still works in continuing medical education and trains fellows, junior fellows, and other healthcare professionals in gynecology and is now responsible for the department of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at the University Clinic of Ghent.

She obtained a PHD degree in Medical Sciences in November 2014.

Her thesis about Human Papillomavirus and related disease in underage children : implications for prevention was fulfilled at ICRH UZ Ghent under the promotion of Prof S.Weyers and Prof D.Vandebroeck molecular biologist UZ Ghent , Prof Marleen Temmerman gynaecologist and Prof J De Schepper Pediatric Endocrinologist VUB & UZ Ghent.

Dr. Merckx is Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Obstetrical and Gynecological Association, president of their scientific committee and president of the Belgian Association of Pediatric Gynecology.

She is board member of the European society of contraception and reproductive health (ESC) and of FIGIJ, the International Federation of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology.

She has been a member of the steering committee of the In-choice Contraception Study Group since 2009 and of the expert group on Flexible Oral Contraceptive Regimens and LARC since 2011. She is part of the governemental advisory board to establish a consensus on HPV  vaccination policy.

 

Dr. Karen Ng

 

Dr. Karen Ng
Resident Specialist
PWH Hospital Authority
Hong Kong

Dr. Karen Ng graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2010. She attained her membership with the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2016 and became a fellow of the Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2017. Her special interest is in paediatric and adolescent gynaecology. Dr. Ng is currently working as a resident in the Department of O&G in the Prince of Wales Hospital and helps in running the paediatric and adolescent gynaecology clinics and services_ of the New Territories East Cluster_ in Hong Kong.

 

 

Dr. Alice Yiu
Associate Consultant
Prince of Wales Hospital
Hong Kong

Dr. Alice Yiu was graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2000. She is currently the honorary clinical associate professor of the department of obstetrics and gynaecology. Her special interest is Paediatrics and Adolescent Gynaecology and she received PAG training in Prince of Wales Hospital and obtained the International Fellow of Paediatrics and Adolescent Gynaecology  in 2012.

 

 

 


Reproductive Medicine

 

Dr. Xiaowu HUANG
Associated Professor
Chief Consultant
Fuxing Hospital affliated of Capital Medical University

Mrs. Xiaowu Huang is interested in Gynecology endoscopy especially Hysteroscopy. She received her Ph.D. in Reproductive Medicine from Peking University Health Science Center, and M. S. degrees in Obstetrics & Gynecology from Capital Medical University, Beijing, China. She is vice-director of Hysteroscopic Center in Fuxing Hospital affliated of Capital Medical University. During the past 19 years, she has finished nearly ten thousand cases of hysteroscopic surgery and laparoscopic surgeries, her research direction is infertility and reproductive surgery. She is co-editor of 5 books related to gynecologic endoscopy in Chinese. She is the member of the Beijing Medical Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology and member of the Reproductive Medicine Branch of Chinese Medical Doctor Association, also the secretary of the Hysteroscopic Group of Chinese Maternal and Children Health Association and vice group leader of the Hysteroscopic Group of Gynecologic Endoscopic Branch in Chinese Medical Doctor Association.

 

Raymond Li

 

Dr. Raymond LI
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hong Kong University
Hong Kong

Dr. Li is a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine. He is currently Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Hong Kong. He is Honorary Consultant at Queen Mary Hospital and Kwong Wah Hospital. He is also Honorary Medical Consultant at the Family Planning Association of Hong Kong. His clinical and research interests are in reproductive endocrinology, subfertility and family planning.

 

Dr. Jacqueline Chung

 

Dr. Jacqueline Chung
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Dr. Chung Pui Wah, Jacqueline received training in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Prince of Wales Hospital. She obtained her fellowship of the Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) in 2013. Thereafter, she developed a special interest in Reproductive Medicine and completed her subspecialty training in 2016.

She is currently appointed as Assistant Professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and as an Honorary Associate Consultant at the Prince of Wales Hospital. Her research interests include fertility preservation, reproductive surgery, polycystic ovarian syndrome and endometriosis.  She has published several peer reviewed journals and book chapters on these areas.

She devotes most of her time now in developing a dedicated clinic for fertility preservation at the Prince of Wales Hospital. Apart from clinical work, she was recently appointed as a council member and honorary treasurer of the Hong Kong Society for Reproductive Medicine. She is also an active member of the International Society for Fertility Preservation.

 

LI Tin Chiu

 

Prof. Tin-Chiu Li
Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Prof Li worked in England for 30 years before returning to HK in 2014 take up the position of Head of Reproductive Medicine & Surgery Unit and Director of the IVF Unit at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prof Li has special interests in infertility, IVF, ultrasonography, reproductive surgery and recurrent miscarriage. He has published over 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is president-elect of Asia Pacific Initiative of Reproductive Medicine.

 

 

Dr. Xiaoyu SHI
Doctor
Fuxing Hospital,Captial Medical University,
China

He works as a doctor and Ph.D. student in Fu Xing Hospital, majors in minimally invasive gynaecology. He is working on the balloon therapy in the prevention of adhesion reformation following surgical treatment of Asherman Syndrome.

Published 2 papers in core magazine in mainland china.

 

 

 


Urogynaecology

Douglas Tincello

 

Prof. Douglas TINCELLO
Professor of Urogynaecology
University of Leicester

Professor Tincello graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1990. He spent two years as a research fellow in the Medical Research Council Centre for Reproductive Biology in Edinburgh, where he completed his Doctorate. In 1993 he moved to Liverpool where he developed his interest in urogynaecology and academic medicine, working with Dr David Richmond and Professor Jim Neilson at the Women’s Hospital, becoming clinical lecturer in Liverpool University in 1999. He was appointed as Senior Lecturer in the University of Leicester in 2002 and has established a research portfolio in urogynaecology. He was awarded a personal chair within the University in 2012 and has recently been appointed as Associate Lead for Clinical Research in the College of Medicine, Psychology and Biological Sciences in the University. In September 2014 he was appointed Honorary Professor in the School of Medicine and Dentistry in the University of Aberdeen.

 

CHAN Shing Chee, Symphorosa

 

Dr Symphorosa SC Chan
Chief of Service
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Prince of Wales Hospital
Hong Kong

Symphorosa S. C. Chan was graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1995 and became a specialist in O&G in 2003. She is currently the Chief of Service of Dept. of O&G, Prince of Wales Hospital and the Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

After she became an International fellow in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, she started training in urogynaecology. She led the Urogynaecology team of Prince of Wales Hospital since 2008. She has introduced new surgeries in pelvic organ prolapse and vaginal fistula repair, and broadened the use of perineal ultrasound in Urogynaecology in Hong Kong. Her research interests include adolescent gynaecology, validation of quality of life questionnaires in general gynaecology and Urogynaecology, perineal ultrasound, pelvic floor of women after delivery and various management in pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence. 

She has published about 60 clinical articles in international and local journals. She is the reviewers of a number of international journals and the editorial board of International Urogynaecology Journal.

 

 

Dr. Wing-Wa GO
Consultant
United Christian Hospital
Hong Kong

MBChB (CUHK), FRCOG, FHKCOG, FHKAM (O&G),
Certificate of Subspecialist Accreditation in Urogynaecology, HKCOG

Consultant and Team Head of Urogynaecology Team
Department of O&G, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong

Trainer and program director of the Urogynaecology Training Center, HKCOG

Vice President of the Hong Kong Urogynaecology Association

 

Dr. Kai-Wan LEE

 

Dr. Kai-Wan LEE
Chief of Service
Princess Margaret Hospital
Hong Kong

Dr. KW Lee graduated from the Medical School of Hong Kong University in 1990 and joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Princess Margaret Hospital in 1991 after one year of intern training. He passed MRCOG in 1996 and became a Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy in 1998. He then started his training in Urogynaecology and went to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney for overseas training in 1999. He became a specialist in Urogynaecology in Hong Kong 2002. He is now working as a consultant urognaecologist in his department.

He has special interest in anti-incontinence operation and conservative management of genital prolapse. He is currently a board member of the Urogynaecology Subspecialty Board of HKCOG, Council member of the HKUGA and article reviewer of the Hong Kong Journal of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Midwifery. He has extensive operative experience in the field of Urogynaecology and general Gynaecology. He enjoyed training and teaching as well.

He is married with two children. He like photography, travelling and reading.

 

Dr. Paulin WS MA

 

Dr. Paulin WS MA
Consultant
Queen Mary Hospital
Hong Kong

After graduating in medicine at the University of Hong Kong, Dr. Ma joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and completed her specialty training in Queen Mary Hospital. She is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) since 2010 and she obtained the fellowship of the Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (HKCOG) in 2011.

She is currently Consultant at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. With her special interests in pelvic floor and urinary tract dysfunction, she has further subspecialized in Urogynaecology. Apart from the clinical work at a tertiary urogynaecology referral centre, she is involved in clinical research in the field of urogynaecology. Her main interest is the impact on psychology and quality of life in patients presenting with different urogynaecological problems. She is currently a council member of the Hong Kong Urogynaecology Association which helps in facilitate interchange of information in the field of urogynaecology and promote the public awareness of the pelvic floor dysfunction and health in women.

 

Daniel Wong

 

Dr. Daniel WONG
Consultant
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital
Hong Kong

Qualifications: FHKAMOG FHKCOG MRCOG MBBS

  • HKCOG (Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists) Urogynaecology subspecialty trainee
  • PYNEH (Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital) O&G Consultant
    University of Sydney: Visiting Fellow of Associate Professor Alan Lam (2017)
  • HKCOG (Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists) accredited advanced laparoscopic surgeon
  • Certified Robotic (da Vinci System) Console Surgeon

Colpocleisis experience :
20 cases in 3 years

 

Dr. Man-Sum Tam

 

Dr. Man-Sum Tam
Associate Consultant
Princess Margaret Hospital
Hong Kong

After graduating from the University in Hong Kong, Dr Tam has completed her specialist training in O&G in Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong. She is currently working as Associate Consultant in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong. She has undergone subspecialty training in Urogynaecology. She is a council member of the Hong Kong Urogyaecology Association. She is also a member of International Urogynaecology Association and the International Continence Society. She was the guest speaker in the Regional Exchange programme of International Urogynaecology Association in 2017. She has done research on the management of pelvic organ prolapse. Her main interest is the management pelvic organ prolapse.

 

Dr. Rachel Cheung

 

Dr. Rachel Cheung
Associate Consultant
Prince of Wales Hospital
Hong Kong

Dr. Rachel Cheung graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a Urogynaecology subspecialist in Prince of Wales Hospital and is currently the Honorary Clinical Associate Professor in Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is the trainer of Urogynaecology sub-specialist in Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

Dr. Cheung is the council member of Hong Kong Urogynaecology Association and Board member of Urogynaecological Subspecialty Board in Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
Dr Cheung has wide range of publications in female pelvic floor dysfunctions. Her research focus on female pelvic floor prolapse and the treatment modalities especially vaginal pessary. She is also experienced in transperineal ultrasonography and is the member of the special interest group in pelvic floor imaging of International Urogynaecological Association (IUGA).