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Professor Chu, Kent Man 朱建民

Title:
Clinical Professor
Professor
Honorary Consultant

Department:

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Tel:
2255 4637
Office:
QMH E501 

Professor Chu, Kent Man 朱建民

Title:
Clinical Professor
Professor
Honorary Consultant

Department:

Also Cited As:
Chu, Kent-man
Chu, Kent M

Short Biography:

Kent-Man Chu is Professor of Surgery, Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Director of the Surgical Endoscopy Service, and Director of the Centre for Education and Training, in the Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong at Queen Mary Hospital. He was the Chief of the Division of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery until its merge with the Division of Esophageal Surgery. He obtained his undergraduate medical degree from The University of Hong Kong in 1987.

He was the 1999 International Guest Scholar of The American College of Surgeons. He also received the Faculty Teaching Medal 2003 of The University of Hong Kong.  His main clinical and research interests are on peptic ulcer diseases, clinical and laboratory research on gastric tumours, endoscopy and surgery for the upper gastrointestinal tract. He pioneered the use of intracorporeal hand-sewn suture anastomosis after laparoscopic gastrectomy.

He was the Secretary General (2005 – 2011) and currently an Honorary Advisor of the Asian Surgical Association. He is the Vice President of the International Society for Digestive Surgery – Asian Pacific. He was a member of the International Relations Committee of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), USA. He is the Founding President of the Hong Kong Endoscopic Ultrasonography Society and is also currently the President of the Hong Kong Society of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons.

He is the Director of the Department of Education, the Chairman of Scientific Committee, and the Chairman of the General Surgery Board of The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong. He is the Chief Examiner for the Joint Specialty Fellowship Examination in General Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong. He is a member of Board of Examiners, Education & Examination Committee, Examination Committee, Research Committee, Mainland Centre Accreditation Subcommittee, as well as Task Force for Subspecialisation in General Surgery of The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong. He is a council member of The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Society of Minimal Access Surgery.

He is a Medical Assessor for The Medical Council of Hong Kong. He was Deputy Chairman of the Institutional Review Board of The University of Hong Kong and Hospital Authority Hong Kong West Cluster. He is an Expert Reviewer for the International Union Against Cancer (UICC), Geneva, Switzerland. He is a Sentinel Reader for McMaster Online Rating of Evidence (MORE), McMaster University, Canada. He is or has been a member of the Editorial Board of 9 international journals. He was a member of the International Advisory Board for the textbook Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery. He has published one doctoral thesis, 4 book chapters, over 170 journal articles, and over 140 conference proceedings. He has also been an invited speaker or faculty on more than 280 occasions. His current h-index is 58.

Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2011-04-01IGCC 2011 Best Poster Award: International Gastric Cancer Congress
Research Achievement
2008-11-2720 Years' Loyalty Award: Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
2003-12-01Faculty Teaching Medal 2003: Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
2001-07-25JSGS 2001 Akita Award: 56th Annual Congress of The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery, Akita, Japan, 15-17 July, 2001
Research Achievement
2011-02-01IGCC 2011 Young Investigator Award: International Gastric Cancer Congress
Research Achievement
2000-01-01Antibiotic Stewardship Team - Queen Mary Hospital (Outstanding Team Award 2000): Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2010-01-05Outstanding Team Award - Integrated Endoscopy Centre, Queen Mary Hospital: Hong Kong West Cluster, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
Others
Wang, K
Kan, J
Yuen, ST
Shi, ST
Kan, Z
Chan, ASY
Tsui, WY
Lee, SP
Ho, RSL
Chan, KW
Cheng, HWG
Roberts, PC
Rejto, PA
Gibson, NW
Pocalyko, DJ
Mao, M
Xu, J
2012-06-29Faculty Outstanding Research Output Award "Exome sequencing identifies frequent mutation of ARID1A in molecular subtypes of gastric cancer", Nat Genet. 2011: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
1999-07-01International Guest Scholar 1999: The American College of Surgeons
Research Achievement
Liu, X
2015-11-01Outstanding Poster Award ("Identification of α-Actinin 4 in promoting metastasis of gastric cancer"): The 2nd International Conference on Phase I and Early Phase Clinical Trials (ICPOEP 2015), Hong Kong, China, 20-21 November 2015
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
1992 -MemberHong Kong Society of Minimal Access Surgery (formerly Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Hong Kong)
09/2010 -Council MemberHong Kong Society of Minimal Access Surgery (formerly Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Hong Kong)
1993 -MemberInternational Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC)
2007 -MemberEuropean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)
07/1987 -MemberThe Hong Kong Medical Association
1997 -MemberInternational Gastric Cancer Association (IGCA)
1996 -MemberSociety for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT)
1998 -MemberJapanese Gastric Cancer Association (JGCA)
03/1992 -FellowThe Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
1997 -MemberEndoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA)
2000 -MemberInternational Society for Digestive Surgery (ISDS)
1998 -FellowThe American College of Surgeons
1993 -MemberAsian Surgical Association
01/2005 -Secretary GeneralAsian Surgical Association
03/1992 -FellowThe College of Surgeons of Hong Kong
2008 -Member, Board of ExaminersThe College of Surgeons of Hong Kong
09/2011 -Council MemberThe College of Surgeons of Hong Kong
06/2006 -Council MemberHong Kong Society of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
2006 -MemberHong Kong Society of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
1995 -FellowThe Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
10/2002 -MemberResearch Support Unit, The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong
2007 -MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
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