Lang, Brian Hung Hin

 

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Professor Lang, Brian Hung Hin 梁熊顯

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Professor Lang, Brian Hung Hin 梁熊顯

Title:
Clinical Professor

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Also Cited As:
Lang, BH
Lang, BHH
Lang, Brian

Short Biography:

Professor Brian Lang is currently the Clinical Professor and Chief of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong.  He is also the director for The Surgical Skill Training Program at the University of Hong Kong.

He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from University of Sydney, Australia with Distinctions in Medicine and Surgery.  He received his Master of Surgery (MS) in University of Hong Kong with thesis titled “Cancer Staging in Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma”.

He has published more than 160 articles in peer-reviewed international journals. His clinical and research interests include thyroid carcinoma, thyroid nodules hyperparathyroidism, adrenal tumors, multiple endocrine neoplasia and neuroendocrine tumors.

He has received many awards including the International Travelling Awards from the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, the International Guest Scholarship from the American College of Surgeons and the James IV travelling scholarship. He is an honorary fellow of the Korean Association of Robotic Surgeons (KAROS).

He is the first person in Asia to ablate symptomatic benign thyroid nodules using an ultrasound-guided high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) device. To date, over 450 patients have benefitted from this new technology.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1998The University of SydneyMBBS (Hons)
2001The University of EdinburghMRCS
2001Hong Kong Academy of MedicineMCSHK
2005Royal Australasian College of SurgeonsFRACS
2006Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFCSHK
2006The Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKAM
2006The University of Hong KongMS
2012American College of SurgeonsFACS
Biography

Professor Brian Lang is currently the Clinical Professor and Chief of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong.  He is also the director for The Surgical Skill Training Program at the University of Hong Kong.

He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from University of Sydney, Australia with Distinctions in Medicine and Surgery.  He received his Master of Surgery (MS) in University of Hong Kong with thesis titled “Cancer Staging in Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma”.

He has published more than 160 articles in peer-reviewed international journals. His clinical and research interests include thyroid carcinoma, thyroid nodules hyperparathyroidism, adrenal tumors, multiple endocrine neoplasia and neuroendocrine tumors.

He has received many awards including the International Travelling Awards from the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, the International Guest Scholarship from the American College of Surgeons and the James IV travelling scholarship. He is an honorary fellow of the Korean Association of Robotic Surgeons (KAROS).

He is the first person in Asia to ablate symptomatic benign thyroid nodules using an ultrasound-guided high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) device. To date, over 450 patients have benefitted from this new technology.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
NG, SH
Cheung, CY
Chan, CTY
Lo, CY
2013-04-01Resident / Fellow Research Award, Clinical Research: The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, 2013 Annual Meeting, Chicago, US U.S.A., 14 April 2013
Research Achievement
Wong, KP
Ng, SH
Cheung, CY
Chan, CTY
Lo, CY
2013-04-14A prospective evaluation of surgeon-performed transcutaneous laryngeal ultrasonography in assessing vocal cord function before and after thyroidectomy: Resident / Fellow Research Award, Clinical Research, The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, 2013 Annual Meeting, Chicago, U.S.A., 14 April 2013
Research Achievement
2014-05-01James the IV Travelling Fellowship 2015
Research Achievement
2013-05-01Honorary Fellow Of The Korean Association Of Robotic Surgeons (karos)
Research Achievement
Tsang, YP
Shek, T
Yau, T
2013-10-26Second Runner Up in Oral Presentation: Inaugural Conference of the Asia Pacific Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (APNETS), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 25-27 October 2013
Research Achievement
2009-04-01GB Ong Travelling Fellowship
Research Achievement
2012-09-012012 International Guest Scholarship from the American College of Surgeons
Research Achievement
2017-11-01Best Poster Award Finalist (Top 10% research poster presentations): International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 20th Annual European Congress
Research Achievement
Wong, PC
Siu, PW
Yue, KH
2018-03-01Impact of anti-platelet therapy on thyroidectomy. Is there any risk other than haemorrhage? (Poster Award First Prize): The 16th Biennial Congress of Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons, New Delhi, India, 8-10 March 2018
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
04/2014 - dateCorresponding memberAmerican Asscoiation of Endocrine Surgeons
05/2012 - 04/2018Council memberAsian Association of Endocrine Surgeons
02/2014 - dateOrganizing committeeCollege of Surgeons Hong Kong Scientific Congress
05/2013 - dateHonorary memberKorean Association of Robotic Surgeons (KAROS)
05/2018 - datePresidentHong Kong Association of Endocrine Surgeons
07/2011 - dateFounding memberHong Kong Thyroid Society
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