Professor Chu, Kent Man 朱建民
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.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2011-04-01||IGCC 2011 Best Poster Award: International Gastric Cancer Congress||Research Achievement|
|2008-11-27||20 Years' Loyalty Award: Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2003-12-01||Faculty Teaching Medal 2003: Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong||Teaching Accomplishment|
|2001-07-25||JSGS 2001 Akita Award: 56th Annual Congress of The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery, Akita, Japan, 15-17 July, 2001||Research Achievement|
|2011-02-01||IGCC 2011 Young Investigator Award: International Gastric Cancer Congress||Research Achievement|
|2000-01-01||Antibiotic Stewardship Team - Queen Mary Hospital (Outstanding Team Award 2000): Hospital Authority, Hong Kong||Research Achievement|
|2010-01-05||Outstanding Team Award - Integrated Endoscopy Centre, Queen Mary Hospital: Hong Kong West Cluster, Hospital Authority, Hong Kong||Others|
|2012-06-29||Faculty 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|
|1999-07-01||International Guest Scholar 1999: The American College of Surgeons||Research Achievement|
|2015-11-01||Outstanding 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|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|1992 -||Member||Hong Kong Society of Minimal Access Surgery (formerly Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Hong Kong)|
|09/2010 -||Council Member||Hong Kong Society of Minimal Access Surgery (formerly Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Hong Kong)|
|1993 -||Member||International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC)|
|2007 -||Member||European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE)|
|07/1987 -||Member||The Hong Kong Medical Association|
|1997 -||Member||International Gastric Cancer Association (IGCA)|
|1996 -||Member||Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT)|
|1998 -||Member||Japanese Gastric Cancer Association (JGCA)|
|03/1992 -||Fellow||The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh|
|1997 -||Member||Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA)|
|2000 -||Member||International Society for Digestive Surgery (ISDS)|
|1998 -||Fellow||The American College of Surgeons|
|1993 -||Member||Asian Surgical Association|
|01/2005 -||Secretary General||Asian Surgical Association|
|03/1992 -||Fellow||The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong|
|2008 -||Member, Board of Examiners||The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong|
|09/2011 -||Council Member||The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong|
|06/2006 -||Council Member||Hong Kong Society of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons|
|2006 -||Member||Hong Kong Society of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons|
|1995 -||Fellow||The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine|
|10/2002 -||Member||Research Support Unit, The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong|
|2007 -||Member||American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)|
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