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 obtained his undergraduate medical degree from The University of Hong Kong in 1987.
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, and surgical education.
He is currently an Honorary Advisor of the Asian Surgical Association. He is the 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 Censor-in-Chief, Chairman of the Education & Examination Committee, and Chairman of the Examination Committee of The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong. He was 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 till 2019. He is a council member of The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Society of Minimal Access Surgery.
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 has published one doctoral thesis, 4 book chapters, over 180 journal articles, and over 150 conference proceedings. He has also been an invited speaker or faculty on more than 288 occasions. His current h-index is 63.
19 August 2021
20 August 2021