Dr. Tan To Cheung

Tan To Cheung, MBBS, MS, FRCS(Ed), FCSHK, FHKAM, is the Chief of the Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery within the Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, the University of Hong Kong and the Council member of the Hong Kong Society of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery. He is also Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Cheung received his medical degree in the University of Hong Kong. After graduating, Dr. Cheung started his career as Surgeon in Queen Mary Hospital and with his interest in complicated liver surgery and liver transplantation he became a staff member in Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Since 2006.

Dr. Cheung is one of the leading experts in laparoscopic liver resection in Hong Kong. He has performed more than 300 pure laparoscopic liver hepatectomy in Hong Kong. He published the results of laparoscopic hepatectomy in Queen Mary Hospital in various journal including Annals of Surgery and World Journal of Surgery.

He is keen on new procedures development and he is an active researcher in the field of liver transplant, complicated liver surgery, ALPPS procedures, minimally invasive surgery for liver cancer and the role of dual tracer PET CT on diagnosis of HCC. Dr. Cheung has obtained his post graduate doctoral degree (Master of Surgery HKU) on the research of treatment of HCC in liver cirrhosis. He is the world leading expert in the area of high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) therapy for HCC. He performed the first HIFU therapy for patients waiting for liver transplant in the world.

Dr. Cheung is the recipient of the GB Ong travelling Fellowship Award. He has won many other wards including travelling awards, Best Oral Presentation awards, Best Video awards, Best Poster awards in various international meetings. He has authored more than 130 peer-reviewed articles and other publications, is frequently invited to lecture internationally including presentations in plenary sessions, and has mentored a large number of trainees.

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