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2019/1/17-19 - Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors Visiting Professorship 2019

Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors Visiting Professorship 2019
Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors Visiting Professorship 2019
Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors Visiting Professorship 2019

With the support and generous donation from Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors (POH BOD), the POH BOD Visiting Professorship Program 2019 was successfully held. The theme of the program this year was Surgical Treatment in Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome: From Box Surgeries to Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation. Dr Hsueh-Yu LI, specialist in soft tissue surgery from Taiwan and Dr Stanley LIU, specialist in bone work and hypoglossal nerve stimulation from the United States were invited to be the visiting professors.

A total of twelve lectures were delivered at Pok Oi Hospital, Tuen Mun Hospital and Kowloon Cricket Club with over 1,000 attendance.

Speakers:

Dr Hsueh-Yu LI, MD, FACS
  • ●  Professor of Otolaryngology, Sleep Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
  • ●  Professor of Medicine, Chang Gung University
  • ●  President, Taiwan Society of Sleep Medicine
Dr Stanley LIU, MD, DDS
  • ●  Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

2018/3/26-28 - Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors Visiting Professorship 2018

Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors Visiting Professorship 2018
Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors Visiting Professorship 2018
Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors Visiting Professorship 2018

With the support of the generous donation from Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors, the POH BOD Visiting Professorship program 2018 was successfully held. Professor Harold I. Litt, an international renowned expert on Radiology, was invited to be the visiting professor. Professor Litt is the Associate Professor in the Department of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. He delivered a series of seminars on the theme - State of the art MRI and CT Cardiovascular Imaging: from Science to Clinical Applications.

Speakers:

  • Professor Harold I. Litt, M.D., Ph.D
    Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, USA;
    Chief, Cardiothoracic Imaging Division, Department of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, USA;
    Director, Continuing Medical Education, Department of Radiology, Penn Medicine, USA

2017/2/20-23 - Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors Visiting Professorship 2017

Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors Visiting Professorship 2017
Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors Visiting Professorship 2017

With the support of the generous donation from Pok Oi Hospital Board of Directors, the POH BOD Visiting Professorship Seminar 2017 was successfully held. Professor John E. Morley, an internationally known expert in Geriatric Medicine from the US, was invited to be the inaugural visiting professor. He delivered a series of lectures on care for frail elderly patients and end of life care at old age home settings.

Speakers:

  • Prof. John E. Morley, M.B., B.Ch.
    Dammert Professor of Gerontology, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, USA;
    Editor of the Journal of American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA)

2011/05/12 - Pain Workshop Symposium

Pain Workshop Symposium
Pain Workshop Symposium

Cluster Pain Management Committee, Hong Kong Pain Society and various departments including Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Neurosurgery, Anaesthesia & Intensive Care, jointly organized the Interventional Pain Workshop in Auditorium, Pok Oi Hospital on 12 May 2011. The workshop aimed to enhance the knowledge and related practice of medical, nursing and allied health staff on interventional pain management. There were more than 150 staff from various Clusters who participated in the workshop. In the morning forum session, overseas specialist from Australia and Taiwan were invited to share their clinical experiences and research findings; followed by a live demonstration on the handling of pain during surgical operations.

Speakers:

  • Dr Murray Grant TAVERNER
    Pain Medicine Specialist, Australia
  • Professor Chao-Jan WANG
    Chief of Department of Surgery & Neurosurgery
    Wei Gong Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

2011/01/22 - Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Workshop

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Workshop
Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Workshop

Endoscopic Ultrasound Workshop was successfully held on 22 Jan 2011. Experienced clinical staff from 5 hospitals of Hospital Authority had been invited for delivering lectures and live demonstrations. More than 100 participants joined the workshop. Through video conferencing and professional live demonstrations by speakers, participants could learn about the operation techniques, as if they were inside an operating theatre. Participants also learnt about the latest technology on the area.

Speakers:

  • Dr. K N KUNG
  • Dr. S K LEUNG
  • Dr. Lawrence LAI
  • Dr. Larry LAI
  • Dr. Lawrence NG
  • Ms. Cecilia YEUNG

2010/09/03 - Breast Symposium

Breast Symposium

The Breast Symposium was successfully held on 9 March 2012. Topics covered included tips and tricks for Breast Surgery and the latest updates on Breast Reconstruction and Oncoplastic Surgery.

Speaker:

  • Prof. J M DIXON
    Professor of Surgery & Consultant Surgeon;
    Clinical Director, Breakthrough Research Unit, Edinburgh;
    Edinburgh Breast Unit, Western General Hospital, United Kingdom

2010/03/27 - Workshop on Slings for Male Urinary Incontinence

Workshop on Slings for Male Urinary Incontinence
Workshop on Slings for Male Urinary Incontinence

The above academic activity was successfully organized on 27 March 2012. On the day of workshop, overseas specialists from Austria and USA were invited as speakers, delivering lectures on advances in Male Urinary Incontinence and adjustable device for treatment of stress urinary incontinence in men. There were also live demonstrations in Operating Theatre via video-conferencing, which attracted more than 159 participants who benefited much from the workshop.

Overseas Speakers:

  • Dr. Wilhelm Bauer
    Brothers of Charity Hospital, Vienna, Austria
  • Dr. Kurt Anthony McCammon
    Urology of Virginia/Sentara Medical Group, USA

2010/03/19 - Minimal Access Surgery Symposium

Minimal Access Surgery Symposium
Minimal Access Surgery Symposium

On 19 March 2012, the Minimal Access Surgery Symposium was organized by the Surgery Department at the Lecture Theatre, 1/F of Pok Oi Hospital. Contents included Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Surgery as well as live surgery demonstrations via video-conferencing to the venue by renowned doctors. The response of the Symposium was overwhelmed with more than 148 attendances.

Speakers:

  • Dr. TSUI King-Yiu, Thomas
  • Dr. NG Wai-Tat