Organizing Committee

Chairman

Dr Jason CHAN
Dr Peter KU
Consultant
Department of Ear, Nose and Throat
United Christian Hospital

Dr. Ku is a consultant ENT surgeon at the United Christian Hospital in Hong Kong and Clinical Associate Professor (honorary) in Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is the Chief of the Division of Laryngology in the Department and is active in research in NPC dysphagia. He is also a member of European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and team member of Division of Facial Plastic Surgery in his department. Dr. Ku is also interested in functional and aesthetic septorhinoplasty and other facial plastic surgery.

Member

Dr David HO
 

Dr CHAN graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine in London, followed by specialist training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck surgery at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions with advanced training in Head and Neck surgery, microvascular reconstruction and robotics. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the Chinese University of Hong Kong with research interests include HPV associated oropharyngeal carcinoma and the application of robotics in Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr Fiona HO
 

Dr CHANG graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, currently works as resident specialist in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery of NTEC and honorary clinical Assistant Professor of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a member of the otology team with special interest in transcanal endoscopic ear surgery and skull base surgery. She is also a member of the International working group on endoscopic ear surgery (IWGEES). She is dedicated in medical teaching, research and active participation in international courses and conferences.

Dr John Lee
Mr Thomas LAW
Speech Therapist
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Thomas Law is a Speech Therapist at the Division of Speech Therapy, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Thomas obtained his speech therapy qualification at the University of Sydney and Masters in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist in Australia and is currently the vice-chairperson of the Hong Kong Association of Speech Therapists. Thomas has worked across both paediatric and adult settings in Australia and Hong Kong.

Thomas specializes in the area of voice and fluency disorders. His research focuses on intervention outcomes in voice therapy, epidemiology of voice disorder, and issues related to perceptual evaluation of voice. Thomas is particularly interested in the patient-clinician processes and dynamics in group voice therapy and their effects on treatment outcome.

Dr John Lee
Dr John LEE
Resident Specialist
Department of Ear, Nose and Throat
Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital

Dr SK Ng received his basic medical training in The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). After graduation from the medical school, he pursued his specialist training in the Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital (AHNH) and the Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH). He is currently the deputy chief of service (ENT) of the New Territories East Cluster, consultant surgeon in AHNH and clinical associate professor (honorary) of CUHK.
His main clinical interests include transoral laser surgery for pharyngolaryngeal diseases, thyroid surgery and also salivary gland surgery. Aside from conventional surgeries, he has been actively involved in sialendoscopy, a novel minimally invasive technique in managing salivary gland diseases. The sialendoscopy service that he established in Prince of Wales Hospital is among the earliest of this kind in Hong Kong.

Dr Iris Leung
Dr Iris LEUNG
Resident
Department of Ear, Nose and Throat
United Christian Hospital

Dr SK Ng received his basic medical training in The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). After graduation from the medical school, he pursued his specialist training in the Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital (AHNH) and the Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH). He is currently the deputy chief of service (ENT) of the New Territories East Cluster, consultant surgeon in AHNH and clinical associate professor (honorary) of CUHK.
His main clinical interests include transoral laser surgery for pharyngolaryngeal diseases, thyroid surgery and also salivary gland surgery. Aside from conventional surgeries, he has been actively involved in sialendoscopy, a novel minimally invasive technique in managing salivary gland diseases. The sialendoscopy service that he established in Prince of Wales Hospital is among the earliest of this kind in Hong Kong.

Dr Eric Tang
Dr Eric TANG
Clinical Assistant Professor (honorary)
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Special interest in Head and Neck Surgery & Laryngology.

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Prof. Michael TONG
Chairman
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor Michael C.F. TONG, Chairman of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, is specialized in the fields of otology, neurotology and skull base surgery. Paralleled with that, his interest has extended to the broader field of medicine – epidemiology and public health especially in elderly health. Having led the clinical research team, he has numerous successful grants and over 300 publications, which has resulted in a national and international reputation of his Department in the field of general otology, cochlear and auditory brainstem implantation and nasopharyngeal cancer research. With reference to this workshop, he is also leading a research team of clinicians and speech pathologists/ therapists in the study of pathophysiology and treatment of patients with swallowing difficulties. Development of new techniques of minimally invasive surgery in ORLHNS has also been his recent interest.

Professor TONG is also regularly visiting regional centres in the past fifteen years to share his clinical and surgical experience in hearing implants. He has organized a number of international conferences and co-founded the Chinese Academy of ORLHNS that runs biannual meeting in different cities in greater China. Apart from teaching, research and clinical work, Professor TONG advocates community service to educate the public on health issues related to ear, nose and throat. As Founder and Chairman of a non-profit organization, the Hear Talk Foundation, he enlists voluntary service from the professionals offering service to the underprivileged. The Foundation operates regular charitable missions to mainland China to provide free medical and surgical treatment to the poor.