Faculty

Overseas Faculty

Prof Douglas CHEPEHA
Prof Douglas CHEPEHA
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Head & Neck Oncology, Reconstructive Microsurgery
University of Toronto
Canada

Douglas B. CHEPEHA, MD, MSPH, FACS, FRCS(C) is a Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Toronto. He attended the University of Alberta, in his hometown for undergraduate, medical school and postgraduate preliminary general surgery. He graduated medical school in 1988 and during this time he rotated at Northwestern University with George Sisson and The University of Toronto with Patrick Gullane. While in a preliminary General Surgery residency, he was accepted into the Otolaryngology-Head-Neck Surgery Program at the University of British Columbia by PJ Doyle who was program director and chair. During his residency, free tissue transfer and multidisciplinary head and neck care were at the core of the curriculum. After residency, he pursued fellowship training in microsurgical reconstruction and surgical oncology with Ralph Gilbert at The University of Toronto. This was followed by a 2 year Advanced Training Council Surgical Oncology Fellowship directed by Ramon Esclamado and Gregory Wolf at the University of Michigan where he also obtained a Masters of Science in Public Health.

He stayed at the University of Michigan for 19 years where he obtained the rank of full professor with tenure were he directed of the surgical oncology fellowship and co-directed of the research committee and tissue core. He was part of a rich multidisciplinary environment that is directed toward solving questions though the conduct of innovative clinical trials relating to bioselection and individualized care.

He returned to Canada in 2014 to rejoin the faculty at the University of Toronto to pay forward the excellent opportunities his training had afforded him. He is a staff physician at the University Health Network and a member of the Surgical Oncology Department at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

His research interests relate to clinical and translational questions in head and neck oncology. He has particular interest in clinical trials, neck dissection, tumor response, molecular epidemiology, and reconstructive surgery. His most satisfying efforts are with his fellows who have developed a discipline for excellent care of each patient, a value he has passed down from his teachers.

 

 

Local Faculty

Dr Jason CHAN
Dr Jason CHAN
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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 Tor CHIU
Dr Tor CHIU
Consultant
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Surgery
Prince of Wales Hospital

Dr Tor CHIU is a Plastic Specialist.

Dr Hok Nam LI
Dr Hok Nam LI
Resident Specialist
Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, Prince of Wales Hospital
Hospital Authority

Dr LI graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003. He has special interests in head & neck surgery, thyroid surgery. Currently, he is working as Resident Specialist in Head & Neck Team of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery at the Prince of Wales Hospital.

Dr Kevin MO
Dr Kevin MO
Resident Specialist
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Surgery
Prince of Wales 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 and the Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH). He is currently a consultant surgeon of the Department of ENT in PWH 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 Siu Kwan NG
Dr Siu Kwan NG
Consultant Surgeon
Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, Prince of Wales Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor (honorary)
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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 and the Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH).

He is currently a consultant surgeon of the Department of ENT in PWH 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 Alexander VLANTIS
Dr Alexander VLANTIS
Associate Professor and Director of Research
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr VLANTIS is an Associate Professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, which he joined in 2000.

He did his undergraduate and postgraduate training in South Africa and a fellowship in head and neck surgery in The Netherlands. He is a member of the head and neck surgical oncology team at the Prince of Wales Hospital, the field of his main clinical and research interest.

Dr Eddy WONG
Dr Eddy WONG
Associate Consultant
Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, Prince of Wales Hospital
Hospital Authority

Dr Eddy WONG graduated at the medical faculty of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). After graduation from the medical school, he pursued his ENT specialist training in the United Christian Hospital and the Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH). After that, he developed an interest in head & neck surgery. He underwent further subspecialty training both locally and overseas including the attachment to Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan.

He is currently the head and neck surgeon in PWH and honorary clinical assistant professor of CUHK. Aside from head and neck oncology surgery, he is actively involved in the voice rehabilitation surgery for post laryngectomy patients.