Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (ENT) Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong 香港中文大學 醫學院 耳鼻咽喉 — 頭頸外科學系 - Dr ABDULLAH Victor James


  • Chief, Division of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology
    Clinical Associate Professor (honorary)
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, CUHK
  • Consultant and Cluster Chief of Service
    Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, Kowloon East Cluster, HA


Dr. Abdullah graduated from the former Charing Cross & Westmister Hospital, now Imperial College (London) in 1985. During his medical school days, he took an intercalated year to further his research experience at Middlesex Hospital of the University of London. He was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors in1982. He developed an interest in ENT, Head and Neck Surgery during his clinical years and confirmed his interest when he undertook an Elective attachment as a student at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London in 1984. During his internship, he spent three months of his Surgical Training in Ear Nose and Throat Surgery which took his interest in the subject further. After spending four years of training in ENT at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, London, 1988-1992 during which he completed his registrar training and obtained his FRCS (England), he returned to Hong Kong to further his advanced training under Professor Charles Andrew van Hasselt at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and has served the Hospital Authority of Hong Kong since then.

Dr. Abdullah's interests are in Paediatric Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery and Surgery for Sleep Apnoea. He remains committed to public service and takes a strong interest in teaching and training.

He is presently the Consultant and Cluster Chief of Service, Department of ENT, United Christian Hospital, an affiliated unit of the Department of ENT, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, serving a population of one million in Kwun Tong and Tseung Kwan O, Kowloon East Cluster. He is a Clinical Associate Professor (honorary), Chief of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology of the University Department.


Professional Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons), MBBS (London), FRCS (England), FRCS (Edinburgh), FCSHK, FHKCORL, FHKAM (Otol)