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Dr. Chun-Hoi Yan is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Joint Replacement Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong. He is an orthopaedic specialist with expertise in managing arthritic conditions and joint replacement surgeries. Dr. Yan graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong in 2001. He became a Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons and The Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) in 2008.
Dr. Yan’s current research work is on joint diseases. His research interests include clinical outcome measures in joint replacement surgery, epidemiology and genetics of osteoarthritis, cartilage degeneration and regeneration. Dr. Yan is also very active in educating medical students and young orthopaedic surgeons. He is in charge of the undergraduate medical education and curriculum in Orthopaedics in the University of Hong Kong.
In recognition of his work, Dr. Yan has received awards including the SICOT Best Clinical Paper Award, HKCOS Hodgson Best Clinical Paper Award, HKCOS Best Orthopaedic Basic Science Award, and HOCOS David Fang Trophies for Best Clinical Paper in Joint Replacement Surgery. He also has authored many scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals.