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Dr Yau, Wai Pan 丘偉鵬

Title:
Clinical Associate Professor

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QMH 508A 

Dr Yau, Wai Pan 丘偉鵬

Title:
Clinical Associate Professor

Biography

 

Wai Pan YAU, MBBS, FRCS, FHKCOS, FHKAM

 

Dr. WP Yau is the Chief of the Division of Sports and Arthroscopic Surgery and the Clinical Associate Professor of Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology in the University of Hong Kong. 

 

Dr. Yau started his medical education in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong in 1987.  Dr. Yau earned his medical degree in 1992.  After completing his medical internship in 1993, Dr. Yau began his general surgical training in Queen Mary Hospital of Hong Kong and obtained the Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1997.  Dr. Yau was then enrolled in the Higher Orthopaedic Training in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital.  He finished his orthopaedic residency training in 2000 and passed the fellowship examination in the same year with flying colour.  Dr. Yau was awarded the Fellow of the Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in 2001.  Dr. Yau joined the University of Hong Kong in 2007.  He was appointed as the Chief of  Division of Sports and Arthroscopic Surgery in Queen Mary Hospital in 2008.  Dr. Yau was elected to be the Chapter President of Sports Medicine Chapter of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association in 2012 and the Deputy Censor of Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons in January 2013.  Dr. Yau was appointed as the Clinical Associate Professor of the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, the University of Hong Kong and the Honorary Clinical Consultant of Hospital Authority of Hong Kong in August 2013.

 

Dr. Yau specializes in Sports Medicine and Adult Joint Reconstruction Surgery.  His major research interest lies in clinical outcome studies on these two areas.  This had led to the publication of 56 peer-reviewed articles, 1 book chapter and over 80 conference papers.  Dr. Yau has delivered more than 40 invited lectures, both locally and internationally, and given close to 100 presentations in both national and international conferences.  Dr. Yau received the Author Yau Award of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association in 1994 and 2004, David Fang Trophy of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association in 2004, Harry Fang Gold Medal Award of Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic College in 2000 and Japan Orthopaedics and Traumatology Foundation Fellowship Award in 2008.  Dr. Yau was selected to be the Ambassador of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association to Japanese Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress in 1995 and 2005, New Zealand Orthopaedic Association Scientific Meeting in 2003 and 2005, and Singapore Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress in 2006 and 2008.

 

Dr. Yau began his work in Computer Navigated Orthopaedic Surgery in 2004.  He was invited to lecture in the “MIS Meets CAOS Symposium and Instructional Academy” in San Diego, United States in 2005, the Annual Meeting of Asian Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery in Taiwan in 2006 and in Hong Kong in 2008.  Dr. Yau was also the organizing committee of the Annual Meeting of Asian Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery held in Hong Kong in 2008.  Dr. Yau was also one of the regular speakers in the Education Day of SICOT.

 

Dr. Yau was also very active in providing orthopaedic education to the orthopaedic trainees in Hong Kong.  He was appointed as the Training Director of the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong since 2008.  Dr. Yau also served as a member in the Education Subcommittee of the Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons from then onwards.  He was appointed as the Convener of the Basic Orthopaedic Bioskill Workshop under the Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 2009 for a 5-year term.  Dr. Yau was elected to be the Deputy censor of Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons in January 2013.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2004-11-01Arthur Yau Award of 24th Annual Congress of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association (Second Best Paper Presentation): Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
Others
2000-12-01Harry Fang Gold Medal conjoint examination of FHKCOS and FRCSE (Ortho): Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Others
2008-11-01Ambassador of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association to attend 31st Singapore Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress: Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association; Singapore Orthopaedic Association
Research Achievement
2005-05-01Ambassador of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association to attend 78th Japan Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting: Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association; Japan Orthopaedic Association
Research Achievement
1994-11-01Arthur Yau Award of 14th Annual Congress of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association (Best paper presented by trainee): Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
Research Achievement
Kang, X
Taylor, R
Armand, M
Otake, Y
2011-02-01Cum Laude Poster Award (Correspondanceless 3D-2D registration based on expectation conditional maximization): Visualization, Image-guided Procedures, and Modeling Conference 7964 (Cum Laude Poster Award)
Research Achievement
1995-05-01Young ambassador of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association to attend 68th Japan Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting: Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
Research Achievement
2006-11-01Ambassador of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association to attend 29th Singapore Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress: Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association; Singapore Orthopaedic Association
Research Achievement
Kang, X
2012-12-01Statistical Altas Based Registration and Planning for Ablating Bone Tumors in Minimally Invasive Interventions: IEEE ROBIO 2012 Best Conference Paper Finalist
Research Achievement
Fok, AWM
2010-11-01Best Sports Medicine Paper Presented in HKOA Annual Congress (Association of Meniscus and Cartilage Lesions With Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear): 30th Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress (Best Sports Medicine Paper)
Research Achievement
2008-05-01Japan Orthopaedics and Traumatology Foundation - Japanese Orthopaedic Association Congress 2008 Fellowship Award Winner: Japan Orthopaedics and Traumatology Foundation
Research Achievement
2003-10-01Ambassador of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association to attend 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting of New Zealand Orthopaedic Association: Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association; New Zealand Orthopaedic Association
Research Achievement
2004-11-01David Fang Trophy of 24th Annual Congress of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association (Best Paper Presentation in Section of Adult Joint Replacement): Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
Others
2005-10-01Ambassador of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association to attend 54th Annual Scientific Meeting of New Zealand Orthopaedic Association: Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association; New Zealand Orthopaedic Association
Research Achievement
Wong, WS
2014-11-01Orthopaedic Basic Science Award of 34th Annual Congress of Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association: Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
Research Achievement
2015-12-01Top CORR* Reviewers of 2015: Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
Others
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
01/2014 - 09/2014ChairmanOrganizing Committee, Hospital Authority Commissioned Training in Orthopaedics and Traumatology
12/2014 - 12/2016ChairmanEducation Committee, Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons
12/2004 - 12/2016College Chief CensorHong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons
01/2015 - 12/2016Immediate Past PresidentSports Medicine Chapter, Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
07/2006 - 01/2007Faculty MemberOrganizing Committee, Hospital Authority Commissioned Training in Orthopaedics and Traumatology
07/2005 - 04/2006Faculty MemberOrganizing Committee, The 3rd Hong Kong International Orthopaedic Forum
10/2007 - 06/2008Faculty MemberOrganizing Committee, The 5th Annual Meeting of Asian Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery
11/2008 - 12/2014Committee MemberEducation Subcommitee, Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons
01/2009 - NowMemberSports Medicine Chapter. Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
01/2010 - 12/2010MemberInternational Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery
01/1995 - NowLife FellowHong Kong Orthopaedic Association
01/2004 - 12/2005Committee MemberInfection Control Subcommittee, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong West Cluster, Hospital Authority
12/2012 - 12/2014Deputy CensorHong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons
01/2013 - NowMemberEducation Day Committee, SICOT
12/2012 - 12/2015ConvenerWritten Examination Committee, Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons
07/2014 - NowMemberInternship subcommittee, Licentiate Committee, Hong Kong Medical Council
01/2014 - NowMemberAsia Elbow and Shoulder Surgery Group
01/2013 - 12/2014Chapter PresidentSports Medicine Chapter, Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
08/2008 - NowMemberSICOT (International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology)
01/2004 - 12/2005Committee MemberClinical Audit Subcommittee, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong West Cluster, Hospital Authority
01/2013 - 12/2014Committee MemberCME subcommittee, Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons
01/2016 - 10/2016ChairmanOrganizing Committee, Hospital Authority Commissioned Training in Arthroscopic Chondral Procedure
01/1997 - 12/1998FellowHong Kong College of Surgeons
04/2013 - 04/2015MemberInternational Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
08/2008 - 12/2010Committee MemberYoung Surgeon Committee, SICOT
11/2011 - 10/2013Committee MemberCongress/Conference Scientific Advisory Committee, SICOT
01/2004 - 12/2005ChairmanClinical Audit Meeting, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital
12/2001 - NowFellowHong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeon
08/2016 - 12/2016ChairmanCredentialing Committee, Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons
01/2011 - NowMemberAdult Joint Reconstruction Chapter, Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
01/2010 - 06/2013ConvenerBasic Orthopaedic Bioskill Workshop, Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgery
12/2001 - NowFellowHong Kong Academy of Medicine
01/2014 - 11/2014Chairman34th Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress
01/1997 - NowFellowRoyal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
01/2004 - 12/2005Committee MemberQuality Assurance Subcommittee, COC (Orthopaedics and Traumatology), Hospital Authority
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