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Professor Leung, Gilberto Ka Kit 梁嘉傑

Title:
Clinical Professor
Tsang Wing-Hing Professor in Clinical Neuroscience
Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon
Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning)
Vice-President (Education & Examination), The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Region XVI Chief, ATLS, American College of Surgeons

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Tel:
2255 3368
Office:
QMH 701 

Professor Leung, Gilberto Ka Kit 梁嘉傑

Title:
Clinical Professor
Tsang Wing-Hing Professor in Clinical Neuroscience
Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon
Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning)
Vice-President (Education & Examination), The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Region XVI Chief, ATLS, American College of Surgeons

Curriculum Vitae:

Also Cited As:
Leung, Ka-kit Gilberto
Leung, GK
Leung, GKK
Leung, G

Short Biography:

Professor Gilberto K. K. Leung is a Clinical Professor, academic neurosurgeon and the holder of the endowed Tsang Wing-Hing Professorship in Clinical Neuroscience at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He graduated from the University of London with BSc in Physical Anthropology (University College London) and M.B.B.S. (St. Bartholomew’s Hospital) in 1992. During his training, he was awarded the Hallett Gold Medal by the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and the J. Douglas Miller Medal in Neurosurgery by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He joined HKU in 2005 where he obtained two doctorate degrees of MS and a PhD. He holds a LLM in Medical Law and Ethics from the University of Edinburgh with Distinction and the McLagan Prize for Best Graduate.

 

He is the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) of his Faculty at HKU, the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, and the Chairman of the Academy’s Education and Examination Committee. He also sits as a Member of the Education and Accreditation Committee of the Medical Council of Hong Kong. He is the Region XVI Chief (Asia-Australasia) of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Programme of the American College of Surgeons, and a Governor of the College’s China-Hong Kong Chapter. He teaches as a traveling faculty in low-/middle-income countries for the Asian Australasian Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and serves as the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society.

 

He provides clinical services as an Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. His clinical and research interests include endoscopic skull base surgery, neurotrauma, molecular biology of brain tumours, neuroprotective therapy as well as medical education, law and ethics. He has supervised 19 past or current post-graduate students, focusing on clinical and translational researches in neuroscience. He has authored/co-authored 155 peer-reviewed journal articles, 9 book chapters, 2 monographs, 122 conference papers, 46 other publications, and delivered 105 invited lectures.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1989University of LondonIntercalated BSc
1992University of LondonM.B.B.S.
1996The Royal College of Surgeons of EdinburghF.R.C.S.
1996The Hong Kong Academy of MedicineF.H.K.C.S.
2001The Hong Kong Academy of MedicineF.H.K.A.M. (Surgery)
2009The University of Hong KongM.S.
2014The University of Hong KongPhD
2017University of Edinburgh, UKLLM (Medical Law & Ethics)
Biography

Professor Gilberto K. K. Leung is a Clinical Professor, academic neurosurgeon and the holder of the endowed Tsang Wing-Hing Professorship in Clinical Neuroscience at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He graduated from the University of London with BSc in Physical Anthropology (University College London) and M.B.B.S. (St. Bartholomew’s Hospital) in 1992. During his training, he was awarded the Hallett Gold Medal by the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and the J. Douglas Miller Medal in Neurosurgery by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He joined HKU in 2005 where he obtained two doctorate degrees of MS and a PhD. He holds a LLM in Medical Law and Ethics from the University of Edinburgh with Distinction and the McLagan Prize for Best Graduate.

 

He is the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) of his Faculty at HKU, the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, and the Chairman of the Academy’s Education and Examination Committee. He also sits as a Member of the Education and Accreditation Committee of the Medical Council of Hong Kong. He is the Region XVI Chief (Asia-Australasia) of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Programme of the American College of Surgeons, and a Governor of the College’s China-Hong Kong Chapter. He teaches as a traveling faculty in low-/middle-income countries for the Asian Australasian Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and serves as the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society.

 

He provides clinical services as an Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. His clinical and research interests include endoscopic skull base surgery, neurotrauma, molecular biology of brain tumours, neuroprotective therapy as well as medical education, law and ethics. He has supervised 19 past or current post-graduate students, focusing on clinical and translational researches in neuroscience. He has authored/co-authored 155 peer-reviewed journal articles, 9 book chapters, 2 monographs, 122 conference papers, 46 other publications, and delivered 105 invited lectures.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Ng, KB
Hung, KN
2006-12-01Best Oral Poster Presentation: Annual Scientific Meeting 2006, Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society, Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2009-12-01Faculty Teaching Medal 2009: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
2013-03-01Visiting Professorship: Joint Laboratory for Brain Function and Health, Jinan University, Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China
Research Achievement
Lui, WM
2011-11-01Best Oral Free Paper in General Neurosurgery (non-HST): The 5th Asian Epilepsy Surgery Congress cum 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society, Hong Kong, 9 - 12 November 2011
Research Achievement
Wang, Y
2012-12-01Outstanding poster presentation: The impact of culturing techniques on the in vitro survival of transplantable cells in self-assembling peptide nanofiber scaffold: Research Postgraduate Symposium, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Teo, KC
Lee, R
Chang, SK
2014-03-01Best Free Paper Award (First Runner-up): Antiplatelet Drugs Resumption after Antiplatelet-related Intra-cerebral Haemorrhage: 14th Asian & Oceanian Congress of Neurology
Research Achievement
1994-03-01Hallett Gold Medal: The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Others
1988-06-01Foster Prize in Anatomy: The Medical College of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, U.K.
Others
Leung, KM
Chow, KW
2012-12-01Best free paper: Computer fluid dynamics study of intracerebral aneurysm after flow diverter treatment: The 19th Annual Scientific Meeting, The Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society
Research Achievement
2001-12-01J. Douglas Miller Medal in Neurosurgery.: The Hong Kong College of Surgeons
Others
2008-12-01Champion - "Medicine as our liberal arts' - Faculty Essay Competition 2008: Faculty Essay Competition 2008, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Others
Chang, SKR
Doherty, I
Hon, SFK
Lee, R
Mak, W
2014-10-01ePoster Award (First Prize, Frontiers Series – East-West Alliance Global Symposia): "Establishing an eLearning Platform in Clinical Neurosciences at HKU": HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Teaching Accomplishment
2017-11-01McLagan Prize, LLM (Medical Law and Ethics) School of Law: University of Edinburgh
Others
Wong, FKY
Ganotice, FJA
Chan, NK
Chan, WLP
Chu, KPJ
Ho, CC
Ho, JMC
Harbutt, D
Li, Q
2016-12-01Bronze in Discipline Award (Life Sciences), in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Reimagine Education competition: Interprofessional Team-Based Learning for Health Professional Students: QS Wharton Reimagine Education Awards
Teaching Accomplishment
2015-01-01Best Free Paper: Joint 11th Biennial Convention of the ASEAN Neurological Association and 16th ASEAN Congress of Neurological Surgery.
Research Achievement
2017-11-01Prize for Best Distance Learning LLM Dissertation: School of Law, University of Edinburgh
Others
2018-05-01Fellowship of the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia: Academy of Medicine of Malaysia
Others
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
03/2016-dateVice-PresidentThe Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society
07/2013-dateCouncil MemberThe Hong Kong Neuro-oncology Society
07/2005 - 03/2011Board MemberNeurosurgery Board, The Hong Kong College of Surgeons
07/2005 - dateMemberThe Pituitary Society
07/2005 - dateFellowThe World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies
01/2010 - 12/2013Honorary SecretaryThe Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society
07/2005 - 01/2015Member, and Chairman of the Education Committee,The Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society
12/1997 - dateFellowThe Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
05/2011 - 04/2013Council MemberAsian Surgical Association
12/1997 - dateFellowThe College of Surgeons of Hong kong
07/2005 - dateMemberThe International Society of Pituitary Surgeons
01/2017-dateVice-PresidentThe Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
09/2006-01/2017MemberResearch Committee, The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong,
09/2005 - dateAssociate EditorThe Asian Journal of Surgery
7/200 - 2013Executive Committee MemberThe Federation of Medical Societies of Hong Kong
04/2016-03/2018Vice-PresidentThe Hong Kong Neuro-oncology Society
02/201402/2016Council MemberThe Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society
01/2012-dateMemberCental Internship Committee
12/2001 - dateFellowThe Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
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