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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
Assistant Dean (Admission)
Vice-President (Education & Examination), The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Director of Centre of Education and Training, Department of Surgery
Director of Trauma Service, Queen Mary Hospital
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
Assistant Dean (Admission)
Vice-President (Education & Examination), The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Director of Centre of Education and Training, Department of Surgery
Director of Trauma Service, Queen Mary Hospital
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 holder of the endowed Tsang Wing-hing Professorship in Clinical Neuroscience at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He graduated from the Medical College of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, University of London in 1992 with M.B.B.S. and  Intercalated BSc in Physical Anthropology. During his surgical training in the UK, US and Hong Kong, 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 also holds a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Medical Law and Ethics from the University of Edinburgh with Distinction and the School of Law’s McLagan Prize for Best Graduate.

 

He currently serves as the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, and the Chairman of the Academy’s Education and Examination Committee. He is an Assistant Dean of his Faculty, the Director of Centre of Education and Training of his Department, and the Director of Trauma Service of his Hospital. He is also 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.

 

He provides clinical service 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, neuroregenerative therapy as well as medical education, law and ethics. He has supervised 12 past or current post-graduate students, focusing on clinical and translational researches in neuroscience. He has authored/co-authored 143 peer-reviewed journal articles, 9 book chapters, 2 monographs, 117 conference papers, 46 other publications, and delivered 93 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 holder of the endowed Tsang Wing-hing Professorship in Clinical Neuroscience at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He graduated from the Medical College of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, University of London in 1992 with M.B.B.S. and  Intercalated BSc in Physical Anthropology. During his surgical training in the UK, US and Hong Kong, 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 also holds a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Medical Law and Ethics from the University of Edinburgh with Distinction and the School of Law’s McLagan Prize for Best Graduate.

 

He currently serves as the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, and the Chairman of the Academy’s Education and Examination Committee. He is an Assistant Dean of his Faculty, the Director of Centre of Education and Training of his Department, and the Director of Trauma Service of his Hospital. He is also 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.

 

He provides clinical service 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, neuroregenerative therapy as well as medical education, law and ethics. He has supervised 12 past or current post-graduate students, focusing on clinical and translational researches in neuroscience. He has authored/co-authored 143 peer-reviewed journal articles, 9 book chapters, 2 monographs, 117 conference papers, 46 other publications, and delivered 93 invited lectures.

 

 

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2009-12-01Faculty Teaching Medal 2009: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
Ng, KB
Hung, KN
2006-12-01Best Oral Poster Presentation: Annual Scientific Meeting 2006, Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society, Hong Kong
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
2013-03-01Visiting Professorship: Joint Laboratory for Brain Function and Health, Jinan University, Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China
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
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
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
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
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
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: Quacquarelli Symonds
Teaching Accomplishment
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
04/2016-dateVice-presidentThe Hong Kong Neuro-oncology Society
01/2012-dateMemberCental Internship Committee
07/2005 - dateMemberThe Pituitary Society
02/2014-dateCouncil MemberThe Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society
01/2010 - 12/2013Honorary SecretaryThe Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society
12/2001 - dateFellowThe Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
07/2005 - dateFellowThe World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies
07/2005 - dateMemberThe International Society of Pituitary Surgeons
07/2005 - 03/2011Board MemberNeurosurgery Board, The Hong Kong College of Surgeons
12/1997 - dateFellowThe Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
09/2005 - dateAssociate EditorThe Asian Journal of Surgery
12/1997 - dateFellowThe College of Surgeons of Hong kong
05/2011 - 04/2013Council MemberAsian Surgical Association
07/2013-dateCouncil MemberThe Hong Kong Neuro-oncology Society
09/2006 - dateMemberResearch Committee, The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong,
7/2009 - dateExecutive Committee MemberThe Federation of Medical Societies of Hong Kong
07/2005 - 01/2015Member, and Chairman of the Education Committee,The Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society
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