Dr. Yiu Kai Hang received his MBBS degrees from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong in year 2001. He finished his cardiology specialty training at Queen Mary Hospital of Hong Kong. He subsequently underwent PhD training at the Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands in year 2010 to 2011 on the topic of novel cardiovascular imaging modalities in clinical practice. Further, he has completed his Doctor of Medicine degree at The University of Hong Kong in 2012. Dr. Yiu has joined the University of Hong Kong as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Cardiology in year 2011 and been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor in year 2015. In year 2012, Dr. Yiu has established and led the Chinese Valvular Heart disease study (CVATS) and Chinese Diabetic Heart disease study (CDATS) dedicated to advancing the knowledge and care of patients suffering from valvular heart disease and diabetic heart disease, respectively. He is an author of over 100 peer reviewed papers including Circulation, Journal of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Cardiology and European Heart Journal and 60 published abstracts. He is also a manuscript reviewer of a number of international journals.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2012-01-01||Best Abstract in Basic Science & Translational: Impact of Glycaemic Control on Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Arterial Stiffness in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: 17th Medical Research Conference, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong||Research Achievement|
|2014-06-01||Distinguished Research Paper Award for Young Investigator 2014: Hong Kong College of Physician||Research Achievement|
|2011-05-01||2011 : Best Regional Abstract award in the International Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT meeting (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)||Research Achievement|
|2011-06-01||2010-2011 : Hong Kong Heart Foundation Scholarship, Hong Kong College of Cardiology||Research Achievement|
|2011-05-01||2010-2011 : Research Scholarship of Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of the Netherlands||Research Achievement|
|2014-05-01||•2014 : Supervisor of the Best Abstract Awards in Poster Presentation in Clinical Medicine (poster), 19th Medical Research Conference, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong Best Abstract in Clinical Medicine (Poster), Yan Chen Division of Cardiology, Assessment of Carotid Intima-media Thickness in Patients with Axial Spondyloarthritis: Relationship with Disease Severity||Research Achievement|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|2009 - Present||Traniner in AIM and Cardiology||Hong Kong College of Physician|
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