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Dr Yiu, Kai Hang 姚啟恒

Title:
Clinical Associate Professor
Honorary Consultant, Queen Mary Hospital
Honorary Consultant, Grantham Hospital
Honorary Consultant, Hong Kong Sanatorium Hospital
Deputy Chief of Service, Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital
Assistant Hospital Chief Executive of the University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital
MD (HK), PhD (Leiden), MBBS (HK), MRCP (UK), FHKCP, FHKAM, FRCP (Edin, Glasg)

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Dr Yiu, Kai Hang 姚啟恒

Title:
Clinical Associate Professor
Honorary Consultant, Queen Mary Hospital
Honorary Consultant, Grantham Hospital
Honorary Consultant, Hong Kong Sanatorium Hospital
Deputy Chief of Service, Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital
Assistant Hospital Chief Executive of the University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital
MD (HK), PhD (Leiden), MBBS (HK), MRCP (UK), FHKCP, FHKAM, FRCP (Edin, Glasg)

Also Cited As:
Yiu, Kai-Hang

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2001University of Hong KongMBBS
2005The Royal College of PhysiciansMRCP(UK)
2008The Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKCP
2008The Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKAM(Medicine)
2012University of Hong KongMD
2014Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of EdinburghFRCP
2015Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of GlasgowFRCP
2016Leiden University, the NetherlandsPhD
Biography

Dr. Yiu received his undergraduate degree in 2001 and completed his Cardiology specialty training in 2008 at the Queen Mary Hospital. He subsequently joined the University of Hong Kong in 2011 as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Cardiology and been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of Medicine in 2015. He has completed his Doctor of Medicine degree (HKU) in year 2012 and PhD in 2016 at the Leiden University, the Netherlands on “Clinical application of cardiac imaging: echocardiography and computed tomography”. He has prolifically published over 130 peer-review original articles in international peer-review journals. Among these, he was either first or corresponding author in 45 of them; including 9 articles with impact factors exceeding 5 (Maximum 15).  In addition, Dr. Yiu has acquired the clinical skills of transcatheter aortic valvular implantation (TAVI) in year 2010 in Lepzig, Germany and had performed over 40 procedures during his stay in Leiden.
 
His research interest is based on the advanced imaging technique in the cardiovascular system using novel echocardiography techniques and computed tomography. By using these imaging techniques, he was able to identify subclinical cardiovascular abnormalities that improves management of patients with or at risk of cardiovascular disease. Furthermore, he has established and led three important research study projects, namely the Chinese Valvular Heart Disease study (CVATS), the Chinese Diabetic Heart Disease Study (CDATS) and the Chinese Rheumatology Heart Disease Study (CRADS). He is the first and corresponding author of 3 original articles based on the CVATS of which one of them was published in Circulation and was awarded with the “Distinguished Research Paper Award for Young Investigator 2014: Hong Kong College of Physician”. He is the first and/or corresponding author of 6 original articles and 1 review article on CDATS. In addition, he is the first and/or corresponding author over 10 original articles and 1 review article on CRADS. Based on the ground work from these 3 important study consortiums, Dr. Yiu has secured 3 GRF grants and 1 HMRF grant, with a total of over 5 million HKD, in the past 5 years.
 
His clinical interest includes interventional cardiology (coronary and structural) and cardiac imaging. He is also leading the cardiology service in the HKUSZ-hospital and currently the deputy COS of the Department of Medicine, HKUSZ hospital.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Yue, WS
Yan, GH
2012-01-01Best 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
2014-06-01Distinguished Research Paper Award for Young Investigator 2014: Hong Kong College of Physician
Research Achievement
2011-05-012011 : Best Regional Abstract award in the International Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT meeting (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
Research Achievement
2011-06-012010-2011 : Hong Kong Heart Foundation Scholarship, Hong Kong College of Cardiology
Research Achievement
2011-05-012010-2011 : 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
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2009 - PresentTraniner in AIM and CardiologyHong Kong College of Physician
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