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Dr Sihoe, Dart Loon Alan 司徒達麟

Title:
Honorary Associate Professor
Clinical Associate Professor

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Tel:
2255 3571
Office:
QMH NC315 

Dr Sihoe, Dart Loon Alan 司徒達麟

Title:
Honorary Associate Professor
Clinical Associate Professor

Also Cited As:
Sihoe, ADL
Sihoe, AD
Sihoe, A

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
University of CambridgeMA
University of CambridgeMBB Chir
The Royal College of Surgeons of EdinburghFRCS (Edin)
The Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFCSHK
The Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKAM (Surgery)
Biography

Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China

Dr Alan Sihoe is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of the Departments of Surgery at the University of Hong Kong, and the Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital in Shenzhen, China. He is also an Honorary Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong.

Dr Sihoe received his medical training at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, where he was awarded multiple prizes and where he received an Honours degree and a Masters degree for research in Pathology. After working in Scotland and England, he completed his training in Cardiothoracic Surgery in Hong Kong under the mentorship of Prof Anthony Yim.

Dr Sihoe is a recognized expert and advocate of ‘next generation’ minimally invasive thoracic surgery techniques – especially uniportal and needlescopic chest surgery. He is a frequent Invited Lecturer and Faculty member at conferences and surgical education events throughout Asia, Europe and North America, sharing his experiences in these advanced thoracic surgical techniques. His many research interests include pain reduction and air leak management strategies following pulmonary operations. Dr Sihoe has published extensively, and has won or been short-listed for multiple awards in thoracic surgery and clinical research.

Dr Sihoe is currently an Associate Editor of the Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery journal, and an Editorial Board member of multiple international journals in Surgery and Respiratory Medicine. He is the only Asian member of the Scientific Program Committee of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS), and the Asia Team Captain for the ESTS Postgraduate Course. He is also a Committee Member of the Asian Thoracoscopic Surgery Education Program and of the Society for Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery. He is an examiner for the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong, a member of the Institutional Review Board of the University of Hong Kong, and a former member of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Board of Hong Kong.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2011-10-01Top 20 Best Reviewers 2010-2011: European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Others
2012-07-01Best Original Research Poster (VATS Lobectomy) 2012: International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
Research Achievement
2007-02-01Hong Kong Lung Foundation Scholarship 2007: Hong Kong Lung Foundation
Others
2011-06-01Best Original Research Poster (Thoracic Surgery) 2011: International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
Research Achievement
2012-10-01Reviewer of the Year 2011-2012: European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Others
Qiao, K
Li, HW
Peng, B
Huang, DQ
Huang, PL
He, RL
2016-06-01European Society of Thoracic Surgeons - Greek Pioneers' Prize 2016 (Non-intubated uniportal anatomical lung resection: a propensity score matched analysis shows faster recovery even in the early experience): 24th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS), Naples, Italy, 29 May - 1 June 2016
Research Achievement
Kim, HK
Lee, JM
Fang, VW
2016-06-01European Society of Thoracic Surgeons Intuitive Prize (The impact of number of ports on outcomes following VATS anatomical lung resection: a multi-center study): 24th European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS), Naples, Italy, 29 May - 1 June 2016
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
12/2013-presentCommittee MemberSociety of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery,
07/2012-presentMemberAssociation for the Study of Medical Education
2014-presentHonorary MemberPhilippine Association of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgeons
2015Course DirectorThoracic Surgery Perioperative Nursing Course, HKU-SZH
MemberSociety of Thoracic Surgeons (US)
MemberAsian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
2016-presentSecretary GeneralAsian Society of Thoracic Surgery
2014Co-Chair, Organizing ComitteeShenzhen Committee on Clinical Nutrition and Fast Track Surgical Recovery
MemberHong Kong Thoracic Society
ExaminerCollege of Surgeons of Hong Kong
01/2015-presentEditorAsia Thoracoscopic Surgery Education Program
01/2015-presentBoard MemberAsia Thoracoscopic Surgery Education Program
MemberHong Kong Public Doctors’ Association
MemberAssociation of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia
MemberInternational Chinese Society of Thoracic Surgery
10/2013-10/2015Scientific Committee MemberEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
04/2014-presentFaculty, Medical WritingEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
10/2013-presentMemberEuropean Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
10/2013-10/2014Post-Graduate Course FacultyEuropean Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
MemberCardiothoracic Surgery Network
2016Faculty and Wetlab InstructorSouth African Thoracic Society
2016-presentCo-founder and convenerPan-Asian Forum for Cooperation in Thoracic Surgery
2016-presentFaculty and judgeAME Masters of Thoracic Surgery – Uniportal VATS Lobectomy & VATS Segmentectomy video contest
2016-presentBoard MemberHong Kong Society for Minimal Access Surgery
11/2011FacultyAsian Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialty Update Course
01/2013-presentPublications Committee MemberAsia Thoracoscopic Surgery Education Program
01/2015-presentDirector of External RelationsAsia Thoracoscopic Surgery Education Program
03/2012-presentCourse Director, FacultyAsia Thoracoscopic Surgery Education Program
04/2012FacultyAsian Thoracic Surgery Advisory Board
10/2012-presentMemberEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
10/2012-presentPost-Graduate Course FacultyEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
2014Captain of the Asian Team, Post-Graduate CourseEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
10/2014-presentOrganizer, Post-Graduate CourseEuropean Society of Thoracic Surgeons
2016-presentCo-founderAsian Society of Thoracic Surgery
2013-presentFacultyAsian Single Port VATS Symposium
2014-presentChairmanAME Special Competition in Thoracic Surgery
2015-presentFacultyTOS and Advanced Skills and Techniques in Thoracoscopic Surgery Course, Singapore
2015-presentCourse DirectorCambridge International VATS Symposium
2014-presentFacultyShanghai Pulmonary Hospital Uniportal VATS Training Course
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