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Dr Chok, Kenneth Siu Ho 竺兆豪

Title:
Clinical Associate Professor

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Dr Chok, Kenneth Siu Ho 竺兆豪

Title:
Clinical Associate Professor

Department:

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Also Cited As:
Chok SH
Chok KS
Chok KSH
Chok K

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
The University of Hong KongMBBS
Royal College of Surgeons of EdinburghMRCSEd
Royal College of Surgeons of EdinburghFRCSEd
College of Surgeons of Hong KongFCSHK
Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKAM
2015The University of Hong KongMaster of Surgery
American College of SurgeonsFACS
Biography

Dr. Kenneth Chok graduated from the University of Hong Kong. He soon became the faculty member and is currently the Honorary Consultant at the Queen Mary/ Tung Wah Hospitals and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong. He is the Surgeon in-charge for the High Dependency Unit of the Department of Surgery. He is also the principal investigator for the State Key Laboratory for Liver Research at HKU. His research interests focus on all aspects of liver transplantation, advances in the management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, management of Biliary complications/ Hepatorenal syndrome in living donor liver transplantation and molecular markers in pancreatic cancers. He is one of the pioneers in advocating Minimally Invasive Hepatobiliary Surgery and Associating Liver Partition and Portal Vein Ligation for Staged Hepatectomy (ALPPS) in the territory. He published more than 170 peer-reviewed articles in high impact journals including Annals of Surgery, British Journal of Surgery, Hepatology and Liver Transplantation. He is the Associate Editor for the Hepatoma Research and editorial board member for many international peer-reviewed journals. Owing to his outstanding research and clinical performance, he was awarded Carlos Pellegrini Traveling Fellowship in 2015 from the American College of Surgeons. Apart from his excellent clinical and research works, he is committed to promote organ donation in Hong Kong and is now the Honorary Treasurer for the Hong Kong Society of Transplantation, Council member and Chairman for Liver Donation Committee for the Hong Kong Liver Foundation and Finance Committee member for the International Liver Transplantation Society.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2012-03-01Best Abstract Writing Award: 3rd Asia Pacific Colloquium on Organ Transplantation. 2012
Research Achievement
Dai, WC
2014-03-01Best Oral Presentation Award (Abstract titled "Outcomes of liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with obstructive jaundice"): The 11th World Congress of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Seoul, Korea, 22-27 March 2014
Research Achievement
Dai, WC
2014-03-01Best Oral Presentation Award (Abstract titled "Does spontaneous tumor rupture always have an adverse prognostic impact on patients with resectable hepatocellular carcinoma?"): The 11th World Congress of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Seoul, Korea, 22-27 March 2014
Research Achievement
Dai, WC
2014-03-01Best Oral Award ("Does spontaneous tumor rupture always have an adverse prognostic impact on patients with resectable hepatocellular carcinoma?"): The 11th World Congress of IHPBA
Research Achievement
Cheung, CKY
Sharr, WW
Dai, WC
Lam, BKY
2012-07-01Distinguished Research Paper Award for Young Investigators for Entecavir monotherapy is effective in suppressing hepatitis B virus after liver transplantation: Hong Kong College of Physicians
Research Achievement
Cheung, CKY
Sharr, WW
Dai, WC
2011-05-01The 2011 Joint International Congress of ILTS, ELITA, & LICAGE, San Francisco, USA - Young Investigators Award for Entecavir vs Lamivudine Prophylaxis without Hepatitis B Immune Globulin after Liver Transplantation for Chronic Hepatitis B: International Liver Transplant Society
Research Achievement
2015-01-01Carlos Pellegrini Traveling Fellowship 2015: American College of Surgeons
Research Achievement
2014-11-01Travel Grant Award: The 1st International Congress of Living Donor Liver Transplant Study Group, Seoul, Korea, 7-8 November 2014
Research Achievement
2007-01-01Best Paper Award on the Paper entitled “ Risk factors and management of local recurrence after radiofrequency ablation for liver tumours": Hong Kong Surgical Forum (Winter) (13th Jan 2007)
Research Achievement
2006-11-01Best Paper Award on the paper entitled “Prospective randomised trial on low pressure versus standard pressure pneumoperitoneum in outpatient laparoscopic cholecystectomy”.: Hong Kong Society of Minimal Access Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting (18th Nov 2006)
Research Achievement
2016-01-01Carlos Pellegrini Traveling Fellowship 2015: American College of Surgeons
Research Achievement
2012-06-01Distinction in Poster: Outcomes of living donor liver transplantation in patients with preoperative type-1 hepatorenal syndrome and acute hepatic decompensation
Research Achievement
Ma, KW
2017-07-01Travel Award: Liver week 2017, Seoul, Korea
Research Achievement
Ma, KW
Dai, WC
2016-10-01Best Abstract Award (Gold) (Abstract title: A body weight independent formula for estimation of standard liver volume in living donor liver transplantation): Asian Transplantation Week 2016, Incheon, Korea, 27-29 October 2016
Research Achievement
2016-11-01Liver Transplant and/or Hepatobiliary Surgery Fellow Award: The Liver Meeting 2016, Boston, USA, 11-15 November 2016
Research Achievement
2016-10-01Travel Grant (Abstract title: Living donor liver re-transplantation: are we at the edge of the cliff?): Asian Transplantation Week 2016, Incheon, Korea, 27-29 October 2016
Research Achievement
Sharr, WW
Dai, WC
2014-06-01The 2014 Joint International Congress of ILTS, ELITA, & LICAGE, London, UK - Young Investigators Award for Histological Outcome after Liver Transplantation for Chronic Hepatitis B using Oral Antiviral Therapy Alone: International Liver Transplant Society
Research Achievement
Ma, KW
2017-04-01Defining Optimal Surgical Treatment for Recurrent hepatocellular Carcinoma - A propensity Score Matched Analysis: Best Plenary Oral Presentation Award. HBP Surgery Week 2017 and Korean Association of HBP Surgery.
Research Achievement
Au, KP
2017-07-01Travel Award: Plenary Oral Abstract Presentation Liver Week 2017
Research Achievement
Ma, KW
2017-10-01Validated model for the prediction of recurrent HCC after liver transplantation in Asian population. Best Oral Presentation - Gold Prize: Asian Transplantation Week 2017
Research Achievement
She, WH
2017-05-01Young Investigator Award: The 2017 Joint International Congress of ITLS, ELITA and LICAGE
Research Achievement
Ma, KW
She, WH
Dai, WC
2017-08-01DEFINING OPTIMAL SURGICAL TREATMENT FOR RECURRENT HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA. A PROPENSITY SCORE MATCHED ANALYSIS: International Society for Digestive Surgery Grassi Prize 2017
Research Achievement
Ma, KW
She, WH
Au, KP
Dai, WC
2017-10-01Best Abstract Award (Gold) (Abstract title: Model for the prediction of recurrent HCC after liver transplantation in an Asian population): Asian Transplantation Week 2017, Incheon, Korea, 18-22 October 2017
Research Achievement
Ma, KW
She, WH
Dai, WC
2017-08-01International Society for Digestive Surgery Grassi Prize 2017 (Abstract title: Defining optimal surgical treatment for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma. A propensity score matched analysis): The 47th World Congress of Surgery, Basel, Switzerland, 13-17 August 2017
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
01/2015-12/2019MemberAsian Pacific Association of Medical Research
4/2016-3/2018Council memberHong Kong Society of Transplantation
01/2015-01/2025MemberHong Kong Society of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
4/2016-3/2019MemberThe Transplantation Society
4/2016-3/2019MemberInternational Liver Transplant Scociety
10/2016-10/2019FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
01/2007-12/2018FellowCollege of Surgeons of Hong Kong
07/2006-12/2018FellowRoyal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
07/2000-12/2019MemberHong Kong Medical Association
01/2007-12/2019FellowHong Kong Academy of Medicine
Major Research Themes & Current Projects
DescriptionTitle
Randomised Controlled TrialUse of Peri-Operative Terlipressin for the patients with type 1 Hepatorenal syndrome undergoing liver transplantation
Randomised Controlled TrialDuct-to-duct anastomosis versus hepaticojejunostomy for biliary reconstruction in right lobe living donor liver transplantation
ProspectiveSexual dysfunction for pre and post liver transplant male recipients
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