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Prof. Gilberto Ka Kit Leung

Dr. Gilberto K. K. Leung

MBBS (London), BSc (London), MS (HK), PhD (HK), FRCSEd, FCSHK, FHKAM (Surgery)

Prof. Gilberto K. K. Leung is Tsang Wing-Hing Professor in Clinical Neuroscience at the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He graduated from the Medical College of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, University of London in 1992, received post-graduate training in the UK, US and Hong Kong, and was awarded the Hallett Gold Medal (F.R.C.S.(London)), and the J. Douglas Miller Medal in Neurosurgery (C.S.H.K.). After 13 years of non-academic clinical services, he joined HKU in 2005 where he subsequently obtained two doctorate degrees of MS and a PhD. He is currently a part-time student in LLM (Medical Law and Ethics) at the School of Law, University of Edinburgh.

He is an Assistant Dean (Admission) of his Faculty, the Director of Centre of Education and Training of his Department, and the Director of Trauma Service of his Hospital. In post-graduate training, he serves as the Region XVI Chief (Asia-Australasia) of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Programme of the American College of Surgeons, the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, and the Chairman of the latter’s Education Committee. He contributes towards professional development as the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society, and that of the Asian Surgical Association.

In clinical service, he is an Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. His clinical and research interests cover neuro-oncology, endoscopic skull base surgery, neurotrauma, neuroregenerative therapy, and medical education. He supervises over 10 past or current MPhil/PhD students, establishes broad academic and industrial collaborations, and is an active researcher in clinical trials and translational laboratory work. He has delivered 88 invited lectures; authored/co-authored 9 book chapters, 2 monographs, 139 peer-reviewed journal articles (H index = 22), 105 conference papers and 35 other publications.

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