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Chan Kai-ming

Professor
Orthopaedics and Traumatology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Biography

Professor KM Chan is the Chair Professor of Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was the past Chairman (1992-1997) and Chief of Service (1992-2011). Prof Chan’s clinical work includes arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder, tendinopathies and rehabilitation of sport injuries. His research work focuses on tendon and ligament regeneration, ACL healing & kinematic assessment and regenerative technology transfer. Prof Chan has published more than 300 peer-reviewed scientific articles and edited more than 30 books in the discipline of orthopaedic and sport medicine. He was the founding president of Asia-Pacific Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (APOSSM) in 1995-1997 now renamed as Asian-Pacific Knee, Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Society (APKASS). He was the first Asian to assume President of International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) in 2002-2006. He is a past president of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association (HKOA), Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeon (HKCOS), Chinese Speaking Orthopaedic Society (CSOS). He is a Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS) since 1997, Hon Member of American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) since 1998, International member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) since 1997 and member of American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) since 1998. He was honored with the John Joyce Award of ISAKOS, FIMS Gold Medal, Alpha-Omega-Alpha Honorary Member of Stanford University, the Ambassador of the Bone & Joint Decade (BJD), Takagi and Watanabe Award of APKASS and the Humanitarian Award by the Chinese Orthopaedic Association (COA) in 2012.

Research Interest

Sports Medicine Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder, Tendinopathies and Rehabilitation of Sporting Injuries

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