Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prof Kumta is an orthopaedic surgeon and is also the Assistant Dean of Education for the Medical Faculty. He is also the director of the Education Resources at the medical faculty. Prof Kumta is intensely involved in the application of new technology in Medical education, particularly in areas of formative assessment, simulation and in the acquisition of skills. He also is involved in clinical service and has developed a niche area in the palliative management of advanced sarcomas, Giant Cell Tumor of Bone and Limb Salvage Surgery particularly joint-sparing resections in children. He is an active researcher and his interests include target therapies for Giant Cell Tumor of Bone, and the application of advanced imaging and visualization in the management of complex resections and reconstructions in patients with sarcomas. Prof. Kumta is also involved in medico-legal work particularly related to negligence and personal injury assessment.
Bone Tumor Surgery Complex Limb Salvage Reconstruction Surgery for Advanced Sarcomas and Metastatic Cancer