Orthopaedics and Traumatology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr Lam was awarded King Edward VII Scholarship and San Miguel Scholarship upon entry to the University of Hong Kong for undergraduate medical training. At postgraduate levels, he was awarded Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and The Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons followed by sub-specialist training in Paediatric Orthopaedics. Dr Lam subsequently developed interests on undergraduate teaching, researches related to paediatric orthopaedics, scoliosis, adolescent bone health, Vitamin D and related areas as well as knowledge dissemination for promotion of bone health and Vit-D status among adolescents in Hong Kong. Research efforts on the etiopathogenesis of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, paediatric spine problems and adolescent bone health have earned Dr Lam numerous awards including the AR Hodgson Award for Best Clinical Paper at the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress both in 2013 and 2015, the Orthopaedic Basic Science Award at the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress in 2013, Best Oral Presentation (2nd prize) at the Joint Annual Scientific Meeting 2013 of the Hong Kong Paediatric Society and the Young Ambassador Award at the Combined Conference of 16th Triennial Congress of Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association and 59th Annual Meeting of Taiwan Orthopaedic Association in Taipei, Taiwan in 2010. Dr Lam has published over 50 publications in peer-reviewed international journals and over 350 conference presentations.
Paediatric Orthopaedics Scoliosis