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Dr Danny Tat Ming CHAN

Honorary Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Neurosurgery
Department of Surgery
Prince of Wales Hospital


Dr Danny Chan is currently a Consultant in the Division of Neurosurgery in the Prince of Wales Hospital, and Associate Director of the CUHK Otto Wong Brain Tumour Centre. Dr Chan graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with MBChB in 1995, entered specialty training and subsequently obtained his FRCSEdin(SN).

Dr Chan’s research interests are in functional neurosurgery, deep brain stimulation and cortical mapping, with 78 relevant publications. Dr Chan is renowned for his research in the world’s first intraoperative MRI-guided robot for bilateral stereotactic neurosurgery. This project explored the use of an MR-compatible teleoperation system in neurosurgery, which would represent a major step towards safer, more accurate and effective brain surgery. His research paper was conferred the Best Conference Paper Award in the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2018.

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