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Prof Gilberto Ka Kit LEUNG

Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning)
Tsang Wing-Hing Professor in Clinical Neuroscience
Department of Surgery
Queen Mary Hospital
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong


Prof Gilberto Leung is a Clinical Professor, academic neurosurgeon and the holder of the endowed Tsang Wing-Hing Professorship in Clinical Neuroscience at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He is currently serving as the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong. He is the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, and the Chairman of the Academy’s Education and Examinations Committee, and the Co-Chairman of the Academy’s Professionalism and Ethics Committee. He also serves as a Member of the Education and Accreditation Committee of the Medical Council of Hong Kong. He is the Region XVI Chief (Asia-Australasia) of the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Programme of the American College of Surgeons, and a Governor of the College’s China-Hong Kong Chapter. He teaches as a traveling faculty in low-/middle-income countries for the Asian Australasian Congress of Neurological Surgeons and serves as the Vice-President of the Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society.

Prof Leung provides clinical services as an Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon at Queen Mary Hospital. Apart from his clinical practice, Professor Leung focuses on research regarding endoscopic skull base surgery, neurotrauma, molecular biology of brain tumours, neuroprotective therapy as well as medical education, and medical law and ethics. He has supervised 19 past or current post-graduate students, focusing on clinical and translational research in neuroscience. He has authored/co-authored 167 peer-reviewed journal articles, 11 book chapters, 2 monographs, 123 conference papers, 66 other publications, and delivered 115 invited lectures.

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