Professor Chung-Mau LO 盧寵茂

Professor Chung-Mau LO 盧寵茂

Professor Chung-Mau LO

Hospital Chief Executive, University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital
Chin Lan Hong Professor and Chair of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Chief of Division of Liver Transplantation, HKU/Queen Mary Hospital

  • BBS, JP, MBBS(HK), MS, FRCS(Edin), FRACS, FHKAM(Surgery), FCSHK
Expertise
  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery
  • Liver transplantation
Biography

Professor Chung-Mau Lo is Hospital Chief Executive at The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital, Chin Lan-Hong Professor and Chair of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at The University of Hong Kong, and Director of the Liver Transplant Center at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. He is internationally renowned for his expertise in hepatobiliary surgery, liver cancer and liver transplantation. He has published over 470 original articles in refereed international journals, and authored 12 book chapters.

His pioneering work in adult right lobe living donor liver transplantation has revolutionalised the practice of liver transplant worldwide and has put Hong Kong and China on the world map of liver transplant. He and his team have contributed to the prevention and treatment of small-for-size syndrome, as well as recurrence of hepatitis B and hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation through a series of novel observation and clinical studies. He was the President of the International Liver Transplantation Society and the International Society for Digestive Surgery. He has served as the Deputy Editor of Liver Transplantation, Associate Editor of the American Journal of Transplantation and World Journal of Surgery, and an editorial board member of the Annals of Surgery and Surgery. He has been elected as an Honorary Fellow of the American Surgical Association and the American College of Surgeons, as well as an Honorary Member of the European Surgical Association.

Professor Lo has been appointed as Justice of Peace by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region since 2012, and awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star in 2016.

Research interests

  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery
  • Liver transplantation
  • Liver cancer
  • Hepatitis B

Publications and achievements
email HKU Scholars Hub/ ORCID