Professor Gilberto Ka-Kit LEUNG 梁家傑

Professor Gilberto Ka-Kit LEUNG 梁嘉傑

Professor Gilberto Ka-Kit LEUNG

Tsang Wing-Hing Professor in Clinical Neuroscience 
Clinical Professor
Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning), Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

  • MBBS(London), BSc(London), MS, FRCSEd, FCSHK, FHKAM(Surgery), PhD, LLM
Expertise
  • Neurosurgery; Endoscopic pituitary and skull base surgery
Biography

Professor Gilberto K. K. 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 graduated from the University of London with BSc in Physical Anthropology (University College London) and M.B.B.S. (St. Bartholomew’s Hospital) in 1992. During his neurosurgical training, he was awarded the Hallett Gold Medal by the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and the J. Douglas Miller Medal in Neurosurgery by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He joined HKU in 2005 where he obtained two doctorate degrees of MS and a PhD. He holds a LLM in Medical Law and Ethics from the University of Edinburgh with Distinction and the McLagan Prize for Best Graduate.

He is the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) of his Faculty at HKU, 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.

He provides clinical services as an Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. His clinical and research interests include 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.

Research interests

  • Molecular biology of brain tumour
  • Neuroprotection in stroke
  • Neurotrauma
  • Medical Education
  • Medical Law & Ethics

Publications and achievements
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Regular Student Consultation Hour: By appointment

Every Wednesday 1:00 – 2:00 pm
2/F Faculty Office, William MW Mong Block