Information for Trainees

This Webpage contains information on matters related to Basic and Advanced (Higher) Surgical Training, and is intended only for Trainees of the Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital.

Resident Programmes

The Department of Surgery is a recognised training centre for both basic and advanced surgical trainings in various surgical specialties.

Basic surgical training

Basic surgical training encompasses training for all specialties. There are currently two training programmes operating in parallel, with a total of 39 accredited basic training posts. The outgoing FRCSEd / FCSHK conjoint examination, intended for trainees who entered surgical training before August 1996, will be phased out by year 2000. The new programme leads towards the AFRCS examination. Basic surgical trainees in either programmes in our department rotate through various surgical specialties including general surgery, neurosurgery, paediatric surgery, urology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and the intensive care unit, where they will acquire the basic surgical skills and principles of patient management under supervision. The trainees will also spend a six-month elective rotation with the Department of Orthopaedics. There are also opportunities to rotate to the Accident and Emergency Department and surgical departments of other affiliated peripheral hospitals. Once the trainee has passed the FRCSEd / FCSHK (old system) or the AFRCS examinations, he/she can enter the advanced surgical training programme.

Advanced surgical training

The Department of Surgery is a recognised higher surgical training centre for all available surgical specialties under the auspices of the respective Specialty Boards of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong. There are 28 accredited training posts in general surgery, 3 in urology, 4 in neurosurgery, 2 in paediatric surgery, 2 in plastic surgery, and also accredited posts in cardiothoracic surgery and otorhinolaryngology (the latter under the Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists). In advanced training for general surgery, the trainees will rotate through Divisions of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Upper Gastrointestinal and Oesophageal Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, and Breast and Endocrine surgery. The programmes take a minimum of 3 or 4 years depending on the old (FRCS) or new (AFRCS) system and the specialties. Upon completion of advanced training and passing the respective exit examinations, the trainee will be recommended to the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine for election to fellowship, which in turn entitles him or her to registration on the Specialist Register in Hong Kong.

List of Trainees
Basic Surgical Trainees
  • Vanessa Wan-Suen CHEUNG
  • Ka-Hei FONG
  • Karin Kwun-Yi HO
  • Yuki Ho-Kei IP
  • Brian Chee-Ho LAI
  • Chau-Yi LAM
  • Sherman Haynam LEE
  • Yi-Pang LIU
  • Ray Yip-Mang O
  • Sneha SINGH
  • Samuel Edrei SO
  • Anson Siu-Chung SO
  • Chun-Ying TAM
  • Sunny Shek-Long TSANG
  • Ernest TUNG
  • Matthew Cheuk-Yin WONG
Higher Surgical Trainees in General Surgery
  • Rosemarie Hon-Yiu CHIU
  • Tracy Yushi CUI
  • Alvina Jada FOK
  • Wai-Yin LAI
  • Allan Hoi-Kin LAM
  • Jia-Ning LEE
  • Yan LUK
  • Ching TANG
  • Stephanie Wing-Yin YU
  • Jun ZHENG

Higher Surgical Trainees in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Ming LAU
  • Chi-Sum YUEN

Higher Surgical Trainees in Neurosurgery
  • Cheuk-Him HO
  • Christopher Hiu-Fung SUM
Higher Surgical Trainees in Otorhinolaryngology
  • Ronald Man-Fung CHIANG
  • Allan Tsz-Lun LAU
Higher Surgical Trainees in Paediatrics Surgery
  • Chi-Heng FUNG
  • Phoenix Wai-Yan WONG
Higher Surgical Trainees in Plastic Surgery
  • Victor Nicholas Cheuk-Kay FUNG
  • Lucia LAM
  • Kelly Ka-Yee LO
Higher Surgical Trainee in Urology
  • Wilson Pui-Long HUNG
  • Henry Hong-Yin LIE
  • Martin Siu-Yip MAK
  • Ting-Fung WONG
Higher Surgical Trainee in Vascular Surgery
  • Yin-Ting CHOW