Kelvin CHONG (Hong Kong)

Dr Kelvin Chong is a surgeon-scientist in orbital and oculofacial surgery, and eye-related cell biology. He graduated at the top of his class in the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (CUHK) program. He was awarded the Li Po Chun Charitable Trust Fund Overseas Postgraduate Scholarship where he continued later as an international surgical and translational research fellow at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) (preceptor: Prof. Robert Goldberg) and LA Biomedical Institute (Preceptor: Prof. Terry Smith and Dr Raymond Douglas). His awards included the City Lion Club Gold Medal, Action for Vision Eye Foundation Young Researcher of the Year, Exemplary Eye Resident Award, Achievement Awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology. He has published more than 30 SCI indexed peer-reviewed articles and 4 book chapters.

Dr. Chong serves as the Coordinator of Oculoplastic Surgery at the Prince of Wales Hospital and the Associate Director of the CUHK Laser Refractive Surgery Center. He is the vice President of the Hong Kong Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (HKSOPRS), Secretary of the Asia-Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (APSOPRS) and council member of the College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong (COHK).