Tommy CHAN (Hong Kong)

Dr. Tommy Chan graduated from the University of Hong Kong with multiple scholarships and awards, including the John Anderson Gold Medal, which is presented to the medical graduate with overall best performance in all examinations at the University of Hong Kong Medical School. During his ophthalmic training in Hong Kong Eye Hospital, he was awarded the Asia Cornea Society – Santen Asia Educational Grant for clinical training in the Cornea subspecialty at Osaka University, and the Hospital Authority Corporate Scholarship for training in Cornea and External Eye Diseases at Wills Eye Hospital. Dr. Chan also received the Outstanding Service Provider Award of Hong Kong Eye Hospital. He was elected Distinguished Young Fellow of the College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong in 2016.

Dr. Chan has a special clinical and research interest in refractive surgeries, cornea and external eye diseases. He has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 3 book chapters. He has publications in high-impact journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, and Journal of Refractive Surgery. He also participated actively in local and international conferences. He was the Chairman of the Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) certificate instruction course 2016 in Hong Kong. He is currently the Section Editor of Hong Kong Journal of Ophthalmology, and reviewers of several international journals.

Dr. Chan is currently a faculty member of the CUHK-HKEH-PWH Joint International Ophthalmology Fellowship Program, Director and Honorary Secretary of the Hong Kong Federation of Societies for the Prevention of Blindness, Council member of the Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society, and Education Subcommittee Member of the Eye Care Charitable Foundation.