Albert Chan

Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, HongKong, China

Dr. Chan obtained his MBBS degree in King’s College London, University of London in 2001 and attained his fellowship with the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and the College of Surgeons, Hong Kong in 2008.   He became a faculty member for the Division of Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, & Liver Transplantation in 2009 and became the Clinical Associate Professor, and Honorary Consultant in Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong in 2016.  He has vast surgical experience in complex liver resections, ALPPS, laparoscopic liver surgery, and living donor liver transplantation.  He performed the world first ALPPS in a pediatric patient with hepatoblastoma on 24 October 2013 and one of the largest single-center series of ALPPS for hepatitis-related hepatocellular carcinoma.He was also involved in the first auxiliary living donor liver transplantation, the first dual graft and the first donor interchange liver transplantation in Hong Kong.  Moreover,he advocated the adoption of 3D laparoscopy for major liver resection.  He has published a number of book chapters and over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals including Annals of Surgery, Liver Transplantation, Transplantation and Surgery. He has delivered numerous invited and plenary lectures in various meetings around the world.
Dr. Chan is currently the President of Asian Surgical Association, a scientific committee member for the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA) and APPLE association, a council member for the Hong Kong Society of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, and Hong Kong Society of Transplantation.  He is also a panel member for the acute-on-chronic liver failure consortium of the Asia-Pacific Association of Study of Liver (APASL) and a member for the State Key Laboratory for Liver Research in The University of Hong Kong.