Sheung-Tat Fan, MS, MD, PhD

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

Professor Sheung Tat Fan is chair professor of Surgery at the University of Hong Kong. Professor Fan studies extensively on hepatocellular carcinoma, hepatitis B, cirrhosis, intrahepatic stones, acute biliary pancreatitis and liver transplantation. He performed Hong Kong’s first successful liver transplant and leads the most successful liver transplant program in China and Southeast Asia. In 1996, he innovated the adult-to-adult living-related liver transplantation using a right lobe graft, which is now adopted throughout the world. He won China’s Top National Honors for Scientific Achievements in 2005. In the same year, Professor Fan was elected as new academician under the category of Medical and Health Engineering of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, China.