Christopher S. Mow, Ph.D.

 

mowAdjunct Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center

Dr. Mow is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. His practice and research interests are in the area of total joint arthroplasty of the hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Chinese Speaking Orthopaedic Society, the Research Committee of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Hip and Knee Evaluation Committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Mow is the Director of International Programs for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. Through this program, Dr. Mow brings several bright young orthopaedic surgeons from throughout Asia to Stanford University Medical Center per year for advanced training and research work. Through this work, Dr. Mow has been appointed as an Honorary Professor by institutions in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and the Philippines. Supported by generous donations from both industry and private individuals to ASIAM, Dr. Mow’s program is able to accelerate the advancement of the treatment of arthritic conditions in Asia-Pacific region, as well as bring in much needed direct medical relief aid.

Dr. Mow was appointed as the Malaysian Orthopaedic Association’s Visiting Honorary Professor for 2005, which involved a two week stay in Kuala Lumpur rotating through their teaching hospitals. The activities included demonstration surgeries, lectures, teaching ward rounds, staffing outpatient clinics and serving as an External Examiner for their Orthopaedic Board Certification Examinations. In June of this year, through ASIAM’s support, Dr. Mow brought the Chief Nurse of Stanford University Medical Center’s Operating Room, Ms. Shelly Reynolds, to China and Thailand. Together they visited Zhongshan University Hospital in Guangzhou, China, and Siriraj Mahidol University Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, among others. Ms. Reynolds was the keynote speaker at the National Thailand Nursing Association Annual Meeting.