Chair Professor and Chief of Service
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Prince of Wales Hospital
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Professor Kai-Ming Chan is the Chair Professor and Chief of Service at the Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He also currently serves as the Director of the CUHK-WHO Collaborating Centre for Sports Medicine and Health Promotion and the Co-Director of The Hong Kong Jockey Club Sports Medicine and Health Sciences Centre. Professor Chan received his medical degree from the University of Hong Kong in 1975, and later completed a clinical fellowship at the Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital in Edinburgh.
Professor Chan is internationally recognized for his expertise in orthopaedic sports medicine. He has authored over 180 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and over 50 book chapters in internationally published books, edited 25 books and produced almost 560 abstracts. His major research interests are in sports injuries and rehabilitation, arthroscopic surgery, and basic science research in tendon injuries.
He is currently the President of the Chinese Speaking Orthopaedic Society (CSOS) and the Asia-Pacific Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (APOSSM). Professor Chan is also a member of the International Steering Committee (ISC) of Bone and Joint Decade (BJD).
He was the Past President of the International Federation of Sports Medicine, Asian Federation of Sports Medicine, Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association and Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeon, and the Past Treasurer of International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS). He is also currently the Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Kong Kong Sports Institute.
He was honored with an Officer of (the Order of) the British Empire (OBE) for his contribution in sports medicine in 1995 and the Justice of the Peace (JP) in 2003.