|Professor LAI Bo San Paul
|MBChB(CUHK), MD(CUHK), FHKAM(Surgery), FRCSEd (Gen), FRCS(Glas) ad eundem, FRACMA
Hepato-biliary and Pancreatic Surgery
|(852) 3505 1496
|(852) 2635 3487
Clinical research in general surgery and hepato-biliary and pancreatic surgery
Molecular genetics of liver cancer and other cancers
Stem cell research
Hospital Administration Quality and risk management
Surgical outcome research
Medico-legal study and mediation
Current positions in the Faculty of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong:
Professor and Division Chief, Division of Hepato-biliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery
Director, Office of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine
Professor (by courtesy), of the School of Biomedical Sciences
Director of the Wong Tze Lam - Hing Tak Centre of Surgical Outcome Research
Current positions in the Hospital Authority:
Honorary Chief of Service, Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hospital Authority
Consultant HBP Surgeon, New Territories East Cluster
Cluster coordinator for Surgical Services, New Territories East Cluster
Director, Surgical Outcome Monitoring & Improvement Program (SOMIP)
Current positions in the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong:
President (since September 2016)
Editor-in-chief of Surgical Practice (the official journal for the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong)
Prof. Lai received education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and joined the department in 1990. His received surgical training in general surgery and specialized in hepato-biliary and pancreatic surgery in Hong Kong and Edinburgh.
Apart from being an active practicing surgeon, teacher for medical students and trainer for surgical trainees, Prof. Lai is actively involved in both clinical and basic scientific research. He is also the editor-in-chief of the journal Surgical Practice and a member of editorial boards of a number of local and international academic journals.
Prof. Lai has developed an interest in surgical outcome research, quality and risk management, healthcare policy, medico-legal and mediation. He has studied for a master degree in medical law at the University of Northumbria and he is an accredited mediator in Hong Kong under the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited (HKMAAL). He has contributed to training and education of healthcare professionals in various areas and is an experience examiner in the Faculty and College of Surgeons.
In the field of hospital administration, Prof. Lai has been the Honorary Chief of Service at the Department of Surgery at the Prince of Wales Hospital and the Cluster Coordinator for Surgical Services in New Territories East Cluster since 2008. He was elected as a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators in 2017.
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