Dr Tang Chung Ngai
Consultant Surgeon, Chief of Service
Chief of Hepatobiliary Surgery
Co-director of Minimal Access Surgery Training Centre (MASTC)
Deputy Hospital Chief Executive
Dr CN Tang graduated from medical school of the University of Hong Kong in 1989 and received both basic and advanced surgical training in Hong Kong. He had his overseas attachment to the Ninewells Hospital and the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for the training of Laparoscopic & Hepatobiliary Surgery in 1997. Later in the same year, he was admitted as a fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.
Since his appointment as Consultant Surgeon and Chief of Hepatobiliary Surgery in 2006, he has endeavored to attain maximum levels of professional excellence in patient care. As a senior member of the department, he has been proactive and positive in facilitating changes of the department to align with objectives of hospital and cluster.
Dr CN Tang is the first qualified Robotic General Surgeon in Hong Kong and he has performed more than 180 cases of Robotic HPB surgery since 2009 and many of them are the first in Hong Kong. Through his active participation in various clinical projects over the years, he has delivered more than 50 invited lectures and published more than 80 papers in peer-reviewed journals and also contributed to book chapter, mainly on laparoscopic and endoscopic approach in the management of hepatobiliary diseases. He serves as Editorial Board of World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Chinese Journal of Current Clinical Medicine, and also expert reviewer in more than 15 international journals since 2005.
As the Co-director of Minimal Access Surgery Training Centre (MASTC), he is committed to deliver a high standard of Minimal Access Surgery training and has accumulated lots of experience in medical administration through the organization of various training workshops for doctors and nurses.
The wide exposures towards professional service development and surgical training have adequately equipped him to take up the challenging position of Chief of Service (Surgery) since January 2012.
With his passion towards the sustainability of quality and safety improvement in health care and his strong capabilities in clinical management, he was also appointed as Deputy Hospital Chief Executive since July 2011.