Dr Yin-Kai Chao
Cheif, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital-Linkou,Taiwan
Associate professor, Chang Gung university
Thoracoscopic minimally invasive surgery for lung, esophageal, mediastinal, thymectomy, pneumothorax, lung cancer surgery, esophagectomy, thoracoscopic surgery, funnel chest correction, Da Vinci robotic surgery
Dr. Chao is a board certified surgeon pioneering in minimal invasive esophagectomy(both VATS and robotic-assisted) and image-guided VATS. He is a very strong patient advocate and very dedicated to his specialty, his talent in minimal invasive surgery is outstanding and exemplary and of the highest quality.
In addition to his work, Dr. Chao is also a well-known researcher. His areas of scientific investigation include the esophageal cancer research, development of biodegradable medical devices and image-guided VATS. Being a recipient of numerous research awards since 2006, he has authored over 90 SCI papers.