HKU Ortho

Date & Venue
Abstract Submission
International Speakers
Committee Members


In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the programme is subject to change from time to time. Please re-visit the website for updated details.


26-28th November 2021

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Cheung Kung Hai Conference Center, G/F, William MW Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong


Orthopaedic Surgery & Musculoskeletal Oncology: Technologies, Innovation & Beyond


Online registration is now open until 19 November 2021. In view of overwhelming responses, the early bird offer is now extended to 15 October 2021.


Registration Fee

Overseas Delegates can register for free during early bird period.


Early Bird (HKD)
By 15 Oct

Regular (HKD)
By 19 Nov

Overseas Delegates (Online)


 $1,200.00 (Approx. USD 150)




Allied Health & Nurse



Trainees / Residents



Researchers / Non-clinical



Current Fellows






Department Full time Staff / Postgraduate Students






MBBS Students









* applies to quota as agreed only, additional registrants should select “Industry” category

# quota applies


Payment Methods

Credit Card (preferred)/ Cheque/ Bank Transfer


Abstract Submission Instructions

Submission Deadline: 30 September 2021

Policies Governing Accepted Submissions:

  1. Abstracts must be submitted online by 30 September 2021 to be eligible for review by the Program Committee.
  2. Once an abstract is accepted, additional authors cannot be added.
  3. Acceptance or rejection letters and all future correspondence will be emailed to the Presenter listed on the Abstract Submission Form.
  4. The Presenter MUST be a past or current fellow of Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, the University of Hong Kong. The Presenter should be one of the authors.
  5. Abstracts not accepted for an oral presentation may be invited for an E-Poster presentation.
  6. The paper is to be original, unpublished work.
  7. The Program Committee reserves the right to withdraw a presentation/ E-Poster at any time.
  8. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the programme is subject to change from time to time. Please re-visit the event website for updated details.

Instructions to complete abstract submission:

  1. TITLE: Be brief and indicate the nature of the study.
  2. Authors: A maximum of 6 co-authors can be submitted.
  3. CONTENT: The abstract must include four parts:

    - Should clearly state the problem and the purpose of the study

    - Should describe what was actually done

    - Should contain the findings of the study and summarize the key findings

    - Should be based upon the findings and relate to the stated purpose of the study and existing knowledge

  4. LENGTH: Type the abstract in English on the Electronic Submission Form (300 words max).
  5. SUBMISSIONS: An Electronic Submission Form is provided below for all submissions. The abstract submission deadline for is 30 September 2021.
  6. NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: The Program Committee will review the abstracts and notify the Presenter of acceptance by email by mid-October 2021. The Program Committee reserves the right to withdraw a presentation/ E-Poster at any time.
  7. REGISTRATION FEES: The registration fee will be waived for all abstracts accepted for oral presentation.

Oral Presentation

Each oral presentation will be approximately 3-5 minutes in length. The session is conducted in a hybrid format, either in-person or via the provided telecommunication link.

Those who choose to present in-person, standard audio-visual equipment include an LED screen for projection and Windows Computer. Personal laptops cannot be used for presentations.


College / Association Result: CME / CPD / Training Points
HKWC CNE / PEM Accreditation Panel Pending
The Hong Kong College of Family Physicians Pending
The Hong Kong College of Orthopaedic Surgeons Pending
Hong Kong College of Physicians Pending
Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association Ltd. Pending
Hong Kong Society of Certified Prosthetist-Orthotists Pending
Non-specialists CME (DH/HKDU/HKAM/HKMA) Pending
Occupational Therapists Board Pending

International Speakers


17th Hong Kong International Orthopaedic Forum


Professor Christopher AMES

University of California, San Francisco, USA


Professor Zsolt BALOGH

University of Newcastle, Australia


Professor In Ho CHOI

Chung-Ang University Medical Center, Korea


Professor Matthew DOBBS

Dobbs Clubfoot Center, The Paley Orthopaedic & Spine Institute, USA


Professor Youn-Soo PARK

Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea


Associate Professor Tom WAINWRIGHT

Orthopaedic Research Institute, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom


Dr. Sikandar HAYAT

Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan



Aadhar Orthopedic Trauma & Super Speciality Pediatric Orthopedics Center, India


3rd HKU International Musculoskeletal Tumour Course


Associate Professor Andrea ANGELINI

University of Padova, Italy


Professor Wei Ming CHEN

National Yang-Ming University, Vice Superintendent of Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan


Professor Andreas LEITHNER

Medical University of Graz, Austria


Dr. Elisa PALA

University of Padova, Italy


Professor Xiao Hui NIU

Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, Peking University, China


Professor Pietro RUGGIERI

University of Padova, Italy


Professor Jin WANG

Sun Yat-sen University, China

Committee Members

Dr. Lewis Chan (Chairman)

Dr. Albert Lam (Chairman)

Dr. Terence Pun (Co-Chairman)

Dr. Raymond Yau (Co-Chairman)

Dr. KH Ng

Dr. WY Ho 

Dr. TM Wong

Dr. Paul Koljonen 

Dr. Noah So 

Dr. Chris Tang

Dr. Anderson Leung 

Dr. Vincent Chan 

Dr. Graham Shea

Dr. Peter Siu

Dr. Colin Yung

Dr. Janus Wong

Dr. Gabriel Leung

Ms. YF Fung 

Ms. Winnie Koon 

Ms. Kammy Law

Mr. Jazz Ma

Ms. Jacqueline Ng

Ms. Tiffany Yuen



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Learn more about skeletal problems and work with your doctor to improve your bone health!

We may encounter various skeletal, muscle and joint problems in our daily lives, but have you taken them seriously and dealt with them promptly? To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Department, we specially compiled this public education book which addresses 37 common misconceptions about skeletal problems. The book is simple and easy to understand which is suitable for the general public to read. Learn more to protect your bone health!

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From February to April 2021, HKU Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology will launch 10 episodes of “HKU Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology – 60th Anniversary Series ” with RTHK on Healthpedia.

The series aims to enhance public’s medical knowledge on orthopaedics, explain the development of medical treatments in the past decade and explore how the latest technology can be applied in the medical field.

Date: February 17, 2021 – April 28, 2021 (Every Wednesday)
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Mode: To be broadcasted on RTHK Radio 1 & RTHK TV 31 (archives available online)
Language: Cantonese only

A fund raising initiative for HKU O&T “Get Up and Walk” Campaign

The event, which is organised by Ignite Community Services, shall raise funds to support spinal cord injury patients, as well as patients with mobility issues, to “walk again” with the use of exoskeletons. ​Through this Challenge, Chi-wai also hopes to instil respect for people with disabilities and promote a more inclusive society.

ALL raised funds shall be matched by Lead Partner of this event CHINACHEM GROUP 1:1 up to HKD$3 million.

Click here to visit the event webpage