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International Speakers
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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. Enjoy early bird offer before 8 October 2021.


Registration Fee

Overseas Delegates can register for free during early bird period.


Early Bird (HKD)
By 8 Oct

Regular (HKD)
By 19 Nov

Overseas Delegates (Online)


 $1,200.00 (Approx. USD 150)




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Trainees / Residents



Researchers / Non-clinical



Current Fellows






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Department Staff






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

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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 The paper is to be original, unpublished work.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.



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Principles of bone tumour pathology          

Dr. Tony SHEK

Principles of bone tumour imaging

Prof. Andreas LEITHNER

Principles of soft tissue tumours pathology

Dr Maximus YEUNG

Imaging of soft tissue tumours

Dr. Benjamin FONG

“No Touch lesion”

Prof. Pietro RUGGIERI

Biopsy principles and techniques

Prof. Wei Ming CHEN

Management of osteosarcoma

Prof. Xiao Hui NIU

Management of chondroid lesion and chondrosarcoma

Prof. Andrea ANGELINI

Management of giant cell tumour of bone

Prof. Jin WANG

Management of soft tissue tumours: the principles

Dr. Benjamin FONG

Techniques of plastic surgery in musculoskeletal tumour surgery

Dr. Raymond Ching Hin YAU

Radiotherapy in soft tissue sarcoma

Prof. Roger NGAN

Personalized medical treatment in soft tissue sarcoma

Dr. Gerry Gin Wai KWOK

Surgical margins in surgery planning

Prof. Andreas LEITHNER

Computer navigation and 3D printing

Prof. Xiao Hui NIU

Prosthetic bone reconstruction: cases and long-term outcome

Prof. Andreas LEITHNER

Biological bone reconstruction: techniques and long-term outcome

Prof. Wei Ming CHEN

Chemotherapy, targeted and immunotherapy in bone tumour

Dr. Thomas Chung Cheung YAU

Radiotherapy in bone tumour

Dr. Dennis Kwok Chuen LEUNG

New technologies in orthopaedics and trauma: from deep learning to resorbable implants

Prof. Andreas LEITHNER

Pelvic tumour: surgical management

Prof. Pietro RUGGIERI

Spine tumour: surgical management

Dr. Kenny Yat Hong KWAN

Interventional radiology in orthopaedic tumour surgery

Dr. Vince LAU

Management of bone metastasis: the principles

Dr. Elisa PALA

*The Organising Committee reserves the right to change the program without prior notice.





Harvesting the power of data and AI to make adult deformity surgery safer and more sustainable

Prof. Christopher AMES


Cervical Session

Cervical surgery - how to avoid complications

Prof. Yat Wa WONG

Cervical trauma - what every surgeon needs to know

Dr. Paul Aarne KOLIJONEN

Classification of Cervical Deformity: history and future directions

Prof. Christopher AMES

Spinal cord regeneration – will it ever be possible?

Dr. Graham Ka Hon SHEA

Thoracolumbar Session

Importance of sagittal alignment in adult deformity correction

Dr. Kenny Yat Hong KWAN

The antepsoas approach to the lumbosacral spine

Dr. Jason Pui Yin CHEUNG

Lessons learned in 400 PSO

Prof. Christopher AMES

Surgical treatment of osteoporotic fractures revisited

Dr. Wai Yuen CHEUNG

*The Organising Committee reserves the right to change the program without prior notice.





Advances in preop planning & intraop execution: (Joint Replacement)

Robotic Arm Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery

Prof. Peter Kwong Yuen CHIU

Solutions of instability after THA

Prof. Youn-Soo PARK

Spinopelvic relationship after THA

Prof. Youn-Soo PARK

Dual mobility THR

Dr. Lewis Ping Keung CHAN

Bearing choice in THR

Dr. Amy Yim Ling CHEUNG

Resurfacing for AVN of femoral head

Prof. Youn-Soo PARK

Cementless TKA

Prof Peter Kwong Yuen CHIU

Bicruciate retaining TKA

Dr. Henry Chun Him FU

Medial pivot knee

Dr. Qunn Jid LEE

Complexity of UKA: Extended indication, mode of failure and conversion

Dr. Steve Man Hong CHEUNG

Experience of PAO

Prof. Youn-Soo PARK

What’s next in prevention and treatment in Periprosthetic joint infection?

Dr. Vincent Wai Kwan CHAN

Non-operative tx for OA: what's new in 2021 (PrP/ Autologous protein solution/ thermal therapy etc  )

Dr. Chi Kit CHIU

*The Organising Committee reserves the right to change the program without prior notice.





Differentiation of infection from inflammation in major trauma

Prof. Zsolt BALOGH

Virtual pre-operative planning & 3D printing in fracture surgery

Dr. Christian Xinshuo FANG

Camera not only for photography - the "true" ruler in wound measurement

Mr. Kai Lap CHAN

Rapid bacterial detection from clinical samples to support critical decision making

Prof. Zsolt BALOGH

Navigation in trauma surgery

Dr. Kin Bong LEE

Advances in osteoporotic fracture management

Prof. Frankie Ka Li LEUNG

Harry Fang Visiting Professor Lecture: Novel approach to biochemical characterization of inflammatory status of polytrauma patients

Prof. Zsolt BALOGH

Update on masquelet technique for management of post-traumatic bone defect

Dr. Tak Man WONG

Update on management of infection after fracture osteosynthesis

Dr. Tak Wing LAU

Update on management of proximal humerus fracture


Current controversy in orthopaedic trauma

Dr. Albert HSU

Osteointegration for amputees - Hong Kong experience

Dr. King Hang YEE

*The Organising Committee reserves the right to change the program without prior notice.




Enhanced recovery in Orthopaedic Surgery - collaboration between Anaesthetist and Surgeon

Prof. Michael G. IRWIN

Enhanced recovery and perioperative rehabilitation for major spine surgery


Exercise and rehabilitation protocol for patients with hip osteoarthritis


Comprehensive rehabilitation in geriatric fractures - the local experience

Dr. Albert HSU

Considerations and adaptations of enhanced recovery principles in geriatric fractures


Delirium prevention in Geriatric patients


Enhanced patient recovery after joint replacement surgery


*The Organising Committee reserves the right to change the program without prior notice.





Idiopathic Clubfoot & Vertical Talus: Advances in Treatment in Infants

Prof. Matthew DOBBS

Walking-Age Clubfoot

Dr. Rajiv Suresh NEGANDHI

CP Foot Management

Dr. Evelyn Eugenie KUONG

Perthes Disease in Adolescence

Prof. In Ho CHOI

Management of DDH before walking age, how I changed my practice

Dr. Sikandar HAYAT

Management of Unstable SCFE

Dr. Wang CHOW

*The Organising Committee reserves the right to change the program without prior notice.


APOA session



Hand and Wrist

Novel Treatment of Dupuytren Contractures

Dr. Jennifer GREEN

Adolescent Wrist Injury

Dr. Esther Ching San CHOW

Current management on 1st Carpal Metacarpal Joint Osteoarthritis

Dr. Jacqueline Siau Woon TAN

Delayed Tendon Complications following Complex Carpal Injury

Dr. Wing Lim TSE

Elbow and Shoulder

Elbow Osteoarthritis

Prof. In-Ho JEON

Traumatic Elbow Instability

Dr. Hang Cheong CHANG

3D printing in Massive Glenoid Bone Loss in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Prof. Edward (Ted) MAH

My Superior Capsule Reconstruction Technique

Dr. Nobuyuki YAMAMOTO

*The Organising Committee reserves the right to change the program without prior notice.


Combined session



Non-fusion for scoliosis

Prof. Kenneth Man Chee CHEUNG

Robotic-Arm Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty - Why I Do It?

Prof. Peter Kwong Yuen CHIU

Virtual pre-operative planning & 3D printing in fracture surgery

Dr. Christian Xinshuo FANG

Advances in Orthopaedic oncology surgery

Dr. Ying Lee LAM

 *The Organising Committee reserves the right to change the program without prior notice.




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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37 Orthopaedic Myths – All cleared up!

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!

Priced at $98, Coming soon in bookstores

本書內容 Table of Contents




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