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Prof. Wai Yan Philip CHIU

Prof. Wai Yan Philip  CHIU

Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Associate Dean (External Affairs), Faculty of Medicine

Director, Office of Global Engagement, Faculty of Medicine

Professor and Head of Upper Gastrointestinal and Metabolic Surgery, Department of Surgery

Director, Chow Yuk Ho Technology Centre for Innovative Medicine

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  • Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
  • Endoscopic Surgery


  • Bronze Medal, International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, 2021
  • Spirit of Hong Kong Award on Innovation, 2020
  • Gold Medal with Congratulations of the Jury, 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, 2019
  • JGH Emerging Leader Lectureship Award, Asia Pacific Digestive Week, 2016
  • Global Chinese Outstanding Youth Award, 2016
  • Outstanding contribution award, Chinese Society of Digestive Endoscopy, 2015
  • Champion of the World Cup of Endoscopy, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2012
  • Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Award (Science and Technology) - Second-class Award in Technological Advancement, Ministry of Education of PRC, 2011
  • Research abstract awarded Best of Digestive Disease Week, United States, 2011
  • State Scientific & Technological Progress Award, State Council of PRC, 2007