CHAN, Ping-Keung Lewis 陳秉強

MBBS, FRCSEd(Orth), FHKCOS, FHKAM (Orthopaedic Surgery)

MFM (Clin) Monash

DFM (Monash), DCH (Ireland), Dip Med (CUHK)

Associate Consultant & Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor

Deputy Chief, Division of Joint Replacement Surgery



Dr. Chan is an orthopaedic specialist working in the Division of Joint Replacement Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital. He is known for his expertise in managing arthritic conditions and joint replacement surgeries.

Dr. Chan led the multi-disciplinary team, consisting of anaesthesiologist, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and nurses, in overseas training in world-renowned osteoarthritic and fast-track joint replacement centers in Europe in 2015. After the training, non-surgical management programme of knee osteoarthritis and fast-track joint replacement programmes were commenced in MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre and Queen Mary Hospital respectively with success. With promotion of these concepts through talks and lectures by his team, various hospitals has begun to run similar programmes in Hong Kong.

Apart from primary joint replacement surgery, Dr Chan is also keen on complex and revision joint replacement surgeries. He had overseas training in distinguished joint replacement centers in Europe & Australia, and acquired the surgical skills and techniques.


Clinical & Research Interests

  • Primary joint replacement surgery of the knees, hips, elbows and shoulders
  • Revision joint replacement surgery
  • Fast-track arthroplasty & Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) in joint replacement surgery : enhancing patient’s functional recovery after surgery
  • Patient blood management (PBM) : minimizing transfusion in joint replacement surgery
  • Non-surgical multi-disciplinary management in osteoarthritis


  • Dr David Fang Trophy for the Best Paper on Adult Joint Reconstruction Presented in Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association (2019)
    Project: Combined Periarticular and Intravenous Steroid Injection Reduce Early Postoperative Pain after Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective Double-Blinded Placebo-Controlled Randomised Controlled Trial
  • Chief Team Leader, Hong Kong West Cluster Outstanding Team Award, Hospital Authority (2018)
    Team: Comprehensive Osteoarthritis Management Team “Transforming Pain into Happiness in Patients with Osteoarthritis”
  • The Best Oral Presentation Award in Clinical Safety and Quality Service, 2018 Hospital Authority Convention (2018)
    Project: Working Towards Transfusion-Free Total Knee Replacement Surgery through Patient Blood Management Programme
  • The Best Oral Presentation Award, the 25th Anniversary Congress of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (2018)
    Research: Systemic Dexamethasone Reduces Acute and Chronic Pain in Total Knee Arthroplasty: Prospective Double-blinded Randomised Controlled Study with 1-year Follow-up
  • Arthur Yau Award for Best Clinical Paper in the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association 35th Annual Congress (2015)
    Project : Cost-Benefit Analysis of Intra-articular Injection of Tranexamic Acid Reduces Transfusion Rate in Total Knee Arthroplasty
  • Asia Pacific Orthopedics Association (APOA) Young Ambassador Award (2014)
  • Arthur Yau Award for Best Clinical Paper in the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association 33rd Annual Congress (2013)
    Project: Comparison of Blood Transfusion Requirements Using Patient-specific Instrument Conventional Instrument, and Computer Navigation in Total Knee Arthroplasty



Award of Donation of HKD 20.27 Million from the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust (HKJCCT) in 2017 for the establishment of an Integrated one-stop clinic with multi-disciplinary services at MacLehose Medical Rehabilitation Centre


Selected Publications

  • Priorities for the effective implementation of osteoarthritis management programs: an OARSI international consensus exercise. (Contribution as Joint Effort Initiative Members) Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2019;27(9):1270-9.
  • Non-surgical treatment of knee osteoarthritis. Kan HS, Chan PK, Chiu KY, Yan CH, et al. Hong Kong Med J. 2019;25(2):127-33.
  • Does barbed suture lower cost and improve outcome in total knee arthroplasty? A randomized controlled trial. VWK Chan, PK Chan, KY Chiu, CH Yan, FY Ng, Journal of Arthroplasty 32(5):1474-1477, May 2017
  • Polyethylene insert exchange is crucial in dedridement for acute peri-prosthetic infection following total knee arthroplasty CF Zhang, CH Yan, PK Chan, FY Ng, KY Chiu, Journal of Knee Surgery 30(1):36-41, January 2017
  • A review of the clinical approach to persistent pain following total hip replacement. YF Lam, PK Chan, Henry Fu, CH Yan, KY Chiu. Hong Kong Med J 2016;22:600–7
  • Fracture of Extensively Porous‑Coated Cylindrical Femoral Stem Following Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty. CF Zhang, CH Yan, FY Ng, PK Chan, KY Chiu. Chin Med J 2016; 129:1374-6.
  • Why do Hong Kong patients need total hip arthroplasty? An Analysis of 512 hips from 198 to 2010. Vincent Chan, PK Chan, KY Chiu, CH Yan, FY Ng. Hong Kong Medical Journal Feb 2016
  • Comparison between patient specific instruments, conventional instruments and computer navigation in total knee arthroplasty – A randomized controlled trial. CH Yan, KY Chiu, FY Ng, PK Chan, C Fang Knee Surgery, Sports, Traumatology, Arthroscopy 23(12):3637-45, December 2015
  • Bony ankylosis of the knee secondary to heterotopic ossification after total knee arthroplasty: a case report. PK Chan, KY Chiu, FY Ng, CH Yan. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2014;22(3):434-6
  • Perioperative antithrombotic management in joint replacement surgeries. HL Lee, KY Chiu, KH Yiu, FY Ng, CH Yan, PK Chan. Hong Kong Medical Journal 2013 ; 19:531-8
  • Obturator Hernia presenting as hip pain to orthopaedic surgeon. Chan PK, Ng TP, Lam YL. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2012 ; 20(3):398-401
  • Breakage of the radiopaque wire from the medullary tube during closed antegrade intramedullary nailing for femoral shaft fracture. Chan PK, Chan KB, Lui TH, Ngai WK. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2012 ; 20(1):118-20
  • Bacille Calmette-Guérin osteomyelitis of the proximal femur. Chan PK, Ng BKW, Wong CY. Hong Kong Medical Journal. 16(3) : 299-300, 2010 June
  • Arthroscopic fibular sesamoidectomy in the management of the sesamoid osteomyelitis. Chan PK. Lui TH. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 14(7):664-7, 2006 Jul.