LAM, Chor Yin 林楚賢

MBBS(HK), MPH(Harvard), FHKCOS, FHKAM(Orthopaedic Surgery), FRCSEd(Orth), FHKCOS (Rehabilitation)

Clinical Associate Professor

Honorary Consultant

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ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3809-751X

Contact email

Tel: +852 2255 5228


Dr. Lam Chor Yin is a Clinical Associate Professor of the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong. He graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 1993. He received his orthopaedic specialty training in Prince of Wales Hospital. He later sub-specialized in orthopaedic rehabilitation and joined Tuen Mun Hospital in 2006. He pursued further study in occupational and environmental health, and he was awarded Master of Public Health from Harvard University in 2007.

Dr. Lam was previously the Consultant and Head of Rehabilitation Team, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Tuen Mun Hospital. He had worked in the private sector before joining the University of Hong Kong in 2021. He has special interests in spinal cord injury rehabilitation, work injury rehabilitation, secondary prevention of fragility fractures and application of electrodiagnosis in orthopaedics.

Research Interests

  • Use of advanced technology for disability
  • Rehabilitation of spinal cord injury
  • Application of electrophysiology in orthopaedics
  • Occupational safety and injury prevention

Clinical Interests

  • Spinal cord injury
  • Peripheral nerve injury
  • Chronic pain
  • Work injury rehabilitation
  • Disability management, assessment, and expert witness report

Community services

  • Member, Expert Panel on Reference Frameworks, Food and Health Bureau
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Pilot Rehabilitation Programme for Employees Injured at Work, Labour Department
  • Member, Occupational Safety and Health Council
  • Chairman, Occupational Health Advisory Committee, The Occupational Safety and Health Council
  • Honorary Advisor, The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation
  • Service Supervisor, Jockey Club Bradbury Wah Sum Care Centre
  • Honorary Medical Advisor, Jockey Club New Page Inn
  • Honorary Medical Advisor, SAHK