Research Awards

The Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology has collectively received over 100 research-related recognitions/awards throughout the years.


41st Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association

Congratulations to the Division of Joint Replacement Surgery on winning all the awards in the Free Paper Session of the Adult Joint Reconstruction at the 41st Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association (2021).

  1. Dr David Fang Trophy for Best Paper by Orthopaedic Fellow

Award Winner: Dr Lewis PK Chan

Alarming High Incidence of Hypovitaminosis D in Patients Undergoing Joint Replacement Surgery –Risk Factor Analysis in a Multivariable Logistic Regression Model

Ping Keung Chan, Wing Chiu Fung, Amy Cheung, Vincent Wai Kwan Chan, Henry Fu, Man Hong Cheung, Chun Hoi Yan, Kwong Yuen Chiu

  1. Dr Vincent Chan Trophy for Best Paper by Orthopaedic Trainee

Award Winner: Dr Brian Leung

Continuous glucose monitoring in total knee arthroplasty with preoperative high dose dexamethasone: a randomised controlled study

Brian Lik Hang Leung, Vincent Wai Kwan Chan, Henry Fu, Man Hong Cheung, Amy Cheung, Ping Keung Chan, Kwong Yuen Chiu

  1. Dr Yeung Sai Hung Trophy for Best Paper by Associate Member

Award Winner: Mr Thomas Tang

Tranexamic acid in primary total hip arthroplasty: a randomised controlled trial of intravenous versus combined intravenous and intra-articular administration

Ping Keung Chan, Thomas Chak Ming Tang, Wing Chiu Fung, Henry Fu, Amy Cheung, Vincent Wai Kwan Chan, Man Hong Cheung, Kwong Yuen Chiu


Group photo of the award winners and free paper presenters from the Division of Joint Replacement Surgery in the free paper session of the Adult Joint Reconstruction.

 


Dr Lewis PK Chan, the winner of the Dr David Fang Trophy

 


Dr Vincent Chan got the Trophy on behalf on Dr Brian Leung, the award winner of the Dr Vincent Chan Trophy.

 


Mr Thomas Tang, the award winner of the Dr Yeung Sai Hung Trophy.


Congratulations to the Division of Joint Replacement Surgery on winning the major awards at the 41st Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association (2021)

  1. AR Hodgson Award for Best Clinical Paper

Award Winner: Dr Amy Cheung

Metal-on-Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene in Total Hip Arthroplasty – a Winning Combination at 15-20 years of Follow-Up

Amy Cheung, Henry Fu, Ping Keung Chan, Vincent Wai Kwan Chan, Man Hong Cheung, Kwong Yuen Chiu

  1. Arthur Yau Award for Second Best Clinical Paper

Award Winner: Dr Lewis PK Chan

Alarming High Incidence of Hypovitaminosis D in Patients Undergoing Joint Replacement Surgery –Risk Factor Analysis in a Multivariable Logistic Regression Model

Ping Keung Chan, Wing Chiu Fung, Amy Cheung, Vincent Wai Kwan Chan, Henry Fu, Man Hong Cheung, Chun Hoi Yan, Kwong Yuen Chiu

  1. Orthopaedic Basic Science Award for Best Basic Science Paper presented by Local Orthopaedic Surgeon

Award Winner: Dr Vincent Chan

In Vitro Study on the Anti-Bacterial Effect of 100% Medical Grade Manuka Honey

Vincent Wai Kwan Chan, Derek Ling Lung Hung, Amy Cheung, Man Hong Cheung, Henry Fu, Ping Keung Chan, Kwong Yuen Chiu


Group photo of the senior orthopaedic surgeons, including Prof John Leong, Prof SP Chow and Prof Kenneth Cheung, with the award winners and the members of the Division of Joint Replacement Surgery.

 


Dr Amy Cheung, the award winner of the AR Hodgson Award

 


Dr Lewis Chan, the award winner of the Arthur Yau Award

 


Dr Vincent Chan, the award winner of the Orthopaedic Basic Science Award


Authors Prudence Cheung, Federico Canavese, Chris Chan, Janus Wong, Hideki Shigematsu, Keith Luk and Jason Cheung won the Best Poster Award at the 41st Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association titled: The novel Proximal Femur Maturity Index for patients with idiopathic scoliosis.
(Bolded names are Department members)


56th SRS Annual Meeting | Poster Award Winners

Our department member Wanis Nafo won the John H. Moe Best Basic Research Poster at 56th SRS Annual Meeting.

Click here to listen to his interview


Members were awarded for their research work at the 40th Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association (HKOA) meeting, November 2020.

List of prizes:
Cheung, Amy Yim Ling – Arthur Yau Award for Best Clinical Paper
Cheung, Prudence Wing Hang – Best Poster Award
Wong, Janus Siu Him – Best Paper Award for Trainee Member
Chen, Hongtai – Yeung Sai Hung Trophy for best paper by associate member
Cheung, Amy Yim Ling – David Fang Trophy for best paper by fellow member


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(Left) Dr. Janus Wong won the silver medal for the BORT award presented by the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine on December 6, 2019 for the study titled “Fracture healing is delayed in osteogenesis imperfecta patients with WNT1 mutations”.

(Right) Dr. Jason Cheung won the bronze medal for the BORF award presented by the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine on December 6, 2019 for the study titled “Curve progression in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis does not match skeletal growth” published in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.


Award winner Matthew Wong presenting his work on anterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Members (Dr. Jason Cheung, Dr. Kenny Kwan, Dr. Yat Wa Wong, Prof. Kenneth Cheung) were awarded Outstanding Paper Awards at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Scoliosis Society, 2-3 November 2018.


Members (Dr. Amy Cheung, Dr. Henry Fu, Dr. Thomas Leung) were awarded for their research work at the 38th Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association (HKOA) meeting, November 2018.

List of prizes:
Dr. Amy Cheung – AR Hodgson award
Dr. Henry Fu – Arthur Yau award
Dr. Thomas Leung – Best paper presented by a trainee


Members (Dr. Evelyn Kuong, Dr. Vincent Chan, Dr. Peter Yau) were awarded for their research work at the 36th Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association (HKOA) meeting, November 2016.

List of prizes:
Dr. Evelyn Kuong – AR Hodgson Best Paper Award
Dr. Vincent Chan – Best Trainee Paper Award and Dr. Vincent Chan Trophy for the best paper on adult joint reconstruction
Dr. Peter Yau – Best Sports Medicine Paper – Gold award


Dr. Vincent Chan - Best Original Research by Trainees (BORT) Bronze medal

Dr. Vincent Chan receiving the Best Original Research by Trainees (BORT) Bronze medal at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine 22nd Annual Fellowship Conferment Ceremony cum 2015 David Todd Oration, December 2015.


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Members (Lewis Chan, CH Yan, Chris Tang, Yan Chen, Charles Ng, Noah So) were awarded for their research work at the 35th Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association (HKOA) meeting, November 2015.

List of prizes:
Lewis Chan – Arthur Yau award for best clinical paper
CH Yan – Basic Science award
Chris Tang – Best paper for trainee
Yan Chen – Best paper for associate member
Charles Ng – David Fang Award for the best paper for fellow in AJR Chapter
Noah So – Vincent Chan Award for the best paper for trainee in AJR Chapter


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Members (Jason Cheung, Kenneth Cheung, Peter Chiu, Keith Luk, Dino Samartzis, Hideki Shigematsu) were honored for their research work at the 33rd Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association (HKOA) meeting, November 2013, receiving top prizes for their clinical and basic science work.


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Dr. Chun-Hoi Yan receiving the best paper award for his work in joint replacement surgery at the Chinese Orthopaedic Association (COA) annual meeting, November 2013, Beijing, China.


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Dr. Jason Cheung receiving the 2012 Prize for Best Original Research by Trainees (Gold Medal) by the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine for his comparative study addressing the biomechanics of the JuggerKnotTM soft anchor technique with other common mallet finger fracture fixation techniques.


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Dr. Dino Samartzis receiving the 2011 SICOT/SIROT Orthopaedic Award for Scientific Excellence in Prague, Czechoslovakia based on his longitudinal work of bone and soft tissue sarcomas in atomic-bomb survivors.


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Dr. Dino Samartzis as Research Officer for AOSpine East Asia presents Dr. Vivian Tam with the AOSpine East Asia Award for her work addressing the determination of the importance of the source of iPSCs for differentiation in the intervertebral disc niche. The award was presented at the Global Spine Congress in Barcelona, Spain, June 2011.


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Members (Kenneth Cheung, Jaro Karppinen, Keith Luk, Florence Mok, Dino Samartzis) were awarded the 2010 best clinical prize award by the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) in Auckland, New Zealand for their work on the prevalence, determinants, and association of Schmorl’s nodes of the lumbar spine with disc degeneration in Southern Chinese.