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Chung Ngai Tang

Chung Ngai Tang

Dr CN Tang graduated from medical school of the University of Hong Kong in 1989 and received both basic and advanced surgical training in Hong Kong. He had his overseas attachment to the Ninewells Hospital and the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh for the training of Laparoscopic & Hepatobiliary Surgery in 1997. Later in the same year, he was admitted as a fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. Professional Excellence Since his appointment as Consultant Surgeon and Chief of Hepatobiliary Surgery in 2006, he has endeavored to attain maximum levels of professional excellence in patient care. As a senior member of the department, he has been proactive and positive in facilitating changes of the department to align with objectives of hospital and cluster. Dr CN Tang is the first qualified Robotic General Surgeon in Hong Kong and he has performed more than 150 cases of Robotic HPB surgery since 2009 and many of them are the first in Hong Kong. Through his active participation in various clinical projects over the years, he has delivered more than 40 invited lectures and published more than 80 papers in peer-reviewed journals and also contributed to book chapter, mainly on laparoscopic and endoscopic approach in the management of hepatobiliary diseases. He serves as Editorial Board of World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Chinese Journal of Current Clinical Medicine, and also expert reviewer in more than 15 international journals since 2005. As the Co-director of Minimal Access Surgery Training Centre (MASTC), he is committed to deliver a high standard of Minimal Access Surgery training and has accumulated lots of experience in medical administration through the organization of various training workshops for doctors and nurses. Currently he is one of the team leaders in driving corporate initiatives of Crew Resources Management and Credentialing Project to safeguard clinical competence of the healthcare professional. The wide exposures towards professional service development and surgical training have adequately equipped him to take up the challenging position of Chief of Service (Surgery) since January 2012. Quality & Safety Management / Hospital Administration With his commitment and passion of upholding quality of hospital service, he was appointed as the Cluster Service Director (Quality & Risk Management) in September 2006. Under his leadership, the Cluster Quality & Risk Management (CQ&RM) Office was set up with support from nursing and administration. There have been a major restructuring of the CQ&RM in Hong Kong East Cluster with enhanced clinical engagement. Apart from formulating strategies on various quality initiatives, the Office also focus on developing clinical leadership and fostering a learning culture to quality improvement at all levels. The exemplary achievements of CQ&RM Office were recognized and being awarded the Hospital Authority Outstanding Team in 2009. His contribution to the development of quality and risk management for the hospital and the cluster is well recognized He firmly believes Accreditation & Standards Program is critical as education process in sustaining quality and safety movement in health service. In September 2008, He was appointed as Clinical Service Director (Accreditation & Standard) and one of the assignments was to steer the project of Pilot Hospital Accreditation in PYNEH. The focus was to build an infrastructure to enhance effective communication, staff engagement and to foster an improving culture through self-assessment and review against international standards on enhancing organizational performance. With his passion towards the sustainability of quality and safety improvement in health care and his strong capabilities in clinical management, he was appointed as Deputy Hospital Chief Executive since July 2011.


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