Institutional Affairs

Professor CHIU Wai Yan, Philip

Institutional Affairs - Assistant Dean

Professor, Division of Upper GI Surgery, Department of Surgery
Director, CUHK Jockey Club Minimally Invasive Surgical Skills Center
Director, Chow Yuk Ho Technology Center for Innovative Medicine

Institutional Affairs - Assistant Dean

Professor CHIU Wai Yan, Philip

Department of Surgery

Contact Information
Office : (852) 3505-2627
Email :

School / Department / Institute / Centre / Unit
Department of Surgery
Institute of Digestive Disease
CUHK Jockey Club Minimally Invasive Surgical Skills Center
Chow Yuk Ho Technology Center for Innovative Medicine

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Endoscopic Surgery

1994 Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (CUHK)
1998 Fellow of College of Surgeons of Hong Kong
2001 Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (General Surgery)
2001 Fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
2009 Doctor of Medicine (CUHK)

Research Interests
Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Upper GI Cancers
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection, Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy and Submucosal Endoscopic Tumour resection

Additional Information
Awards / Research Achievements / Services
State Scientific & Technological Progress Award, State Council of People’s Republic of China  (2007)
Research abstract awarded Best of Digestive Disease Week, United States (2011)
Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Award 2nd class award in Technological Advancement, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China (2012)
Champion of the World Cup of Endoscopy, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2012)
Outstanding contribution award, Chinese Society of Digestive Endoscopy (2015)
Global Chinese Outstanding Youth Award 2016
Emerging Leader, Asia Pacific Digestive Week 2016

Journal Editorship
Co-editor, Endoscopy
Subject Editor, Surgical Endoscopy
Selected Publications

  1. Takeshita N, Ho KY, Phee SJ, Chiu PW. Feasibility of performing esophageal endoscopic submucosal dissection using master and slave transluminal endoscopic robot. Endoscopy 2017; Feb; 49(S01):E27-28.
  2. *Chiu PW, Joeng HK, Choi CL, Tsoi KK, Kwong KH, Lam SH, Sung JJ. High dose omeprazole infusion compared with scheduled second look endoscopy for prevention of peptic ulcer rebleeding: a randomized controlled trial. Endoscopy. 2016 Aug;48(8):717-22.
  3. *Chiu PW, Chan FK, Lau JY. Endoscopic Suturing for Ulcer Exclusion in Patients With Massively Bleeding Large Gastric Ulcer. Gastroenterology. 2015 Jul;149(1):29-30.
  4. *Chiu PW. Novel endoscopic therapeutics for early gastric cancer. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014  Jan; 12(1):120-5
  5. *Chiu PW, Wu JC, Teoh AY, Chan Y, Wong SK, Liu SY, Yung MY, Lam CC, Sung JJ, Chan FK, Lau JY, Ng EK. Per oral endoscopic myotomy for treatment of achalasia: from bench to bedside. Gastrointest Endosc. 2013 Jan;77(1):29-38.
  6. Phee SJ, Reddy N, Chiu PW, Rebala P, Rao GV, Wang Z, Sun Z, Wong JY, Ho KY. Robot-assisted endoscopic submucosal dissection is effective in treating patients with early-stage gastric neoplasia. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Oct 10(10):1117-21.
  7. *Chiu PW, Teoh AY, To KF, Wong SK, Liu SY, Lam CC, Yung MY, Chan FK, Lau JY, Ng EK. Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) compared with gastrectomy for treatment of early gastric neoplasia: a retrospective cohort study. Surgical Endoscopy 2012; Dec 26(12):3584-91.
  8. *Chiu PW, Ng EK, Cheung FK, Chan FK, Leung WK, Wu JC, Wong VW, Yung MY, Tsoi K, Lau JY, Sung JJ, Chung SS. Predicting mortality in patients with bleeding peptic ulcers after therapeutic endoscopy. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2009 Mar;7(3):311-6.
  9. *Chiu PW, Chan KF, Lee YT, Sung JJ, Lau JY, Ng EK. Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for treatment of early neoplasia of the foregut using combination of knives. Surgical Endoscopy 2008; 22(3):777-783.
  10. The effect of scheduled second endoscopy on peptic ulcer rebleeding–a randomized controlled trial. PWY Chiu, CYW Lam, SW Lee, et al. Gut 2003;10:1403-1407.
*as the corresponding author
Associate Faculty Member, Biomedical Engineering, Director of Master of Science in Perioperative Care of Minimal Access Surgery