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Professor CHIU Wai Yan, Philip

Professor CHIU Wai Yan, Philip

Associate Dean (External Affairs)

Professor, Department of Surgery

CUHK Employment
  • Associate Dean (External Affairs), Faculty of Medicine
  • Director, Office of Global Engagement, Faculty of Medicine
  • Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Director, CUHK Jockey Club Minimally Invasive Surgical Skills Centre
  • Director, Chow Yuk Ho Technology Centre for Innovative Medicine


  • Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
  • Endoscopic Surgery






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


Award & Honour

  • Gold Medal with Congratulations of the Jury, 47th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, 2019
  • JGH Emerging Leader Lectureship Award, Asia Pacific Digestive Week, 2016
  • Global Chinese Outstanding Youth Award, 2016
  • Outstanding contribution award, Chinese Society of Digestive Endoscopy, 2015
  • Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Award (Science and Technology) - Second-class Award in Technological Advancement, Ministry of Education of PRC, 2012
  • Champion of the World Cup of Endoscopy, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2012
  • Research abstract awarded Best of Digestive Disease Week, United States, 2011
  • State Scientific & Technological Progress Award, State Council of PRC, 2007


Professional Service

  • Director of Endoscopy, Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Chairman of Surgical Endoscopy, World Endoscopy Organization
  • Co-editor, Endoscopy
  • Subject Editor, Surgical Endoscopy


Academic Engagement in CUHK

  • Associate Faculty Member, Biomedical Engineering
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