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Professor YUNG Shu Hang, Patrick, MH, JP

Professor YUNG Shu Hang, Patrick, MH, JP

Assistant Dean (Alumni Affairs)

Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

CUHK Employment
  • Assistant Dean (Alumni Affairs), Faculty of Medicine
  • Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • Division Head of Postgraduate Studies, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • Director, Hong Kong Centre of Sports Medicine and Sports Science
  • Director, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Sports Medicine and Health Sciences Centre
  • Clinical Director, Institute for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (iTERM)
  • Convenor & Member of the SMART theme, Lui Che Woo Institute of Innovative Medicine (LCWIIM)


  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopic 
  • Community Sports Health


Education & Qualifications

MBChB (CUHK), FRCS(Edin), FRCS (Edin Ortho Surg), FCSHK, FHKAM (Ortho Surg), FHKCOS


Research Interests
  • Knee, Shoulder, Ankle & Hip Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine


Additional information


Award & Honour

  • Honorary Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Honorary Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Malaysia
  • Hong Kong Health Award, 2018
  • Golden Cradle Award, Hong Kong Elite Athletes Association, 2018
  • Takagi & Watanabe Award, Asia Pacific Knee Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Society, 2018
  • Chinese Sports Medicine Magnolia Award, 2017
  • Award of Secretary for Home Affairs’ Commendation Scheme, The Government of HKSAR, 2015
  • FIMS Fellowship, 2011
  • Ten Outstanding Young Persons of Hong Kong, 2009


Professional Service

  • President, Hong Kong Association of Sports Medicine and Sports Science (HKASMSS)
  • President, Asian Federation of Sports Medicine (AFSM)
  • Chief Editor, Asia-Pacific Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation and Technology (AP-SMART)
  • Elite Anti-Doping & Medical Panel, Asian Football Federation
  • Member, Supplementary Medical Professional Council, The Government of HKSAR
  • Member, Examination Sub-Committee, Licentiate Committee of the Medical Council of Hong Kong
  • Chairman, Medical Committee, Hong Kong Football Association
  • Chairman, Quality Assurance Committee, Racing Development Board, Hong Kong Jockey Club Apprentice Jockeys’ School
  • Board Member, International Federation of Sports Medicine
  • Secretary General, Asia Pacific Knee Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine Society (APKASS)


Academic Engagement in CUHK

  • Chairman, Teaching Committee, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) Programme
  • Programme Director, MSc in Sports Medicine and Health Sciences (MSc SMHS)
  • Member, Biomedical Engineering Programme Advisory Committee


Brief CV



Selected Publications
  1. Chin EC, Yu AP, Lai CW, Fong DY, Chan DK, Wong SH, Sun F, Ngai HH, Yung PSH*, Siu PM (2019) Low-Frequency HIIT Improves Body Composition and Aerobic Capacity in Overweight Men. Med Sci Sports Exerc. [Epub]
  2. Rolf CG, Fu SC, Hopkins C, Luan J, Ip M, Yung PSH*, Friman G, Qin L, Chan KM (2017). Presence of bacteria in spontaneous Achilles tendon rupture. Am J Sports Med. 45(9):2061-2067.
  3. Xu H, Zhang C, Zhang Q, Du T, Ding M, Wang Y, Fu SC, Hopkins C, Yung SH*. (2016). A Systematic Review of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Femoral Footprint Location Evaluated by Quadrant Method for Single-Bundle and Double-Bundle Anatomic Reconstruction.Arthroscopy : The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery. 32(8):1724-34.
  4. Fu SC, Cheuk YC, Chiu WYV, Yung SH*, Rolf CG, Chan KM. (2015) Tripeptide-copper complex GHK-Cu (II) transiently improved healing outcome in a rat model of ACL reconstruction. J Orthopaed Res. 33(7):1024-33.
  5. Fu SC, Cheng WH, Cheuk YC, Mok TY, Rolf C, Yung SH*, Chan KM. (2013) Development of vitamin C irrigation saline to promote graft healing in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Journal of Orthopaedic Translation. 1:21-24.
  6. Fu CL, Yung SH*, Law KY, Leung KH, Lui PY, Siu HK, Chan KM (2013). The Effect of Early Whole-Body Vibration Therapy on Neuromuscular Control after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Sports Med.2013 Apr;41(4):804-14.
  7. Lui PP, Cheng YY, Yung SH*, Hung AS, Chan KM. (2012) A randomized controlled trial comparing bone mineral density changes of three different ACL reconstruction techniques. Knee. 19(6):779-85.
  8. Fu SC, Cheng WH, Cheuk YC, Mok TY, Rolf CG, Yung SH*, Chan KM. (2012) Effect of graft tensioning on mechanical restoration in a rat model of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using free tendon graft.KSSTA21(5):1226-33.
  9. Lam MH, Fong DTP, Yung PSH*, Ho EPY, Fung KY, Chan KM. (2011) Knee Rotational Stability During Pivoting Movement Is Restored After Anatomic Double-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sport Med.39(5):1032-8.
  10. Yung PSH*, Chan RH, Wong FC, Cheuk PW, Fong DT. (2007) Epidemiology of injuries in Hong Kong elite badminton athletes. Res Sports Med.;15(2):133-46.