Biography of Dr Chu Wing Hong, Ringo
Specialist in Urology
Dr. Chu Wing Hong, Ringo started his career at the time of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) epidemic in 2003 and has worked in multiple urology centers in Hong Kong, including Queen Mary Hospital, Prince of Wales Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Tuen Mun Hospital. In 2010, he was elected as Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and was promoted to Associate Consultant in Kwong Wah Hospital. Since then, he was appointed as honorary clinical assistant professor of both the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
In 2012, Dr. Ringo Chu was awarded the Tung Wah Training Fund for overseas attachment at two world renowned minimal access surgery centers, the University of California Irvine and University of Southern California, subspecialty in minimal invasive surgery (MIS) for kidney and uro-oncology. That was a comprehensive program including endoscopic treatment of kidney stones, thermal ablation of kidney tumour, laparoscopic and robotic surgery for tumours in kidney, adrenal, ureter, urinary bladder and prostate. After returning to Hong Kong, he provided regular laparoscopic surgery training to urology trainees in various major urological surgeries, such as laparoscopic excision of kidney tumour with maximal renal function preservation and laparoscopic excision of urinary bladder. In addition, he received MIS training in Denmark and extended his laparoscopic skills to paediatric urology problems e.g. undescended testis and hydrocele. Dr. Ringo Chu is also one of the first batch of accredited robotic surgeons in the local public healthcare system.
Dr. Ringo Chu presented his work in many international scientific congresses in the UK, US and mainland China. In 2017, he won the best video award in the 15th Urological Association of Asia (UAA) Congress. He was a former council member of the Hong Kong Urological Association. Currently he is the council member of Hong Kong Society of Endourology and has been invited as a reviewer for several local and international scientific journals. Dr. Chu Wing Hong, Ringo is also actively involved in several governing boards of social services in order to further contribute to society, especially for those who are in need.