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Dr. FUNG Po Gee, Genevieve

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics

MBBChir, MSc Epidemiology & Biostatistics (CUHK), MRCPCH (UK), FHKCPaed, FHKAM(Paed)

Clinical Team: Neonatology

Research Team: Neonatology


Dr. Genevieve Fung graduated from the University of Cambridge, and came back to work in Hong Kong after completing her internship in U.K.  She received her basic and higher Paediatrics training in Hong Kong with special interest in Neonatology.  Dr. Fung obtained Paediatric Specialist qualification in 2004 and is an American Academy of Pediatrics certified Neonatal Resuscitation Program Regional Trainer.  She received overseas training in Neonatology at the Monash Medical Centre, Australia and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, USA.  Dr. Fung has experience working in various HA hospitals, and she was Associate Consultant in Paediatrics at United Christian Hospital before joining the Chinese University of Hong Kong as Assistant Professor in Paediatrics in 2021.  In addition to hospital Paediatrics, Dr. Fung is also involved in Child Health promotion and education with the Hong Kong Paediatrics Society, as well as voluntary Neonatal teaching in Yunnan, China.  Her main research areas are late preterm infants, neonatal infections, and biomarkers in necrotizing enterocolitis.

Research Interests

  • Neonatology
    -  Late preterm infants
    -  Biomarkers in Necrotizing Enterocolitis
    -  Respiratory virus infections in neonates
    -  Neonatal infections and chorioamnionitis
    -  Effects of maternal substance abuse on neonates

  • Management and outcome of infants with cleft lip and palate

Honorary Appointments

  • Honorary Associate Consultant, Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital

  • Honorary Associate Consultant, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, United Christian Hospital

Professional Service

  • Vice President, Hong Kong Paediatric Society (2020 - present)

Selected Publications

  1. Fung GPG, Lao TTH.  Impact of Maternal Gestational Diabetes on Neonatal Outcome of Late Preterm Infants.  Clinics in Pediatrics 2020; Volume 3 Article 1023

  2. Yu KPT, Luk HM, Gordon CT, Fung GPG, Oufadem M, Garcia-Barcelo MM, Amiel J, Chung BHY, Lo FMI, Tan TY. “Mandibulofacial dysostosis Guion-Almeida type caused by novel EFTUD2 splice site variants in two Asian children” Clinical Dysmorphology, 2018, v. 27, p. 31-35

  3. Lo WC, Fung GPG, Cheung CH. “Factors associated with multi-disciplinary case conference outcomes in children admitted to a regional hospital in Hong Kong with suspected child abuse: a retrospective case series with internal comparison” Hong Kong Med J 2017 Oct;23(5): 454-461

  4. Lok K, Chau PH, Fan HSL, Chan KM, Chan BH, Fung GPG, Tarrant M. “Increase in Weight in Low Birth Weight and Very Low Birth Weight Infants Fed Fortified Breast Milk versus Formula Milk: A Retrospective Cohort Study” Nutrients 2017 May 20;9(5) E520

  5. Tang MY, Chao SY, Leung WY, Liu KW, Fung GPG, Chan HB. “Routine Screening Ultrasound in children with cleft palate and /or lip: A single center experience” J Craniofac Surg 2016 Jan; 27(1)29-31

  6. Yeung KHT, Tate JE, Chan CC, Chan MCW, Chan KS, Poon KH, Siu SLY, Fung GPG et al: Rotavirus vaccine effectiveness in Hong Kong children. Vaccine 2016; 34: 4935-4942

  7. Fung GPG, Chan LM, Ho YC, To WK, Chan HB, Lao TT. “Does gestational diabetes mellitus affect respiratory outcome in late-preterm infants?” Early Hum Dev 2014; 90(9): 527-530

  8. Fung GPG, Leung WCW, Chan MLM et al: “A rare case of severe cytomegalovirus enteritis transmitted through breast milk in an immunocompetent term infant after gastrointestinal surgery” HK J Paediatr (new series) 2009; 14: 205-208

  9. Lee SYR, Ng DK, Fung GPG: “Chorioamnionitis with or without funisitis increases the risk of hypotension in very low birth weight infants on the first postnatal day but not later”. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2006; 91:F346-F348

  10. Shek CC, Ng PC, Fung GPG et al. “Infants born to mothers with severe acute respiratory syndrome”. Pediatrics 2003 Oct; 112(4):e254

  11. Fung GPG, Bawden K, Chow P, Yu V. “Chorioamnionitis and outcome in extremely preterm infants”. Ann Acad Med Singapore 2003; 32: 305-10

  12. Fung GPG, Bawden K, Chow P, Yu V. “Longterm outcome in extremely preterm infants following chorioamnionitis” Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics 2003; 8: 87-92

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