Gastroenterology & Hepatology

The Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit at the Prince of Wales Hospital is the only tertiary unit serving the New Territories East Region with a population of > 1 million. We work closely with the paediatric surgeons in order to provide a comprehensive service to our patients.

The Team

Clinical Services

  • Endoscopy services – OGD, colonoscopy and percutaneous endosocpy gastrostomy

  • 24 hour lower esophageal pH study

  • Nutritional care of the intestinal failure patients

  • Long term care together with the paediatric surgeons for those complex gastroenterological and hepatological patients



Hepatitis B Picker eater


Selected Publications

Chow CM, Choi K, Nelson EA, Chan PK, Mast TC, DiStefano D, Tam JS, Bresee JS 2009 Use of intravenous fluids in Hong Kong children hospitalised for diarrhoea and relationship to severity and aetiology. Vaccine 27 Suppl 5:F55-F60 Lam HS, Chow CM, Poon WT, Lai CK, Chan KC, Yeung WL, Hui J, Chan AY, Ng PC 2006 Risk of vitamin A toxicity from candy-like chewable vitamin supplements for children. Pediatrics 118:820-824


Educational activities

Collaborate with Institute of Digestive Disease (CUHK) for providing endoscopy training to paediatricians


Faculty of Medicine

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

6/F Lui Che Woo Clinical Sciences Building

Prince of Wales Hospital



Office Hours:

08:45 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:30 (Mon - Thur)

08:45 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:45 (Fri)


Tel:       (852) 3505-2851

Fax:      (852) 2636-0020

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