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Administrative support: Ms. Angel Kwong

Telephone (office): (852) 3505-2211

Dr. YAU Ho Chung

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

  • Clinical Associate Professor (honorary), Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

MBChB (CUHK), FRCPCH (UK), FHKCPaed, FHKAM (Paediatrics), DCH (Ireland, International, Hong Kong), Dip Med (CUHK), DPD (Cardiff), DFM (CUHK), MFM (Clin) (Monash), MEDM (CUHK)


Dr. Yau is an Associate Consultant at the Department of Paediatrics of Prince of Wales Hospital and an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of Paediatrics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). After graduating from CUHK, he received his general paediatric training at Prince of Wales Hospital, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. After obtaining the Fellowships of Hong Kong College of Paediatricians and Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Paediatrics), he specialized in paediatric endocrinology with further training in BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, and Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne. He achieved the Master of Science in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at CUHK. Currently he is the president of Hong Kong Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism and a board member of the Subspecialty Board in Paediatric Endocrinology under Hong Kong College of Paediatricians.

Dr. Yau has taken an active part in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of paediatric endocrinology, as well as public education of diabetes in children and young people. He is a part-time Clinical Lecturer of Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity and School of Pharmacy of CUHK. He is also a Medical Advisor of Youth Diabetes Action. He has actively involved in research projects in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes. He is one of the investigators of the Hong Kong Childhood Diabetes Registry.

Research Interests

  • Growth and Pubertal Disorders

  • Paediatric Diabetes

  • Paediatric Thyroid Disorders

  • Neonatal endocrinology including Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Differences in Sex Development and Congenital Hyperinsulinism

Non-CUHK honorary appointments

  • Medical Advisor, Youth Diabetes Action

Professional Service

  • President, Hong Kong Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism

  • Board Member, Subspecialty Board in Paediatric Endocrinology, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

  • Instructor, Simulation Training Centre (ChildSim), Enhancing Sedation Safety in Children having Diagnosis and Therapeutic Procedures

Academic Engagement in CUHK

  • Part-time Lecturer, Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity, CUHK

  • Part-time Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, CUHK

Selected Publications

  1. Joanna Yuet-ling Tung, Elaine Yin-wah Kwan, Betty Wai-man But, Wilfred Hing-sang Wong, Antony Chun-cheung Fu, Gloria Pang, Jennifer Wing-yan Tsang, Ho-chung Yau, Kiran Belaramani, Lap-ming Wong, Shirley Man-yee Wong, Priscilla Lo, Kwok-leung Ng, Wilson Kwan-yee Yeung, Kwong-tat Chan, Angela Mo-kit Chan, Sammy Wai-chun Wong, Ming-kut Tay, Jacky Chung, Ching-yin Lee, Yuen-yu Lam, Pik-to Cheung. Incidence and clinical characteristics of pediatric-onset type 2 diabetes in Hong Kong: The Hong Kong childhood diabetes registry 2008 to 2017. Pediatr Diabetes. 2021 May 12. doi: 10.1111/pedi.13231. Online ahead of print.

  2. Joanna Yuet‐ling Tung, Elaine Yin‐wah Kwan, Betty Wai‐man But, Wilfred Hing‐sang Wong, Antony Chun‐cheung Fu, Gloria Pang, Jennifer Wing‐yan Tsang, Ho‐chung Yau, Kiran Belaramani, Lap‐ming Wong, Shirley Man‐yee Wong, Priscilla Lo, Kwok‐leung Ng, Wilson Kwan‐yee Yeung, Kwong‐tat Chan, Angela Mo‐kit Chan, Sammy Wai‐chun Wong, Ming‐kut Tay, Jacky Chung, Ching‐yin Lee, Yuen‐yu Lam, Pik‐to Cheung. Increasing incidence of type 1 diabetes among Hong Kong children and adolescents: The Hong Kong Childhood Diabetes Registry 2008 to 2017. Pediatr Diabetes 2020;21(5):713-719.

  3. Wong YS, Tam YH, Pang KKY, Yau HC. Incidence and diagnoses of disorders of sex development in proximal hypospadias. J Pediatr Surg 2018;53(12):2498-2501.

  4. Guidance on the management of familial hypercholesterolaemia in Hong Kong: an expert panel consensus viewpoint. Tomlinson B, Chan JC, Chan WB, Chen WW, Chow FC, Li SK, Kong AP, Ma RC, Siu DC, Tan KC, Wong LK, Yeung VT, But BW, Cheung PT, Fu CC, Tung JY, Wong WC, Yau HC. Hong Kong Med J 2018;24(4):408-415.

  5. Wong FC, Au EY, Ip RW, Yau HC, Lit LC. False-positive TSH receptor antibody results in an infant with activating TSHR mutation. Endocr J 2018;65(7):793-794.

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