Ava Kwong, MBBS, BSc(St Andrews), PhD, FRCS (Edin), FRCS,FHKAM (Surgery), FCSHK

The University of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong-Shen Zhen Hospital, China; Department & Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong; Chairman,The Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry; Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, China

Dr. Ava Kwong is the Chief of Breast Surgery Division, Clinical Associate Professor and Assistant Dean at the University of Hong Kong, and University of Hong Kong - Shenzhen Hospital. In 2007, she founded Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry, where she serves as the Chairman. In 2012 she is appointed to be the co-leader of Cancer Work Group in the development of Cancer Services planning of Hong Kong West Cluster, Hong Kong and in 2013 she was elected to be the Deputy Chief and Committee Member of the Shenzhen Breast and Endocrine Cancer Society, China. She has also been appointed to be a member of the Cancer Coordinating Committee of the Food and Health Bureau, Government of the Hong Kong in 2014. During her surgical career, she has gained multiple awards and her studies on different aspects of Breast cancer in Chinese women have gained over 100 publications in reputable international journals. She authored chapters in "ABC of Breast Disease” published by British Medical Journal, Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice: Breast Surgery Volume: 5th Edition, “Up to Date” on-line medical website based in United States. She is the first women elected on the the council of College of Surgeons in Hong Kong. She has received various grants including Hong Kong RGC, ITF grants and NIH grant in USA.

Terms of Appointment: May 2013 - December 2018; January 2019 - December 2020