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​Prof. Chi-tim HUNG 熊志添教授

Prof. Chi-tim HUNG, JP


MBBS, Dip Pain Management (HKCA), MSc (Health & Hospital Mgt)(Birm), FANZCA, FHKCA, FRACMA, FHKCCM, FHKAM (Anaesthesiology),

FHKAM (Community Medicine), ACHS Surveyor

Professor of Practice in Health Services Management

Recent Funded Research Projects 

  • Programme Director, MSc in Health Services Management


Dr Hung pursued the career of an anaesthesiologist after internship. During the latter part of his anaesthesiologist career, he promoted the development of pain medicine in Hong Kong and set up a Pain Medicine training program under the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists during his presidency.​

In 2005, after practising anaesthesia and pain management for more than two decades, Dr. Hung took up administrative medicine as his second career. From 2005 to 2013, he was Hospital Chief Executive of Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Cluster Chief Executive of the Kowloon Central Cluster, Hospital Authority. From 2014 until his retirement from Hospital Authority in late 2016, he was Hospital Chief Executive, Prince of Wales Hospital and Cluster Chief Executive, New Territories East Cluster.

He has wide academic interests, especially on quality and safety promotion, operational management, organizational culture and simulation. He is also interested in education and training of doctors, and was the Vice-President (Education & Examinations) of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine from December 2004 to December 2011. Since February 2019 he is currently the Chairman of Council, Macao Academy of Medicine. He was awarded the Honorary Fellowship of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in December 2012; and Honorary Fellowship of Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists in November 2015.

Research Interests

  • Organization culture

  • Operation management

  • Health care policy

Recent Funded Research Projects 

  • To identify asymptomatic carriers through longitudinal follow-up of close contacts of known COVID-19 patients and healthcare workers taking care of these patients.

  • How high is the risk of environmental contamination and airborne infection of the SARS-CoV-2 virus?

Selected Publications


  1. Lau JYC, Hung CT, Lee SS. A review of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) programmes by delivery models in the Asia-Pacific through the healthcare accessibility framework. J Int AIDS Soc 2020;23:e25531. doi: 10.1002/jia2.25531.

  2. Lai CKC, Wong, SYN, Lee SSY, Siu HK, Chiu, CY, Tsang DNC, Ip MPY, Hung CT. A hospital-wide screening program to control vancomycin-resistant Enterococci outbreak in a large tertiary hospital in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Med J 2017;23:140-9.

  3. Hung CT. Reflections on the Accelerated Pathway: Hong Kong Perspective. The Quarterly - February 2013, p588-9, RACMA.

  4. Lee YYS, Wong SM; Hung CT. Dexmedetomidine infusion as a supplement to isoflurane anaesthesia for vitreoretinal surgery. Br J Anaesth 2007; 98:477-83.

  5. Chong DY, Greenland KB, Tan ST, Irwin MG, Hung CT. The clinical implication of the vocal cords-carina distance in anaesthetized Chinese adults during orotracheal intubation. Br J Anaesth. 2006;97:489-95.

  6. Fang, M; Lau, APS; Chan, CK; Hung, CT; Lee, TW. Aerodynamic properties of biohazardous aerosols in hospitals. Hong Kong Med J 2008;14(Suppl 1):S26-8

Book Chapters

  1. 熊志添,馮康,楊永强。醫療體系。In 張妙清,趙永佳:香港特區二十年。香港中文大學香港亞太研究所,2017年

  2. Hung CT, Wong SHS. Chap 10: Headache., in “Pain Medicine: A Multidisciplinary Approach”. Editors: Tsui SL, Chen PP, Ng JKF. Hong Kong University Press 2010, Hong Kong.

  3. Hung CT, Li TTL. Chap 11: Orofacial Pain., in “Pain Medicine: A Multidisciplinary Approach”. Editors: Tsui SL, Chen PP, Ng JKF. Hong Kong University Press 2010, Hong Kong.

  4. Hung CT, Ho PL. High Risk Procedures: How to play safe., in “SARS”. Editors: Hospital Authority. Elsevier Science 2006.

Last Updated: 22 July 2020

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