Alan D. L. Sihoe, MBBChir, MA(Cantab), FRCSEd(CTh), FCSHK, FHKAM, FCCP, FACS

Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery – University of Cambridge (UK)
Bachelor of Arts with Honours – University of Cambridge (UK)
Master of Arts – University of Cambridge (UK)
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Fellow, College of Surgeons of Hong Kong
Fellow, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Chief of Thoracic Surgery, International Medical Center, Hong Kong
Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Alliance Medical Group, Hong Kong
Honorary Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
Guest Professor, Tongji University Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital

Associate Editor, European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Past Associate Editor, Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
International Director & Board Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
Thoracic Domain Board Member, European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)
Board Member, Asia Thoracoscopic Surgery Education Program (ATEP)
Board Member, Hong Kong Society of Minimal Access Surgery
Board Member, World Association of Chinese Thoracic Oncologists
Teaching Faculty & Past Annual Meeting Committee Member, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)
Committee Member, Chinese Medical Doctors Association - Thoracic Surgery Division (Shenzhen)
Examiner, College of Surgeons of Hong Kong

Dr. Sihoe received his medical training at the University of Cambridge, where he was awarded multiple prizes as a student. After working in Scotland and England, he returned to practice Cardiothoracic Surgery in Hong Kong and China, specializing in minimally invasive Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS). He was Clinical Associate Professor of the Department of Surgery at the University of Hong Kong and Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital before recently moving to private practice in Hong Kong.

Dr. Sihoe is now an internationally recognized advocate of ‘next generation’ VATS techniques – especially uniportal and needlescopic chest surgery. He has authored or co-authored published over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles, conference abstracts and book chapters in the international literature. He is an avid medical educator, and has been invited to perform surgery and present hundreds of lectures at surgical conferences and educational events on every continent in the world. His work in thoracic surgery and clinical research has won multiple awards – including from the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS) and the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS). In 2018, Dr. Sihoe was the recipient of the prestigious Medical Sciences Technical Award (2nd Class) from the Chinese Medical Association. Dr. Sihoe actively engages in the advancement of thoracic surgery practices for peers and patients through leadership roles in the major professional organizations of this specialty in Asia, Europe and North America.