Alvin L. Young

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Dr. Alvin Young is the Chief of Service, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Prince of Wales and Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospitals and Cluster Coordinator (Ophthalmology), New Territories East Cluster. In terms of subspecialty interest, he is the Coordinator of Corneal & External Eye Disease Service for NTEC. He is the Chairman of the Hospital Authority Co-ordinating Committee in Ophthalmology, and serves as Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of DOVS at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Honorary Visiting Professor of STU-CUHK Joint Shantou International Eye Centre. Dr. Young has over 70 peer reviewed publications & has delivered over 200 courses, lectures and presentations at major international ophthalmic scientific meetings. Dr. Young has been serving as a reviewer for more than 15 peer reviewed journals & as editorial board member of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology. He serves as a Council member of the Asia Cornea Society, The Hong Kong Society of Transplantation & The College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong. He was the recipient of the APAO Distinguished Service Award in 2009 & AFV Outstanding Researcher of the Year in Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences (1st runner up) in 2003. He has been serving as a scientific coordinator for the World Ophthalmology Congress 2008 and APAO Congresses (2009 to 2013) Corneal Programs.

Biography Updated on 28 May 2013

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