Assoc. Prof. Dr. Josephine

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ASSOC. PROF. DR. JOSEPHINE IP, IP WING YUK, MBBS, FRACS, FRCS, FHKAM Associate Professor and Chief Department of Orthopaedic & Traumatology University of Hong Kong China

Dr. Josephine Ip is the Chief of Division of Hand & Foot Surgery in Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology in the University of Hong Kong.

She was the past President of Hong Kong Society for Surgery of the Hand, past Secretary of the Asian Pacific Federation for Surgery of the Hand and the past Congress President of the 7th Congress of APFSSH in 2008. She is the founder of the Hong Kong Society for Diabetic Limb Care. She is currently the President-Elect of Hong Kong Society for Surgery of the Hand.

She is actively involved in clinical work in Hand Surgery, Microvascular reconstructive surgery and Diabetic hand & foot management. She is actively involved in basic research and applied research. She has over 100 publications including book chapters, peer reviewed journals and patents. Her research interest is in Biomaterials and their application in clinical problems including nerve conduit, bone regeneration and hand joint prosthesis. She is the advisor of the Southern China Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and she is a reviewer of various journals.

She also has great contribution in the sports of Weightlifting & Powerlifting and she is the Chairperson of the Hong Kong Weightlifting & Powerlifting Association. She is an enthusiastic athlete, a coach, an international referee and the medical committee member of International Powerlifting & Weightlifting Federations. Currently she is the Sports Captain of Hong Kong Medical Association.