Robin Chen

Brief Biography
After obtaining his medical degree from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 2002, and completing paediatric fellowship in 2009, he then received paediatric cardiology training at the Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Grantham Hospital and later at Queen Mary Hospital. He subsequently obtained a Master degree in Medical Science in paediatric cardiology from HKU with results published in refereed journals. He has undergone further training in interventional cardiology at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK in 2016. During his time in UK, he had also participated in several research projects including the multi-centre ductal stent study. Dr Chen has been serving as consultant at Department of Paediatric Cardiology since 2017 and is currently consultant of Cardiology Centre and Co-director of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) centre of the Hong Kong Children’s Hospital. His area of interest includes interventional cardiology in paediatric and adult congenital heart diseases, 3D printing in congenital heart diseases and extracorporeal life support (ECLS) for paediatric patients. In recent years, he is also engaged in developing hybrid interventions, diagnostic and intervention program for lymphatic flow disorder and has been leading a clinical trial of self-expandable transcutaneous pulmonary valve replacement.