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Talem Medical is the extension of the group focused on facilitation of premium healthcare delivery as part of our goal to provide seamless integration from clinical research to bedside practice.

Leveraging on our vast network of the region’s most renowned medical practitioners and scientists, Talem Medical provides a comprehensive cross-functional platform for healthcare professionals to practice evidence-based medicine and offer the highest quality of medical services to our patients.

The flagship Central clinic will be a multi-specialty medical centre supported by our group of resident specialists and state-of-the-art facilities to ensure a comprehensive healthcare approach to our patients.

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Dr. Cheong, Edmund
LMCHK, MD (WASH. U., USA)

Medical Director – Talem Medical
General Practitioner

Dr Edmund Cheong was trained as an Internal Medicine Specialist in the United States and has been in practice for over 30 years, first in the U.S. and then in Hong Kong.

In addition to diagnosing and treating diseases, Dr Cheong’s main interest is in the prevention of diseases and the promotion of wellness that encompasses the body, mind and spirit. Each individual patient is valued as a person and treated with the greatest respect and compassion.

In order to keep up to date with the latest medical development, Dr Cheong uses professional internet web sites to get daily updates on the latest research results and expert recommendations on important clinical topics. He also uses those resources to review the latest information on clinical issues in order to provide the most up-to-date evidence based and cost-effective recommendations and treatments to patients.

Dr Cheong prefers to play the role of a health partner whose responsibility is to provide appropriate and adequate information to patients and to empower them to participate in making informed decisions about their own health care.

Dr. Siu-Kwan NG
MBChB, FRCS.Ed, FCSHK, FHKCORL, FRCS.Ed (ORL), FHKAM (ORL)

Specialist in
Otorhinolaryngology
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Otorhinolaryngology,
Head and Neck Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr Siu-Kwan NG received his basic medical training in The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He pursued his specialist training in CUHK-affiliated hospitals.

Before he moved to private practice, he was a consultant surgeon of the Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery in Prince of Wales Hospital and honorary consultant of Department of Health of the Hong Kong SAR.

Apart from general Ear, Nose and Throat practice, his special clinical interests include thyroid, salivary gland surgery, and also transoral laser surgery for pharyngeal/ laryngeal diseases. He is active in thyroid surgery and serves as an executive committee member of the Asia-Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery. He is one of the organisers and faculties in the annual CUHK Head and Neck Dissection and Reconstruction Hands-on courses since 2013.

He is also active in the field of sialendoscopy, a minimally invasive technique for obstructive salivary gland diseases. He has been a regular invited faculty in the training courses organised by the European Sialendoscopy Training Center in Geneva since 2013. In 2015 and 2016, he conducted surgical demonstration of sialendoscopic surgery in Hong Kong with live transmission to Geneva, Switzerland during the 25th and 26th International Sialendoscopy Courses. In 2016, he was also the chairman of

The Hong Kong International Sialendoscopy and Salivary Gland Conference.

Professional Qualifications

1994 Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)

1998 Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS.Ed)

1999 Fellowship of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong (FCSHK)

1999 Fellowship of The Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists (FHKCORL)

2001 Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Otorhinolaryngology) FRCS.Ed (ORL)

2001 Fellowship of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Otorhinolaryngology) (FHKAM)

 

Current Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary), Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Honorary Treasurer, The Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists

Council member, Hong Kong Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

Executive Committee member, Asia-Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery

Past Appointments

Consultant, Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, Prince of Wales Hospital

Deputy Chief-of-Service Department of Ear Nose and Throat, New Territories East Cluster

Honorary Consultant, Department of Health, Hong Kong SAR

Chief, Division of Head & Neck Surgery, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, CUHK

Member of the Education Committee, Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists

Head & Neck Surgery Board member, Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists

Reviewer for an international peer-reviewed journal- The Laryngoscope (2004-2013)

Publications

Dr Ng has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

Presentations

Over 70 oral presentations in local or international academic meetings.

Dr. Pang Hing Yan, Sandy
MBBS(Syd), FRACP, FHKCP, FHKAM(Medicine)

Specialist in
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
Union Hospital, Shatin
Honorary Assistant Professor,
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics,
Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr Sandy Pang was born in Hong Kong, although has lived in the UK and Australia since she was 13. She graduated with a medical degree from the University of Sydney, Australia in 2000 and completed her post graduate training in various rural, secondary and tertiary hospitals in New South Wales, Australia.

Dr Pang later completed her specialist training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney in 2006. After obtaining her Fellowship she returned to Hong Kong, where she spent 3 years working with the internationally renowned Gastroenterology team at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin. During her years of training, she developed a special interest in gastrointestinal bleeding and published several papers and a book chapter on the subject.

Dr. Pang is currently also a Consultant in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Union Hospital, Shatin, where she has worked for the last 9 years.


Outside of work, Dr Pang is an avid hiker and enjoys exploring the countryside of HK. She loves yoga and cooking, and spending time with her two young children.

Dr. Yeung Yat Bong, Eric
MBChB(CUHK) MRCSEd FHKCORL
FRCSEd (ORL) FHKAM (Otorhinolaryngology)

Specialist in
Otorhinolaryngology

Dr. Eric Yeung has obtained his medical degree in the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2006, and acquired his fellowship in the specialty of Otorhinolaryngology by 2014. He is well known for his surgical skill, knowledge as well as holistic care for patients.

Dr. Yeung has a special interest and subspecialised in Rhinology and Sleep Apnea surgery. He had attended various large international courses on Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Sleep Apnea Surgery throughout the years. In Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Dr. Yeung had his pre-fellowship training in University of Ghent, Belgium and post-fellowship training in University of Adelaide, Australia. Dr. Yeung also finished his post-fellowship training with focus in Sleep Apnea Surgery in Singapore General Hospital, Singapore.

Dr. Yeung is active in several local professional organizations. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Hong Kong College of Otorhinolaryngologists. He is also the council member of Hong Kong Society of Sleep Medicine.

Neurosurgery
Dr. Ng Wing Kit, Daniel
Specialist in Neurosurgery
A: Suite 1316, 13/F Ocearn Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
T: +852 2787 2366
Radiology
Dr. Lee Kwok Tung, Rayson
Specialist in Radiology
A: Room 707&719-720, 7/F, Nan Fung Centre, 264-298 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan, NT
T: +852 2111 3313
General Surgery
Dr. Yeung Kai Tai, Patrick
Specialist in General Surgery
A: Room 605, Capital Centre, 5-19 Jardine's Bazaar, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
T: +852 2895 3344
Cardiology
Dr. Jason K C Ko
Specialist in Cardiology
A: Room 1313, Melbourne Plaza, 33 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong
T: +852 3611 2772
Endocrinology
Dr. Yau See Yun, Joyce
Specialist in Endocrinology
A: Suite 1802 Hong Kong Pacific Diabetes & Endocrine Centre, Hong Kong Pacific Centre, 28 Hankow Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
T: +852 2366 8092
Dermatology
Dr Mimi M Chang
Specialist in Dermatology
A: Room 2101-4 21/F Crawford House, 70 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong
T: +852 2234 9339
The Value of Primary Care
Dr. Cheong, Edmund
Medical Director

Primary care is the provision of integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a long-term partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. Primary care is the backbone of the health care system. Utilizing primary care physicians puts an emphasis on the physician-patient relationship by shifting the focus from physician-centred care to patient-centred care.

Primary care professionals serve on the front lines of healthcare. For many, they are the first point of contact with the healthcare system. That means they are often the first to see depression, early signs of cancer or chronic disease, and other health concerns. They ensure patients get the right care, in the right setting, by the most appropriate provider, and in a manner consistent with the patient’s desires and values. Primary care professionals are, essentially, the quarterbacks of healthcare.  

Having a relationship with a primary care physician also allows the patient to become more comfortable with their provider and thereby more inclined to visit them to address health concerns before they develop into more serious issues. People might disclose important information more freely with doctors they know and trust and may then be more comfortable with following the recommendations and prescribed treatments.

Through routine check-ups and regular office visits, primary care can help to identify and manage potentially serious problems from the start. As a result, for example, adults in the United States who have a primary care provider have 19% lower odds of premature death than those who only see specialists for their care. 

Primary care also lowers costs. In the United States, people who have a primary care provider save 33% on healthcare over their peers who only see specialists. Access to primary care helps to keep people out of emergency rooms, where care may cost much higher than outpatient primary care visits. Catching and treating problems early is also cheaper and more effective than treating severe or advanced illness.

The Importance of Colonoscopy and Colon Cancer
大腸癌風險與腸鏡檢查
Dr. Pang Hing Yan, Sandy
Specialist in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Sialendoscopy - A New Paradigm in the Management of Obstructive Salivary Gland Diseases
Dr. Siu-Kwan NG
Specialist in Otorhinolaryngology