Cheung Tak Fai Raymond

  • Fellowship in 1992 at the University of Western Ontario

Professor Raymond Cheung is Clinical Professor of Division of Neurology at Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong. He is Director of Acute Stroke Services at Hong Kong West Cluster and Honorary Consultant Neurologist of Queen Mary Hospital, Tung Wah Hospital and Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital. He is also Honorary Professor of First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. He is Warden of Lee Hysan Hall, The University of Hong Kong.

Professor Cheung received his medical degree from The University of Hong Kong in 1987 and obtained his degree of Doctor of Philosophy from The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada in 1996. He was Medical & Health Officer at Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology of Queen Mary Hospital from 1988 to 1989 before joining Department of Medicine of Queen Mary Hospital in July 1989. He completed his basic physician training and obtained the qualification of Membership of Royal Colleges of Physicians of United Kingdom in 1991. He started his neurology training at the Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, and completed the training at the University Hospital, London, Canada. He was accredited by Hong Kong College of Physicians in Advanced Internal Medicine as of January 1996 and in Neurology as of January 1995. He has been registered as a Specialist in Neurology at Medical Council of Hong Kong since March 1998.

Professor Cheung joined Department of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong in July 1996 as Assistant Professor. He was appointed Associate Professor in December 1988 and Clinical Professor in January 2006. Professor Cheung was endowed Lee Man-Chiu Professorship in Neuroscience in May 2008. In relation to his clinical and research expertise, he was admitted as Fellow of a number of professional bodies: Stroke Council of American Heart Association in 1996, Hong Kong College of Physicians in September 1996, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in January 1997, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in September 1999, Royal Society of Medicine in February 2000, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in October 2000, American Stroke Association in July 2001, Royal College of Physicians of London in May 2002, American Academy of Neurology in November 2004, European Stroke Council in September 2005, and European Stroke Organization in January 2008. He was awarded the prestigious Sir David Todd Lectureship in 2005. He was Assistant Dean in External Affairs & Fund Raising of Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong from 2006 to 2008.

Professor Cheung was a Member of Specialty Board in Neurology, Hong Kong College of Physicians, from 2003 to 2013 and the Regional Program Director of Hong Kong Island for the Specialty Board in Neurology from 2007 to 2011. He was President of the Hong Kong Stroke Society from 2007 to 2009, President of the Hong Kong Neurological Society from 2004 to 2006, Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Brain Foundation from 2000 to 2011, Council Member of the Hong Kong Pain Society from 2006 to 2011, Membership Committee Member of the World Federation of Neurology from 2006 to 2011, Executive Committee Member of the Asian Headache Foundation from 2005 to 2008, and Member of the International Brain Research Organization Committee for Clinical/Basic Science Links Program from 2004 to 2007. He is/was also Honorary Advisor of a number of community organizations: Hong Kong Neuro-Muscular Disease Association, Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation, Hong Kong Museum of Medical Societies, Hong Kong Parkinson Disease Association, and Charles K. Kao Foundation for Alzheimer's Disease. He is a member of North Point West Area Committee of Eastern District Office and Public Affairs Forum of Home Affairs Bureau, Steering Committee on Centre of Excellence in Neuroscience of Food and Health Bureau, Central Committee on Stroke Services and Task Force on Development of Neuroscience Centre of Hospital Authority.