Dr KWOK Wang Chun Herbert

Dr Herbert Kwok

Clinical Assistant Professor

Biography

Dr. Herbert Kwok obtained his MBBS degree from the University of Hong Kong in 2009. He completed his specialty training in Respiratory Medicine in 2017 and Advanced Internal Medicine in 2018 at the Queen Mary Hospital. He joined the Department of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong, as a Clinical Assistant Professor since July 2022.

Dr Kwok’s research interests include airway diseases including asthma, bronchiectasis and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases. Lung cancer is another area that Dr. Kwok is actively working on. He was awarded the Li Shu Fan Fellowship for Internal Medicine to support his study in phenotyping and therapeutics of airway diseases.

Dr. Kwok was awarded the best oral presentation in the 8th Asia Pacific Region Conference of International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (2022), Asian Pacific Society of Respirology Teaching Library Award (2019), best Abstract of the Assembly (Clinical Respiratory Medicine) in the 22nd Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Respirology (2017) and Professor Wah-kit Lam Young Investigator Award 2017/2018 in recognition of his research work.


Key Offices
  1. Committee Member, Newsletter and Website committee, Hong Kong Thoracic Society, CHEST Delegation Hong Kong & Macau, Hong Kong Lung Foundation
  2. Young Fellow, Respiratory Specialty Board, Hong Kong College of Physicians 

Academic Awards
  1. Best Oral presentation, 8th Asia Pacific Region Conference of International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (APRC 2022)
  2. Li Shu Fan Medical Scholarship for Internal Medicine 2020/21
  3. Asian Pacific Society of Respirology Teaching Library Award 2019
  4. Best Abstract of the Assembly (Clinical Respiratory Medicine) - 22nd Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Respirology 2017
  5. Professor Wah-kit Lam Young Investigator Award Merit 2017-2018
     

Selected Publications
  1. Kwok WC, Ho JCM, Tam TCC, Ip MSM, Lam DCL. Serum protein level as a predictor of therapeutic response and adverse effects associated with afatinib use. J Thorac Dis. 2022;14(6):1880-9.
  2. Kwok WC, Cheung KS, Ho JCM, Li B, Ma TF, Leung WK. High-dose proton pump inhibitors are associated with hospitalization for bronchiectasis exacerbation IJTLD 2022, (In Press)
  3. Kwok WC, Ma TF, Chan JWM, Pang HH, Ho JCM. A multicenter retrospective cohort study on predicting the risk for amiodarone pulmonary toxicity. BMC Pulm Med. 2022;22(1):128.
  4. Kwok WC, Ho JCM, Tam TCC, Ip MSM, Lam DCL. Serum protein level as a predictor of therapeutic response and adverse effects associated with afatinib use. J Thorac Dis. 2022;14(6):1880-9.
  5. Kwok WC, Cheong TF, Chiang KY, Ho JCM, Lam DCL, Ip MSM, et al. Clinical efficacy and safety of pemetrexed with or without either Bevacizumab or Pembrolizumab in patients with metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell carcinoma. Asia Pac J Clin Oncol. 2022.
  6. Kwok WC, Tam AR, Ho JCM, Lam DCL, Tam TCC, Chan KPF, et al. Asthma, from mild to severe, is an independent prognostic factor for mild to severe Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Clin Respir J. 2022
  7. Kwok WC, Chiang KY, Ho JCM, Lam DCL, Ip MSM, Tam TCC. Risk factors of nephrotoxicity of maintenance pemetrexed in patients with metastatic non-squamous non-small cell carcinoma of lung. Lung Cancer. 2021;162:169-74.
  8. Kwok WC, Ho JCM, Tam TCC, Ip MSM, Lam DCL. Risk factors for Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis and clinical implications. Respir Res. 2021;22(1):132. 
  9. Kwok WC, Cheong TF, Chiang KY, Ho JCM, Lam DCL, Ip MSM, Tam TCC. Haematological toxicity of pemetrexed in patients with metastatic non-squamous non-small cell carcinoma of lung with third-space fluid. Lung Cancer. 2020;152:15-20.
  10. Kwok WC, Liang BM, Lui MMS, Tam TCC, Sim JPY, Tse EWC, Leung AYH, Kwong YL, Lie AKW, Ip MSM, Lam DCL. Rapid versus gradual lung function decline in bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation is associated with survival outcome. Respirology. 2019;24(5):459-66.