Professor Kenneth Cheung MD, FRCS, FHKCOS, FHKAM (Orth) has a medical degree from St Bartholomew’s Hospital, University of London. He has pursued a clinical career in Spinal Surgery and a research career, becoming a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1991, and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in 1995.

His research interests are in the genetics of intervertebral disc degeneration and scoliosis and the development of novel surgical technologies for the treatment of spinal deformities. Professor Cheung holds 15 patents and has numerous awards for research excellence and outstanding contribution. In 2014, he was elected to the presidential line of the Scoliosis Research Society and became president in 2016, the first non-North American to become president in the society’s history.