Alan Sihoe

Dr Sihoe received his medical training at the University of Cambridge, and after working in Scotland and England, he returned to practice Cardiothoracic Surgery in Hong Kong and China, pursuing a special interest in minimally invasive Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS). He was Clinical Associate Professor of the Department of Surgery at the University of Hong Kong and Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital before recently moving to private practice in Hong Kong. Dr Sihoe is currently Honorary Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital.

Dr Sihoe is an internationally recognized advocate of ‘next generation’ VATS techniques – especially uniportal and needlescopic chest surgery. He has authored or co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed journal articles, conference abstracts and book chapters in the international literature. Dr Sihoe’s current positions held include: Associate Editor, European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery; Section Editor, Asian Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Annals; International Director, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS); and Council Member, Asian Society for Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS).