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Professor Andrew K.T. Kuk

Clinical Assistant Professor of Practice
Honorary Associate Consultant (Ophthalmology), Queen Mary Hospital 瑪麗醫院名譽副顧問醫生
Honorary Associate Consultant (Ophthalmology), Grantham Hospital


LMCHK (MBBS, Imperial College London, UK), FCOphthHK, FHKAM (Ophthalmology)

Phone 電話

(852) 2518 1430

Email 電郵

About Professor Kuk 關於谷教授

Professor Andrew Kuk joined the Department of Ophthalmology as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Practice in June 2024. He was born and raised in the United Kingdom (UK), attended Harrow School as an academic and music scholar and studied medicine (MBBS, 2011) at Imperial College London intercalating at the Imperial College Business School (Healthcare Management BSc, 2009). 



Professor Kuk completed his Foundation Year Programme in the National Health Service and started his ophthalmology career at Aintree University Hospital (Liverpool UK, 2013). During this time, he passed the Licensing Examination (Hong Kong (HK)) and subsequently returned to HK to fulfil his internship and continued his ophthalmology training in the Hospital Authority – HK East Cluster at Tung Wah Eastern Hospital and Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital. 



Upon obtaining the Fellowship of the College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong (2022) Professor Kuk became team head of the oculoplastic and orbital surgery department. Now as a part of the University of Hong Kong he will continue to lead in this area of expertise whilst engaging with the student population to which he previously served as an Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor at the HKU Medical Ethics and Humanities Unit. 



As a clinical teacher, Professor Kuk has been a trainer at the Nethersole Clinical Simulation Training Centre for crew resource management training, departmental resuscitation training and intern boot camp training. And he is an active course instructor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Ophthalmic Microsurgical Training Centre.


Selected Publications 精選刊物

  1. Lai KKH, Ong T, Chan THT, Chan E, Kuk AKT. Two-in-one: concomitant diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and cavernous haemangioma within the same orbit. Hong Kong Med J. Published online June 4, 2024. doi:10.12809/hkmj2210588.

  2. Lai KKH, Kuk AKT, Cheng ACO, Kwong CH, Li KKW, Lam WPF, Yuen HKL, Chong KKL. Corneal endothelial evaluations in immunoglobulin g4-related ophthalmic disease. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. Published online May 1, 2024. doi:10.1111/ceo.14384.

  3. Lai KKH, Wang S, Kuk AKT, Tsang A, Tai JHC, Ko CKL. Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus Complex-associated Orbital Cellulitis: A Case Report and Literature Review. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2023;31(7):1537-1540. doi:10.1080/09273948.2022.2103715.

  4. Lai KKH, Wong TS, Li CK, Kuk A, Ko CKL. Solitary fibrous tumor of the lacrimal sac: A case report and review of the literature. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2023;46(1):e21-e24. doi:10.1016/j.jfo.2022.06.015.

  5. Lai KKH, Au AKH, Kuk AKT, Tsang A, Tai JHC, Wang T, Ko STC, Chan E, Ko CKL. Surgical outcomes of orbital evisceration with primary orbital implant placement in patients with endophthalmitis. Eye (Lond). 2023;37(7):1361-1364. doi:10.1038/s41433-022-02135-x.

  6. Tai JHC, Lai KKH, Kuk AKT, Chan E, Ko CKL. Modified vertical lid split orbitotomy: a case series and literature review. Orbit. 2023;42(2):181-184. doi:10.1080/01676830.2022.2083185.

  7. Lai KKH, Tsang A, Kuk AKT, Wu CTX, Wang T, Ko STC, Chan E, Ko CKL. Can hemifacial spasm lead to glaucomatous changes?. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2022;45(5):504-510. doi:10.1016/j.jfo.2021.12.015.

  8. Cheng CKL, Lai KKH, Kuk AKT, Lai THT, Wang ST, Ko STC. Purtscher-like retinopathy in a patient with lupus: a case report. Hong Kong Med J. 2022;28(1):79–81.

  9. Lai KKH, Tsang A, Kuk AKT, Ko CKL, Chan E, Ko STC. A Review of Tolerance and Safety Profiles of Long-Term Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A in Asian Patients with Hemifacial Spasm and Benign Essential Blepharospasm. Neuro-Ophthalmology. 2021;45(5):293-300. Published 2021 May 19. doi:10.1080/01658107.2021.1916043.

  10. Lai KK, Kuk AK, Chan E, Ko ST. The good toxin: 10 years of experience with botulinum toxin A in the treatment of benign essential blepharospasm. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2021;31(3):1345-1350. doi:10.1177/1120672120925630.

  11. Lai KKH, Kuk AKT, Chan E, Ko STC. Eight years’ experience with botulinum toxin A and eyelid surgery in the treatment of hemifacial spasm. Int Eye Sci. 2020; 20(5):755-758.

  12. Rong SS, Lee BY, Kuk AK, Yu XT, Li SS, Li J, Guo Y, Yin Y, Osterbur DL, Yam JCS, Cheung CY, Chen LJ, Wong TY, Ng DS. Comorbidity of dementia and age-related macular degeneration calls for clinical awareness: a meta-analysis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2019;103(12):1777-1783. doi:10.1136/bjophthalmol-2018-313277.

  13. Marcet MM, Kuk AK, Phelps PO. Evidence-based review of surgical practices in endoscopic endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy for primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction and other new indications. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2014;25(5):443-448. doi:10.1097/ICU.0000000000000084.

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