Stephen Cheng

Serena HC Yang Professor of Vascular Surgery

Stephen Cheng

Department of Vascular Surgery

University of Hong Kong

Professor Cheng obtained his qualifications in medicine at The University of Hong He became Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Director of the Francis Y.H. Tien Vascular Disease Centre and the Vascular Laboratories in 1992, and is currently the Serena HC Yang Professor of Vascular Surgery at The University of Hong Kong.  He was Head of the Department of Surgery and Chief of Service in 2017-2023.

His main interest is in Vascular Surgery and Endovascular treatment of complex aneurysmal diseases.  He was elected Honorary Fellow of the American Surgical Association, Distinguished Fellow and Honorary Member of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), and honorary member of the ANZSVS and Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery; member of the European Society for Vascular Surgery, Executive Board Member and Asian Chapter Secretary of the International Union of Angiology, and National Representative in the International Society for Vascular Surgery (ISVS).   Nationally he sits at the Chinese Medical and Health Vascular Surgery Experts Committee and is Vice President of the National Committee of Cardiovascular Surgery.  He is Past President of the Asian Society for Vascular Society, and Past President of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong.  He is on the Executive Board of the Chinese Society of Vascular Surgery and the Editorial Board of eight journals, including JAMA Surgery and the Journal of Vascular Surgery.  He held visiting Professorships in the University of British Columbia, and the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London.

Professor Cheng’s research is directed toward aspects of aortic aneurysms and aortic dissection, including pathogenesis, hemodynamics and endovascular treatment of complex aneurysms. He has authored over 260 publications in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters in the specialty.



09:35 to 09:50

Acute Type B aortic dissection in Asia: Patterns of disease and how treatment has evolved

Stephen Cheng

11:35 to 12:05

Stent graft design for aortic dissection: Round table discussion

  • Configuration of the proximal stent: Bare stent, barbs etc
  • Do we need a new stent graft solutions to avoid dSINE
  • Paraplegia prevention strategies and aortic coverage
  • LSA preservation grafts and their limitations for acute aortic dissection
  • Materials and aortic stiffness. Does it matter?

Tim Resch, Stéphan Haulon, Stephen Cheng, Tilo Kölbel, Cherrie Abraham, Tara Mastracci

Other Speakers

Rachel Bell

Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Freeman Hospital

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Stéphan Haulon

Head of Department of Aortic and Vascular Surgery
Hopital Marie Lannelongue
Paris, France

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Christoph Nienaber

Consultant Cardiologist
Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital, London

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