Chen Tao

2012-12-18 00:54
M.D. & Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery
Doctoral Supervisor
Deputy Director of General Surgery Department,SYSH
Deputy Director of Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, SYSH

Clinical Focus
Diagnosis and Treatment of Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Hepatolithiasis, Gallstone, Cirrhosis, Portal Hypertension, Gastrointestinal Tumor, Thyroid Tumor and Breast Tumor, etc.


Research Interests
Prof. Chen Tao has rich experience in treating hepatobiliary, pancreatic and splenic diseases after working at the surgical frontline for about 30 years. With the ability to handle complicated cases in general surgeries, he has performed 80 Liver Transplant Surgeries. In 2001, he started the orthotopic liver transplantation at the Second Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University. Since then, he has performed 19 similar surgeries with 100 percent success rate and 80 percent one-year survival rate. His oldest liver transplant recipient comes at the age of 65, which had broken world record before March, 2001. By far, the patient has been in good condition. Prof. Chen Tao is also expert at laparoscopic surgeries and chemotherapy in treating patients with solid tumors.


Academic Achievements
Prof. Chen Tao has published more than 45 pieces of research papers and three professional books named Oncosurgery, Primary Liver Cancer Treatment, and Complicated Surgical Technology. He has also won grants from the Guangdong Provincial Technology Program and the Key Clinical Research Program of Ministry of Health.


Education/ Training
1981.09~1986.07,  Bachelor Degree, Southern Medical University (formally known as First Military Medical University)

1989.09~1992.06,  Master Degree in General Surgery, Southern Medical University (formally known as First Military Medical University)

1995.09~1998.07,  Doctorate Degree in General Surgery, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital (Second Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University

1998.12~1999.12,  Postdoc Fellow in Hepatic, Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery Department, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong


Social Responsibility
Member of the Guangdong Surgery Standing Committee, Chinese Medical Association
Member of the Liver Cancer Specialty Committee, Guangdong Anti-Cancer Association
Member of International Hepato-pancreatio-biliary Association (IHPBA)
Registered Doctor at Hospital Authority, Hong Kong


Representative Publications

1. shRNA-Mediated Silencing of Gli2 Gene Inhibits Proliferation and Sensitizes Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells Towards TRAIL-Induced Apoptosis(SCI=3.122)Journal of Cellular Biochemistry  2011,112:3140–3150


2. Hemorragic features and application of recombinant activated factor VII in liver transplantation。 Journal of clinical rehabilitative Tissuse Engineering Reserch. 2009,13(18):3580-3584. (English)  


3. Bleeding features of patients undergoing liver transplantation and its impact on respiratory function recovery  Journal of clinical rehabilitative Tissuse Engineering Reserch. 2009,13(44):8771-8774. (English)


4. Chen T(Corresponding Author) Intrahepatic biliary cystadenocarcinoma: clinical analysis of 4 cases. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int, 2009,8(2):71-74


5. Chen T. Assessment of functional reserve of hepatocytes by bioluminescence adonosine triphosphate determination assay. Journal of clinical rehabilitative Tissuse Engineering Reserch. 2008,12(42):8393-8396.


6. Chen T Perioperative hepatitis B virus activity in patients udergoing hepatocellular carcinama and its influence on patient long time survival     HPB  2006.9  (ISSN 1651-5323)


7. Chen T Study on bleeding features undergoing liver transplantation and evaluation on efficacy of clinical application of RFVIIA     HPB      2006.9 (ISSN 1651-5323)

8. Chen T Clinical application of splenic autotransplantation in addition to suguira procedure in liver cirrhosis & portal hepertension: A 26 years experience HPB      2006.9 (ISSN 1651-5323) 


9. Chen T, Luk JM, Cheung ST, Yu, WC, Fan ST. Evaluation of quantitative PCR and branched chain DNA assay for detection of hepatitis B virus DNA in sera from hepatocellular carcinoma and liver transplant patients J. Clin. Microbiol. 2000; 38(5):1977-80


10. Chen T. Hepatitis B virus activity and its impact on liver histology and biological feature in hepatocellular carcinoma  Abstracts of the Annual Scientific Meeting 1999 of the Area of Distinction—Liver diseases, The University of Hong Kong, 20-21 November 1999. In: Annals of Colleges of Surgeons of Hong Kong. 1999;3(4)S:S14 



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