Cheng, Vincent (HK)

Queen Mary Hospital

Vincent Chi-Chung CHENG is the Chief of Service, Consultant Microbiologist and Infection Control Officer at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong , and Honorary Professor at Department of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Hong Kong in 1994 with distinction in Medicine, and trained in the field of internal medicine. After acquisition of Membership from The Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom in 1997, he pursued further training in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at Queen Mary Hospital. He obtained his Membership and Fellowship from The Royal College of Pathologists in 2004 and 2007 respectively. He was conferred Doctor of Medicine by The University of Hong Kong in 2012, and was awarded the Sir Patrick Manson Gold Medal for the best MD thesis. He is currently serving as International Editorial Board member of Journal of Hospital Infection, Infection Prevention in Practice, and has published over 230 international peer reviewed original articles in the areas of clinical infectious disease including SARS and influenza, diagnostic clinical microbiology, proactive infection control for multiple drug resistant bacteria, and respiratory and gastrointestinal viruses, and hospital outbreak investigations for bacteria, virus, and fungus.