Dr.Paul Hiu Fai Ho

Dr. Paul Hiu Fai Ho


  • Immediate Past President -Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine
  • IFEM Executive board member , Liaison and Oversight Officer for IFEM
  • HKCEM President 2011 – 2017


Dr. Paul Ho graduated from University of Hong Kong in 1986. He trained in general surgery during his early days and is a qualified surgeon before his career change to emergency medicine in 1994. He was the consultant in Accident and Emergency Department of Queen Elizabeth Hospital Hong Kong since 1996 and chief of the department during the period of 1999 – 2013. He is now deputized hospital chief executive of the hospital. He also carries honorary clinical lecturer and associate professor posts at the 2 medical schools in HK.His interest in emergency medicine is trauma, sports medicine and end-of-life care.


Clinical Focus:



  • Overseas training in San Francisco General Hospital Level 1 Trauma Center (USA) (1995)
  • Sunnybrook Health Science Center Regional Trauma Center (Toronto Canada) (1995)
  • Chairman, Central Committee on Trauma Service, Hospital Authority HK (2005 – 08)


End of Life care in A&E

  • Pilot EOL service in A&E Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) since 2010
  • Medical Command, Oxfam Trailwalker HK since 1997


Academic Appointment:

  • Consultant Accident & Emergency Department QEH
  • Clinical Honorary Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of HK
  • Clinical Honorary Lecturer, Department of Orthopaedic & Traumatology, Chinese University of HK


Administrative Appointment:

  • Chairman, Central Coordinating Committee on A&E service, Hospital Authority HK (2009-11)
  • Deputy Hospital Chief Executive, QEH since 2013


Professional organizations, boards, advisory committee:

  • President, Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine 2011 – 2017
  • Council member, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine 2011 – 2017
  • Advisor, Resuscitation Council of Hong Kong
  • Oversight and Liaison Officer, Broad of International Federation of Emergency Medicine 2018 –


Professional education:

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery, University of Hong Kong 1986
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgery, Edinburgh 1991
  • Fellow of College of Surgeons, HK 1993
  • Fellow of Academy of Medicine (General Surgery), HK 1994
  • Fellow of College of Emergency Medicine, HK 1997
  • Fellow of Academy of Medicine (Emergency Medicine), HK 1997
  • Fellow of International Federation of Emergency Medicine, 2016