Dr. Leung Ling-Pong

Clinical Associate Professor, Specialist in Emergency Medicine

  • MBBS, FRCSEd, FHKCEM, FHKAM(Emergency Medicine)
phone (+852) 3917 9343
email leunglp@hku.hk

Dr. LP Leung was a consultant emergency physician before joining the Emergency Medicine Unit as clinical associate professor in May 2015. He has extensive experience in teaching and clinical research in Emergency Medicine.

He is working with the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute in developing a Disaster Medicine curriculum for both undergraduates and postgraduates, and organizing training programmes for practicing clinicians, paramedics and the public regarding disaster preparedness and awareness. His scholarly interests also include prehospital medicine, emergency geriatrics and pedagogical methodologies. His current focus is on the integration of technology in the chain of survival so as to improve the prognosis of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. He and his team have developed mobile applications for automated external defibrillator location and CPR training as well as online educational resources for CPR.

Research Interests
  • Prehospital medicine
  • Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
  • Emergency geriatrics
  • Toxicology
  • Pedagogical methodologies
Current Work
  • Clinical associate professor (Emergency Medicine Unit)
  • Honorary consultant (A&E, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong and A&E, HKU-Shenzhen Hospital, China)
  • Editor-in-chief (Hong Kong Journal of Emergency Medicine)
web https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=leung++lp

  • Leung LP, Wong TW, Tong HK, Lo CB, Kan PG. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Hong Kong. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2001;5(3):308-11.

  • Fan KL, Leung LP. Prognosis of patients with ventricular fibrillation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Hong Kong: prospective study. Hong Kong Med J. 2002;8(5):318-21.

  • Fan KL, Leung LP, Poon HT, Chiu HY, Liu HL, Tang WY. Public knowledge of how to use an automatic external defibrillator in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Med J. 2016;22(6):582-8.

  • Fan KL, Leung LP. Outcomes of cardiac arrest in residential care homes for the elderly in Hong Kong. Prehosp Emerg Care 2017;21(6):709-14.

  • Fan KL, Lui CT, Leung LP. Public access defibrillation in Hong Kong in 2017. Hong Kong Med J 2017;23(6):635-40.

  • Suen K-FK, Leung R, Leung LP. Therapeutic Hypothermia for Asphyxial Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Due to Drowning: A Systematic Review of Case Series and Case Reports. Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag. 2017;7(4):210-21.

  • Fan KL, Leung LP, Siu YC. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Hong Kong: a territory-wide study. Hong Kong Med J. 2017;23(1):48-53.