Dr. Tak Lap PoonHong Kong
Department of Neurosurgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Current Position
2019 to present Consultant Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
2021 to present Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary), Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong
2024 to present Chief of Service, Department of Neurosurgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Academic Experiences
1992 - 1998MBBS (HKU)
2006 - FHKAM (Surgery), FRCSEd(SN)/FCSHK
1/2006 - 3/2006Overseas training in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, The Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK
Professional Experiences
2020 - PresentExecutive Committee Member of the Asian-Australasian Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (AASSFN)
2022 - PresentCouncil Member of the Hong Kong Society of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (HKSITN)
2022 - PresentProgram Director of Specialty Board of Neurosurgery, the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong
2023 - PresentPresident of the Hong Kong Epilepsy Society (HKES)
2023 - PresentFounding President of the Hong Kong Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (HKSSFN)
Specialty & Expertise
Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Epilepsy, Movement Disorder, Radiosurgery, Brain mapping, Endovascular intervention, Spasticity
About Me
Prof. Poon graduated from the medical school of the University of Hong Kong in 1998. He completed neurosurgery training in 2006 and became a neurosurgical specialist. In 2006, Prof. Poon stayed in the Great Ormond Street Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery as his overseas training in the fields of epilepsy surgery and stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. Currently, he is the Chief of Service and Consultant Neurosurgeon of the Department of Neurosurgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary) of the Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and coordinator of the neurosurgical services including stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, epilepsy surgery, movement disorder, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular surgery. His interested sub-specialties in Neurosurgery include movement disorder surgery, epilepsy surgery, awake craniotomy, stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, stereotactic radiosurgery and endovascular intervention. Besides, Prof. Poon is the founding President of the Hong Kong Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (HKSSFN) the President of the Hong Kong Epilepsy Society (HKES), board member of the executive committee of the Asian-Australasian Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (AASSFN).