Prof. Meng-Fai KuoTaiwan
Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital
Current Position
2011 to present Director, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Children’s Hospital
2024 to present Professor, Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University College of Medicine
Academic Experiences
2021 - 2024Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital
2005 - 2021Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital
Professional Experiences
2019 - 2023Secretary, Asian Australasian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (AASPN)
2023 - presentPresident Elect, Asian Australasian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
2015 - 2015President of the 1st AASPN Congress and Inaugural Meeting
2019 - 2021Chair, Committee of Ways and Means, International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
2012 - 2014President, Taiwan Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
Specialty & Expertise
Pediatric neurosurgery (spinal dysraphism, craniosynostosis, arachnoid cyst, moyamoya disease, brain tumor, hydrocephalus)
About Me
Dr. Kuo was the awardee of “Medical Contribution Award” of Raising Children Medical Foundation in 2019 and “National Taiwan University Outstanding Teaching Award” in 2019. She was also the recipient of “The Teaching Award for Excellence in Medical Education” of NTUH in 2011, 2015, and 2019, respectively. Dr. Kuo likes to fix things, and likes something perfect but real. Dr. Kuo has been deeply involved in the development of the treatment strategies of pediatric neurosurgical diseases aiming at foreseeing the physiological needs of sick children and using relatively minimally invasive way to manage the patients and get a good long-term outcome. Her research and publications focus on solving the clinical problem in pediatric neurosurgery. Her motto is, “Education is the base of medicine. Development of simple and rational treatment strategies and to promote them is the well-being of the pediatric patients.”