Prof. Antonio An Tung Chuh

 

Prof. Antonio An Tung Chuh, (Hong Kong SAR, China) – HONG KONG                 

Antonio AT Chuh MD, FRACGP, FRCP(Irel), FHKAM(Fam Med), is Associate Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong. 

Address: Office: Correspondence address:
Shop B5, Ning Yeung Terrace, 78 Bonham Road, Ground Floor, The Mid-Levels, Hong Kong
Tel: (852)-25590420, (852)-25174081
Fax: (852)-23703330
e-mail: antonio.chuh@yahoo.com.hk, 

 

Some insights: Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Medicine The University of Hong Kong
Adjunct Associate Professor School of Public Health
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Honorary Lecturer in Dermatopharmacology, Sunderland University and The University of Hong Kong SPACE for MSc(Pharmacy)
Examiner for MBChB, MRCP FRACGP, FHKCFP, FHKAM, DFM, MFM, PhD
Editor-in-chief, Viruses and The Skin, Dermatology Research and Practice
Founding Editor, Journal of Dermatological Case Reports Founding Editor,
Research Journal of Medical Sciences Editor, The European Journal of Pediatric Dermatology
Editor, Journal of Dermatological Case Reports
 
Qualifications
1991 – MBBS(HK) – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong; with the best result in clinical surgery in the final MBBS examination in the year
1992 – ECFMG Cert – Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Certificate, USA – LRCP(Edin) LRCS(Edin) LRCPS(Glasg) – Licentiate, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh; Licentiate, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Licentiate, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
1993 – DCH(Lond) – Diploma in Child Health, Royal College of Physicians of London
1995 – DPDerm(Wales) – Diploma in Practical Dermatology, University of Wales College of Medicine – Dip G-U Med(Lond) – Diploma in Genito-Urinary Medicine, Society of Apothecaries of London
1997 – DCH(Irel) – Diploma in Child Health, Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
1998 – MRCP(Irel) – Member, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
1990 – MRCP(UK) – Member, Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom – MRCPCH – Member, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
2000 – DipDerm(Glasg) – Diploma in Dermatology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
2002 – FHKAM – Fellow, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
2003 – MD(HK) – Doctor of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
2004 – FRCP(Irel) – Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
2007 – FRCP(Edin) – Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
2009 – FRCP(Glasg) – Fellow qua Physician, Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow
 
Interests: The detection of viral DNA by polymerase chain reaction and messenger RNA transcripts by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction in plasma and in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with viral and paraviral exanthems. The application of temporal case clustering analyses in exanthems based on a regression model with bootstrapped simulations. The application of spatial-temporal clustering to detect epidemics and mini-epidemics of novel viral and paraviral exanthems locally and internationally. The novel applications of digital epiluminescence dermatoscopy in unpigmented and depigmented cutaneous conditions PAS stain of a skin biopsy specimen of a patient with viral exanthem, taken by Antonio Chuh (West J Med 2002; 176: 6.). The impacts of novel applications of digital epiluminescence dermatoscopy. Serological and other markers of primary infection and endogenous reactivation of the novel human herpesviruses. The association of cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, and parvovirus B19 infections and skin exanthem. The association of Chlamydia pneumoniae, C. trachomatis, Legionella longbeachae, L. micdadei, L. pneumophila, and Mycoplasma pneumonia infections with skin exanthems. The similarities and differences in the epidemiology of dermatosis in Hong Kong, USA, UK, India, Kuwait, and Turkey. The application of systematic review for dermatosis from international perspectives of Hong Kong, UK, Columbia, Philippines, and Romania incorporating patient-oriented outcomes in additional to physician-oriented outcomes. Aetiology, epidemiology, symptomatology and diagnostic criteria of Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (papular acrodermatitis of childhood) locally and internationally. Aetiology, epidemiology, symptomatology and diagnostic criteria of pityriasis rosea of Gibert locally and internationally. Symptomatology and diagnostic criteria of asymmetric periflexural exanthem (unilateral laterothoracic exanthem) in children and adults. The association of environmental and dietary factors in the occurence and severity of acne vulgaris in adolescents. The implications of early infections on the predisposition to atopic dermatitis. Application of topical immunosuppressive agent in cutaneous diseases other than atopic and other types of dermatitis. The diagnosis and intervention of juvenile plantar dermatosis in Chinese children. The validation of Cantonese versions of dermatology quality of life indexes for local adults and children with dermatological diseases. Impact of dermatological problems on the quality of life of adults and children.
 
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