Prof. LEUNG Ping Chung

  • Address:
    (Office): 5/F, The CUHK Hong Kong Jockey Club
    School of Public Health Building
    Prince of Wales Hospital
    Shatin, N.T.
    Hong Kong
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    (Office): (852) 2252 8868
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Professor LEUNG Ping Chung, OBE, JP, Hon DSSc, DSC, MBBS, MS, FRACS, FRCS(Edin), FHKCOS, FHKAM(Orth); is Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine; Director of Centre for Clinical Trials on Chinese Medicine, Institute of Chinese Medicine; Director, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Osteoporosis Care and Control, The Chinese University of Hong Kong,1996-2013; Director, State Key Laboratory of Research on Bioactivities and Clinical Applications of Medicinal Plants (The Chinese University of Hong Kong). He is also the Past President of the International Research Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SIROT), 2009-2012.

Professor Leung’s research areas including Orthopaedics, Osteoporosis, Microsurgery, Public Health, Traditional Chinese Medicine and General Education. He is also the author of over 800 scientific manuscripts in journals and 27 books. Professor Leung has been appointed as editor of 11 International Journals since 1982. He is trying hard to develop a research methodology basing on modern clinical science requirements, to modernise on Traditional Chinese medicine.

over 1,200 scientific manuscripts in referee journals, 15 books and 130 books chapters

(Selected Recent Manuscripts in Chinese Medicine)

  1. Ping-Chung L, Chung-Lap Ben C, Chun-Kwok W. Clinical Use of Chinese Medicine in the Current COVID-19 Crisis and Related Research Planning. Clinical Research in Infectious Diseases Published: 11 June 2020. Clin Res Infect Dis 5(1): 1054
  2. Ping-chung L. Epidemic Diseases and Chinese Medicine - From Ancient to Current Time. Journal of Tropical Medicine and Infection Diseases. Published Date : 24 Jun, 2020, 1: 001. 10.29011/JTMID-101.100001
  3. Lau HC, Lau TY, Tang KL, Wing YK, Kong SL, Cheng KF, Leung YK, Leung PC. Pilot Study of Chinese Medicine in Relieving Insomnia and Fatigue of Methamphetamine Addicts. Journal of Drug Abuse. Published: Jun 13, 2020 (2020) Vol. 6 No. 3: 1 DOI: 10.36648/2471-853X.6.2.1
  4. Yufeng Zhang, Mengbi Yang, Nicolas James Ho, Rosina Yau Mok, Zhen Zhang, Beikang Ge, Ping Chung Leung, Kwok Pui Fung, Clara Bik San Lau, Vincent Hon Leung Lee, Zhixiu Lin, Raymond Siu Ming Wong, Zhong Zuo. Is It Safe to Take Radix Salvia Miltiorrhiza – Radix Pueraria Lobate Product with Warfarin and Aspirin? A Pilot Study in Healthy Human Subjects. Journal of Ethnopharmacology  Available online 28 July 2020 262 (2020) 113151.
  5. Hai-Long QIN, Jian-Guo MA, Fei LI, Ping-See MAK, Lei-Lei JIAO, Ping-Chung LEUNG. Health Care Reform in China-A Rural Rehabilitation Service Station. Archives of Community Medicine and Public Health Published: 03 August, 2020 2020 6(2):162-166. DOI:
  6. Lea Ling-Yu Kan, Dehua Liu, Ben Chung-Lap Chan, Miranda Sin-Man Tsang, Tianheng Hou, Ping Chung Leung, Christopher Wai-Kei Lam, Chun Kwok Wong. The flavonoids of Sophora flavescens exerts anti-inflammatory activity via promoting autophagy of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin-stimulated macrophages. Journal of Leukocyte Biology 2020 Nov;108(5):1615-1629. Epub 2020 Aug 13. DOI: 10.1002/JLB.3MA0720-682RR
  7. Tor-Wo Chiu, Shun-Ling Kong, King-Fai Cheng, Ping-Chung Leung. Treatment of Post-mastectomy Lymphedema with Herbal Medicine: An Innovative Pilot Study. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Jun; 8(6): e2915. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000002915
  8. PC Leung. COVID-19 Outbreak: How to Use Current Knowledge to Better Treat Positive Patients. Eurasian Journal of Medicine and Oncology (EJMO) Available Online Date: July 16, 2020 DOI: 10.14744/ejmo.2020.46269 EJMO 2020;4(3):253–255
  9. Qiang Zeng, Wing-Sum Siu, Chun-Hay Ko, Chun-Wai Wong, Clara Bik-San Lau, Zheng-Zhi Wu , Jiang-Miao Hu, Ping-Chung Leung. Dendrobium officinale Kimura et Migo Improved Dry Eye Symptoms via Promoting Tear Production in an Experimental Dry Eye Rat Model. Phcog Mag 2020;16:294-302 Published: 15-Jun-2020
  10. Lu Li, Ling Shan Han, Xue Lu Jiang, Ping Chung Leung and Chi Chiu Wang. Overview of Contraindicated Chinese Medicines for Pregnancy. InTech - Chinese Medical Therapies for Diabetes, Infertility, Silicosis and the Theoretical Basis. Published: February 1st 2017 Chapters 3, pp27-64 DOI: 10.5772/67066
  11. F.Safavia, M.M.Farimani, M.Golalipour, P.C.Leung, K.M.Lau, H.F.Kwok, C.W.Wong, H.Bayat, C.B.S.Lau. Investigations on the wound healing properties of Onosma dichroantha Boiss root extracts. South African Journal of Botany. Volume 125, September 2019, Pages 344-352
  12. Ka Lai YIP , Xuelin Zhou , Ping Chook , Ping Chung Leung , Steven Schachter , Wai Hong Leung , Vincent Mok , Chi Man Koon , Howan Leung. Herb-drug interaction of Gastrodia Rhizoma on Carbamazepine: a pharmacokinetic study in rats. Epilepsy Research. Available online 31 May 2020
  13. Leung Ping-chung, Chan Chung-lap Ben, Wong Chun-kwok. What do we expect from Traditional Chinese Medicine in the COVID-19 Pandemic? Chinese Traditional Medicine Journal 2020, Vol 3, Issue 1, 1-5.
  14. Ben Chan , CK Wong, PC Leung.  What can we do for the Personal Protection against the CoVID-19 Infection? Immuno-Boostering Specific Supplement could be the Answer. J Emerg Med Trauma Surg Care 2020, 2: 007
  15. Siu Wing Sum, Shiu Hoi Ting, Shum Wai Ting, Ko Chun Hay, Lau Clara Bik San, Hung Leung Kim, Leung Ping Chung. Chinese topical herbal medicine gives additive effect on pharmaceutical agent on fracture healing. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine. 2019 December 15; 39(6): 853-860.
  16. Ping-Chung Leung, King-Fai Cheng. Fecal microbiota transplantation: Historical review and current perspective. World Journal of Meta-Analysis. Nov 28, 2019; 7(9): 423-427. Published online Nov 28, 2019. doi: 10.13105/wjma.v7.i9.423
  17. Ka Lai Yip  Chi Man Koon  Zi Yi Chen  Ping Chook  Ping Chung Leung  Steven Schachter  Wai Hong Leung  Chung Tong Mok  Howan Leung. The antiepileptic effect of Gastrodiae Rhizoma through modulating overexpression of mTOR and attenuating astrogliosis in pilocarpine mice model. Epilepsia Open. 2020;5:50-60.
  18. Sudipta Chatterjee, Patrick Chi-leung Hui, Elaine Wat, Chi-wai Kan, Ping-Chung Leung, Wenyi Wang. Drug delivery system of dual-responsive PF127 hydrogel with polysaccharide-based nano-conjugate for textile-based transdermal therapy. Carbohydrate Polymers Volume 236, 15 May 2020, 116074.
  19. Leung Ping-chung. An Overlooked Mechanism Protecting the Knee from Degenerative Arthritis. Ann Orthop Rheumatol 7(1): 1087. Published date: 20 Jan 2020.
  20. Yan Ping Yen Bryan, Woo Kam Sang, Kwok Chi Yui Timothy, Chook Ping and Leung Ping Chung. Symptoms of Intermittent Claudication and Decreased Walking Tolerance in Patients Suffering from Peripheral Arterial Disease can be Improved with a Simple Herbal Supplement. Journal of Integrative Cardiology Open Access Volume 3(1): 2-5. DOI: org/10.31487/j.JICOA.2020.01.10
  21. 喬小路,梁秉中. 北陵社區創新經驗 - 共建農村康復訓練站. 迦南印刷有限公司. 2019年10月第一次版第一次印刷
  22. ManHung AS, Koon CM, Wong CW, Wat, WaChan JY, SanLau CB, Fung KP and Leung PC. Neuroprotective properties of Gastrodiae Rhizoma Water Extract and its Underlying Mechanisms in Experimental Ischemic Stroke. Journal of Nutritional Biology Published date: Sep 30, 2019 5(1): 377-390 (2019)