Associate Professor & Head of Division of Respiratory Medicine

Prince of Wales Hospital

Chinese University of Hong Kong

New Territories, Hong Kong

Tel 852-26323493

Fax 852-26489957



Dr David S Hui graduated from the University of New South Wales in Australia in 1985. He completed postgraduate training in Respiratory & Sleep Medicine in Sydney and was awarded a Doctor of Medicine degree by the University of New South Wales in 2002 for his research in sleep-disordered breathing. He joined the Department of Medicine & Therapeutics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as an Assistant Professor in 1998. He is currently Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Respiratory Medicine.


During the major outbreak of SARS in 2003, he was responsible for the clinical management of this newly emerged infectious disease and handled over 300 cases at the Prince of Wales Hospital and its associated hospitals in the New Territories. Dr Hui has continued to follow up the SARS survivors and is studying the long-term sequelae of SARS and the safety of respiratory therapy in the post-SARS era.


Dr Hui is immediate past President of the Hong Kong Thoracic Society and is currently the Secretary of the Specialty Board in Respiratory Medicine, Hong Kong College of Physicians. He also serves as a member of the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health in HK. He has published over 85 peered reviewed journal papers and 15 book chapters.