The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver [APASL]

Hong Kong

1. University Department of Medicine
Prof Ching-Lung Lai & Prof Man-Fung Yuen
Queen Mary Hospital,Hong Kong

2. Chinese University Department of Medicine
Prof Henry Lik-Yuen Chan
Prince of Wales Hospital, New Territories

India

1. Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi

3 years fellowship in Hepatology including training in Clinical Hepatology, Liver Transplantation Hepatology, Teaching and Research in Hepatology.
ILBS has been designated as a WHO Collaborative Centre on Liver Diseases and Viral Hepatitis.

2. PGIMER, Chandigarh

3 years fellowship in Hepatology including training in Clinical Hepatology, Liver Transplantation Hepatology, Teaching and Research in Hepatology.

3. Many other institutes offering 3 years fellowship in combined Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Japan

Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University
Director: Osamu Yokosuka, M.D.
Chiba University Hospital
1-8-1 Inohana, Chuou-ku, Chiba, JAPAN 260-8670
Phone: +81-43-226-2083
Fax: +81-43-226-2088
Email: yokosukao@faculty.chiba-u.jp

Korea

  • In Korea, we have the following training programs.
    1. PATH (Program for the Advancement of Therapy in Hepatocellular Carcinoma); a 3 day
      intensive education program of hepatocellular carcinoma for doctors from Asian countries held in November every year at Asan Medical Center.
    2. Liver Transplantation Course at Asan Medical Center led by Prof. Seung Gyu Lee (maximum 3 months by individual application).
  • The list of training institutions in Korea is follows.

1. Seoul National University Hospita
Director: Jung-Hwan Yoon, M.D.
101 Daehak-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, KOREA, 110-744
Phone: +82-2-2072-2228, +82-2-2072-2731Fax: +82-2-762-9662
Email: yoonjh@snu.ac.kr

Hepatology and Transplant fellow positions: 7
Focus of program: AdultLiver Transplantations per year: 150
Provide Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

 

2. Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
Department of Medicine/Gastroenterology,

Director: Seung Woon Paik, M.D.
50 Irwon-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, KOREA, 135-710
Phone: +82-2-3410-3409
Fax: +82-2-3410-6983
Email: swpaik@skku.edu

Hepatology and Transplant fellow positions: 5
Focus of program: Adult
Liver Transplantations per year: 120
Provide Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

 

3. Asan Medical Center University of Ulsan College of Medicine

Director: Young-Hwa Chung, M.D.
86 Asanbweongwon-gil, Songpa-gu, Seoul, KOREA, 138-736
Phone: +82-2-3010-3180, +82-2-3010-3184
Fax: +82-2-476-0824
Email: yhchung@amc.seoul.kr

Hepatology and Gastroenterology fellowship positions: 23
Focus of program: Adult
Liver Transplantations per year: 300
Programs for the multidisciplinary care of viral hepatitis, chronic liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma: Yes
Programs for Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

 

4. Yonsei University College of Medicine
Director: Kwang-Hyub Han, M.D.
50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, KOREA, 120-752
Phone: +82-2-2228-1949
Fax: +82-2-312-7833
Email: gihankhys@yuhs.ac

Hepatology and Transplant fellow positions: 7
Focus of program: Adult
Liver Transplantations per year: 60
Provide Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

 

5. Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital Division of Hepatology and Gastroenterology Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea

Director: Seung Kew Yoon, M.D.
505 Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, KOREA, 137-070
Phone: +82-2-2258-7534
Fax: +82-2-536-9559
Email: yoonsk@catholic.ac.kr

Hepatology and Transplant fellow positions: 3
Focus of program: Adult
Liver Transplantations per year: 70
Provide Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

 

6. Ajou University Hospital

Director: Sung-won Cho, M.D.
San-5, Wonchon-dong, Yeongtong-ku, Suwon, KOREA, 443-721
Phone: +82-31-219-6939
Fax: +82-31-219-5999
Email: sung_woncho@hotmail.com

Hepatology and Transplant fellow positions: 3 (or more)
Focus of program: Adult
Liver Transplantations per year: 40
Provide Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

 

7. Daegu Catholic University Hospital

Director: Chang-Hyeong Lee, M.D.
3056-6, Daemyung-4dong, Nam-Gu, Daegu, KOREA, 705-718
Phone: +82-53-650-4050
Fax: +82-53-628-4050
Email: chlee1@cu.ac.kr

Hepatology and Transplant fellow position: 1
Focus of program: Adult
Liver Transplantation per year: 60
Provide Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

 

8. Department of Internal Medicine, Guro Hospital Korea University College of Medicine,

Director: Kwan Soo Byun, M.D.
97 Guro-Dong Gil, Guro-Dong, Guro-Ku, Seoul, KOREA, 152-703
Phone: +82-2-2626-1030
Fax: +82-2-2626-1038
Email: je_yeon@hotmail.com

Hepatology and Transplant fellow positions: 5
Focus of program: Adult
Liver Transplantations per year: 15
Provide Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

 

9. Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong

Director: Joung Il Lee, M.D.
Sangil-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul, KOREA, 134-727
Phone: +82-2-440-6110
Fax: +82-2-440-8150
Email: jilee7@netsgo.com

Hepatology and Transplant fellow positions: 4
Focus of program: Adult
Liver Transplantations per year: 0-3
Provide Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

 

10. Konkuk University Medical Center

Director: So Young Kwon, M.D.
4-12 Hwayang-dong, Kwangjin-gu, Seoul, KOREA, 143-729
Phone: +82-2-2030-5027
Fax: +82-2-2030-5029
Email: sykwonmd@kuh.ac.kr

Hepatology and Transplant fellow positions: 3
Focus of program: Adult
Liver Transplantations per year: 10
Provide Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

 

11. Kyungpook National University Hospital

Director: Won-Young Tak, M.D.
50 2Ga Samduk-Dong, Joong-Gu, Daegu, KOREA, 700-712
Phone: +82-53-200-6504
Fax: +82-53-426-8773
Email: wytak@knu.ac.kr

Hepatology and Gastroenterology fellow position: 7

 

12. Chonbuk National University Hospital

Director: Dae-Ghon Kim, M.D.
634-78 Keumam-dong Dukjin-gu, Jeonju, KOREA, 561-712
Phone: +82-63-250-1681
Fax: +82-63-254-1609
Email: daeghon@jbnu.ac.kr

Hepatology and Transplant fellow positions: 4
Focus of program: Adult
Liver Transplantations per year: 17
Provide Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

 

13. Hallym University Medical Center

Director: Myung Seok Lee, M.D.
948-1, Daerim 1-Dong, Yeongdeungpo-Ku, Seoul, KOREA, 150-950
Phone: +82-2-829-5110
Fax: +82-2-846-4669
Email:leemsmd@hallym.or.kr

Hepatology and Transplant fellow positions: 2
Focus of program: Adult
Liver Transplantations per year: 9
Provide Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

 

14. Keimyung University School of Medicine

Directer : Jaeseok Hwang, M.D.
194 Dongsan Dong Junggu, Daegu, KOREA, 700-712
Phone: +82-53-250-7734
Fax: +82-53-250-7088
Email: gastro@dsmc.or.kr

Hepatology and Transplant fellow positions: 4-5
Focus of program: Adult
Liver Transplantations per year: 10-15
Provide Long-term Care of Transplant Recipients: Yes

Singapore

1. National University Hospital

Director of Hepatology: Seng Gee Lim, MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCP
National University Health System

Address: 1E Kent Ridge Road
Phone: +65 67724369
Fax: +65 67724361
Email: mdclimsg@nus.edu.sg

2. Singapore General Hospital

3. Tan Tock Seng Hospital

4. Changi General Hospital

*Only National University Hosp and Singapore General Hospital have hepatology subspecilalty as they both have liver transplant capability.

 

Taiwan

1. National Taiwan University Hospital

Director: Dr. Jin-Chuan Sheu
No.7, Chung Shan S. Rd., Taipei 100, Taiwan
Phone: +886-2-2312-3456 (ext 66579)
Fax: +886-2-2381-9723
Email: sheuhcc@ntumc.org

 

2. Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Director: Dr. Han-Chieh Lin
No.201, Sec. 2, Shipai Rd., Beitou District, Taipei City 102, Taiwan
Phone: +886-2-2871-2121 (ext 7506)
Fax: +886-2-2873-9318
Email: hclin@vghtpe.gov.tw

 

3. Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou Branch
Director: Dr. Cheng-Tang Chiu
No.5, Fusing St., Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan
Phone: +886-3-328-1200 (ext 8101)
Fax: +886-3-327-2236
Email: ctchiu@adm.cgmh.org.tw

 

4. China Medical University Hospital

Director: Dr. Cheng-Yuan Peng
2 Yuh-Der Road,Taichung City 404, Taiwan
Phone: +886-4-2206-2121 (ext 3483)
Fax: +886-4-2203-8883
Email: cypeng@www.cmuh.org.tw

 

5. Chung Shan Medical University Hospital

Director: Dr. Chun-Che Lin
N0.110, Sec. 1, Chien-Kuo N. Road, Taichung 402, Taiwan
Phone: +886-4-2473-9595 (ext 34711)
Fax: +886-4-2473-9220
Email:forest65@csmu.edu.tw

 

6. Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital

Director: Dr. Wan-Long Chuang
No.100, Tzyou 1st Roa, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
Phone: +886-7-312-1101 (ext 7475)
Fax: +886-7-312-3955
Email: waloch@kmu.edu.tw

 

7. Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

Director: Dr. Tsung-Hui Hu
123, Ta-Pei Rd., Niao-Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung Hsien, Taiwan
Phone: +886-7-731-7123 (ext 8301)
Fax: +886-7-732-2402
Email: hutsh@ms32.hinet.net

 

8. Hualien Tzu Chi Medical Center; Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital

Director: Dr. Chi-Tan Hu
No. 707, Sec. 3, Chung Yang Rd., Hualien 970, Taiwan
Phone: +886-3-856-1825 (ext 3426)
Fax: +886-3-857-7161
Email: chitan.hu@msa.hinet.net