Dr. Chih-Kai Hong graduated from National Cheng Kung University in 2014 and then completed his orthopaedic residency in National Cheng Kung University Hospital in 2021. He then worked as an orthopaedic attending physician in National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan.
He attended the Tohoku University Orthopaedic Visiting Fellowship program in 2019 for training arthroscopy surgery, and attended the visiting fellowship program in Kobe University in 2020 for sport medicine training.
His clinical practice focuses on sport- related upper extremity and knee injuries. In addition to his clinical duties, he has served as the team physician for several Little League baseball teams. His research interests include biomechanical studies on biceps tenodesis methods and tendon graft preparation techniques. He also performed clinical studies related to arthroscopy surgery in shoulder and knee joints.
He has authored 66 peer-reviewed scientific articles and given several international meeting presentations since 2012. He received several awards in international conferences, including 2017 Lester Lowe SICOT Award, 2018 JOA Travel Award, and 2019 APOA Young Surgeon Award. He is an active member of several international orthopaedic societies, including AANA, ISAKOS, ESSKA and APKASS.
He has no conflict of interest to disclose.