Dr. Elaine KAN
MBChB (Auckland), FRCR, FHKCR, FHKAM (Rad)
Chief of Service, Department of Radiology,
Hong Kong Children’s Hospital
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor,
Department of Diagnostic Radiology,
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of University of Hong Kong
Dr Elaine Kan is the Chief of Service of the Department of Radiology at Hong Kong Children’s Hospital and an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of University of Hong Kong.
Dr Kan graduated from the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences of the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She underwent training in Radiology in Hong Kong, followed by a mini fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. As a young fellow, Dr Kan was awarded the Hong Kong Hospital Authority Corporate Scholarship, with which she pursued training in Paediatric Neuroradiology at the Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in London, United Kingdom. She underwent further subspecialty training in Fetal Neuroimaging at Guys and St. Thomas Hospital in London when she was awarded the Hong Kong College of Radiologists 15A Traveling Scholarship. She was also the recipient of Hong Kong Children’s Hospital Overseas Scholarship, with which she pursued further training paediatric oncological imaging at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York.
Dr Kan chairs the House Subcommittee of the Hong Kong College of Radiologists. She is a Board Member of the Asian-Oceanic Society of Paediatric Radiology. She is the currently an MRI Safety Ambassador for The Asian Oceanian Society of Radiology.
Dr Kan is a vital member of the commissioning team of the Department of Radiology of Hong Kong Children’s Hospital (HKCH). HKCH commenced service in December 2018 and is the only children’s hospital in Hong Kong.
Dr Kan has special interests in neuro-imaging, fetal neuro-radiology, and quality and safety. It is Dr Kan’s goal to make imaging safe and fun for children!