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Dr. Kendrick Co Shih
MBBS, MRes(Medicine), MRCSEd, FCOphth HK, FHKAM (Ophthalmology)


Dr. Kendrick Co Shih is available for student consultation between 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM on Thursdays. Please kindly contact Dr. Shih at kcshih@hku.hk for further arrangements.

 

WORK HISTORY

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong (2010 – Present)

Honorary Specialist, Department of Ophthalmology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR (2016 – Present)

Honorary Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital, China PRC (2016- Present)

Specialist in Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital, Hong Kong SAR (2019 – Present)

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBBS 2009 University of Hong Kong
  • Master of Research (Medicine) 2009 University of Hong Kong
  • MRCSEd (Ophthalmology) 2012 Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • FCOphth HK 2016 College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong
  • FHKAM (Ophthalmology) 2016 Hong Kong Academy of Medicine

 

SUB-SPECIALIST TRAINING

  • Ocular surface fellowship under Dr. Louis Tong, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore 2016
  • Cornea fellowship under Dr. Virender Sangwan, LV Prasad Eye Institute, India, 2016

 

KEY OFFICES

  • Scientific Committee Co-Chair, Asia Pacific Ophthalmic Trauma Society 2018 - present
  • Global Ambassador (Hong Kong), Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society 2017 - present
  • Member, Asia Dry Eye Society 2017 - present
  • Member, Lions Eye Bank of Hong Kong 2015 - presentt
  • Ophthalmology Block Coordinator, Senior Clerkship, MBBS IV (5-year curriculum)/MBBS V (6-year curriculum), Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong 2015- present
  • Admissions Committee, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong 2014 – present
  • Information Technology Committee, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong 2013 – present
  • Personal Data Protection Coordinator, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong 2014 – present
  • Department Research Postgraduate Committee, Department of Ophthalmology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong 2015 – present


ACADEMIC AWARDS

  • Best Poster Presentation Award at the 2019 Japan Cornea Conference
  • Young Ophthalmologist Travel Grant, 2019 Japan Cornea Conference
  • 2018 Dr Timothy Kai-Ching Liu Memorial Fund Award, College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society
  • Young Scientist Travel Grant, 2018 World Life Science Conference
  • Travel Grant Award, 122nd Japanese Ophthalmological Society Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award 2018
  • Asia Cornea Society Santen-Asia Educational Grant 2017
  • Distinguished Young Fellow, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, 2017
  • Gold Medal for Best Original Research by Trainee, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, 2016
  • Best of Section Paper (Glaucoma), Annual Meeting of the European Association for Vision and Eye Research, 2016
  • Travel Grant for Asia-ARVO 2015, Asia-ARVO 2015. 2015
  • Dr. Timothy Kai Ching Liu Memorial Fund Award: Certificate of Best Oral Presentation, Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium 2015
  • Dr. Timothy Kai Ching Liu Memorial Fund Award: Certificate of Best Oral Presentation. The 2nd Asia Pacific Glaucoma Congress, held in conjunction with the 10th International Symposium of Ophthalmology and Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium 2014
  • ePoster Award (First Prize), HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine Frontiers Series – East-West Alliance Global Symposia 2014
  • Rising Star Researcher Award, International Liver Transplantation Society 2007


ORGANIZATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

  • Cornea and Ocular Surface Scientific. Coordinator, Asia. Pacific Ophthalmic Trauma Society Meeting 2020, Bali, Indonesia
  • Organizing Committee member (Scientific Committee), Greater Bay Ophthalmology Annual Meeting 2019/ Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium 2019, Hong Kong SAR
  • Organizer, 2019 Hong Kong Dry Eye Workshop, Hong Kong SAR
  • Organizing Committee member (Scientific Sub-committee), Hong Kong Academy of Medicine 25th Anniversary Congress, Hong Kong SAR
  • Organizing Committee member, Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (APSOPRS) Annual Meeting 2018, Hong Kong SAR
  • Organizing Committee member (Publicity), Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Annual Meeting February 8-11th 2018, Hong Kong SAR.
  • Course director and chief organizer, HKU Department of Ophthalmology Workshop: Emergencies in Eye Care for Frontline Health Professionals 2017, December 16th 2017, Hong Kong SAR
  • Co-organizer, Hong Kong Dry Eye Workshop 23rd of November 2017, Hong Kong SAR. International guest speakers: Prof. Yokoi (Osaka, Japan).
  • Chief organizer, Hong Kong Dry Eye Workshop 8th of August 2016, Hong Kong SAR. Local meeting attended by 90 ophthalmologists. International guest speakers: Dr. Louis Tong (Singapore).
  • Secretary general and chief organizer, HKU Department of Ophthalmology 10th Anniversary Symposium: Advances in Cornea and Refractive Surgery 9th of July 2016, Hong Kong SAR. Regional meeting attended by 290 ophthalmologists, nurses and optometrists. International guest speakers: Dr. Virender Sangwan (India), Dr. Jerry Tan (Singapore) and Prof John Marshall (United Kingdom)


ORGANIZATION OF COMMUNITY EVENTS

  • Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society Public Education Event 2018 - Organizing Committee member (Publicity)
  • Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society Public Education Event 2017 – Invited Speaker on Dry Eye Disease Management
  • Asia Foundation for Prevention of Blindness Anniversary Eye Assessment Event 2016 – Organizer
  • Lions Eye Bank Hong Kong Primary School Children Eye Assessment Event 2016 – Organizing committee member and in charge of student helper recruitment


RESEARCH

THEMES

  1. Treatment of sight-threatening ocular surface disease
  2. Prevention of corneal scarring after injury
  3. Use of electrical stimulation for treatment of retinal degenerative disease

IMPACT

  • 34publications (11 as first author, 12 as corresponding author, 11 as co-author) and 50 conference presentations
  • Citations : 161
  • H-index : 7

Publications
    As First Author (11) -

    As Corresponding Author (12) -

   Co-Authors (11):
 


PEER-REVIEWED INSTRUCTION COURSES AT INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS

  • Approach to managing ocular manifestations of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in Asians, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress 2016, Chinese Taipei (Chief-Instructor)
  • Approach to managing ocular manifestations of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in Asians, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress 2017, Singapore (Chief-Instructor)
  • Approach to managing ocular manifestations of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in Asians, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress 2018, Hong Kong (Chief-Instructor)
  • Approach to managing ocular manifestations of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis in Asians, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress 2019, Bangkok, Thailand (Chief-Instructor)
  • Comprehensive guide to cornea collagen cross-linking in keratoconus, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress 2016, Chinese Taipei (Co-instructor)

 

SUPERVISION OF POSTGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH

  • Ms Fu Lin, PhD 2016
    • Graduated with Merit
    • Runner up for Best Presentation at the 2015 SNEC 25th Anniversary International Ophthalmology Meeting, Singapore
    • Wong Ching Yee Medical Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Ms Larissa Tang, MRes (Medicine) 2019
    • HKAUW Dr. Nelson Yu & Mrs. Gaily Yu Undergraduate Scholarship
    • Best poster presentation at the HKU Faculty of Medicine Research Postgraduate Symposium 2016, Hong Kong SAR
    • HKU Undergraduate Research Internship Award 2016, Hong Kong SAR
    • Young investigator award at the Healthy Aging Symposium 2017, Hong Kong SAR
  • Mr Ken Tsang, MRes (Medicine) 2019
    • Asia-ARVO 2017 Travel Grant, Australia
    • Young Investigator Award at the Healthy Aging Symposium 2017
  • Ms Sum Sum Kwok, MRes (Medicine) 2021
    • Wong Ching Yee Medical Postgraduate Scholarship 2018/2019
    • YS and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship 2018/2019
    • BL Wong Scholarship for Master of Research in Medicine 2018/2019
    • Yu Chun Keung Scholarship for Master of Research in Medicine 2018/2019
    • Young Investigator Award for Best Oral presentation, 14th International Symposium on Healthy Aging: "Embrace the Golden Years"
    • Hou De Charitable Foundation Scholarship for Master of Research in Medicine
    • Best poster presentation award at the HKU Faculty of Medicine Research Postgraduate Symposium 2018, Hong Kong SAR

 

SUPERVISION OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH

  • Lui MH, Lam JC, Kwong YL, Wong TS, Cheung PL, Lai SS, Yuen PL, Lam WY, Chan HY, Wong YF et al. (MBBS class of 2016)
    • Prof. Michael Colbourne Prize in Community Medicine 2015
  • Ms Yik To Ho
    • HKU Undergraduate Research Internship Award 2017-2018
  • Ms Andrea Au
      • HKU Undergraduate Research Internship Award 2018-2019


RESEARCH GRANT RECORD

  • 2013 Teaching Development Grant, The University of Hong Kong. Title:  Enhancing Experiential Learning Through Providing Mobile Multimedia Resources. HK$294,950
  • 2013 Innovation and Technology Fund, Innovation and Technology Commission, HKSAR. Title: High sensitivity optical sensor array on hemispherical surface: a step towards the artificial eyeball. HK$803,505
  • 2014 Innovation and Technology Fund, Innovation and Technology Commission, HKSAR. Title: High sensitivity optical sensor array on hemispherical surface: a step towards the artificial eyeball. HK$170,710
  • 2015 Health and Medical Research Fund, Department of Health, HKSAR. Title: An in vitro micro-fluidic device to screen silicone oil tamponades based on resistance against shear emulsification in eye. HKD$824,600
  • 2015 Health and Medical Research Fund, Department of Health, HKSAR. Title: Registry of severe cutaneous adverse drug reactions and epidemiological study in Hong Kong (RESCUE-HK). HKD $1,075,600
  • 2015 SK Yee Medical Foundation Grant, HKSAR. Title: To Introduce Boston Keratoprosthesis for the Treatment of Corneal Blindness in Queen Mary Hospital. HKD 249,460
  • 2018 Timothy KC Liu Memorial Fund Award, College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong/ Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society, HKSAR. Title: Lycium Barbarum Polysaccharide Solution as a Novel Therapuetic Agent in the Prevention of Cornea Scarring. HKD 30,000
  • 2019 SK Yee Medical Foundation Grant, HKSAR Title: Intense pulsed light therapy in the management of moderate to severe ocular surface disease. HKD 400,000