Department of Surgery, CUHK

Dr HO Yan Kit Jacky    

Associate Consultant

Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Dr. Jacky Yan Kit, HO completed his medical degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2012 and completed his training in cardiothoracic surgery from Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong. He has obtained fellowship from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.

Dr. Ho is currently an Associate Consultant of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery of the Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, and Clinical Assistant Professor (Honorary) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Research Interests

Dr. Ho clinical and research interests are in adult cardiac surgery with particular interest in open and hybrid aortic surgery. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles in the cardiothoracic surgical discipline. Aortic surgical publications involve outcomes and techniques in open total arch replacement and hybrid thoracic endovascular aortic repair.  

Selected Publications

  1. Ho, JYK, Siu, ICH, Ng, KHL, et al. (2022) Retrospective record review on timing of COVID-19 vaccination and cardiac surgery. J Card Surg. 37: 3634- 3638.
  2. Ho JYK, Lim K, Fujikawa T, Wong RHL (2022) Pre-emptive BioGlue priming of the branched Evita Open NEO hybrid prosthesis: tackling excessive oozing. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg, 61(3):728-729
  3. Ho JYK, Bashir M, Jakob H, Wong RHL (2021) Management of left subclavian artery in total arch replacement and frozen elephant trunk, JTCVS Techniques, 7:36-40
  4. Ho JYK, Bashir M, Teh G, Jakob H, Wong RHL (2020) Launching the Evita Open Neo amid COVID – Challenges and Strategies, J Card Surg, 36(3): 793–795
  5. Ho JYK, Chow SCY, Kwok, MWT, Fujikawa T, Wong RHL (2020) Total Aortic Arch Replacement and frozen elephant trunk, Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 33(3): 656-662
  6. Wong RHL, Ho JYK and Underwood MJ (2018) Complex reoperative thoracic aortic surgery: Tactics and Techniques, New Approaches to Aortic Diseases from Valve to Abdominal Bifurcation, 515-528
  7. Ho JYK, Wong RHL, Chow SCY, (2016) Preemptive aneurysmal sac embolization for TEVAR with inadequate proximal landing zone, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 102(6):e489-e491

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