Go Beyond Normal Care

In order to provide sustainable high quality service, Asia Medical Specialists have been JCI accredited since 2016 and ISO accredited since 2008. We are the first clinic in Hong Kong to attain the Gold Seal of Approval from JCI and upgrade to the most recent ISO 9001:2015 standard.

We Keep You Moving

"If you are looking for something to give you a second chance in life and to maintain a quality of life as years go on, this is your choice.” Mr Gregory, Birmingham Hip Resurfacing patient.

Are you fit for your sports?

Regular exercise can reduce the chance of dying from circulatory diseases by 20-30%, however it is prudent to understand if you are “medically” fit for the sports. To learn more, speak to our Cardiac Specialist.

Teamwork divides the tasks and multiplies the success

Our doctors are sub-specialised in different medical areas and work together to provide comprehensive expert care. Sub-specialisation enables us to provide patients with the most advanced and best possible treatments.

Live a healthier life

Cardio-metabolic risk refers to your chances of having diabetes, heart disease or stroke. Knowing how to reduce your risk can help you live a longer, healthier life. Our Cardio-Metabolic Risk Intervention Team includes experts in obesity, and cardiovascular diseases. Visit us and talk to our team.

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About Us
Asia Medical Specialists is a team of doctors who are sub-specialised in different areas of medical expertise and work together to provide comprehensive and expert care.
Our flagship is located in the heart of Central with 10,000 square feet since 2005. With the increasing demand of patients, Tsimshatsui branch was opened in 2010. Apart from Hong Kong, our doctors also consult in Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing and Guangzhou.

8/F, China Building, 29 Queen's Road Central

Tel +852 2521 6830
Mon–Fri 9am–6pm
(closed on public holidays)

1210, 12/F Ocean Centre, 5 Canton Road, Tsimshatsui

Tel +852 3420 6666
Mon–Fri 9am–6pm
(closed on public holidays)
Suite 105, Wing 1, Kunsha Building, 16 Xinyuanli, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100027.

Tel +86 10 6462 9112
2 Jiangtai Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015.

Tel +86 10 5927 7060
1139 Xian Xia Road, Changning District, Shanghai 200336.

Tel +86 400 639 3900
1/F Annex, PICC Building, 301 Middle Guangzhou Avenue,Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 510600.

Tel +86 4008 919191
1/F North Tower, Ocean Pearl Building, 19 Hua Li Lu, Zhu Jiang New City, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510623.

Tel +86 20 3758 5328
2/F, 39 Chuangzhi Road, Jianye District, Nanjing 210000.

Tel +86 25 5281 6100
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Cardiac Risk in Sports Screening Programme
We have all heard about the benefits of exercise. Regular exercise reduces the chance of dying from circulatory diseases such as a heart attack by 20-30%.
Clinical Psychology Services
At some point in one’s life, they may reach a stage where they feel lost, fearful or confused. Sometimes these feelings manifest into stress or depression. Clinical psychology gives you the tools to cope with these feelings, while offering you the solutions to change your life.
Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Foot & Ankle
There are numerous surgical treatment methods to foot & ankle illnesses, but many of them are replaced by minimally invasive surgery (MIS), for example, Percutaneous Distal Chevron Osteotomy to treat hallux valgus, Percutaneous Cheilectomy for hallux rigidus...
Patellofemoral Pain
Anterior Knee Pain – or pain at the kneecap - is a very common complaint. Most anterior knee pain is from the joint between the kneecap (patella) and the thigh bone (femur), known as the patellofemoral joint. This article looks at the assessment and treatment options of anterior knee pain.
Interventional Pain Management
Pain is a multidimensional experience. Chronic pain differs from acute pain in that it lasts for more than 3-6 months, and there may not be obvious tissue injury leading to the pain. The pathway leading from stimulus to perception may be sensitised. There is often associated depression...
Sacroiliac Joint Pain FAQs
Sacroiliac (SI) joint pain is a challenging condition affecting 15% to 25% of patients with axial low back pain, for which there is no standard long-term treatment. Recent studies have demonstrated that historical and physical examination findings and radiological imaging are insufficient...
Common Presentations in the Head & Neck
Lumps in the head and neck are common and the cause is usually benign. There are numerous causes of head and neck masses. Nevertheless these may be the presentation of either a malignancy or a chronic infection...
Applications of 3D Printing Technology in Lower Li...
Congenital bow-legs or acquired lower-limb deformity bring severe impacts on one’s quality of life, without clinical intervention, the problem could worsen and hinder mobility significantly. The recent introduction of the application of 3D printing technology represents a major breakthrough in lower
Diagnosis of Low Back Pain FAQs
Accurate diagnosis of back pain isn’t always easy. The human spine is very complex, so it can be difficult to pinpoint the exact cause of low back pain or other symptoms...
Treatment of Cervical Disc Hernia or Degeneration
Cervical disc hernia with spinal cord or nerve root compression is a common disease. It is common in younger population including those without special risk factors. Surgical treatment has good outcomes if conservative treatment fail...
My Thyroid has Nodules! What shall I do?
The prevalence of thyroid nodules in any population will depend on various factors which include… sex, age, diet, iodine deficiency and also to the likelihood of radiation exposure be it environmental or therapeutic. Thyroid nodules are more common...
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis FAQs
Lumbar spinal stenosis most commonly causes cramping, pain or pins & needles in one’s legs; but it can also cause: back pain; loss of sensation in the legs; and sometimes problems with bladder or bowel function.
Choosing among different types of hip replacement ...
Arthritis is one of the most common causes of pain in the hip and various treatments are available for patients at difference stages. Patients who experience light pain are suggested to do physiotherapy. When the pain gets worse, injections might be required...
Stomach Ulcers & Related Conditions FAQs
Indigestion is a common symptom for city dwellers, and is usually caused by either gastritis or ulcers. Gastritis refers to inflammation of the lining of the stomach and could lead to ulcers if left untreated. There are many causes for gastritis or ulcers...
Meniscal Regeneration By Meniscal Scaffold Implant...
Irreparable major meniscal tears pose a very difficult problem in the young and active patients who sustain these kinds of injuries. Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy, the most commonly used treatment option for meniscus tear creates substantial number of patients suffering the effect of...
The New Concept and the Latest Advances in Stroke ...
The old concept of ‘Cerebrovascular Accident” is recently replaced by the new concept of “Brain Attack”. Just like heart attack, brain attack is also an acute cardiovascular disease. Both heart attack and brain attack are of similar aetiologies...
The Cardiac Principle – Staying Healthy is Gold
Most of us are born healthy, so staying healthy makes perfect sense. How? Decades of medical advance have added to existing knowledge, staying healthy boils down to 3 main areas for consideration – Exercise, Diet and most critically, How We adhere to these disciplines.
Investigation of a New Breast Symptom: A Guide for...
The National Breast Cancer Centre (NBCC) of Australia has developed this guide to maximise the effectiveness of investigation of women who present to their family physician with a new breast symptom...
Stroke Prevention and Management
This publication on stroke prevention and management highlights the need to reduce the local burden of stroke through the screening of Individuals for stroke risk management and through ensuring a prompt and effective treatment response after stroke onset.
Colonoscopy FAQs
A colonoscopy is an examination of the inside lining of the large bowel. Any abnormalities will be visualised on the monitor screen. Small polyps are usually removed at the same time, or biopsies of large polyps, tumours or inflammation will be taken for further evaluation...
Hamstring Tendinopathy FAQs
Usually patients complain of pain in one or both buttocks after sport. With time the pain becomes more constant, and it often becomes uncomfortable to sit. This article explains the diagnosis and different treatment options on proximal hamstring tendinopathies.
Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine Avulsion Fracture FA...
What is the Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine? The Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine (AIIS) is a piece of bone just above the hip joint, which is the attachment of part of the rectus femoris muscle, one of the quadriceps muscles of the front of the thigh...
Investigations for Colorectal Cancers
Colorectal cancers (CRC) are among the most common cancers in developed countries. In Hong Kong, 1,981 people died from CRC in 2013. These deaths are unnecessary as we now know CRC are largely “preventable”! Most of the CRC in fact develop from adenomatous polyps...
Scoliosis: a common condition which is frequently ...
Idiopathic scoliosis accounts for 80-85 % of cases. The spine is normal at birth but develops a deformity in childhood. It can occur in toddlers and young children, but the majority of cases occur from age 10 to 15. Two to three percent of adolescents have scoliosis. Boy and girls are equally affected by small curves, but girls are eight times more likely to develop progressive curves.
OA Knee FAQs
Osteoarthritis (OA), the most common form of arthritis, is a chronic, degenerative, joint disease that affects mostly middle-aged and older adults. It is characterised by the breakdown of joint cartilage and adjacent bone...
Femoro - Acetabular Impingement (FAI) FAQs
Femoro-Acetabular Impingement (FAI) is a condition in which the two bones which make up the hip joint pinch against each other, or ‘impinge’, at the extremes of motion, causing damage to the joint...
Acetabular Dysplasia FAQs
What is Acetabular Dysplasia? Acetabular dysplasia is a condition in which the socket of the hip joint is too shallow, or facing the wrong way. It is part of the condition known as ‘Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip’ (DDH), which was previously known as ‘Congenital Dislocation of the Hip’ (CDH)...
Bunions FAQs
Hallux valgus is the medical term for “bunions”, which refers to the abnormal angulation of the big toe towards the second toe. Severe hallux valgus can lead to recurrent inflammation and pain over the bunion due to the repeated friction with shoe wear...
Lumbar Disc Replacement FAQs
The ‘intervertebral discs’ are the shock absorbers between the bones of the spine. Unfortunately, they often degenerate – tearing, bursting, or just wearing out...
Hamstring Tendon Tears FAQs
This provides information to patients on 'high' hamstring tendon ‘tears’ or ‘bone avulsions’, but not ‘tendinitis’ or ‘tendinopathy’. A ‘tear’ in this context usually means the tendon tears away from the bone. Sometimes the tendon pulls a piece of bone away, instead of tearing away from the bone...
Oesophago-Gastro-Duodenoscopy (OGD) FAQs
OGD (oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy) is the examination of the oesophagus (In US English, esophagus, thus the procedure may be called ‘EGD’), stomach and duodenum (first portion of the small intestine) by a thin, flexible tube called a gastroscope which has its own camera lens and light source.
Sweaty Palms
Excessive sweating in the palms (palmar hyperhidrosis) is a common condition affecting about 1 to 4 % of the population. Unfortunately non-surgical means do not work very well, whereas open approach thoracic sympathectomy has not been popular due to its operational size...
Articular Cartilage Injuries in the Knee: FAQs
Articular cartilage is the white shiny covering over the ends of the bones in a joint – it is the substance which makes a joint a joint, rather than two pieces of bone rubbing together. Articular cartilage has unique mechanical properties, being very low friction, highly shock absorbing, an
Haemorrhoids: Management update and a word of caut...
Here are three cushions present in the normal anal canal, which contribute 10 15-20% anal closure pressure and are important for both flatus and faecal continence. Haemorrhoids occur when these vascular cushions become congested and swollen, and when the condition becomes severe...
Breast Screening: Today
The average woman depending on her racial ethnicity has a one in 6~9 chance of developing breast cancer during her lifetime, based on a life expectancy of 85 years. Nowadays, screening guidelines for breast cancer for an individual woman should take in account those with an average risk...
An “Instant Cure” for Obesity?
Is there an instant cure for obesity? Well the simple answer is NO! Surgery is the closest thing there is to a cure, though not an instant one, for obesity. This article will introduce 3 types of Minimally Invasive Surgery for obesity: Stomach Balloon, LapBand, & Sleeve Gastrectomy.
ACL is the ‘Anterior Cruciate Ligament’ which is a vital part of the system that controls the complex gliding and bending movement of the knee which allow people to do everything from walking slowly to ballet and gymnastics, most ACL injuries are ‘noncontact’...
Gastrointestinal (GI) Surgery Service
Gastrointestinal surgery is one of the major subspecialties of surgery. It includes every part of the gut from the oesophagus (food pipe) that carries food from the mouth to the other end from which digested residue leaves the body.
Biological Knee Replacement (BKR) FAQs
Biological Knee Replacement (BKR) involves repairing a badly damaged knee with natural tissues instead of replacing the entire knee with a metal and plastic Total Knee Replacement (TKR)...
Achilles Tendinopathy FAQs
Achilles tendinopathy refers to diseases of the Achilles tendon, which often caused by degenerative problems with combination of intrinsic and extrinsic factors. This article will focus on non-insertional Achilles tendinopathy...
Clavicle Fracture FAQs
Fractures of the collar bone (clavicle) are common and seen in all age groups. Most are due to a fall onto the shoulder. Clavicle fractures are divided into medial, mid-shaft and lateral fractures, in which mid-shaft are the most common (80%)...
Meniscus FAQs: Tears, Repairs & Transplantatio...
The menisci are two rubbery crescent moon shaped flat pieces of cartilage in each knee. The English colloquial term is ‘cartilage’, which can be confusing because the knee also contains articular cartilage...
Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Thoracotomy is one of the most painful incisions of any surgical procedure, and its associated complications, such as pneumonia, are well known. Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) offers the benefits of a minimally invasive approach with reduced pain and complications...
Frozen Shoulder FAQs
Shoulder pain is a common problem. Shoulder pain is commonly labeled ‘frozen shoulder’. But what is ‘frozen shoulder’? Is shoulder pain always frozen shoulders or are there other shoulder problems? How do we recognise a ‘true’ frozen shoulder? What is the treatment?
'Slipped Disc' FAQs
The spine needs to be both strong and flexible, and therefore consists of strong bones – the vertebrae – separated by flexible soft tissues – the intervertebral discs and facet joints...
Hallux Rigidus FAQs
Hallux Rigidus is describing the degeneration of the joint at the base of the big toe – called metatarsophalangeal, or MTP joint. It is the most common site of arthritis in the foot region. It is usually develops in adults at the ages between 30 and 60 years...
Chronic Pain After Ankle Injury
Ankle injuries are one of the most common sports injuries, accounting for 10-20% of injuries in different sports. Ankle injuries can be divided into: soft tissue (ligamentous/joint capsule) injury, bone injury (fracture/contusion), or combined. Soft tissue injuries (ankle sprain) are...
Rotator Cuff Tear FAQs
The rotator cuff is the joined-up of tendon of four of the muscles which move the shoulder, mainly to control the stability and coordinated movement of the shoulder joint. Tears can vary hugely in severity from small partial thickness tears which may not cause any problems...
Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine Avulsion Fracture FA...
What is the Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine? The Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine (AIIS) is a piece of bone just above the hip joint, which is the attachment of part of the rectus femoris muscle, one of the quadriceps muscles of the front of the thigh...
Are you aged ≥35, feeling unfit or having a big ...
If you lack exercise and your waist is bulging forward or hanging down, take note that you may already have or on the way to have Metabolic Syndrome.
Ankle Sprain FAQs
A sprain is a tear of a ligament. Ligament tears can vary from very minor - a few fibres stretched - to complete tears of the entire ligament. The most common type of sprain is a lateral ankle sprain, where the ligaments on the outer part of the ankle joint are sprained...
How Fit Are You?
Do you want to get in shape? Do you want to boost up your energy? It’s as easy as ABC.