Dr Ivan CHOW - Family Medicine
MB ChB (CUHK)
Dip Med (CUHK)
FHKAM (Family Medicine)
M Sc Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CUHK)
Specialty: Family Medicine
Special Interest: Chronic Disease Management
Dr Ivan CHOW | Family Medicine | Chronic disease management
Dr Ivan Chow is a specialist in Family Medicine with a special interest in chronic disease management, such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus and mental health.
As a professional family physician, Dr Chow believes his mission is to enhance patients’ overall health and well-being through delivering up-to-date, quality medical care. He evaluates patients' total health needs and provides personal care within one or more fields of medicine. The care is comprehensive and not limited by age, sex, organ system or type of problem, be it biological, behavioural, or social. This care utilizes knowledge of the patient in the context of the family and the community and emphasizes disease prevention and health promotion. Dr Chow refers patients when indicated to other sources of care while preserving continuity of care. His role as a cost-effective coordinator of the patient's health services is integral to the care provided.
Dr Chow received his medical degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2004. Dr Chow trained in Family Medicine at the United Christian Hospital and became a Specialist in Family Medicine in 2013. He is also a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Dr Chow was Associate Consultant in the Hospital Authority, running a community medical centre until joining Marina Medical Centre in 2020.
Dr Chow has a Postgraduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology from Cardiff University and a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and has several papers published in various medical journals.
He is an Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a training supervisor of Family Medicine trainees for the Hong Kong College of Family Physicians.