Doctor found guilty by Medical Council over sexual remarks

Dr Tsoi Wing-sang appears for a disciplinary inquiry yesterday at the Medical Council in Wong Chuk Hang. Photo: Edward Wong

Dr Tsoi Wing-sang was found guilty by the Medical Council of professional misconduct after a 41-year-old former school teacher, known as Ms A, accused him of sexually harassing her.

Monday, 3 June, 2013, 7:56am 1 comment

Doctor finds her calling deep in the African jungle

Joyce Samoutou-Wong and her husband Henri with their three children. The couple run an eye surgery clinic in Congo-Brazzaville. Photo: Joyce Samoutou-Wong

When Dr Joyce Samoutou-Wong is asked to share some of her experiences of working with patients in Congo-Brazzaville, she has no end of inspirational stories to tell - each one a tale of a life transformed.

27 May 2013 - 4:22am

Doctor is guilty of sex with patient

A doctor has been found guilty of three charges of professional misconduct for selling insurance to and having sex with a woman patient, the Medical Council announced last night.

The professional ruling body has yet to decide the penalty for Dr Barry Tsang Ka-hung, 42, who could be permanently deregistered as a doctor.

19 Mar 2013 - 3:43am

Shanghai's 'Dr Smile' Zhang Qiang goes private for public good

Dr Zhang Qiang

Shanghai vascular surgeon Dr Zhang Qiang made headlines by quitting as department head of a public class-A hospital at the end of last year and becoming one of the mainland's few freelance doctors.

17 Mar 2013 - 7:01am

'While I battled Sars, Dad died in ward above'

Yeung Koon-sing, speaking at an event marking 10 years since the Sars outbreak, recalled being admitted to the same hospital as his father. Photo: Dickson Lee

For Dr Yeung Koon-sing, battling his Sars infection in 2003 was like taking a "roller-coaster ride". Not only did he have to go through the physical ordeal of having the virus, but his father died at the same time, in the same hospital, from heart disease.

25 Feb 2013 - 5:27am

China Digest, December 12, 2012

Municipal lawmakers are planning to pass emergency legislation that would allow drivers to be cited if they do not yield to ambulances during emergencies.

12 Dec 2012 - 4:00am

Warning for doctor who removed salivary gland instead of tumour

A surgeon with 33 years of clinical experience who mistakenly removed a patient's salivary gland instead of a tumour escaped with a reprimand yesterday.

The patient - who now has problems producing saliva and was severely distressed after the blunder more than four years ago - was not happy with the Medical Council's decision.

3 Dec 2012 - 6:24am 1 comment

Doctor jailed 16 weeks for molesting three nurses

A doctor was yesterday sentenced to 16 weeks in jail after he was found guilty of molesting three nurses at a public hospital.

Magistrate Ko Wai-hung sentenced neurosurgeon Dr Allan So Cheuk-wai, 36, in Kowloon City Court, for his conviction on three counts of indecent assault and two counts of committing an act outraging public decency.

24 Nov 2012 - 3:30am

Tsing Yi man posed as doctor to lure girls into sex, Sham Shui Po police say

Up to 27 women and girls, including at least four still at school, were forced to have sex with a man who posed online as a woman doctor, police said.

9 Nov 2012 - 3:31am

Doctor banned by Medical Council for secret photos of women patients

Dr Christopher Tong Yung-man at the hearing. Photo: Nora Tam

A private doctor was found guilty of professional misconduct and permanently deregistered after he secretly took pictures of six women patients and improperly touched the breasts and private parts of five of them.

It is the harshest penalty yet handed down by the Medical Council, the profession's ruling body.

5 Nov 2012 - 5:45am

Doctor sentenced to community service for molestation

A young public hospital doctor who admitted he had molested patients while he was on night duty was sentenced to 180 hours of community service in Kwun Tong Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

Tang Man-chun, 26, had earlier pleaded guilty to three counts of indecent assault.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

C.Y.'s dilemma: to spin, or not to spin?

Does C.Y. need a spin doctor? Most politicians have had them for years. But Leung Chun-ying seems to have realised that the magic powers of spin could be limited in successfully building the image of a leader.

18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Science whiz has winning formula

Student Colin Tsang Kwok-wan has been in and out of the emergency room since he was a child, with a list of ailments longer than a roll of bandage.

He fractured two bones in a skiing holiday mishap, coughed up blood after taking a swig of strong alcohol and severely twisted his foot in an ice-skating accident.

13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In yesterday's story in the Sunday Morning Post headlined 'American lifts curtain on opera', performer Cynthia Huie-Rose was described as being a doctor. She is in fact a nurse. We apologise for the error.

2 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Louis Shih ousted from Medical Council

Dermatologist Dr Louis Shih Tai-cho lost his seat on the Medical Council after being a member for 13 years.

Shih gained 1,010 votes in an election, but lost out to newcomer Dr Patrick Li Chung-ki, a public hospital doctor, who got 1,284 votes. The other two contenders, Dr Tse Hung-hing and Dr Cheung Chi-man, won re-election with 1,606 and 1,166 votes respectively.

24 Dec 2011 - 12:00am