Hong Kong surgeon turned artist Dr Anthony Yim pioneered the development of minimally invasive thoracic surgery, or keyhole surgery of the chest. Photo: Tory HoHong Kong surgeon turned artist Dr Anthony Yim pioneered the development of minimally invasive thoracic surgery, or keyhole surgery of the chest. Photo: Tory Ho
Hong Kong surgeon turned artist Dr Anthony Yim pioneered the development of minimally invasive thoracic surgery, or keyhole surgery of the chest. Photo: Tory Ho

Hong Kong artist who swapped scalpel for paintbrush on being happier and how he applies science to his works

  • Pioneering surgeon Dr Anthony Yim quit surgery in 2017 after developing Parkinson’s disease and became an artist – his childhood dream
  • Now showing at Cheer Bell Gallery, he explains how he has become a happier person and how his paintings change colour depending on the viewing angle
Topic |   Art
Hong Kong surgeon turned artist Dr Anthony Yim pioneered the development of minimally invasive thoracic surgery, or keyhole surgery of the chest. Photo: Tory HoHong Kong surgeon turned artist Dr Anthony Yim pioneered the development of minimally invasive thoracic surgery, or keyhole surgery of the chest. Photo: Tory Ho
Hong Kong surgeon turned artist Dr Anthony Yim pioneered the development of minimally invasive thoracic surgery, or keyhole surgery of the chest. Photo: Tory Ho
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