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Our Superintendent

 

Superintendent

Prof. Wei-Ming Chen

(陳威明院長)

 

EDUCATION:

1981-1988: School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

 

EXPERTISE:

Orthopedic Oncology (Reconstruction & Research )

Complicated joint reconstruction and Minimally invasive arthroplasty of knee & hip

Osteonecrosis of femoral head: treatment and research

 

PRESENT ACADEMIC RANK AND POSITION:

Superintendent , Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

Professor of Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

President Elect Asia Pacific Musculoskeletal Tumour Society

Member, International Hip Society

Member of the International Society of Limb Salvage (ISOLS)

International member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon (AAOS)

Editor, Journal of the Formosan Medical Association

Editor, Journal of the Chinese Medical Association (Taiwan)

Editor, Journal of the Taiwan Orthopaedic Association

Editor, Formosan Journal of Surgery

 

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND MAJOR APPOINTMENTS:

1981-1988: School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

1988-1989: Resident, Department of Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital Fenglin Branch, Taiwan

1990-1995: Resident, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

1994-1995: Fellow, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

Jul. 1997-Jan. 1998: Visiting clinician, Department of Orthopaedics, Mayo Clinic, MN, USA

Feb. 1998-Jul. 1998: Research fellow, Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, VA, USA

Aug. 1998: Visiting clinician, Washington Cancer Institute, DC, USA 

1995-2001: Attending surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

2000-2006: Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Department, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

2001-2013: Chief, Section of Traumatology, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

2006-2012: Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Department, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

2012-present: Professor, Orthopaedic Department, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

2014-2015: Director, Section of Joint Reconstruction, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

2015/02-2017/02-: Director, Rehabilitation and Technical Aid Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

2015-2018: Vice Dean, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

2010- 2016: President, Taiwan Osteosarcoma Caring Associatio

2018-2020: President, Taiwan Orthopaedic Association