Dr Alexander Chiu oversees the clinical operations of Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital and is responsible for quality, safety and risk management, medical affairs, specialist clinics, doctor recruitment, and operation and development of all clinical departments.
Dr Chiu practised as a physician for 17 years before embarking on a career in health administration. As Service Director for Quality and Safety at Queen Mary Hospital, he was in charge of various quality-related matter including hospital accreditation, complaint handling and risk management. He went on to become Chief Manager for the Department of Quality and Standards of Hospital Authority Head Office, before assuming the role of Chief Manager for the Department of Integrated Care Programme. During his stint with Hospital Authority, Dr Chiu was in charge of specialist outpatient waiting time, disease management programme, sterilisation, day surgery and public private partnership such as the colorectal cancer screening programme. He also oversaw the development of various specialties including medicine, surgery, anesthesia, otorhinolaryngology, oncology and psychiatry.
Dr Chiu joined the private sector in 2015 and served as the Executive Medical Director of Quality Healthcare Medical Services Limited. His key roles included health service planning, clinical product development, clinical standard assurance, electronic medical record system implementation, complaint and incident management, health data analysis and doctor credentialing and accreditation management.
In 2016, Dr Chiu joined Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital as the Chief Operating Officer and helped with the commissioning of the hospital. Dr Chiu is also in charge of the business development, strategic growth, quality and safety, medical affairs and all clinical services at the hospital.
Dr Chiu holds a medical degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and was a critical care physician by training. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom and a fellow of the Hong Kong College of Physicians, the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
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