Dr. Gilbert T. Chua



Positions and Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

The University of Hong Kong


Honorary Specialist

Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Queen Mary Hospital and Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital


Council Member, The Hong Kong Paediatrics Society

Committee Member, The Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong

Honorary Secretary, Research and Scientific Committee, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

Paediatric Subcommittee Member, The Chinese Research Hospital Association

Allergy Committee (中國研究型醫院學會 過敏症醫學專業委員會 兒童過敏學組)

Executive Committee Member, The Hong Kong Allergy Association

Subcommittee Member, The Hong Kong Institute of Allergy







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Paediatric Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases


Dr Chua is a paediatric specialist with interest in paediatric immunology, allergy and infectious diseases. He received his medical degree from the LKS Faculty of Medicine and joined the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital after graduation. He has joined the subspecialty training program in Paediatric Immunology and Infectious diseases and has been providing clinical services in the diagnosis and management of children with immunodeficiencies, childhood atopy diseases and infectious diseases. Dr Chua also leads the dust mite sublingual immunotherapy program at the Allergy Clinic of the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital. His research interests include common food allergies and anaphylaxis in children, especially for peanut, egg and milk allergies, sublingual dust mite immunotherapy and the impact of COVID-19 in children.




Selected publications

1. Xiaoli Xiong¶, Gilbert T Chua¶, Shuiqing Chi¶, Mike Yat Wah Kwan¶, Wilfred Hing Sang Wong, Aifen Zhou, Chi Chiu Shek, Keith TS Tung, Huan Qin, Rosa S Wong, Xue Li, Peng Chen, Shuai Li, Celine S Chui, Winnie WY Tso, Marco HK Ho, Ian CK Wong, Godfrey CF Chan, Yu Lung Lau, Kenneth KY Wong, Patrick HY Chung, Hui Li*, Paul KH Tam*, Shao-tao Tang*, Patrick lp*. Haematological and Immunological Data of Chinese Children Infected with Coronavirus Disease 2019 [In-press: Data in Brief] ¶ Co-first authors * Co-corresponding authors


2. Daniel Leung*, Gilbert T Chua*, Alric V Mondragon, Youjia Zhong, Quynh Le Nguyen, Kohsuke Imai, Vignesh Pandiarajan, Narissara Suratannon, Huawei MAO, Wen-I Lee, Yae-Jean Kim, Godfrey C F Chan, Woei Kang Liew, Minh Huong Thi Le, Hirokazu Kanegane, Dina Muktiarti, Xiaodong Zhao, Fatima Johanna Santos-Ocampo, Amir Latiff, Reinhard Alexander SEGER, Hans Dieter Ochs, Surjit Singh, Pamela P Lee#, Yu Lung Lau#. Current Perspectives and Unmet Needs of Primary Immunodeficiency Care in Asia Pacific [In-press: Frontiers in Immunology] *Co-first authors, #Co-corresponding authors4


3. Xiong X*, Chua GT*, Chi S, Wah Kwan MY, Sang Wong WH, Zhou A, Shek CC, Tung KT, Qin H, Wong RS, Li X, Chen P, Li S, Chui CS, Tso WW, Ho MH, Wong IC, Chan GC, Lau YL, Wong KK, Chung PH, Li H, Tam PK, Tang ST*, Patrick Lp. A Comparison Between Chinese Children Infected with COVID-19 and with SARS. J Pediatr. 2020 Jun 18:S0022-3476(20)30743-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.06.041. Epub ahead of print. *contributed equally


4. Gilbert T. Chua, Frederick K Ho, Keith T Tung, Rosa S Wong, Kai Ning Cheong, Paul S Yip, Susan Y Fan, Wilfred H Wong, Youlin Qiao, Celine S Chui, Shirley X Li, Patrick Ip. Sexual Behaviors and Intention for Cervical Screening Among HPV-Vaccinated Young Chinese Females. Vaccine.2020 Jan 29;38(5):1025-1031.


5. Gilbert T Chua*, Keith TS Tung*, Ian CK Wong, Terry YS Lum, Wilfred HS Wong, Chun-Bong Chow, Frederick K Ho, Rosa S Wong, Patrick Ip. Mortality among Children with Down Syndrome in Hong Kong: a Population-based Cohort Study from Birth. J Pediatr. 2020 Jan 9. pii: S0022-3476(19)31514-8. *contributed equally


6. Gilbert T Chua, Patrick CY Chong, Elaine YL Au, KN Cheong, Wilfred HS Wong, Eric YT Chan, Marco HK Ho, YL Lau, Jaime S Rosa Duque. Skin Prick Testing a Better Predictor than Blood Testing for the Diagnosis of Peanut Allergy in Chinese Children. Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol. 2019 Jul 16.


7. Gilbert T Chua, Philip H Li, Marco HK Ho, Ellen Lai, Vivian Ngai, Felix YS Yau, Mike YW Kwan, Ting-Fan Leung, Tak Hong Lee. HKIA and HKSPIAID Joint Consensus Statement 2018 on Vaccination in Egg Allergic Patients. Hong Kong Med J 2018;24:527–31


8. Chua GT, Rosa Duque JS, Chong CY, Lee PW, Lau YL, Ho HK. Paediatric Case Series of Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS): 12-year Experience at a Single Referral Centre in Hong Kong and the First Reported Use of Infliximab. Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018;50(6):273-276