Dr Terence TAM Chi Chun

Specialist in Respiratory Medicine

Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong

HEAL Medical

Qualifications
  • MBBS (HK)
  • MRCP (UK)
  • FRCP (Edin)
  • FRCP (Glasg)
  • FRCP (Lond)
  • FHKCP
  • FHKAM (Medicine)
Consultation hours
MON- FRI8:30am - 5:30pm

Scope of services

  • Asthma/Airway Allergy
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Infectious Pneumonia
  • Lung Nodule/Lung Shadow
  • Tuberculosis
  • Mediastinal Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Sleep Apnoea
  • Interstitial Lung Diseases
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Therapeutic Bronchoscopy
  • Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Respiratory Failure

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Services by the Doctor

Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy

Respiratory Medicine
Advanced diagnostic bronchoscopies are cutting-edge procedures that enable the diagnosis and staging of lung diseases.

Asthma

Respiratory Medicine
Asthma is a chronic respiratory illness, which needs long term treatment. Common symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath and chest pain, etc.

Interstitial Lung Diseases

Respiratory MedicineCardio Thoracic Surgery
Interstitial lung disease leads to inflammation and scarring, making it difficult for the lungs to receive oxygen.

Lung Cancer

Clinical OncologyRespiratory MedicineCardio Thoracic Surgery
Lung cancer is a type of malignant tumor which is commonly caused by factors such as long-term smoking and air pollution, and requires early detection and treatment.

Lung Nodule

Respiratory MedicineCardio Thoracic Surgery
Pulmonary nodules can be caused by non-cancerous conditions such as inflammation or benign growths, or they can be cancerous.

Mediastinal Diseases

Respiratory MedicineCardio Thoracic Surgery
Mediastinal diseases possible causes of mediastinal diseases include lymph node enlargement (caused by infections, inflammation, autoimmune diseases, or malignancies), thymoma, abscess, malignant tumors, aortic aneurysm or esophageal disorders.

Pleural Diseases (Pleural Effusion/ Pneumothorax)

Respiratory MedicineCardio Thoracic Surgery
Pleural effusion occurs when excess fluid accumulates in the space between the lung and chest wall, leading to symptoms like chest pain and shortness of breath.

Pneumonia & Tuberculosis

Respiratory Medicine
Pneumonia is a lung infection that causes coughing, fever, and difficulty breathing. Tuberculosis (TB), on the other hand, is a lung infection that can spread through tiny droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes. The initial symptoms of them are very similar.

Respiratory Failure

Respiratory MedicineCardio Thoracic Surgery
Respiratory failure occurs when the lungs cannot adequately fulfill their essential function of supplying oxygen to the body and removing carbon dioxide. It can be caused by various factors such as lung diseases, infections, injuries, or even certain medications.

Sleep apnea

OtolaryngologyRespiratory Medicine
Sleep apnea is a common form of sleep apnea, which is characterized by snoring and pauses in breathing. It requires treatment and lifestyle improvement.

Therapeutic Bronchoscopy

Respiratory Medicine
Therapeutic bronchoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure that utilizes a flexible bronchoscope to diagnose and treat respiratory conditions.

Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

Family MedicineRespiratory Medicine
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI) can be caused by bacterial or viral infection, commonly manifests as fever, sore throat and running nose, etc. It is usually self-limiting and recovered withing 3 weeks.

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