Academic Staff

Leung, Mike Yiu Yan

Dr Leung, Mike Yiu Yan


Title: Clinical Associate Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Discipline area: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Tel: 2859 0511
Research profiles: HKU Scholars Hub Scopus Researcher ID ORCID

Areas of Research Expertise

  1. Dentoalveolar surgery and coronectomy
  2. Neurosensory disturbance in the maxillofacial area
  3. Trigeminal nerve repair and regeneration

Faculty Research Group

Selected Latest Publications


  1. Leung MYY. Results of the treatment of keratocystic odontogenic tumours using enucleation and treatment of the residual bony defect with Carnoy's solution. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2016;45:1154-1158. doi:10.1016/j.ijom.2016.02.002
  2. Tsui WK, Yang Y & Leung MYY. Distraction osteogenesis as a treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Medicine 2016;95:e4674. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000004674
  3. Leung MYY. When should elective neck dissection be performed in maxillary gingival and alveolar squamous cell carcinoma with a cN0 neck? A systematic review. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2016;. doi:10.1016/j.ijom.2016.05.021
  4. Chow RLK, Lau ASL & Leung MYY. A non-invasive and accurate measurement of gingival thickness using cone beam computerized imaging for the assessment of planning immediate implant in the esthetic zone – a pig jaw model.. Implant Dentistry 2016;. doi:10.1097/ID.0000000000000437
  5. Leung MYY. Accuracy of Different Modalities to Record Natural Head Position in 3 Dimensions: A Systematic Review. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2016;. doi:10.1016/j.joms.2016.04.022
  6. Leung MYY. Longitudinal Treatment Outcomes of Microsurgical Treatment of Neurosensory Deficit after Lower Third Molar Surgery: A Prospective Case Series. PLOS ONE 2016;11:e0150149. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150149
  7. Leung MYY. Coronectomy of lower third molars with and without guided bony regeneration: a pilot study. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2016;54:155-159. doi:10.1016/j.bjoms.2015.12.010
  8. Leung MYY & Cheung LK. Long term morbidities of coronectomy on lower third molar.. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2016;121:5-11. doi:10.1016/j.oooo.2015.07.012
  9. Au AH, Choi SW, Cheung CW & Leung MYY. The Efficacy and Clinical Safety of Various Analgesic Combinations for Post-Operative Pain after Third Molar Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.. PLoS One 2015;10:e0127611. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127611
  10. Lee CT, Zhang S, Leung MYY, Li SK, Tsang CC & Chu CH. Patients' satisfaction and prevalence of complications on surgical extraction of third molar.. Patient Preference and Adherence 2015;10:257-263. doi:10.2147/PPA.S76236

Books and Chapters

  1. Leung MYY. . In .2013,pp.88-89.

Research Grants

Principal Investigator :

  1. 2014-: Comparison of surgical accuracy of a general articulator and an orthognathic-based articulator [Small Project Funding] (HKD46,327)
  2. 2013-: Guided Bone Regeneration to Reduce Root Migration after Coronectomy of the Lower Third Molar: A Randomised Clinical Trial [Early Career Scheme (ECS)] (HKD643,000)
  3. 2012-: Differentiation of Schwann cell-like cells from stem cells derived from dental origin [Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research] (HKD120,000)

Co-Investigator :

  1. 2013-2014: 3D static and motion capture in patients with dentofacial deformity [Small Project Funding] (HKD69,575) (with LO John et al)

Honours and Awards

  1. Second Prize Winner in the Oral Presentation at the 11th Asian Congress on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2014 11th Asian Congress on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2014. Leung MYY.
  2. Top 25 most-downloaded articles of International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2011 full year Article: "Risk factors of neurosensory deficits in lower third molar surgery: a literature review of prospective studies". Int. J.O.M.S.: 40(1): p1-10, Jan. 2011. 2012. Leung MYY & Cheung LK.
  3. The Winner of the Best Scientific Presentation The 1st Hong Kong – Singapore Joint Symposium of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2011. 2011. Leung MYY.
  4. Hong Kong Sino-British Trust Scholars Foundation Scholarship Hong Kong Sino-British Trust Scholars Foundation Scholarship. 2009. Leung MYY.
  5. Gold Medal, Best Original Research by Trainee Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. 2008. Leung MYY.
  6. Outstanding Oral Abstract Presentation Award at the 19th Convocation of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, Hong Kong, May 29 - June 2, 2008, Hong Kong. 2008. Leung MYY & Cheung LK.
  7. Young Lecturer Award 19th Convocation of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, Hong Kong, May 2008. 2008. Leung MYY.

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