Academic Staff

Choi, Winnie Wing Shan

Dr Choi, Winnie Wing Shan

BDS (HK), MDS, AdvDipOMS (HK), MOSRCSEd, FHKAM (Dental Surgery), FCSDHK (OMS)

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Discipline area: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Tel: 2859 0266
Research profiles: HKU Scholars Hub Scopus ORCID

Areas of Research Expertise

  1. Perioperative management
  2. Postoperative soft-tissue change
  3. Jaw reconstruction

Faculty Research Group

Selected Latest Publications


  1. Lam YH, Hsung TC, Choi WWS, Luk WK & Pow EHN. A 2-part facebow for CAD-CAM dentistry.. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. 2016;. doi:10.1016/j.prosdent.2016.05.013
  2. Wong HH, Pow EHN & Choi WWS. Management of mandibular rotation after a mandibulectomy: a clinical report.. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2013;110:532-537. doi:10.1016/j.prosdent.2013.04.001
  3. Nabil S, Lo CLR & Choi WWS. Simultaneous radicular cyst and mucoepidermoid carcinoma in the maxilla: a diagnostic nightmare. BMJ case reports 2013;. doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-010290
  4. Cheung CW, Choi WWS, Leung MYY, Lui F, Ng JKF, Hei- Ho AM & Irwin MG. A double-blind randomized crossover study to evaluate the timing of pregabalin for third molar surgery under local anaesthesia. Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery 2012;70(1):25-30. doi:10.1016/j.joms.2011.03.056
  5. Choi WWS & Lo J. Current Concepts in Mandibular Reconstruction. The Hong Kong Medical Diary 2011;16 (11):3-6.
  6. Cheung CW, Ng JKF, Choi WWS, Chiu WK, Ying CLA & Irwin MG. Evaluation of the analgesic efficacy of local dexmedetomidine application. Clinical Journal of Pain 2011;27(5):377-382. doi:10.1097/AJP.0b013e318208c8c5
  7. Cheung CW, Choi WWS, Leung MYY, Lui F, Ng JKF, Ho AMH & Irwin MG. A double blind randomized crossover study to evaluate the timing of pregabalin for third molar surgery under local anesthesia. Jounral of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2011;70(1):25-30. doi:10.1016/j.joms.2011.03.056
  8. Choi WWS, Lee S, McGrath CPJ & Samman N. Change in quality of life after combined orthodontic-surgical treatment of dentofacial deformities. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology & Endodontics 2010;109 (1):46-51. doi:10.1016/j.tripleo.2009.08.019

Research Grants

Principal Investigator :

  1. 2014-2017: Effects of Ketamine in post-operative pain and recovery outcomes in bilateral third molar surgery under general anaesthesia: a randomized clinical trial [Early Career Scheme (ECS)] (HKD647,236)
  2. 2012-: Is Rb pathway useful in predicting malignant transformation of oral leukoplakia? [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. 2nd prize Malaysian Section IADR Travel Award Competition. 2015. Prem KS & Choi WWS.
  2. Best oral presentation 10th Asian Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 2012. Choi WWS.
  3. 2011 College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong Scholarship The College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong. 2011. Choi WWS.
  4. Prize and award in the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons 90th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions & Exhibition in conjunction with the Chinese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Seattle, USA, September 11-15, 2008 - "Outstanding Oral Abstract Presentation Award". 2008. Choi WWS.

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