Davy Cheng, MD, MSc, FRCPC FCAHS DGAI(hon) FHKCA(hon) CCPE
SPECIALTY AND TITLE
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Research Professor, Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, Western University; and Founding Dean & Presidential Chair Professor, School of Medicine, CUHK(SZ)
London Health Sciences Centre, St Joseph Healthcare London
Western University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
AREA OF RESEARCH
Prof. Cheng is a globally recognized healthcare leader at the forefront of medical education, research, practice and healthcare policy in the fields of perioperative surgical and anesthesia care, cardiac surgery, critical care medicine, and evidence-based clinical decision-making. He is listed in the World Top 2% citation for two consecutive years in subspecialty and top 100,000 scientists by c-score since 2022. His pioneer work in fast-track cardiac anesthesia and recovery has become the standard of cardiac anesthesia and recovery practice. As Principal Investigator or co-investigator, he has been awarded over CAD 16.1M total in peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed grants. He has published over 180 peer-reviewed scientific papers in high-impact journals (citations 22905, h-index 66, i10-index 146).
MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCIENCE AND/OR HEALTH CARE DELIVER
Prof. Cheng established the Evidence-Based Perioperative Clinical Outcomes Research (EPiCOR) and the MEDICI Centre (Medical Evidence, Decision Integrity, Clinical Impact) at Western University and the London Teaching Hospitals; and continues to release a number of pivotal publications and consensus guidelines to direct evidence-based medical and surgical practices. In 2016, the MEDICI Centre was recognized and granted as a WHO Collaborating Centre in studying perioperative surgical care and anesthesia. As Founding Dean, School of Medicine, CUHK(SZ), Prof. Cheng has integrated and transformed the medical curriculum in undergraduate medical education and training.