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` Chifan Cheuk

Dr. Chifan Cheuk

Consultant Rheumatologist

Hospital

Tralee

Department

Rheumatology

Specialties

Rheumatology

Biography

Dr Cheuk, originally from Hong Kong, graduated from Queens University Belfast in 1996. Dr Cheuk completed her Specialist training in the UK and in Ireland, completing training schemes at the Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast and the Cork University Hospital. Dr Cheuk became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Endinburgh in 1999. Dr Cheuk completed a masters in Medical Science (Sport and Excercise Medicine) in 2003. Dr Cheuk also became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland in 2003. The procedures Dr Cheuk carries out within the Bon Secours Hospital are joint injections, synovial fluid replacement therapy, medical acupuncture for pain relief and myofascial trigger point injections. 

 

Specialist Interest

Dr Cheuk has a Specialist interest in Western Medicine Acupuncture.

 

Education

MB BCh BAO (1996)

BSc (Hons) Pathology  (1994)

MMedSc (2003)

 

Awards

Upjohn Prize for Pathology (1994)

The Emily Sarah Montgomery Travel Scholarship (1995)

Finalist in the Taylor Prize for Dermatology (1996)

Placed 5th in the U.K. in theh Duke-Elder Exam (1996)

Previous Appointments

Mallow General Hospital

James Connolly Memorial

Beaumont Hospital

Cork University Hospital

South Infirmary Hospital

Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast

Whiteabbey Hospital

Belfast City Hospital

Musgrave Park Hospital

Dungannon General Hospital

Belfast City Hospital

 

Publications

Female Athletic Triad (syndrome of Disordered eating, Amernorrhoea and Osteoporosis) Irish Medical News 11th April 2005

Treatment of Inflammatory Athritis  Medicine Weekly 5th April 2004

The use of opiates in non-malignant chronic pain  Irish Medical Times 5th December 2001

 

Appointments

Dr Cheuk is available at the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee every 6-8 weeks.

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