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Prof Dr James Chow

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Prof Dr James Chow obtained his dental and medical degree from Hong Kong University. In particular, Dr Chow belongs to the first group of locally trained specialists in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) in Hong Kong. Indeed, he is one of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) specialists in Hong Kong with dual degrees in dentistry and medicine. Moreover, Dr James Chow is a renowned specialist and a zygomatic implant expert, besides being the Dental Implant and Maxillofacial Centre director, the state-of-the-art private OMFS specialist center in Hong Kong, where they follow the ZAGA philosophy.

Furthermore, Prof Dr James Chow is also the honorary associate professor of the Hong Kong University and Shanghai Jiaotong University. Specifically, Dr Chow has expertise in dental implants and computer-aided surgery. He is undoubtedly the pioneer in Asia in immediate dental implant loading, Zygomatic implants, guided surgery, and navigational surgery. Additionally, Dr James Chow is a renowned speaker internationally and has published several articles in international journals on immediate loading with dental implants and 3D technologies in OMFS. In particular, his other interests include jaw reconstruction, cosmetic facial surgery, and minimally invasive implant surgery, and maxillofacial procedures.

Prof Dr James Chow’s Achievements

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (Hong Kong)
  • Fellow, royal College of Surgeon of England
  • Bachelor and Master of Dental Surgery (Hong Kong)
  • Fellow in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellow, Royal College of Dentists of Canada (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)
  • Fellowship, College of Dental Surgeons of Hong Kong (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)
  • Fellowship, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Dental Surgery)
  • Director of the Brånemark Osseointegration Center in Hong Kong since 2001
  • Helped founding the Tideman Maxillofacial Centre in Hong Kong with his partners in 2003


Zygomatic Implants—Protocol for Immediate Occlusal Loading: A Preliminary Report. James Chow MDS, MBBS, FDSRCS, FRCDC, FHKAM, Edward Hui MDS, MBBS, FDSRCS, FRCDC, FHKAM, Philip K. M. Lee MDS, FFDRCSI, FRACDS, FHKAM, William Li MDS, MOSRCS, FRACDS