Hong Kong Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (HKBMI) is the only medical center to provide comprehensive obesity and metabolic surgery in Hong Kong. If you are severely overweight and have been unable to lose weight even with supervised dieting and exercise, then obesity surgery may be your best option! From the waiting room to the recovery room, we have designed our program to provide the very highest quality of care.
Our Medical Director is Dr. Wilfred Mui. Dr. Mui graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1996 and started his surgical training at the Prince of Wales Hospital. He received his Fellowship of College of Surgeon of Hong Kong, Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh and Royal Australasian College of Surgeon in 2003 and received the Li-Shield Gold Medal Award during his exit examination. In year 2001-2002, he went overseas training on advanced laparoscopic and obesity surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital as surgical fellow. His main interests are advanced laparoscopic, bariatric and metabolic surgery. He pioneered the use of intragastric balloon, laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, gastric plication and bypass surgery to treat obesity and diabetes in Hong Kong and he is the official trainer of intragastric balloon in Asia-Pacific region. He had performed more than 500 various obesity surgeries in total.
Since 2009, Dr. Mui has formed a multidisciplinary team from various specialties providing surgical treatment and research for obesity and Type II diabetes mellitus at HKBMI in collaboration with Evangel Hospital. In 2003, Evangel hospital was accredited by the US-based organization, Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) as one of the international Centers of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery (COE) indicated that bariatric surgery performed in Evangel Hospital is up to international standard. In the mean time, there are only a few bariatric centers of excellence from Taiwan, Japan and India in Asia-Pacific region. Evangel Hospital is the first hospital in Hong Kong and China that has achieved such standard and accreditation. In addition, Dr. Wilfred Mui, the Medical Director of Evangel Bariatric Surgery Program, was the first in the city being awarded the status of Bariatric Surgeon of Excellence.
If you are interested in setting up an appointment with Dr. Mui, please call the office 852-23851282 for appointment.
We provide the following procedures to both patients in Hong Kong and overseas
1. Intragastric balloon
2. Laparoscopic gastric banding
3. Laparoscopic greater curve plication
4. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
5. Laparoscopic gastric bypass