Lives of the fellows

Stanley Way Shien Wang

b.6 February 1937 d.1 May 2008
MB ChB Aberd(1969) MRCP(1974) FRCP Glasg(1986) FRCP Edin(1995) FRCP(1998)

Stanley Way Shien Wang was a consultant physician in Hong Kong. Born in Mandalay, Burma, his father, Chein-Yu Wang, was a businessman, and his mother was Yee-Yin née Tung. Educated at Westminster School, he studied medicine at Aberdeen University and the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

After qualifying in 1969, he did house jobs at the Royal before moving to Hull Royal Infirmary a year later as senior house officer. In 1972 he went to Liverpool as a registrar in rotation to the hospitals there for three years. Then he was appointed acting senior registrar in the department of cardiology at Manchester Royal Infirmary. He left the UK in 1977 and became a senior medical officer in Hong Kong, where he was appointed a consultant physician in 1988.

An active member of the Hong Kong branch of the British Medical Association, he was honorary secretary from 1983 to 1988. He published several papers on cardiovascular disorders.

A keen swimmer, he completed a cross harbour swim from Hong Kong to Kowloon when he was 18. Reading was also a favourite pastime, especially history and memoirs. He was unmarried.

RCP editor

(Volume XII, page web)

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