Hui-Chuan Kau M.D.

Medical Team: Head and Neck & Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Current Title

  • Attending Physician, Division of Ophthalmology, 2007-present


  • Ophthalmic oncology
  • Strabismus
  • Pediatric ophthalmology
  • Retinal disease
  • Glaucoma

Clinical Interests

  • Ophthalmic oncology
  • Strabismus

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Taiwanese
  • English

Education and Training

1987-1994 National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan, MD, Medicine
1994-1998 Residency and Chief Resident, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
2001-2003 National Yang-Ming University, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Master's
2004-2005 Fellowship, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Professional Experience

7/1998-9/2002 Attending Physician, Ophthalmology, Taoyuan Veterans Hospital, Taiwan
9/2002-9/2007 Director, Ophthalmology, Taoyuan Veterans Hospital, Taiwan
7/2004-6/2005 Clinical Fellow, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
9/2007-present Department of Education Certified Assistant Professor, Taiwan
10/2007-present Attending Physician, Ophthalmology, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan

Professional Memberships

  • Member, The Ophthalmological Society of Taiwan
  • Member, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Selected Publications

  1. Hui-Chuan Kau, Chieh-Chih Tsai. Abducens ocular neuromyotonia in a patient with nasopharyngeal carcinoma following concurrent chemoradiotherapy. J Neuroophthalmol. 2010;30:266-7.
  2. Hui-Chuan Kau, Chieh-Chih Tsai, Maria C Ortube, Joseph L Demer. High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Extraocular Muscles and Nerves Demonstrates Various Etiologies of Third Nerve Palsy. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007;143:280-7.
  3. Hui-Chuan Kau, Ching-FenYang,I-Ting Liu, Shu-Ching Kao, Wen-Ming Hsu, Michael Mu Huo Teng, Chieh-Chih Tsai. Benign fibrous histiocytoma arising in association with an orbital abscess secondary to frontoethmoidal mucopyocele. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 May-Jun;23:236-8.
  4. Hui-Chuan Kau, Chieh-Chih Tsai, Cheng-Feng Lee, Shu-Ching Kao, Wen-Ming Hsu, Yau-Huei Wei. Increased oxidative DNA damage, 8-hydroxydeoxyquanosine, in human pterygium. Eye. 2006;20:826-31.
  5. Hui-Chuan Kau, Shu-Ching Kao, Chi-Hsien Peng, Wen-Ming, Hsu, Chieh-Chih Tsai. Methylprednisolone pulse therapy in patient with isolated superior oblique myositis.Eye 2006; 20:1106-1109.
  6. Hui-Chuan Kau, Chieh-Chih Tsai, Jorn-Hon Liu,Wen-Ming Hsu, Yau-Huei Wei*. Relationship between genetic polymorphism of hOGG1 and susceptibility to pterygium in Chinese. Eye 2004; 18:635-9.
  7. Hui-Chuan Kau, Chieh-Chih Tsai, Shu-Ching Kao,Wen-Ming Hsu,Jorn-Hon Liu Acinetobacter baumannii induced corneal ulcer on sideport following phacoemulsification.J Cataract Refract Surg. 2002;28:895-7.
  8. Hui-Chuan Kau, Hui-Chun Ho, Shu-Ching Kao,Ching-FenYang, Wen-Ming Hsu, Chieh-Chih Tsai. T-cell lymphoma in the eyelid following intestinal B-cell lymphoma. Eye. 2002;16:794–6.
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