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Ming-Chien Kao, Chinese neurosurgeon.


Kao, Ming-Chien was born on January 3, 1939 in Taipei, Taiwan.


Doctor of Medicine, National Taiwan University, 1964. Division of Medical Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1973.


Clinical fellow in neurosurgery Tokyo University, 1972-1973. Neurosurgery resident Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1974-1975. Professor neurosurgery National Taiwan University Hospital, since 1983, chairman division neurosurgery, since 1995.

Director laser medicine research center National Taiwan University, 1987. Consultant Neurosurg. Society China, 1996.


President National Taiwan University Alumni Culture Foundation, 2000. Senator Legislative Yuan, 2001. Member Laser Medicine Society (president 1984-1990), International Society Laser Surgery and Medicine (president 1987-1989), Chinese Association Endoscopic Surgery (president 1994), China Medical Association (editor-in-chief since 1995), China Medical Association (board directors since 1995), Taipei Medical Association (standing director since 1993, editor-in-chief since 1994), International College Surgeons (board directors 1996), Taiwan Neurosurg.

Society (president since 1999), Cerebrovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment Foundation (president since 2000), World Federal Chinese Neurosurgeons (vice president 2002), Taiwan Medical Alliance Association (president since 2001), International College Surgeons Taiwan Section (president 2005).


Married Chung-Mei Tsai. Children: Laurence, Frances.

Chung-Mei Tsai

Laurence Kao

Frances Kao