Prof. Dr. Fu-Chan Wei


  • Textbook: editor/author for 18 books, authors for 112 chapters
  • Journal publications: international 467; domestic 65 (cited for closed to 11400 times; h-index 52)
  • Faculty at Independent Instructional Courses or Instructional Courses in Major Conference: 95
  • Invited Special Lectures or Panelist at Major Conference / Medical Centers: 626
  • Conference free papers: international 283; domestic 192

Professional Experience

Jul 1990 - now

Professor in Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taiwan

Aug 2003 – Jun 2011

Dean, Medical College, Chang Gung University, Taiwan

Jan 1994 - Dec 2000

Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

Feb 1997 - Feb 2003

Vice Superintendent, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

Dec 1992 - Dec 1994

President, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Association, R.O.C.

Feb 1996 - Jul 1999

Secretary, International Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

May 1996 -May 1998 

President, R.O.C. Society for Surgery of the Hand

Aug 1997 - Jul 1999

President, International Microsurgical Society

Nov 2001- Jun 2003

President, World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

Jun 2007 - Now

Deputy General Secretary, International Confederation for Plastic  Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Jan 2011 – Oct 2014

International Associate Editor for the Journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

July 2011 – Now

Chairman of Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

Jan 2011 – Now

International Associate Editor for the Journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

July 2012 - Now

Academian of Academia Sinica

Start from Jan 2015 

Regional Editor of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Global Open

Special Awards


Outstanding Award in Applied Science, Executive Yuan, Taiwan

1992, 1996, 1997
  2001, 2002

Research Award by National Science Council, Taiwan


Wang Min-Ning National Health Contribution Award by Wang Min-Ning Memorial Foundation


Founder's lecturer by American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery


Presidential lecturer by International Microsurgical Society


Kao Ten Tseng lecturer by Formosan Medical Association


Scientific Lecturer: First Combined American Association of Hand Surgery and American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery


Outstanding Research Award by National Science Council, Taiwan


First Tord Skoog lecturer by candinavian Society of Plastic Surgery


Maniliac Lecturer by American Society of Plastic Surgery


AW Farmer Lecturer by Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery


Harry Buncke Lecturer by American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery


Top 20 Plastic Surgery Innovator by American Society of Plastic Surgeons


TienTe Lee Outstanding Award by TienTe Lee Biomedical Foundation


A Life for Hand Surgery – 100 Life-Portrants (Ein Leben Für die Handchirurgie – 100 Lebensbilder)


Outstanding Award in Applied Science by Executive Yuan, Taiwan.(secondary time)


Outsanding Achievment Award by The Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society


Doctor Honoris Causa by Gregore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Isai, Romania


Honorary member awarded by American Society of Plastic Surgery


Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council (Second time)


Gold Medal prize by Chang Gung board chairman Mr. Y.T. Wang


Academian of Academia Sinica


Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Research Award, Plastic Surgery Foundation, American Society of Plastic Surgery


Norman Rowe Lecture by British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons


Selected as "A century of progress in head and neck cancer", World congress of the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies


Selected as a most prestigious recognition as the number 3 out of 10 most influential reconstructive surgeons in 21 century both by the American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons and South Eastern Society of Plastic Surgeons (U.S.A.)


Selected as 18th National Professorship by Ministry of Education, Taiwan


Selected as "Honorary Chancellor" by Asia College of Knowledge Management, Open University. Hong Kong.


Honorary award by American Association of Plastic Surgeons.


Honorary Fellow, Edinburgh College of Surgeon

Visiting Professorship

  • 1987  George Washington University, Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC, USA.
  • 1989  Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 1989  University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 1990  University of California at San Diego, California, USA.
  • 1990  University California at Los Angelas, California, USA.
  • 1990  University of Pennsylvania State, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 1990  University of Santos Tomas, Manila, Philippines, (effective till now).  
  • 1991  University of British Columbia, Canada.
  • 1991  Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan.
  • 1992  Duke University, North Carolina, USA.
  • 1993  University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
  • 1993  Washington University at St Louis, Missouri, USA.
  • 1994  Leeds University, U.K.
  • 1995  Travel Visiting Professor to South Africa, including: University of Natal; University of Witwaterand; University of Pretoria; University of South Africa; University of Cape Town and University of Stellenbosch.
  • 1996  Widemere Traveling Professor, Australia.
  • 1996  Foundation Visiting Professor of Royal Australia College of Surgeon to University of Brisbane
  • 1997  M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, USA.
  • 1997  Baylor Medical School, Texas, USA.
  • 1997  University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, USA.
  • 1997  Kinki University, Osaka, Japan.
  • 1998  University of California at Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • 1998  Mc-Master University, Hamilton, Canada.
  • 1998  Hoyle Campbell Visiting Professor, University of Toronto, Canada.
  • 1998  Mc-Gill University, Montreal, Canada.
  • 1998  Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA.
  • 1999  Godrej Visiting Professor, India Association of Plastic Surgeons and University of Bomby, India.
  • 2000  University of Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • 2000  Al-Babtain Center for Plastic Surgery & Burn, Kuwait.
  • 2000  University of Heidburg, Germany.
  • 2000  University of Vienna, Austria.
  • 2002  McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
  • 2002  University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada.
  • 2002  St Andrew's Hospital of University of London, UK.
  • 2003  CC Wu Visiting Professor, Chinese University, Hong Kong.
  • 2004  University of Southern California, California, USA.
  • 2004  University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
  • 2004  University of Kentucky at Lexington, Kentucky, USA.
  • 2004  University of Louisville, Louisiana, USA.
  • 2004  Kleinert Institute of Hand Surg. & Microsurgery, USA.
  • 2006  Northwestern University,Illinois, USA.
  • 2006  University of Nevada, Nevada, USA.
  • 2006  Hendrix Visiting Professor, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Mississippi, USA.
  • 2006  George H. Monks Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School, Massachusete, USA.
  • 2007  John E Hoopes Visiting Professor, Johns Hopkins University Medical Center,  Maryland, USA.
  • 2007  Whitaker Visiting Professor, University of Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 2007  East Virginia Medical School, Virginia, USA.
  • 2008  Hong Kong University, Hong Kong.
  • 2008  University of California at Davis, California, USA.
  • 2008  Kazanjian Visiting Professor, New York University, New York, USA.
  • 2008  Erich Professor, Mayo Clinic, Minisota, USA.
  • 2009  Ross H Musgrave Visiting Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 2009  Citywide Visiting Professor, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA.
  • 2010  Southern Medical University, Gaundong, China (effective till May 2013).
  • 2010  Sun Yat-San Universtiy Cancer Center, Gaundong, China (effective till May 2013).
  • 2011  Thuss Visiting Professor, Stanford University, USA
  • 2011  University of California at Davis, California, USA.
  • 2011  University of California at San Diego, California, USA.
  • 2012  Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, USA
  • 2012  B.G. trauma hospital, University of Heideburg, Germany
  • 2012  Bergmann Shield University. Bochum, Germany
  • 2012  Northwestern university. Chicago, USA
  • 2013  University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • 2013  University of Verona, Italy
  • 2013  University of Rome, Italy
  • 2013  University of Uppsala, Sweden
  • 2014  University of Edinburgh, UK
  • 2014  University of Glasgow, UK
  • 2015  University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, USA
  • 2016  University of New York, USA
  • 2016  University of Toronto, Canada
  • 2016  Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Methodist Hospital, USA
  • 2016  University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  • 2016  MD Anderson Cancer center, University of Texas, USA
  • 2016  Methodist hospital Weil Cornell University, USA