Dr. Chih-Ho Hong

Dermatologist, Surrey, BC

Dr. Hong is a board certified dermatologist working in Greater Vancouver BC, Canada. He runs a busy office based dermatology clinic with a focus on clinical research. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology and Skin Sciences and teaches at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, where he is active staff. Dr. Hong is the past head of the BC Section of Dermatology, the current Economics representative for Dermatology at the BCMA, and is the past chair of the Education Committee of the Canadian Dermatology Association. He is also a past examiner in Dermatology for the Royal College of Physicians of Canada residency qualification examination.

He is currently the Canadian representative to SPIN (The Skin Inflammation and Psoriasis International Network) – spindermatology.org

Dr. Hong is active in clinical practice and dermatology research. His main clinical areas of interest are psoriasis and eczema. He has been an investigator in over 150 trials of treatments in dermatology and has over 50 peer reviewed publications. He has lectured locally, nationally, and internationally on dermatology treatments and has been an invited speaker at international dermatology congresses.

2:05 PM - 3:05 PM UCB Open Session

Saturday APR 9

Be Informed about Recent Psoriasis Treatment Advances


Objectives of the session:

  • Analyze the bimekizumab clinical trial program, focusing on the efficacy and safety of bimekizumab in patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis.
  • Share first-hand experience with bimekizumab from Canadian trialists.
  • Explore perspectives on the future landscape of psoriasis management in Canada.