Expertise at Chang Gung System

Kuo, Chang-Fu ,M.D.,Ph.D.
Institution: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
Position: Director/Attending Physician/ Professor
Department: Rheumatology/Immunology and Allergy
Address: 5 Fu-Shin Street, Kwei-Shan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
Tel: +886-3-328-1200 Fax: +886-3-3970795

Focus of Interest :
  • Mechanism of inflammation
  • Innate immunity and crystal arthropathy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Exosome and its biological roles in autoimmune diseases
  • Genetic control of immune response in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Clinical trials on rheumatic disease

Employment Records:

  • 2002-2005 Resident Department of Internal Medicine, Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital Linkou Center
  • 2005-2007 Fellow Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou center
  • 2007-2011 Health Evaluation Center, Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital
  • 2013-2015 Honorary Assistant Professor, The University Nottingham
  • 2007-present Attending physician Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Chang-Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Center
  • 2014-present Honorary (Consultant) assistant professor University of Nottingham
  • Associate professor Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
  • Professor Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

  • 1995-2000 School of Medicine (M.D.), Chang-Gung University 
  • 2007-2010 Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences (Master) Chang-Gung University
  • 2011-2015 (Ph.D.) The University Nottingham

Honor and Awards:
  1. Best resident of the year, 2006
  2. First in the Board of Rheumatology, 2007
  3. Second place in the National Evidence based medicine competition
  4. 實證醫學應用類-文獻查證 銀獎
  5. Young Investigator Award, 2010 APLAR annual meeting in Hong Kong

Full Publication List

Board Certification / Professional Affiliations:
Board Certification:
  • Internal medicine, 2005
  • Rheumatology, 2007
  • Clinical immunology, 2007
  • Practice license number
  • Certified Physician Investigator (CPI)
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative(CITI) Basic/Refresher Course - Human Subjects Research Curriculum
  • Joint IRB Priciple investigator certification No 01584
  • JIRB主持人試驗認證
  • Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD)

Professional Affiliations:
  • Formosan Medical Association
  • Taiwan Society of Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatism Association, R.O.C.
  • The Chinese Society of Immunology
  • Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP)
  • Academy of Phamaceutical Physicians and Investigators (APPI)
  • Taiwan Society of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • The Taiwanese Osteoporosis Association
  • The International Society of Clinical Densitometry (ISCD)