Doctor HUI Wun Fung Alvin

CUHK Employment

DH Chen Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship 2021 Awardee

Clinical Associate Professor (Honorary), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Phone Number

+852 3513 6017


Dr Hui graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and received his specialist training of Paediatrics in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital of Hong Kong. In 2013-2014, he spent a year as research fellow in the Division of Nephrology of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA and the international visiting scholar in the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, participating in the prospective observational study “Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD)”. In 2021, he obtained the “D.H Chen Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship”. His areas of interest include paediatric critical care nephrology, acute kidney injury and extracorporeal blood purification technique. He is currently the principal investigator of a few studies related to acute kidney injury and critical care nephrology. He is now an Associate Consultant in the Hong Kong Children’s Hospital, and is appointed as the Honorary Clinical Associate Professor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong


  • School of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Division of Nephrology, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Research Interest

  • Acute kidney Injury and critical care nephrology
  • Extracorporeal blood purification




  • MBChB (CUHK)
  • FHKAM (Paediatrics), FHKCPaed
  • MSc (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) (CUHK)
  • PDipMDPath (HK)

Award and Honour

  • 2021 DH Chen Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship 2021
  • 2013 International scholar, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • 2013 Ho Hung Chiu Medical Education Foundation Scholarship



  • Since 2011: Trainer, Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
  • Teaching activity: CUHK student, interns, and residents
  • 2020/2021: Instructor, Central intern orientation program, Hospital Authority
  • 2016/2017: Clinical tutor, Diploma in Child Health (Sydney)


  • 2017-2019: Editorial board member of Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics
  • Reviewer: Pediatric Nephrology, Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis, Hong Kong Journal of Paediatrics (New Series)

Invited talks

  • Pediatric Nephrology Webinar, The Institute of Child Health (Kolkata) 2022: Cytosorb experience in pediatric patients from Hong Kong
  • CUHK-HOPE-HK Seminar 2022: Updates on diagnosis and management of acute kidney injury
  • Paediatric Cardiology-Nephrology Symposium, Hong Kong College of Cardiology (Paediatric cardiology chapter) 2022: Renal replacement therapy in the paediatric cardiac intensive unit
  • ChildSim Talk 2021: Continuous renal replacement therapy and extracorporeal blood purification in paediatric critical care.
  • 5th Scientific Meeting, Taiwan Society of Pediatric Nephrology 2019: Pediatric acute kidney injury in Hong Kong.
  • Paediatric & Neonatal Nursing Enhancement Program, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong 2018: Paediatric continuous renal replacement therapy
  • Certificate course on common kidney diseases in children, The Federation of Medical Societies of Hong Kong 2014: Childhood nocturnal enuresis.
  • Post-registration certificate course in PICU Nursing, Hospital Authority 2012: Fluid and electrolytes management in critically ill children


  • WF Hui, KS Lun, KL Hon. Single-pass albumin dialysis and hemoadsorption for bilirubin and bile acids removal for a child with hyperbilirubinemia after ventricular assist device implantation. J Artif Organs. 2022 Jan 17. doi: 10.1007/s10047-022-01309-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35038050.
  • WF Hui, KKY Leung, CC Au, CW Fung, FWT Cheng, E Kan, KLE Hon. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of acute childhood encephalopathy in a tertiary Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. Pediatric Emergency Care 2022; 38(2)115-120
  • CI Kuok, WF Hui, WKY Chan. Duplex kidneys and the risk of urinary tract infection in children. World J Pediatr. 2022 Feb;18(2):144-146
  • WF Hui, KL Hon, KS Lun, KKY Leung, WL Cheung, AKC Leung. Successful treatment of rhabdomyolysis-associated acute kidney injury with haemoadsorption and continuous renal replacement therapy. Case Rep Pediatr. 2021 Oct 4;2021:2148024.
  • WF Hui, KL Hon, AKC Leung, KKY Pang, MWY Leung. Tubular Dysfunction and Ruptured Ureter in a Child with Menkes Syndrome. Case Rep Pediatr. 2021 Aug 17;2021:4398456.
  • WF Hui, KL Hon, AKC Leung, KKY Leung, SWA Ku, FWT Cheng. Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) for non-renal indications among critically ill children with malignancy. Case Rep Pediatr. 2021 Mar 13;2021:6660466.
  • WF Hui, KL Hon, AKC Leung. An Overview of the Pediatric Toxidromes and Poisoning Management. Curr Rev Clin Exp Pharmacol. 2021;16(4):318-29.
  • WF Hui, CC Shek, WKY Chan. Phenotype-genotype correlation of young Asian children with cystinuria and transient neonatal cystinuria. Acta nephrologica. 2018;32(1):36-41.
  • SL Furth, C Pierce, WF Hui, CA White, CS Wong, F Schaefer, E Wühl, AG Abraham and BA Warady on behalf of the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) and Effect of Strict Blood Pressure Control and ACE Inhibition on the Progression of CRF in Pediatric Patients (ESCAPE) Study Investigators. Estimating time to ESRD in children with CKD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2018;71(6): 783-92.
  • WF Hui, WKY Chan. Role of hemofilter with endotoxin adsorption capacity in management of septic shock. Crit Care Shock. 2017;20:119-23.
  • WF Hui, A Betoko, JD Savant, AG Abraham, LA Greenbaum, B Warady, MM Moxey-Mims, SL Furth. Assessment of dietary intake of children with chronic kidney disease. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017;32(3):485-94.
  • Chen W, Ducharme-Smith K, Davis L, WF Hui, Warady BA, Furth SL, Abraham AG, Betoko A. Dietary sources of energy and nutrient intake among children and adolescents with chronic kidney disease. Pediatr Nephrol. 2017;32(7):1233-41.
  • Winnie KY Chan, WF Hui. Sequential use of hemoperfusion and single-pass albumin dialysis can safely reverse methotrexate nephrotoxicity. Pediatr Nephrol. 2016;31:1699-1703.
  • WF Hui, WKY Chan, TY Miu. Acute kidney injury in the paediatric intensive care unit: identification by modified RIFLE criteria. Hong Kong Med J. 2013;19(1):13-9.
  • WF Hui, CW Luk, WKY Chan, TY Miu, HL Yuen. Severe lactic acidosis in an infant with haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. HK J Paediatr (new series) 2012;17:183-9.
  • WF Hui, WKY Chan, KW Lee. Children on continuous renal replacement therapy: prognostic factors. Hong Kong Med J 2012;18(6):475-81.