Dr. Chong-Chi Chiu

Dr. Chong-Chi Chiu

Chi-Mei Medical Center, Chinese Taipei



2007 EMBA, College of Business, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA

1999 Ph.D., College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Publications (Selected)

1. Chiu CC, Wang JJ, Chen YS, Chen JJ, Tsai TC, Lai CC, Sun DP, Shi HY. Trends and predictors of outcomes after surgery for hepatocellular carcinoma: A nationwide population-based study in Taiwan. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2015 May 21 pii: S0748-7983. (IF:2.892, 2014)

2. Yu-Wen Chen, Chong-Chi Chiu, Pei-Ling Hsieh, Ching-Hsia Hung, Jhi-Joung Wang. Treadmill Training Combined with Insulin Suppresses Diabetic Nerve Pain and Cytokines in Rat Sciatic Nerve. Anesth Analg 2015; 121: 239-246. (IF:3.472, 2014)

3. Wei-Ting Lin, Chung-Da Wu, Shun-Chien Cheng, Chong-Chi Chiu, Chi-Chou Tseng, Huan-Tee Chan, Po-Yih Chen, Chien-Ming Chao. High Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus among Patients with Septic Arthritis Caused by Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS One 2015; 10(5):e0127150. (IF:3.534, rank of “Multidisciplinary Sciences”: 8/55, 2013)

4. Heng-Teng Lin, Chong-Chi Chiu, Jhi-Joung Wang, Ching-Hsia Hung, Yu-Wen Chen. High frequency transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation with diphenidol administration results in an additive antiallodynic effect in rats following chronic constriction injury. Neurosci Lett 2015; 14; 589C:62-66. (IF:2.055, rank of “Neurosciences”: 178/252, 2012)

5. Thanasekaran Jayakumar, Chong-Chi Chiu, Shwu-Huey Wang, Duen-Suey Chou, Yung-Kai Huang, Joen-Rong Sheu. Anti-cancer Effects of CME-1, a Novel Polysaccharide, Purified from the Mycelia of Cordyceps sinensis against B16-F10 Melanoma Cells. J Cancer Res Ther 2014; 10: 43-49. (*Equal contribution with first author*) (IF:0.761, rank of “Oncology”: 184/197, 2012)

6. Chih-Cheng Lu, Chong-Chi Chiu, Jhi-Joung Wang, Yu-Hsien Chiu, Hon-Yi Shi. Volume-Outcome Associations after Major Hepatectomy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: a Nationwide Taiwan Study. J Gastrointest Surg 2014 Apr 15. (*Equal contribution with first author*) (IF:2.361, rank of “Gastroenterology & Hepatology”: 35/74, 2012) (IF:2.361, rank of “Surgery”: 48/198, 2012)

7. Chong-Chi Chiu, Tsung-Chih Tsai. Evolving Concept of Bariatric–Metabolic Surgery in Treatment and Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Austin J Endocrinol Diabetes 2014; 1: 3. (Non-SCI)

8. Chong-Chi Chiu, Jyh-Jou Chen, Shih-Bin Su, Jhi-Joung Wang. Correspondence to “Value of peritoneal cytology in potentially resectable pancreatic cancer. Brit J Surg 2013; 100: 1791-1796.” (Web version, 2014-2) (IF:4.839, rank of “Surgery”: 6/198, 2012)

9. Chong-Chi Chiu, Ping-Chin Chang, Hon-Yi Shi. Correspondence to “Use of surgical‐site infection rates to rank hospital performance across several types of surgery. Brit J Surg 2013; 100: 628-636.” (Web version, 2013-9) (IF:4.839, rank of “Surgery”: 6/198, 2012)

10. Hon-Yi Shi, King-Teh Lee, Chong-Chi Chiu, Hao-Hsien Lee. The volume–outcome relationship in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a population-based study using propensity score matching. Surg Endosc 2013; 27: 3139-3145. (IF:3.427, rank of “Surgery”: 16/198, 2012)

11. Chong-Chi Chiu, Ming-Hsien Lin, Wen-Tsung Huang. Correspondence to “Prognostic significance of peritoneal washing cytology in patients with gastric cancer. Br J Surg 2012; 99: 397-403.” (Brit J Surg 2012; 99: 1166) (IF:4.839, rank of “Surgery”: 6/198, 2012)

12. Chong-Chi Chiu, Chi-Chou Tseng, Yen-Hsun Chen. Correspondence to “Major early complications following open, laparoscopic and robotic gastrectomy. Brit J Surg 2012; 99: 1681-1687.” (Web version, 2013-2) (IF:4.839, rank of “Surgery”: 6/198, 2012)

13. Chong-Chi Chiu, Tsung-Chih Tsai, Chung-Ching Chio. Correspondence to “Robotic cancer surgery. Brit J Surg 2013; 100: 3-4.” (Web version, 2013-1) (IF:4.839, rank of “Surgery”: 6/198, 2012)

14. Hon-Yi Shi, Hao-Hsien Lee, Jinn-Tsong Tsai, Wen-Hsien Ho, Chieh-Fan Chen, King-Teh Lee, Chong-Chi Chiu. Comparisons of Prediction Models of Quality of Life after Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Longitudinal Prospective Study. PLoS One 2012; 7(12): e51285. (IF:3.730, rank of “Multidisciplinary Sciences”: 7/56, 2012)

15. Chong-Chi Chiu, Wai-Nang Chao, Chih-Cheng Lu. Correspondence to “Systematic review and meta‐analysis of safety of laparoscopic versus open appendicectomy for suspected appendicitis in pregnancy. Brit J Surg 2012; 99: 1470-1479.” (Web version, 2012-11) (IF:4.839, rank of “Surgery”: 6/198, 2012)

16. Hon-Yi Shi, King-Teh Lee, Jhi-Joung Wang, Ding-Ping Sun, Hao-Hsien Lee, Chong-Chi Chiu. Artificial Neural Network Model for Predicting 5-Year Mortality After Surgery for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Nationwide Study. J Gastrointest Surg 2012; 16: 2126-2131. (IF:2.361, rank of “Gastroenterology & Hepatology”: 35/74, 2012) (IF:2.361, rank of “Surgery”: 48/198, 2012)

17. Chong-Chi Chiu, Jhi-Joung Wang, Tsung-Chih Tsai, Chin-Chen Chu, Hon-Yi Shi. The relationship between volume and outcome after bariatric surgery: a nationwide study in Taiwan. Obes Surg 2012; 22: 1008-1015. (IF:3.102, rank of “Surgery”: 23/198, 2012)

18. Hon-Yi Shi, King-Teh Lee, Hao-Hsien Lee, Wen-Hsien Ho, Ding-Ping Sun, Jhi-Joung Wang, Chong-Chi Chiu. Comparison of artificial neural network and logistic regression models for predicting in-hospital mortality after primary liver cancer surgery. PLoS One 2012; 7(4):e35781. (IF:3.730, rank of “Multidisciplinary Sciences”: 7/56, 2012)

19. Chih-Cheng Lu, Chong-Chi Chiu. Obesity and erectile dysfunction of young men conscripted into the military in Taiwan. J Sex Med 2012; 9: 942-943. (IF:3.513, rank of “Urology & Nephrology”: 13/73, 2012)

20. Chong-Chi Chiu, Chen-Ling Huang, Shuen-Fu Weng, Lei-Ming Sun, Yu-Lien Chang, Feng-Chou Tsai. A multidisciplinary diabetic foot ulcer treatment programme significantly improved the outcome in patients with infected diabetic foot ulcers. J Plast Reconstr Aes 2011; 64: 867-872. (IF:1.439, rank of “Surgery”: 98/198, 2012)

21. Feng-Chou Tsai, Man-Hui Pai, Chong-Chi Chiu, Chih-Ming Chou, Ming-Shium Hsieh. Denervation Dynamically Regulates Integrin alpha7 Signaling Pathways and Microscopic Structures in Rats. J Trauma 2011; 70: 220-227. (IF:2.348, rank of “Critical care medicine”: 15/27, 2012) (IF:2.348, rank of “Emergency medicine”: 4/24, 2012) (IF:2.348, rank of “Surgery”: 49/198, 2012)

22. Hon-Yi Shi, Hao-Hsien Lee, Meng-Han Tsai, Chong-Chi Chiu, Yih-Huei Uen, King-The Lee. Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective piecewise linear regression analysis. Surg Endosc 2011; 25: 2132-2140. (IF:3.427, rank of “Surgery”: 16/198, 2012)

23. Chong-Chi Chiu, Szu-Jen Wang, Tang-Wei Chuang. Correspondence to “Mechanical bowel preparation does not influence outcomes following colonic cancer resection. Brit J Surg 2011; 98: 866-871.” (Web version, 2011-5) (IF:4.839, rank of “Surgery”: 6/198, 2012)

24. Chong-Chi Chiu, Hung-Da Tung, Kuo-Chang Huang. Correspondence to “Self‐expanding metallic stents as bridge to surgery in obstructing colorectal cancer. Brit J Surg 2011; 98: 275-281.” (Web version, 2011-5) (IF:4.839, rank of “Surgery”: 6/198, 2012)

25. Hon-Yi Shi, King-Teh Lee, Hao-Hsien Lee, Yih-Huei Uen and Chong-Chi Chiu. Response shift effect on gastrointestinal quality of life index after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Qual Life Res 2011; 20: 335-341. (IF:2.412, rank of “Health care, sciences & services”: 18/82, 2012) (IF:2.412, rank of “Public, environmental & occupational health”: 42/158, 2012)

26. Chong-Chi Chiu, Chun-Ta Cheng, Pei-Lun Lee. Correspondence to “Surgical outcome after incomplete endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric cancer. Brit J Surg 2011; 98: 73–78.” (Web version, 2011-2) (IF:4.839, rank of “Surgery”: 6/198, 2012)

27. Chong-Chi Chiu, Chiu-Hua Huang, Chun-Sung Lee. Correspondence to “Immunonutrition in gastrointestinal surgery. Brit J Surg 2011; 98: 37–48.” (Web version, 2011-2) (IF:4.839, rank of “Surgery”: 6/198, 2012)

28. Chong-Chi Chiu, Yu-Kai Lai, Hung Lau. Correspondence to “Randomized clinical trial of Chinese herbal medications to reduce wound complications after mastectomy for breast carcinoma. Brit J Surg 2010; 97: 1798–1804.” (Web version, 2011-1) (IF:4.839, rank of “Surgery”: 6/198, 2012)

29. Chong-Chi Chiu, Tsung-Chih Tsai, Jyh-Jou Chen. Correspondence to “Randomized clinical trial of the influence of mechanical bowel preparation on faecal microflora in patients undergoing colonic cancer resection. Brit J Surg 2010; 97: 1791–1797.” (Web version, 2011-1) (IF:4.839, rank of “Surgery”: 6/198, 2012)

30. Hon-Yi Shi, King-Teh Lee, Yih-Huei Uen, Chong-Chi Chiu, Hao-Hsien Lee. Changing approaches to cholecystectomy in elderly patients: a 10-year retrospective study in Taiwan. World J Surg 2010; 34: 2922-2931.(IF:2.228, rank of “Surgery”: 52/198, 2012)