Katie Lau is an aesthetic doctor based in Hong Kong, who has 10 years’ experience in the field of aesthetic medicine. After graduating from the University of Hong Kong in 2006, Katie worked in a public hospital as an intern and basic surgical trainee. She began her career in cosmetic medicine in 2011, initially working for several different companies to gain clinical experience before establishing her own clinic in 2017.
Dr Katie Clinic aims to treat its patients holistically – not only addressing their concerns, which is a very common business model in the industry but also providing an all-round approach to improve their skin health. Apart from the popular emphasis on appearance transformation, the clinic focuses a lot on mental health, intending to boost up its patients’ self-confidence after solving various general skin, contour issues, through mostly non-invasive techniques.
Katie Lau is a swimmer, who started competitive training at the age of 8 and was a 4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay silver medalist in the 1994 Hiroshima Asian Games. She was the 100 metres Butterfly Hong Kong Record Holder for nine years (between 1994 and 2003) and achieved World Ranking of number 16 with the same time of 1’02.38 in 1994, which made her the first Hong Kong female swimmer to make the World Ranking. We hear all about Katie’s career, clinic and the impact that sport has had on her career as a doctor below.