Mr. Chong qualified from Barts & The London School of Medicine in 1993 and started his surgical training at the Hammersmith, Chelsea & Westminster and the Royal Brompton Hospitals. He was Clinical Research Fellow in Vascular Surgery at Imperial College London, winning the European Society of Vascular Surgery Young Investigator prize in 2000. For his research, he was awarded the Royal Society of Medicine Glaxo Travelling Fellowship to the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston in 2001 and to the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore in 2002. Upon finishing his Higher Surgical Training on the South East Thames rotation at Kings College Hospital in London in 2006, he completed a fellowship in Endovascular Surgery at St. Mary’s Hospital, London prior to his appointment as consultant vascular surgeon at Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He runs courses in endovenous laser surgery (EVLT) and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) for the London Postgraduate School of Surgery at Imperial College. In addition, he has served as a course faculty member for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and taught vascular ultrasound techniques at Kings College Hospital. He has led human factors training for theatre teams and played a key role in the delivery of cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPX) for patients undergoing high risk surgery at Frimley Park Hospital. He is vascular lead in the local NHS multidisciplinary diabetic limb salvage service.
Mr. Chong maintains an active research interest and has published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery, the European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Phlebology, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons and the British Journal of Surgery and given presentations at the Society of Vascular Surgery (USA), the European Society of Vascular Surgery, the Vascular Society of Great Britain & Ireland and the Asian Society of Vascular Surgery. He is a Principal Investigator for the IMPROVE study which looks at the role of emergency aortic stenting for the treatment of ruptured aortic aneurysms. He manages "Vascular & Endovascular Surgery" - the largest web based international multidisciplinary professional group for vascular surgery on Linkedin.com.
Mr. Chong is married with two sons and lives locally. His interests include wine, travel and classical music.
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