Dr Chantal Kong

Dr Chantal Kong

Consultant Physician with specialist interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Chantal Kong at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Diagnostic workup, investigation and management of thyroid, pituitary hormone tests including sex hormones, adrenal, calcium, parathyroid, polycystic ovarian syndrome, female hirsutism, electrolyte abnormalities, Diabetes , lipids/cholesterol, renal, obesity, chronic fatigue.

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Professional profile

I am strongly committed to providing a personal high quality clinical and professional service to my patients and GP colleagues.

I have a broad-based training in all aspects of general medical conditions, subspecialising in Diabetes and Endocrinology and have worked in a variety of NHS hospitals before moving down to London to join the North West Thames specialty rotation. I spent a large part of my senior training at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College where I undertook a period of clinical research. I was appointed as Consultant Physician with a specialist interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology at St Albans and Hemel Hempstead in 2003 which later merged into West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust and now also work at Watford General Hospital.

I led on setting up a specialist integrated diabetes foot service, championing for proper commissioning and timely access for patients as well as raising awareness and educating healthcare professionals and patients to improve clinical experience and outcomes. I also structured and set up the 2ww referral clinical pathway for thyroid lumps for St Albans and Hemel Hempstead, including video linking with the Luton & Dunstable Hospitals Head & Neck & Thyroid cancer network to ensure patients management were safely peer-reviewed.

I have a strong educational interest and believe passionately in the importance of educating patients and staff to empower them to provide the best clinical care and safeguard patient safety.

Clinical Interests

Thyroid disease

Thyroid, pituitary and parathyroid disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome and female hirsutism, hyponatraemia, diabetes, insulin resistance, dyslipidaemia and vascular risk in diabetes, diabetic foot problems, general medical problems

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / University of Leeds / 1989

MRCP / Royal College of Physicians, London / 1993

FRCP / Royal College of Physicians, London / 2007

MSc MedEd / University College of London/Royal College of Physicians / 2017
MSc MedEd

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
Royal College of Physicians
Royal Society of Medicine
Society for Endocrinology
Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
Diabetes UK
Pituitary Foundation
British Thyroid Association
Medical Protection Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Physician with a special interest in Diabetes & Endocrinology; West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Personal Profile

As many other working parents, keeping a healthy work-life balance is not always easy especially with the growing demands and pressures of modern society. I try to keep fit doing body work-out, yoga, pilates and have also recently taken up playing golf. I also play badminton and enjoy doing gardening as well as listening to music, musicals and going to the theatre and movies.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0800 585 112
Email chantalkong@live.co.uk
Private secretary Philippa Kee
Private secretary telephone 0785 671 2938