MB BS (London), MFSTEd (Edin), FRCS (Gen Surg), FEBVS (Hons)
Consultant Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, NUHCS
Dr Andrew Choong is a consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore. He graduated from the Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary’s, London, UK in 2003. He began higher vascular surgical training in 2008 as part of the St Mary’s North West Thames rotation of the London Deanery and Postgraduate School of Surgery. He further developed his endovascular skills as a fellow at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Queensland, Australia and has undergone super-specialised training in complex thoracoabdominal open, hybrid and endovascular aortic surgery during his time at the Imperial Vascular Unit at St Mary’s Hospital, London, UK. In 2014, he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Training in the UK.
Prior to joining NUHCS, he was a consultant in vascular and endovascular surgery at King’s College Hospital, London, UK. He continues to hold posts as both an associate lecturer at the University of Queensland, Australia and a senior lecturer at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia.
He has won multiple awards including the HJ Windsor prize from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Professor William Burnett Research Fellowship from the University of Queensland. In 2014, by examination, he was awarded the Fellowship of the European Board of Vascular Surgery with Honours, for the highest overall examination performance of all candidates.
Whilst Dr Andrew Choong is committed to clinical excellence and patient care above all else, he is also an active clinical researcher and supervisor and has over 80 publications (peer reviewed journals, book chapters and invited articles) and over 100 presentations at international conferences. He is a dedicated clinical teacher. Previously a regular faculty member of the London Postgraduate School of Surgery, he regularly taught all aspects of vascular and endovascular surgery to London core and higher surgical trainees. His teaching achievements have been recognised by the award of Membership of the Faculty of Surgical Training of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
|Complex aortic surgery (open and endovascular)
- Open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
- Redo open aortic surgery
- Hybrid aortic arch/visceral debranching and completion endovascular aortic stenting
- Fenestrated/branched endovascular aortic stenting
Specializes in Diseases and Conditions:
- Aortic aneurysms
- Aortic dissections
- Aorto-occlusive disease
- An IVF pregnancy, a neck lump and shortness of breath. Petrie KF, Carter RM, Sadighi A, Choong AM, Davies AH, Wong A. Clin Med (Lond). 2015 Dec;15(6):562-564.
- Extra-Anatomical Axillo-Mesenteric Reconstruction for Chronic Mesenteric Ischaemia. Wang LL, Choong A, Kovalic A, Jenkins J, Kruger A. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Nov 17. pii: S0890-5096(15)00791-8. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2015.08.005. [Epub ahead of print]
- Crossed Renal Ectopia and Aorto-Occlusive Disease: A Management Strategy. Ng E, Campbell I, Choong AM, Dunglison N, Aziz M. Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Oct;48(5):371-4. doi: 10.5090/kjtcs.2015.48.5.371. Epub 2015 Oct 5.
- A combined vascular surgical and clinical genetics approach to diffuse aneurysmal disease. CJones KA, Choong AM, Canham N, Renton S, Pollitt R, Nesbitt M, Kopcke D, Islam L, Buckley J, Ghali N, Vandersteen A. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2015 Jul;97(5):e73-6. doi: 10.1308/003588415X14181254790121.
- Sclerosing Paragangliomas of the Carotid Body: A Series of a Rare Variant and Review of the Literature. Ng E, Duncan G, Choong AM, Francis L, Foster W, Kruger A. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Oct;29(7):1454.e5-1454.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2015.04.083. Epub 2015 Jul 3.
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