Mr Chong is a skilled and experienced oncoplastic breast surgeon in North London. His NHS base hospitals include St Albans City Hospital and Watford General Hospital. His practice includes a team consisting of the most experienced specialist oncologist, radiologist and pathologist in North London.
For patients with new breast symptoms i.e. breast lumps, an early appointment at his Rapid Diagnosis Clinic appointment can be provided for patients who call in. His clinic is equipped with same-day mammogram, ultrasound and biopsy facilities and patients will be provided with a breast diagnosis by the end of the clinic appointment.
For newly-diagnosed breast cancer patients, Mr Chong can provide a prompt date for surgery, if required. He works closely with his multidisciplinary team to provide the most up-to-date treatment. Treatment plan is routinely tailored according to the needs and preferences of his patients. His patients are also well supported by an excellent team of dedicated breast care nurses.
Mr Chong practices oncoplastic breast surgery. This is a surgical approach which combines both breast cancer surgery with plastics and reconstructive techniques to optimize the cosmetic effects of breast cancer surgery. His skillsets includes implant-based breast reconstructions, breast reductions for symmetry and lipomodelling (fat grafting) to correct lumpectomy defects. He works closely with plastic surgeons to provide autologous DIEP reconstructions for patients.
For young breast cancer patients who require chemotherapy and are interested in Fertility Preservation, Mr Chong has an established links with a North London Fertility Specialist to provide options such as IVF and Ovarian Tissue Preservations. Together, they provide effective and efficient coordination of breast cancer treatment and fertility treatment. Young breast cancer patients will be well-supported and provided with gentle guidance through this process.
Breast cancer patients in his follow-up regime are provided with comprehensive care package by his support team. This includes:
For patients and relatives whom are keen gene (BRCA1/2) mutation testing and obtain
accurate their breast cancer risk calculation.
1. Scar Therapy:
Provided by an accomplished, certified Scar Therapist from RESTORE to reduce the effects of surgery and radiotherapy i.e. pain and tissue stiffness
2. Rehabilitation Exercise:
Delivered by a Pink Ribbon Post Exercise-certified specialist to help improve arm and joint mobility after breast and axillary surgery
For frozen shoulder and axillary cording
For hot flushes (as a result of endocrine treatment) and joint pains
5. Menopausal Clinic:
To help reduce the effects of endocrine treatment
For an appointment, please contact his secretary, Miss Abby Marlow on 0208 9500534.