Dr. Nyen V. Chong, MD

Dr. Nyen V. Chong, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery | Male | 41 years old

Dr. Nyen Chong is board certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery. He is a fellow...Read more

Franciscan Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates at St. Joseph
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Dr. Nyen Chong is board certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Cardiothoracic Surgery
      • Cardiac Surgery
      • Thoracic Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
      • Esophageal Stenting
      • Foregut Surgery
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
      • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
      • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia
      • Residency Hospital
        Medical College of Ohio
      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Massachusetts Medical Center

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Cantonese
      • Hakka
      • Malay
      • Mandarin
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      • Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Chong's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Nyen Chong is board certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, as well as a diplomate of both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

      Prior to joining CHI Franciscan Health, Dr. Chong practiced cardiothoracic surgery at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Delaware. Dr. Chong's clinical interests include all aspects of open and minimally invasive thoracic surgery including video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy and thymectomy, and radiofrequency ablation of lung cancer. He has a special interest in foregut surgery.