Dr. Nyen Chong, MD

Dr. Nyen Chong, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Nyen Chong, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

1802 Yakima Ave Ste 102

Tacoma, WA 98405

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Top Care Areas

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Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
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more than 3% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chong "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."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

8  Conditions Treated

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

18  Procedures

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

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Medical College of Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Hakka
  • Malay
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chong's Reviews

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Dr. Chong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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