Mr Kelvin Chong

Mr Kelvin Chong

MBChB(Glas), MD(Lon), FRCS (UK)

Breast Surgery

21 years of experience
8 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.97

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.95

Top feedback

“Mr Chong has been extremely caring, considerate, informative and professional during my treatment. He is a very good consultant, I would recommend.“
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4705079
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £150

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    OSD Healthcare

    Boundary Way, Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom, HP2 7YU
    1,244 reviews

    Spire Bushey Hospital

    Heathbourne Road, Watford,, Bushey,Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, WD23 1RD
    250 reviews

    About

    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 breast symptoms i.e. breast lumps, an early appointment at his Rapid Diagnosis Clinic appointment can be arranged. His clinic is equipped with same-day 3D 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:

    Geneticist:

    For patients and relatives whom are keen gene (BRCA1/2) mutation testing and obtain accurate their breast cancer risk calculation.

    For an appointment, please contact his secretary, Miss Abby Marlow on 0208 9500534.

    Procedures

    • Breast Pain Management
    • Axillary Clearance
    • Breast Augmentation (Enlargement)
    • Breast Augmentation Mastopexy (Enlargement & Lift)
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Reduction
    • Implant Reconstruction
    • Mastectomy
    • Nipple Reconstruction
    • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
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    Special interests

    • Breast Cancer
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    Education

    Education:

    • Glasgow University - Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery, MCChB - 2000

    Royal College of Surgeons 

    • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, FRCS (General Surgery) - 2012

    General Medical Council: 

    • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) - 2012
    • Entry into Specialist Register - June 2013 

    University of London 

    • Doctor of Medicine, MD - 2010 

    Membership 

    • Association of Breast Surgery
    • Royal College of Surgeons 
    • Royal society of Medicine 
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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.97
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    4.95
    Breast Cancer
    3/60
    Breast Pain Management
    1/60
    Breast Surgery
    1/60
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    Patient seen for:
    Mr Chong has been extremely caring, considerate, informative and professional during my treatment. He is a very good consultant, I would recommend.
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    Patient seen for:
    100% kind compassionate friendly approachable easy to talk to an to the point an making you feel at ease the whole experience was fabulous.
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    Patient seen for:
    Again quick without being rushed, professional, courteous and obviously extremely well qualified and experienced.
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    Patient seen for:
    Mr Chong made me feel very at ease and explained everything to me and even phoned me the following week with my results
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    Patient seen for:
    Mr Chong was very professional. He was kind and explained everything really clearly.
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    (5/5)
    Mr Chong took time to explain and to answer my Questions. I was fully informed and reasassured. Many thanks.
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    Patient seen for:
    Very calm friendly and efficient
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    Great doctor however appointment felt rushed , I had to be a little forceful in making sure my questions were answered otherwise I would have been ushered out without having the re-assurance I needed.
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    (5/5)
    Absolutely superb. Approachable, professional, efficient, excellent explanation- I left with total confidence that I’d received first class medical attention.
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