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Dr James HB Kong

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MBBS (Lond)/FRCS (Edin)/FRACS/FHKAM (Surgery)/FCSHK

China - Beijing

Raffles Medical Beijing

General Surgery; Plastic Surgery

Clinical Interest

  • Head/neck surgery (Especially thyroid and salivary gland operations)
  • Breast disease
  • Plastic surgery (disease related)

Profile

Dr James Kong is a plastic surgeon specialising in breast, head & neck surgery. His main clinical interests today are in head & neck (particularly thyroid and salivary glands) and breast surgery, and in particular in the holistic care of breast cancer patients.

In 2003, when Dr. Kong was Consultant Surgeon, in charge of the Breast Service and the first Director of Trauma at the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, he established and led a multi-disciplinary breast care team (surgery, radiology, pathology and oncology) at the hospital. Furthermore he helped to establish a breast self-help support group among his patients (the Brightening Association) which is over 15 years old and has over 600 members.

After his postgraduate training in General Surgery at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, Dr Kong obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Dr Kong also received the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.  10 years ago, Dr Kong ever returned to his native soil and as Chief Hospital Administrator, managed the first 21st. century hospital in Myanmar and trained a team to run the Pun Hlaing International Hospital. During his tenure there, he also consulted and treated cancer patients with significant delay in presentations. He was also one of the founding fellows of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong and of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.

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