Mr Peng Wong

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

MB ChB MD PgDipClinEd MFSTEd FEBVS (Hons) FRCSEd (Gen Surg)

Year qualified:1999

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr Peng Wong qualified from University of Bristol in 1999 and trained in general and vascular surgery in the Northeast of England. He was appointed as Consultant Vascular Surgeon at James Cook University Hospital in 2012.

Through his research into the effects of systemic warming in surgery, he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Medicine by Newcastle University in 2007. His research paper was accorded the prestigious John Farndon prize by the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, and British Journal of Surgery. He was awarded the Fellowship of European Board of Vascular Surgery with Honours as best performing examination candidate.

Peng manages a busy NHS practice and has special interests in venous and peripheral arterial disease. He can provide a fully NICE compliant and customised varicose vein treatment for his patients (including radiofrequency ablation, foam sclerotherapy and open surgery).

He is an Associate Lecturer at Newcastle University and is involved in training of medical students and trainee surgeons. He is also the Course Director of the Basic Surgical Skills course at James Cook University Hospital.

Professional Membership

  • British Medical Association
  • British Society of Endovascular Therapy
  • Faculty of Surgical Trainers of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • The Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Clinical Interests

  • Aneurysms
  • Carotid artery surgery (for stroke prevention)
  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • Varicose veins (including radiofrequency ablation and foam sclerotherapy)

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