Dr. Robert Chong
Dr. Robert Chong
Dr Robert Chong is a Medical Retina Specialist with expertise in Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO) and other macular and retinal conditions. He specialises in intravitreal injections of anti-VEGF agents (Lucentis, Eylea and Avastin), photodynamic therapy (PDT) laser and retinal laser.
Dr Chong is a Clinical Lecturer with the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney. He runs a busy Medical Retina Clinic at Sydney Eye Hospital where he teaches Retinal Fellows, Ophthalmology trainees or registrars and medical students. In conjunction with Associate Professor I-Van Ho, Dr Chong also runs the weekly Retinal Journal Club at Sydney Eye Hospital. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology ( RANZCO) and a member of both the Australian and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists (ANZSRS) and the American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS). Dr Chong has been an investigator for a number of cutting-edge interventional clinical trials
Dr Chong completed Ophthalmology Specialist training at Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney. Thereafter, he completed two years of Medical Retina training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and Southwest Eye Hospital, Chongqing, China. Both Fellowships were supported by prestigious scholarships from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmology (RANZCO) and the Department of Education, Science and Training.
Dr Chong has a long involvement in working in remote communities having volunteered in countries such as Myanmar, Fiji and Romania. In Australia, in conjunction with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), he is part of the Outback Eye Service which conducts eye clinics in Bourke, North West NSW. There, he manages complex retinal conditions such as advanced diabetic retinopathy in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal rural communities.
Dr Chong speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.
His areas of interest include:
- Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
- Diabetic Retinopathy.
- Retinal Vein Occlusion.
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Dr Robert Chong also consults at:
Chatswood Retina Service
Tel: (02) 9411 3333