Andrew MTL Choong
Section Editor - Aortic, Vascular & Endovascular Review, Radcliffe Vascular
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dr Andrew Choong is a consultant vascular, endovascular and aortic surgeon at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.
Dr Choong graduated from the Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary’s, London, UK in 2003. He further developed his endovascular skills as a fellow at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Queensland, Australia and has undergone super-specialised training in complex thoracoabdominal open, hybrid and endovascular aortic surgery during his time at the Imperial Vascular Unit at St Mary’s Hospital, London, UK. In 2014, he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Training in the UK.
Dr Choong has won multiple awards including the HJ Windsor prize from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Professor William Burnett Research Fellowship from the University of Queensland. In 2014, by examination, he was awarded the Gold Medal for achieving the Fellowship of the European Board of Vascular Surgery with Honours, for the highest overall examination performance of all candidates.
Complex aortic surgery (open and endovascular)
- Open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
- Redo open aortic surgery
- Hybrid aortic arch/visceral debranching and completion endovascular aortic stenting
- Fenestrated/branched endovascular aortic stenting
- Aortic aneurysms
- Aortic dissections
- Aorto-occlusive disease