Dr Andrew Choong is a consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon at the National University Heart Centre, Singapore. He graduated from the Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary’s, London, UK in 2003. He began higher vascular surgical training in 2008 as part of the St Mary’s North West Thames rotation of the London Deanery and Postgraduate School of Surgery. 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.
Prior to joining NUHCS, he was a consultant in vascular and endovascular surgery at King’s College Hospital, London, UK. He continues to hold posts as both an associate lecturer at the University of Queensland, Australia and a senior lecturer at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia.
He 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 Fellowship of the European Board of Vascular Surgery with Honours, for the highest overall examination performance of all candidates.