Prof Peter Choong

CHOONG, Peter 27 02 19

Specialty

Orthopaedic Surgeon


Areas of interest


Address

Central Melbourne Orthopaedics
Suite 417-418
100 Victoria Parade
East Melbourne
3002


Tel

03 9639 1300


Fax

03 9639 1355


Website

www.cmo.net.au


Bio

Professor Peter Choong is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He specialises in limb sparing surgery, where tumours are excised in their entirety while preserving the function of the limb through sophisticated, biologic and prosthetic reconstructions. Also specialising in chest wall, trunk and pelvic tumour surgery, and major joint reconstruction including hip and knee replacement surgery.

Professor Choong currently holds positions of Sir Hugh Devine Chair of Surgery, Head of Department of Surgery at University of Melbourne Department  at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Director of Orthopaedics at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Chair of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumour Service at St Vincents Hospital Melbourne and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Peter undertook advanced orthopaedic training at the Musculoskeletal Tumour Centre, University Hospital in Lund, Sweden and also at the Department of Orthopaedics, at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA.

Peter has a strong background in research and teaching through the University of Melbourne Department of Surgery at St Vincent’s, and is recognised internationally for this role in the Orthopaedic profession.

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