Kelvin Hong

Johns Hopkins University, USA

Dr. Kelvin Hong is an Assistant Professor of Radiology and Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University Medical School, and is the program director of the Interventional Radiology fellowship program. Dr. Hong received his undergraduate education and medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, in South Africa. He received his Diagnostic Radiology residency training in South Africa and subsequently completed his residency at the Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine. His sub-specialty fellowship training in Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology training was also completed at Johns Hopkins. He then took up full time faculty appointment in the Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Johns Hopkins. His clinical practice interest includes minimally invasive treatment of tumors of the chest, liver, kidneys and bones/soft tissues including thermal ablation and transcatheter arterial chemoembolization. He is the lead author and editor of a recent textbook titled, Percutaneous Tumor Ablation: Techniques and Strategies. His other clinical interest includes non surgical treatment of uterine fibroids and pelvic congestion syndrome and performs the entire gamet of procedures in Interventional Radiology. Dr Hong has also authored over 100 peer reviewed manuscripts, scientific abstracts and book chapters. He is the recepient of the Award for the Top reviewer of the Journal of Interventional Radiology in 2010. Dr. Hong is a member of the American College of Radiology and the Society of Interventional Radiology.

Biography Updated on 6 July 2011

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