Mr Chien Wong is a leading vitreoretinal surgeon based in London, with unique expertise in both adult and paediatric retinal surgery. In 2017, Mr Wong featured in the Global Annual Power List 50 Top Rising Stars in ophthalmology.
He is a world leading expert in endoscopic vitrectomy surgery in adults and children with complex vitreoretinal diseases. In 2014, Mr Wong pioneered the use of this technique in the UK for treating retinal detachment in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) using endoscopic vitrectomy. As a result, he is now Head of the UK national ROP Retinal Detachment Surgical Centre at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).
With this knowledge, Mr Wong has spent the last three years working with an American-based NGO, the Armenian Eye Care Project, developing the national referral paediatric vitreoretinal centre for Armenian children, and neighbouring former Soviet states. Here Mr Wong trains surgeons based in Armenia, as well as performing life-changing vitreoretinal surgeries on children with severe eye conditions.
Mr Wong is well published in leading international scientific journals, with more than 40 publications, several book chapters and is currently the editor for two upcoming books. He has extensive research interests in vitreoretinal surgery in adults and children, including being the UK Chief Investigator (head) of the International RAINBOW trial, vitreoretinal surgical devices development, genomic medicine and surgical approaches for gene therapy.
For more information, please visit Mr Wong's personal website.