Dr Lee Na Chong is a highly regarded senior consultant Radiation Oncologist. She graduated from the University of Auckland School of Medicine New Zealand. Working across many hospitals in Sydney, Dr Chong underwent physician training at Concord Repatriation and General Hospital and completed specialty training at Westmead and Nepean Cancer Care Centres. She gained fellowship to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiology (FRANZCR) in October 2008.
After working as a staff specialist at the Breast Cancer Institute, Westmead Hospital, Dr Chong worked as a Senior Radiation Oncologist for over 13 years at SAN Hospital Integrated Cancer Care which was closely affiliated with Radiation Oncology Institute, subsequently with Radiation Oncology Centres and ICON Wahroonga. Dr Chong looks forward to bringing her skills and wealth of experience to the patients and colleagues at Northern Beaches Cancer Care Centre (NBCCC).
She has presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australasian College of Radiologists and published in the area of treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. She has an ongoing special interest in the best practice management of melanoma and non-melanomatous skin cancers, soft-tissue sarcomas (limb/function preserving multimodality approaches), breast, gastrointestinal malignancies (upper and lower GI tract) prostate and bladder. She also provides radiotherapy for malignancies of CNS(high grade gliomas, metastases), head and neck, haematological, palliative scenarios. She employs appropriate radiotherapy modalities including IMRT, VMAT, electron, superficial/orthovoltage, SBRT. Dr Chong is a regular attendee to Multidisciplinary Meetings of many subsites and works collaboratively with dermatologists, surgeons, medical oncologists, haematologists, palliative care physicians, allied health and support groups to ensure excellent outcome for all her patients.
Dr Chong is a clinical senior lecturer for ANU School of Medicine and Psychology and has previously also been affiliated with University of Sydney. She actively supports and collaborates with medical and surgical oncologists in multi-centre clinical trials. Dr Chong is fluent in Mandarin. She follows an integrated approach to patient management and actively participates in multidisciplinary team conferences to elevate the level of care for oncology patients.