Johns Hopkins University, United States
Dr Hong is an Interventional Radiologist and special interest in minimally invasive treatment of cancer, with a focus on liver directed locoregional therapies using thermal, chemo based and radiation-based local treatment to maximize of liver treatments. He is currently the head and division chief of Vascular & Interventional Radiology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and University, Baltimore MD USA, and director of the Interventional Radiology services throughout the Johns Hopkins Health system. He earned his medical degree from South Africa’s University of Witwatersrand Medical School. He completed his formal Radiology training, including his Residency and IR fellowship training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and has remained on faculty since 2004. Dr. Hong has a large clinical practice of Interventional Oncology patients, who performs minimally invasive procedures that include thermal ablation (RFA, microwave), chemoembolization and Y90 radioembolization. His research interest is also focused the outcomes of minimally invasive cancer treatments and new novel techniques, including the impact of local and systemic treatment combinations.