Franciscan Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates at St. Joseph

1802 S. Yakima Ave. Suite 102 Tacoma, WA 98405

Phone: 253-272-7777
Fax: 253-426-4142

Franciscan Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates at St. Francis

34509 Ninth Ave. S. Suite 107 Federal Way, WA 98003

Phone: 253-944-4186
Fax: 253-426-4142

Nyen Chong, MD, FACSParticipates in Pierce County Project Access, which provides no cost medical care to uninsured, low-income citizens in Pierce County

Dr. Nyen Chong is board certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, as well as a diplomate of both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Prior to joining Franciscan, Dr. Chong practiced cardiothoracic surgery at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Delaware. Dr. Chong’s clinical interests include all aspects of open and minimally invasive thoracic surgery including video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy and thymectomy, and radiofrequency ablation of lung cancer. He has a special interest in foregut surgery.

Specialties: • Thoracic Surgery
• Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
• General Surgery
• Cardiac Surgery
Hospital: • St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma
Interests: • Bronchoscopy
• Esophageal Stents
• Foregut Surgery
• Robotic Surgery
• VATS Lobectomy
• VATS thymectomy
• Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery
Languages spoken in addition to English :English; Mandarain; Malay; Hakka; Cantonese
Medical School:Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Residencies:Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH
Fellowships:University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester MA
Practice Website: http://www.stjosephcardiothoracicsurgeons.org


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