Mr Chien Wong

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon


Wong, Chien

Age ranges treated

  • Children (age 16 and below)

Qualifications / Professional memberships

  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Specialist Register General Medical Council (UK)
  • Retina Society
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

Current NHS / University Post

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Consultant Ophthalmic & Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
  • Head, de facto UK national centre for ROP retinal detachment, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Medical training

  • Moorfields Eye Hospital

  • Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, USA

  • Children’s Hospital Los Angles, California, USA

Research interest / experience

  • Complex retinal detachment in children and adults, epiretinal membrane, macular hole, Coats disease, FEVR, incontinentia pigment, gene therapy surgery.
  • Ophthalmic surgeon since 2001. 

  • ROP retinal detachment surgical innovation and transformed UK service delivery for this complex disease

  • Over 20 awards, 50 publications and 100 invited lectures

  • Nonprofit work since 2013: Armenia (Armenian Eye Care Project), Rwanda (Kabgayi Eye Unit, Kigali) & China (Lifeline Express)

Languages spoken

  • English 
  • Mandarin

Last updated
16th April 2024