About Dr Ray Yong
Ray grew up in Malaysia and Singapore before settling in Melbourne to study at The University of Melbourne Medical School on a scholarship and graduated in 2003. After completing his internship, he undertook surgical training at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and The Austin Hospital.
After qualifying as a General Surgeon and obtaining Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS), he pursued further advanced training in Breast and Endocrine surgery for two years in Adelaide before returning to Melbourne.
As a surgeon, he is dedicated and committed to providing the best care for his patients. He prides himself on the 4 As - accountability, availability, affability and affordability.
He is unhurried when seeing patients and pays attention to the concerns and needs of his patients. He gives ample time to his patients to ask questions and makes sure that they are fully informed about every aspects of their care. He encourages patients to bring their partners and families to all of their appointments with him.
He also holds memberships of several Australian Surgical Societies. He teaches post graduate medical students at The University of Notre Dame and supervises surgical trainees at the Werribee Mercy Hospital.
In addition to English, he is proud that he can hold a medical conversation entirely in Mandarin, Cantonese and Hakka.
Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Member, Breastsurg ANZ
Member, General Surgeons Australia
RACS ASSET course instructor
1st line Assessor, Victorian Audit of Surgical Mortality
Assessor,Tasmanian Audit of Surgical Mortality
Clinical Lecturer, University of Tasmania Northwest Rural Medical School
Surgical Practice Profile
Dr Ray Yong sees patients in 3 locations across Melbourne:
East: The Avenue Hospital Private Consulting Rooms (South Yarra)
West: St Vincent's Private Hospital Consulting Suites (Werribee)
If surgery is required, Dr Ray Yong performs surgery at the following locations:
St Vincent's Private Hospital Werribee
After all operations performed by Dr Ray Yong, he sees you after 1 - 2 weeks to check your wounds, remove your stitches (if any) and address any concerns that you might have. Family members and all support persons are welcomed to attend.
For your continuity of care and peace of mind, he provides you with a dedicated mobile number to contact him directly after hours following any surgery performed by him.