Dr Luong Ngoc Trung started working full-time at the Vascular Surgery Department, FV Hospital (FVH) early this April.
Prior to FV, Dr Trung was a cardiovascular surgeon and Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at Tam Duc’s Cardiology Hospital. He also worked at Hue Central Hospital as a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon from 2006 to 2010.
He says vascular diseases are one of the leading causes of death and injuries. Vascular surgery aims to diagnose, treat and prevent diseases of the arteries, veins and lymph vessels.
Dr Trung graduated as a Medical Doctor from Hue University of Medicine in 2001. He then pursued higher studies, including a Master of Science in Medicine and Resident Physician Training in the specialty of General, Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, at the same university. In 2014, Dr Trung earned a Certificate of Thoracic Laparoscopic Surgery at Ho Chi Minh City University of Medicine and Pharmacy, before completing a CME of Endovascular Repair for Aorto-iliac Aneurysm (EVAR) course at Cho Ray Hospital in March 2015.
Dr Luong Ngoc Trung
Dr Trung has also participated in many professional training courses abroad. He achieved the Certificate of Aortic and Peripheral Endovascular Intervention from The Prince of Songkla University of Medicine (Thailand) in 2013 and Certificate of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Paul-Sabatier University of Medicine, Toulouse (France) in 2007.
From October 2015 to November 2016, Dr Trung took an advanced training course in Cardiovascular Surgery at Pierre and Marie Curie University of Medicine (Paris 6) and completed an internship as a Resident Physician at Pitié- Salpêtrière Hospital (Paris, France).
Meanwhile, he also obtained a Certificate of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) and Diploma of Cardiovascular Surgery and Endovascular Intervention from Pierre and Marie Curie University of Medicine (Paris 6).
Coupled with his professional experience, Dr Ngoc Trung has always been a keen researcher and contributed papers to a wide range of publications, including The Cardiovascular and Thoracic Pathology Cardiology and Thoracic Surgery (2009) and Endarterectomy for Carotid Stenosis: Early and Long-term Follow-up Results after 10 years (2007).