Biography

Dr Yew-Mun Cheong is an Interventional and General Cardiologist located in Melbourne, Victoria. He has a special interest in coronary angiography and angioplasty, balloon angioplasty, echocardiography, and the management of heart failure and arrhythmias.

He is a visiting Consultant at Box Hill Hospital, Knox Private Hospital, Warringal Private Hospital, and Epworth Eastern hospitals, and in private practice at Eastern Heart Victoria and Manningham Specialist Centre.

Dr Yew-Mun completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Melbourne. He is a Fellow of the University of Melbourne, Australiasian College of Physicians and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand.

A keen educator, Dr Cheong contributes his knowledge to educating training registrars at Box Hill Hospital where he is also a visiting consultant.

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Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterisation
  • Coronary Angiograms
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging
  • Percutaneous Aortic Valve Procedures
  • Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI)
  • Percutaneous Structural Heart Interventions
Conditions Treated
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Adult Congenital Heart Defect/Disease
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomyophathy
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • General Cardiology
  • Heart Failure
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease

Experience

  • Consultant Interventional and General Cardiologist
    Box Hill Hospital, Epworth Eastern, Knox Private Hospital, and Warringal Private Hospital Present
  • Consultant Interventional and General Cardiologist
    Eastern Heart Victoria Present
  • Consultant Interventional and General Cardiologist
    Manningham Specialist Clinic Present

Memberships

Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)

  • Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ)

  • Member of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ)

  • Member of the Australian Medical Association (AMA)

Research & Publications

Publications

1. Yudi, Matias & Farouque, Omar & Brennan, Angela & Murphy, Alexandra & Reid, Christopher & Sebastian, Martin & Clark, David & Chand, Vibhasha & Ajani, Andrew & Duffy, Stephen & Clark, David. (2020). Prognostic Significance of Suboptimal Secondary Prevention Pharmacotherapy After Acute Coronary Syndromes. Internal Medicine Journal. 51. 10.1111/imj.14750.

2. Warren, Josephine & Nanayakkara, Shane & Andrianopoulos, Nick & Brennan, Angela & Dinh, Diem & Yudi, Matias & Clark, D.J. & Ajani, Andrew & Reid, Christopher & Selkrig, Laura & Shaw, James & Hiew, Chin & Freeman, Melanie & Kaye, David & Kingwell, Bronwyn & Dart, Anthony & Reid, C. & Ajani, Andrew & Investigators, Melbourne. (2019). Impact of Pre-Procedural Blood Pressure on Long-Term Outcomes Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 73. 2846-2855. 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.03.493.

3. Tong, David & Roberts, L. & Beale, J. & Jangwal, H. & Baradi, Arul & Jackson, D. & Naidu, P. & Rowe, M. & Cheong, Y. & Proimos, G. & Fernando, Danielle & Goods, C. & New, G.. (2013). Trends in PCI Over the Last Decade at Box Hill Hospital (BHH). Heart, Lung and Circulation. 22. S160. 10.1016/j.hlc.2013.05.383.

4. Shields, C. & Roberts, L. & Munnar, K. & Jangwal, H. & Tong, David & Beale, J. & Phan, M. & Burton, A. & Collins, B. & Scully, C. & Rowe, M. & Cheong, Y. & Proimos, G. & Fernando, Danielle & Goods, C. & New, G.. (2012). A Decade of PCI Experience with Off-site Surgical Back-up at Box Hill Hospital: What Have We Learnt?. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 21. S144. 10.1016/j.hlc.2012.05.363.

5. Munnur, K. & Roberts, L. & Shields, C. & Jangwel, H. & Tong, David & Beale, J. & Phan, M. & Burton, A. & Collins, B. & Scully, C. & Rowe, M. & Proimos, G. & Cheong, Y. & Fernando, Danielle & Goods, C. & New, G.. (2012). A Decade of Primary PCI: Has Field Triage Improved Door to Balloon Time (D2BT) and Outcomes?. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 21. S144. 10.1016/j.hlc.2012.05.364.

6. Munnur, K. & Roberts, L. & Shields, C. & Jangwel, H. & Tong, David & Kerr, G. & Pandelli, V. & Cooke, Jennifer & Cheong, Y. & Chou, B. & Hamer, A. & Goods, C. & Gordon, Gary & Low, R. & Proimos, G. & Rowe, M. & Stevenson, Irene & New, G.. (2012). Is Remote Telemetry Monitoring of Non-Cardiology Patients Worthwhile?. Heart, Lung and Circulation. 21. S254-S255. 10.1016/j.hlc.2012.05.624.

7. Coller, Jennifer & Sapontis, J. & Ching-Liew, Sue-Ling & Roberts, Louise & Rowe, Michael & Cheong, Yew & Proimos, George & Fernando, Danielle & Goods, Christopher & Walsh, Maie & Tokhi, Miriam & New, Gishel. (2008). Safety and Efficacy of Elective and Emergent Percutaneous Intervention with Off-Site Surgical Services. Heart Lung and Circulation – HEART LUNG CIRC. 17. 10.1016/j.hlc.2008.05.428.

8. Coller, Jennifer & Ching-Liew, Sue-Ling & Sapontis, J. & Roberts, Louise & Rowe, Michael & Cheong, Yew & Proimos, George & Goods, Christopher & Walsh, Maie & Tokhi, Miriam & Low, Nicholas & New, Gishel. (2008). Clinical Outcomes of In-house and Transferred Patients After Primary PCI at a Tertiary Centre with Off-Site Surgical Back-Up. Heart Lung and Circulation – HEART LUNG CIRC. 17. 10.1016/j.hlc.2008.05.429.

9. CHEONG, YEW‐MUN & Hamer, A. & Johns, J. (1997). Mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa pseudoaneurysm complicating aortic valve endocarditis. Australian and New Zealand journal of medicine. 27. 193-4. 10.1111/j.1445-5994.1997.tb00946.x.

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