Assoc Professor Cheng-Hon Yap

Assoc Professor Cheng-Hon Yap

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hospitals
Granada Medical Centre, Suite 2, Level 4, 88 Myers Street
Geelong 3220 VIC
03 5229 5055
03 5229 8288

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Associate Professor Yap is a cardiothoracic surgeon at St John of God Geelong Hospital and University Hospital - Geelong. He is an adjunct research fellow at the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University and an Affiliate Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Deakin University.

Assoc Professor Yap graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1998. He obtained a Master of Surgery by research in 2006 studying the immunological response to homograft heart valves. He underwent training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and the Austin Hospital, obtaining his Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2011. He underwent post-fellowship training in the United Kingdom.

He has over 50 peer-reviewed publications. He has an interest in the management of thoracic malignancies and has served as the chair of the lung cancer working group at Barwon Health. He also serves as a proctor and instructor in the field of minimally invasive heart valve surgery, travelling throughout Australia and South East Asia.

He has a wide-ranging clinical practice including Robotic and VATS lung resections, aortic surgery, minimally invasive aortic valve and coronary revascularisation procedures.

Specialties:
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Sub-Specialties:
  • Aortic surgery
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Lung cancer surgery
  • Lung reduction surgery
  • Minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery
  • Mitral valve surgery
  • Oesophageal surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Total arterial grafting
  • Valve replacement
  • Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery

Special Interests:
Management of thoracic malignancies

  • MBBS
  • FRACS
  • MS

Telehealth consultations: No

Treats Children: No

EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) ID: barwonva

Granada Medical Centre, Suite 2, Level 4, 88 Myers Street
Geelong 3220 VIC
03 5229 5055
03 5229 8288

Where we are

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