Jayer Chung, M.D., M.Sc.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine

Jayer Chung, M.D., M.Sc. Photo

Position

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy
Baylor College of Medicine

Address

Vascular Surgery (Clinic)
Baylor Medicine at McNair Campus
7200 Cambridge Street
Suite 6E
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
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Certifications

  • Diplomate
    National Board of Medical Examiners

  • General Surgery
    American Board of Surgery

  • Vascular Surgery
    American Board of Surgery

Education

  • MD from Upstate Medical University at Syracuse
    06/2001 - Syracuse, New York United States
  • BA from Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences
    06/1996 - Ithaca, New York United States

  • BS from Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences
    06/1996 - Ithaca, New York United States

  • MS from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    06/2014 - Dallas, Texas United States

  • Internship at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    06/2002 - Denver, Colorado United States

  • Residency at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    06/2007 - Denver, Colorado United States

  • Residency at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    06/2008 - Denver, Colorado United States

  • Fellowship at Emory University Hospital
    06/2010 - Atlanta, Georgia United States

Gender

  • Male

Professional Statement

Dr. Jayer Chung came to Houston from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where he was an Assistant Professor and most recently the Co-Medical Director at The University of Texas Southwestern Wound Center. During his time in Dallas, Dr. Chung also served as the Chief of Vascular Surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital for 5 years prior to assuming the position at the University. He also received his Masters of Clinical Science from the Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences while in Dallas. He is re-locating with his wife, Ngoc My Nguyen Chung and two children. Dr. Chung completed his General Surgery training at the University of Colorado Health and Sciences Center, and his Vascular Surgery fellowship at Emory School of Medicine, where he was trained in the latest endovascular techniques as well as traditional open Vascular Surgery. Dr. Chung’s clinical interests include limb salvage, diabetic foot ulceration, carotid occlusive disease, thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysmal disease, aortic graft infections, renovascular hypertension, mesenteric ischemia, venous and arterial thoracic outlet syndrome, and chronic deep venous thrombosis.

Professional Achievements

  • Early Career Faculty Award for Excellence in Patient Care
    Baylor College of Medicine

Professional Interests

  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

  • Carotid artery stent

  • EVAR

  • TEVAR

  • Aortic aneurysm repair

  • Lower extremity bypass

  • Arteriovenous access (AV fístulas and grafts)

  • Carotid endarterectomy, bypass, carotid-subclavian bypass/transposition

  • Neo-aortoiliac surgical reconstruction for aortic graft infection

  • Iliac extremity transluminal angioplasty and/or atherectomy and/or stenting, carotid stenting

  • Percutaneous lower extremity transluminal angioplasty and/or atherectomy and/or stenting

  • Branched/Fenestrated aortic aneurysm repair (F/B EVAR)

Physician Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Professional Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons

  • Association of Academic Surgeons

  • International Society of Endovascular Specialists

  • Society for Vascular Surgery

  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery

  • Southern Association of Vascular Surgery

  • Western Surgical Association