Mr Victor Kong
Victor is a Specialist General Surgeon with a subspecialist interest in Trauma and Acute Care surgery. Raised in Hong Kong, he studied medicine in New Zealand and began his surgical training in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and South Africa. After obtaining his MRCS in England, he completed his Master of Surgical Sciences and Master of Surgery from the University of Edinburgh, graduating both with distinction and receiving the British Journal of Surgery Prize for best MSc dissertation. He subsequently joined the University of KwaZulu Natal in Durban, South Africa, focusing on trauma surgery under Professor Damian Clarke, and obtained his PhD in 2014. He returned to New Zealand to complete his specialist surgical training and earned his FRACS in 2020. Throughout his career, Victor has demonstrated his commitment to trauma research and education. His clinical research interests include selective non-operative management of penetrating torso trauma, complex multisystem blunt trauma and operative trauma training. Alongside authoring over 160 publications and giving over 40 national and international conference presentations, he has taught numerous courses internationally and currently serves as an instructor for ATLS, EMSB, ALS, ALERT, MSc Surgical Sciences and the ChM General Surgery Programme at the University of Edinburgh. Victor is passionate about trauma care.
- Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
- Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
- Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
- Master of Surgery, University of Edinburgh
- Master of Surgical Sciences, University of Edinburgh
- Doctor of Philosophy