Roger is an NHS consultant ophthalmic surgeon at St Thomas’ Hospital (London) with outreach retinal specialist services at Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey
He obtained his first undergraduate degree in Neurobiology at the University of California, Berkeley and his medical degree from St. George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London. His ophthalmic training in the London area included Moorfields Eye Hospital, Kings College Hospital, and St. Thomas’ Hospital.
His interests include minimally invasive suture-less vitreoretinal surgery for retinal detachment, macular diseases, diabetic eye disease, inflammatory eye diseases, complicated cataract surgery, ocular trauma. He is regularly invited to speak at national and international conferences.. He has also been featured in an exclusive podcast from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery on retinal folds following retinal detachment surgery (podcast).
Mr. Wong continues to be active in clinical research having published over 50 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He is an honorary senior lecturer at Kings College, London and is Clinical Lead in undergraduate teaching and subspecialty ophthalmology training. Merging his passion for two-wheeled vehicles and healthcare, he has founded 'Vision rEYEders', a charitable organisation raising awareness for eye care in less fortunate areas of the world. He had the opportunity to joing the Lifeline Express team to lecture and consult in Xian, China.