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Dr. Benjamin(Yau Chuen) Cheong

M.D., MRCP (UK), MRCP (Lond), FACC,

Dr. Cheong graduated from Liverpool University Medical School, where he obtained a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and Cardiology from the Cleveland Clinic and Tulane University and completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular MRI and CT from the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas.

Since graduating, Dr. Cheong has gained over two decades of experience in radiology and has served at many distinguished appointments, most notably as the Clinical Director as well as the Fellowship Program Director for Cardiovascular MRI and CT at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital/Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas. He is a founding member of Live Healthy Imaging, where he practices as the onsite cardiovascular imaging specialist.

In his free time, Dr. Cheong enjoys playing tennis and is an avid Pokémon fan. He also collects vintage fountain pens and enjoys fountain pen nib tuning.

Dr. Cheong holds credentials from several prestigious societies including the American College of Cardiology, Royal College of Physicians (London and Edinburgh), Society of Cardiovascular CT, Society of Cardiovascular MR, and a Diplomat of the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons. He has published extensively and is well-recognized for his expertise in the field.

He is board certified by the Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, the American Board of Internal Medicine, the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom.