Dr Cherng Jong


MBBS (Melbourne), MRCP (UK)

GMC number: 4481649

Practising since: 1997



Consultation times

  • First Monday of each month
  • Second, third, fourth, and fifth Wednesday of every month
  • Dr Jong can see patients age 16+
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Dr Jong graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1997. He undertook postgraduate training in the UK and completed specialist dermatology training in 2008. Dr Jong has been a Consultant Dermatologist for 15 years, two of which were spent in Newcastle, Australia.

Dr Jong has a special interest in treating skin cancers but he also treats all types of rashes and dermatology conditions. He was the Clinical and Skin Cancer Lead for West Kent Dermatology Service from 2016 to 2023.

Apart from clinical duties, Dr Jong is also a clinical supervisor for medical students, specialist nurses, nurse prescribers and GPs with special interest in dermatology. Dr Jong has published papers on the impact of photosensitive skin conditions on quality of life and on contact allergies. He was the lead author for the Infections and Infestations chapter of Dermatology Training textbook for registrars.

In his spare time, Dr Jong enjoys spending time with his family and gardening.

Special interests

Skin cancer.

Languages spoken

English, Mandarin

Treatments and tests offered by Dr Cherng Jong at Nuffield Health

  • Mole removal
  • Fine needle biopsy
  • Skin cancer surgery
  • Dermatopathology
  • Excision of skin lesion

Locations Dr Cherng Jong works with

Related experience


  • The British Association of Dermatologists

Other posts held

  • Kent Integrated Dermatology Service

Insurers Dr Cherng Jong works with

Dr Cherng Jong works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Benenden Health
  • CS Healthcare
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Healix
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA
  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health


Dr Cherng Jong does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Cherng Jong does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Cherng Jong does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.