Positions

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

Board Certifications

Diplomate
National Board of Medical Examiners
General Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Vascular Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Clinical Interests

Education

MD from Upstate Medical University at Syracuse
BA from Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences
Government
BS from Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences
Biology
MS from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Clinical Science
Internship at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Surgery
Residency at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Surgery Residency
Residency at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Chief Resident, Surgery
Fellowship at Emory University Hospital
Vascular Surgery Fellow

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.

Memberships

American College of Surgeons
Society for Vascular Surgery
Western Surgical Association
Southern Association of Vascular Surgery
Society for Vascular Ultrasound

Selected Publications

  • . Chung J, Brass EP, Ulrich RG, Hiatt WR.. "Effect of atorvastatin therapy on energy expenditure and substrate oxidation at rest and during exercise.." . Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2.
  • . Chung, J, Kasirajan, K, Veeraswamy, RK, Dodson, TF, Salam, AA, Chaikof, EL, Corriere, MA.. "Left subclavian artery coverage during thoracic endovascular aortic repair and risk of perioperative stroke or death.." Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2011; 54(4): 97.
  • . Modrall JG, Chung J, Kirkwood ML, Baig MS, Tsai SX, Timaran C, Valentine RJ, Rosero EB.. "Low rates of complications for carotid artery stenting are associated with a high clinician volume of carotid artery stenting and aortic endografting but not with a high volume of percutaneous coronary interventions.." Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2014; 60(1): 70.
  • Chung J, Modrall JG, Ahn C, Lavery LA, Valentine RJ. "Multi-disciplinary care improves amputation-free survival in patients with chronic critical limb ischemia.." Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2014; 52: 162-.
  • Chung, J, Clagett GP.. "Neoaortoiliac System (NAIS) procedure for the treatment of the infected aortic graft.." Seminars in Vascular Surgery. 2011 Dec; 24(4).
  • Chung, J, Timaran, DA, Modrall, JG, Ahn, C, Plummer, M, Timaran, CH, Kirkwood, ML, Baig, MS, Valentine, RJ.. "Optimal Medical Therapy Predicts Amputation Free Survival.." Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2013; 58: 972-.
  • Valentine RJ, Chung J.. "Primary Vascular Infections.." Current Problems in Surgery, 2012: 49 (3), 12.
  • Chung J, Correire MA, Veeraswamy RK, Kasirajan K, Milner R, Dodson TF, Salam AA, Chaikof EL.. "Risk factors for late mortality after endovascular repair of the thoracic aorta.." Journal of Vascular Surgery.
  • . Chung J, Modrall JG, Valentine RJ.. "The need for risk-stratification in chronic critical limb ischemia.." Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2014; 60; 1677-.
  • Chung J, Bartelson BB, Hiatt WR, Peyton BD, McLafferty RB, Hopley CW, Salter KD, Nehler MR.. "Wound healing and functional outcomes after infrainguinal bypass with reversed saphenous vein for critical limb ischemia.." Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2006; 43 (6): .