Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton (Canada)
Dr. Leong’s clinical interests include cardio-oncology, frailty, multi-morbidity and echocardiography. He is Director of the McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences Cardio-Oncology Program.
Dr. Leong graduated from the University of Adelaide Medical School with Deans Listing and Honours for academic excellence in 2000. He completed his cardiology training, Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Public Health, and Master of Biostatistics degrees at the University of Adelaide, Australia. He has completed a post-doctorate fellowship in cardiovascular imaging at the Leiden University Medical Centre, the Netherlands, before re-locating to Canada.
His research is supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Canadian Cancer Society, and he has published >170 manuscripts including all the leading internal medical and cardiovascular journals. His h-index is 53 with >13,000 citations.