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Professor Ying Cheong MB ChB, BAO, MA, FRCOG, MD

Professor of Reproductive Medicine, Honorary Consultant in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Clinical Director, Complete Fertility Centre, Southampton

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Dr Ying Cheong is Professor of Reproductive Medicine within Medicine at the University of Southampton.

Ying is a Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery and Professor in Reproductive Medicine in the University of Southampton. She co-founded the Complete Fertility Centre Southampton at the Princess Anne Hospital in 2011 together with Professor Nick Macklon and Julia Paget, which now treats hundreds of patients with fertility problems. Ying specialises in reproductive surgery (laparoscopic and open), the management of a wide range of gynaecological problems including polycystic ovaries, recurrent miscarriages and pelvic pain.

Ying has served as a member of the RCOG scientific advisory committee, the lead for the local clinical research network and has served as a member of the Human Fertilisation Embryology Authority 'Information for Quality' expert group. She currently sits on several clinical trials steering committees. Ying is also actively involved with undergraduate and postgraduate education and training.

MB ChB, BAO, MA (Trinity College, Dublin, 1996)
MRCOG, MD (London & Sheffield, 2003)
FRCOG (London, 2015)

2016 Professor of Reproductive Medicine
2014 Associate Professor, University of Southampton
2011 Clinical Director of Complete Fertility Centre Southampton
2008 Senior Lecturer, University of Southampton

Research interests

Ying’s research interest centres around understanding the biology of endometrium and endometrial associated pathology (endometriosis and adhesions); and she works closely with collaborators across disciplines in the School of Electronics and Computer Science and Nanoscience within the University of Southampton in the development of nano-therapeutics and medical biosensors.


Human Development and Health

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Human Development and Physiology

  • Undergraduate teaching, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton
  • Postgraduate student supervision, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton
  • Clinician working for Southampton University Hospitals Trust
  • Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Scientific Advisory Committee
  • Member of the Clinical Local Research Network
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Dr. Cheong is co-ordinator for final year medical student teaching in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton

Professor Ying Cheong
Faculty of Medicine, Room AB215, Mailpoint 801, South Academic Block, University Hospital Southampton, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD

Room Number: 9550 PAH/F89

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