W Kling Chong

Dr W K ‘Kling’ Chong has been a Consultant Paediatric Neuroradiologist at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London since 1994. 

He is one of only three full-time Paediatric Neuroradiologists in the UK.


  • paediatric neuroradiology (the diagnostic medical imaging investigation of neurological diseases of the brain and spine in children)

  • MRI

  • Department of Radiology

Qualifications and training

Dr Chong graduated in Medicine from the University of Sheffield, UK in 1985 and also obtained a degree in Medical Physics.

He specialised in Radiology then Neuroradiology in London at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, and the Atkinson Morley Hospital, Wimbledon, London.

He completed his MD thesis in 1993 on the application of Quantitative Neuro-MR techniques.

Research interests

His current research interests include:

  • the application of magnetic resonance techniques to the investigation of brain development
  • paediatric stroke and epilepsy
  • the investigation of paediatric central nervous system tumours, metabolic and genetic diseases.

Recent publications

Segmental hemangioma of the head and neck: High prevalence of PHACE syndrome
Forde KM, Glover MT, Chong WK, Kinsler VA. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Feb;76(2):356-358.

Hippocampal and diencephalic pathology in developmental amnesia 
Dzieciol AM, Bachevalier J, Saleem KS, Gadian DG, Saunders R, Chong WK, Banks T, Mishkin M, Vargha-Khadem F. Cortex. 2017 Jan;86:33-44.

Quantitative magnetic resonance imaging evidence for altered structural remodeling of the temporal lobe in West syndrome
Fosi T, Chu C, Chong WK, Clark C, Scott RC, Boyd S, De Haan M, Neville B. Epilepsia. 2015 Apr;56(4):608-16.

Neuroimaging of Non-Accidental Injury
Roy AA, Mankad K, Chong WK, Saunders D. Curr Pediatr Rev. 2015;11(4):262-77.


Telephone: 020 7405 9200 (ext 5269)