Dr jennifer Kong
About Dr Jennifer
Perth urologist Dr Jennifer Kong
Dr Kong was trained here in Western Australia after having significant surgical experience in Melbourne.
Dr Jennifer Kong holds the following qualifications:
MBBS, BAO, BA, FRACS (urol)
Dr Jennifer Kong is a WA-trained urologist and a member of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand.
She obtained her medical degree at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and returned to Australia in 2011 having gained an insight into the Irish medical system.
After fellowship, Dr Kong did a sabbatical in Glasgow, Scotland and Birmingham, UK in functional and reconstructive urology.
Dr Kong is a Perth based consultant urologist with particular interests in:
- General adult urology
- Complex stone disease and management
- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or enlarged prostate
- Post prostatectomy incontinence
- Laparoscopic upper tract surgery
- Functional urology (including performing urodynamics and sacral neuromodulation)
Dr Kong operates at:
- SJOG Subiaco Hospital
- SJOG Mt Lawley Hospital
- Hollywood Hospital
She has a public appointment at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Osborne Park Hospital.
She visits Esperance regularly, providing a service to the Goldfields region.
Choosing Dr Jennifer Kong
Why Dr Jennifer Kong
Dr Jennifer Kong is passionate about her profession. Her strong desire to make a difference to people’s lives was the driving force in her desire to become a doctor. Surgery was a natural choice but she particularly enjoys the ability to help a person through physical means.
Dr Kong values the privilege of her profession, it’s humbling nature and the many dimensions and challenges it presents.
Dr Kong’s experience in both Ireland and Australia, across a wide variety of specialties, gave her an insight into the uniqueness of urology as a discipline: the constant improvement in surgical techniques, the adoption of innovative technology, the collegiate environment and the value of work-life balance.
Expertise Dr Jennifer Kong
Dr Kong was the WA Regional Training Supervisor for the Training Board of Urology in a rewarding role as the youngest and only female supervisor. Dr Kong believes in maintaining the highest standards when training specialists and nurtures a strong passion for training the surgeons of tomorrow.
Dr Kong sits on the curriculum review committee for the Board of Urology, developing a contemporary and practical training program for training urologists.
Dr Kong strongly supports an inclusive and fair working environment in medicine. She is a mentor for the UWA surgical society mentorship program and is the representative for Women in Surgery on the WA Royal Australiasian College of Surgeons committee.
Private urologist Dr Jennifer Kong
About Dr Kong’s private practice
In her practice, Dr Kong strives for individualised patient centred care. She advocates for patient’s autonomy in decision making and encourages questions and open discussion regarding options and possible outcomes. Seeing her patients get better is one of the most rewarding aspects for her as a surgeon.
Dr Kong believes in empowering you and counselling you in your treatment. She wants her patients to make informed decisions and sees her role as making sure you understand the risks and benefits of whatever you choose. She believes that as the patient, you will be happy with your decision if you choose the right one for you. She will help you make that decision.