Assistant Professor of Radiology and Surgery
Dr. Kelvin Hong is an Assistant Professor of Radiology and Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University Medical School. Dr. Hong received his undergraduate education and medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, in South Africa. He received his Diagnostic Radiology residency training in South Africa and subsequently completed his residency at the Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine. His sub-specialty fellowship training in Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology training was also completed at Johns Hopkins. He then took up full time faculty appointment in the Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Johns Hopkins.
His clinical practice interest includes minimally invasive treatment of hepatic liver cancers, including radiofrequency ablation and transcatheter arterial chemoembolization. His other clinical interest includes treatment of uterine fibroids with embolization, percutaneous laser ablation of varicose veins, venous thrombolysis and peripheral vascular disease with angioplasty and stenting. His research interests and activity involves development of new percutaneous drug delivery systems as well as work pertaining to a new pharmacological agent for liver cancer treatment.
His special interests include:
- Hepatobilary Interventions
- Oncology Interventions
- Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) and Cryoablation for Pain Control (Quality of Life Maintenance)
- Venous disease
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
Dr. Hong is a member of the American College of Radiology and the Society of Interventional Radiology.