Associate Professor Andy Yong (MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FCSANZ, FACC) is a general and interventional cardiologist who graduated with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney in 2002, and completed cardiology training at Concord Hospital in 2007. After the award of a PhD degree, Dr Yong undertook a 2 year postdoctoral and clinical interventional cardiology fellowship at Stanford University Medical Centre. He has published over 100 research papers, book chapters and abstracts, and was recently awarded the National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship. Dr Yong has served as an invited faculty speaker at various international and local meetings including the American College of Cardiology and CSANZ conferences. He is a Staff Specialist at Concord Hospital and also has admitting rights at Royal Prince Alfred, Macquarie University and Strathfield Private Hospitals. He is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese, and speaks conversational Malay/Indonesian. Dr Yong is a strong believer in good communication with his patients and their family members.