Dr. Chong is originally from the Dallas area and earned her medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School.  She completed her internship, residency, and chief residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis/Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  After residency she remained on faculty at Washington University in St. Louis as an Instructor of Medicine and joined the VA St. Louis Healthcare System as a primary care physician in an intensive primary care clinic designed for high-risk patients.  In 2017 Dr. Chong returned to Dallas and joined the VA North Texas Healthcare System as the Assistant Chief of the Medical Service and is the VA site director for the Internal Medicine residency program.