Dr. Chong is originally from the Dallas area and received her medical degree from UT Southwestern. She completed her Internal Medicine internship, residency, and chief residency at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri/Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  After residency she joined the VA St. Louis Healthcare System where she helped to develop and implement the pilot program for the “ComPACT,” an intensive primary care clinic designed to care for complex patients who are frequently readmitted to the hospital.   Dr. Chong is currently at the VA North Texas Healthcare System in Dallas.