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Resident Biography



Sebastian Chung, MD

Academic Development Time

Medical School

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama


Hometown: Hong Kong, China

Undergrad Institution: Washington University in St. Louis

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine

Future plans: Academic surgery, ?colorectal cancer surgery

Why UMASS?: great co-residents, fellows, attendings and staff. Operate operate operate. Patient care. Good environment to grow as a surgeon.

Favorite thing to do in Worcester: Elm Park after eating at the Sole.

Recent abstracts, posters, or publications:

Kudsi, O. Y., Gokcal, F., Bou-Ayash, N., Crawford, A. S., Chung, S. K., Chang, K., & Litwin, D. (2020). Learning curve in robotic transabdominal preperitoneal (rTAPP) ventral hernia repair: a cumulative sum (CUSUM) analysis. Hernia : the journal of hernias and abdominal wall surgery, 1–10. Advance online publication.

Chung, S., Cherng, N., & Perugini, R. Laparoscopic Repair of Paraesophageal Hernia Following Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy. Video Abstract to be presented at Annual Meeting of Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. V313 102576.