Dr Grace Leong has been a Visting Medical Officer (VMO) at Mt Wilga Private Hospital since 2012. Dr Leong has regular outpatient clinics, all supported by vibrant outpatient, day and in-patient multidisciplinary programs and Mt Wilga’s solid reputation in delivering excellent evidence based rehabilitation. Dr Leong also has consulting and admitting rights at North Shore Private Hospital. Dr Leong’s sub-specialty interests include spinal cord injury and neurological rehabilitation, with expertise in bladder, bowel, sexuality, fertility, spasticity and pain management.
Dr Leong is locally trained, completing her medical degree at the University of New South Wales with honours, and a rehabilitation fellowship (FAFRM, RACP) in 2006. After completing her training, Dr Leong spent 12 months as a research fellow at Royal North Shore Hospital, looking at developing reproducible assessments in spinal cord injury impairment and function. She has been involved in multiple research projects since then as well as quality improvement projects.
Dr Leong also currently works in the public sector at Royal Rehabilitation Centre Sydney as a staff specialist in spinal cord injury and the Deputy Director of Medical Services. She also has a teaching role as a clinical lecturer at the University of Sydney.
Dr Leong hopes to maintain a balanced practice of private, public and academic roles.