IDEM 2020 - LB

Dr Bernard YK Koong

BDSc (WA), MSc (OMR) (Toronto), FICD, FADI, FPFA

Dento Maxillofacial Radiologist

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  • Pierre Fauchard Academy

Bernard is a founding partner at Envision Medical Imaging, a multidisciplinary comprehensive private radiology group in Western Australia. He also consults internationally, providing opinions to dentists, specialists and radiology colleagues.

Bernard is the only North American qualified oral and maxillofacial radiologist in Australia, completing his specialist training with the world renowned Professor Michael Pharoah at the University of Toronto, where he was the first oral and maxillofacial radiology (OMR) registrar to win the prestigious Harron Award and Scholarship. It included training at Mt Sinai Hospital and is considered by many to be the premier specialist OMR programme internationally, renowned for excellence in interpretive radiology.

As an invited speaker, Bernard has presented more than 100 lectures to the dental and medical professions across Australia and also in the USA, Canada, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, Hong Kong (SAR, China) and New Zealand.

He has a long history of teaching radiology at various universities, including the University of Western Australia and the University of Hong Kong, at Associate Professor levels. It included the provision of the radiology course for the Masters Degree programme in implantology developed by Prof Klaus Lang. Bernard has also provided radiology programmes at the University of Sydney and Griffith University. He also contributes to training the Western Australian radiology registrars of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). He was Vice Chairman and member of the Scientific Committee of the 33rd ADA Congress.

Bernard is author of the radiology chapter for the 6th edition of Lindhe and Lang’s Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015). He is author of the forthcoming publication, Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016). He is a contributing author for the Glossary of Preventive Dentistry and Periodontology (Quintessence Publishing), writing the radiological definitions. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Clinical Oral Implant Research journal.

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