dr. Ian Chung


dr. Ian Chung

General Practitioner

Doctor Schedule
  • Tuessday (08:00 – 17:00)
  • Thursday (08:00 – 17:00)


Dr. Ian Chung graduated in Medicine from the University of Sydney in 1963.

Postgraduate qualifications include: Master of Psychiatry.

Ian began his career in Darlinghurst in 1965 and he continues to run his own medical practice in Riley Street. He has always been interested in mental health and has practiced in psychological medicine since the start of his career. 

Beside his practice as a GP, Dr Chung has a masters degree in psychiatry and has worked to help the homeless and those with alcohol and drug-related problems.

In his community work, he attends Charles Chambers Court, a Mission Australia aged-care facility. He was a doctor at Campbell House, Sydney City Mission, for 30 years from 1975. He also worked at the William Booth Institute of the Salvation Army and in remote NSW where mental health services were lacking.

He is the co-ordinating councillor of LawCare, a service of the NSW Law Society, where his role is to help lawyers stressed by their arduous work. He is also on the management committee of the Lawyers Assistance Program. He was a lecturer at the College of Law for 15 years.

Dr Ian Chung, left, with Mick Jagger during a Rolling Stones tour.

Dr Ian Chung, left, with Mick Jagger during a Rolling Stones tour.


He has been a member of the NSW Medical Board and a peer reviewer for the Health Care Complaints Commission.

Dr Chung was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in 2020 for his services to the law, to medicine and to the community.


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