Dr. Chung graduated cum laude from the University of Chicago, and was a recipient of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Research Award. His internship and residency were completed at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center through Harvard Medical School. He completed his fellowship in both gastroenterology and hepatology from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Chung has received numerous recognitions for his clinical work, including a research grant from the American Cancer Society.