Daniel G. Chong, M.D. attended the University of Virginia where he graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry. He earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, then went on to complete his residency at the Medical College of Georgia. While there, he served as Chief Medical Resident and won the Rahn-Peacock Research Award among other academic honors. During his time there, he participated in various studies, including several focused on prostate cancer.