Royal North Shore Hospital & University of Sydney
Dr Wong obtained his MBBS in 2000 follows by MRCP (UK) and Nephrology training in Malaysia before migrating to Australia where he obtained his Fellowship in Nephrology and a PhD in Medicine from the University of Sydney in 2010. He is currently a Renal Staff Specialist at the Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH), and a Senior Clinical Lecturer of University of Sydney and University of NSW. He is a Clinician Researcher through his capacity as the Senior Research Fellow at the Kolling Institute and the George Institute for Global Health. He pursues a strong interest in research in understanding the pathomechanism of kidney fibrosis and has actively promoted the development of both clinical and pre-clinical research in delaying CKD progression in diabetic nephropathy, IgA nephropathy and management of cardiovascular complications associated with CKD. He currently serves as the Head of the Renal Clinical trial unit at the RNSH and Co-Chair of the Research Group for the Chronic and Complex Medicine Network for Northern Sydney Lower Health District (NSLHD). He is the program Chair of the Nephrology and Transplantation Update Course for the Scientific Program and Education Committee (SPEC), ANZSN, and recently becomes a member of the Asia Pacific Society of Nephrology (ASPN) CME Committee and invited to be the Program Co-chair for the Nephrology Biennial Review Course, for the WCN in Melbourne, 2019. He was elected as the Deputy Chair of the Oceania South East Asia Regional Board, International Society of Nephrology (ISN). He is a member of the KHA-CARI guideline writing group for “Infection control for haemodialysis unit” and the Working Group for Clinical Practice Guidelines for Diabetic Nephropathy for the APCN focusing on lower and middle income countries. He is the Subject Theme Editor for Journal Nephrology.