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Dr Wong Weng Kin

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  • Senior Consultant, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


MBBS (Malaya), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Renal Medicine), FRCP (Edin)


Renal Medicine

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Special Interests:

Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology, Glomerular and Genetic Kidney Diseases, Point-of-care Ultrasound in Nephrology, Acute Kidney Injury and Continuous Kidney Replacement Therapy, Telemedicine, Healthcare Informatics, Artificial intelligence in Medicine.

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Dr Wong obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur in 2004. He completed his Basic Specialist Training in Internal Medicine at the Kuala Lumpur General Hospital, Malaysia and obtained his Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom in 2009. He then completed his Advanced Specialist Training in Renal Medicine at the National University Hospital, Singapore in 2013 and obtained specialist certification from the Specialist Accreditation Board Singapore.  He completed one-year fellowship training in vascular access endovascular intervention at the Division of Vascular Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan in 2016 under the Academic Medicine Development Award. He also has obtained his Professional Certificate in Health Informatics from the National University of Singapore in 2021 under the Ministry of Health SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare Sector.

Dr Wong was elected as the Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore since 2014 and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh since 2018. He was the founding Vice President of the Society of Dialysis Access Specialists (SoDAS).

Dr Wong’s clinical and research interests are in diagnostic and interventional nephrology, glomerular and genetic kidney diseases, point-of-care ultrasound in nephrology, acute kidney injury and continuous kidney replacement therapy, telemedicine, healthcare informatics and artificial intelligence in medicine.

Journals & Publications

1. Schurgers L, Teo BW, Khatri P, Ong CC, Low S, Yeo XE, Tan JN, Subramanian S, Chua HR, Tan SY, Wong WK, Lau TW. Treatment to reduce vascular calcification in hemodialysis patients using vitamin K (Trevasc-HDK): a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Medicine (Baltimore) 2020; Sep 4; 99(36):e21906.
2. Chang ZY, Thamboo TP, Choong CSH, Wong WK, Ngoh CLY. Multiple Myeloma-Associated Light Chain Amyloidosis and a Proposed Approach to Monoclonal Immunoglobulin-Associated Renal Disease. Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2020;10: 95–103.
3. Ngoh CLY, Teng HL, Chua YT, Leo CCH, Wong WK. Comparison between lung ultrasonography and current methods for volume assessment in Asian chronic hemodialysis patients. Hemodial Int. 2020 Aug 18. doi: 10.1111/hdi.12871.
4. Sia CSM, Cheong SHL, Ngoh CLY, Tan Y H, Wong WK. Critical Coronavirus Disease 2019 in a Hemodialysis Patient: A Proposed Clinical Management Strategy. Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2020;10: 86–94.
5. Lee MB, Chua HR, Wong WK, Chan GC, Leo CCH, Vathsala A, Teo BW. Going To War on COVID-19: Mobilizing an Academic Nephrology Group Practice. Nephrology (Carlton). 2020 Jul 4:10.1111/nep.13753. doi: 10.1111/nep.13753.
6. Ngoh CLY, Wong WK, Leo CCH, Choo TT, Khan BA. Rapid Transition to a Telemedicine Service at Singapore Community Dialysis Centers during Covid-19. NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery. 2020 May 28. DOI: 10.1056/CAT.20.0145.
7. Lee JY, Islam M, Woh JR, Washeem TSM, Ngoh LYC, Wong WK, Ren H. Ultrasound needle segmentation and trajectory prediction using excitation network. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2020 Jan 20.
8. Tan CS, Tan SG, Wong CLJ, Wee B, Wong WK, Choke ETC, Tan RY, Liu P, Homer-Vanniasinkam S, Lau T, Choong LHL. Non-randomized safety and performance evaluation of the av-Guardian vascular access system. J Vasc Access. 2020 Jan 10.
9. Ngoh CLY, Wee BBK, Wong WK. Lumbar Artery Bleed as a Complication of Percutaneous Renal Biopsy and a Proposed Workflow for Massive Bleeding. Case Rep Nephrol Dial 2018; 8:268–276.
10. Chua HR, Wong WK, Ong VH, Agrawal D, Vathsala A, Tay HM, Mukhopadhyay A. Extended Mortality and Chronic Kidney Disease after Septic Acute Kidney Injury. J Intensive Care Med. 2018 Jan 1.
11. Wong WK, Su TW, Cheng WL, Yang HT, Wei WC, Ko PJ. Endovascular Stent Graft Repair is an Effective and Safe Alternative Therapy for Arteriovenous Graft Pseudoaneurysms. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2016; 52: 682-688.

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