Dr Yee Weng Wong is a Clinical Cardiologist located at CVC CardioVascular Clinics, North Lakes Specialist Centre and is a Visiting Medical Officier (VMO) at the St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital. Dr Wong has a special interest in heart failure, cardiomyopathies, cardiac transplantation.
After graduating from the University of Adelaide, Yee Weng completed his postgraduate training in internal medicine at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and adult cardiology advanced training at the Flinders Medical Centre. He was awarded the SAHMRI Scholarship at the Duke Clinical Research Institute which focused on clinical trials in heart failure and cardio-metabolic syndromes. During his time at Duke, he was a fellow of the NIH sponsored Heart Failure Clinical Research Network and graduated from the Duke University Medical School with a Master in Health Sciences.
In 2017, Yee Weng led the effort in successfully performing Queensland’s first beating heart transplant using novel ex-vivo heart perfusion machine, and greatly expanding the donor organ supply for patients in Queensland.
He greatly contributes to research and education and is an investigator in several international multi-centre trials. He is passionate about improving outcomes for heart failure patients, addressing the multi-morbidity of the condition, improving health services and preserving donated organs. Dr Wong regularly presents and is a panel member for international and domestic meetings and has authored numerous peer-reviewed papers and book chapters.
Procedures & Conditions
- Cardiac Transplantation
- Mechanical Circulatory Support
- Heart Failure
Consultant Clinical and Cardiac Imaging SpecialistSt Andrews War Memorial Hospital Present
Clinical and Cardiac Imaging SpecialistCVC CardioVascular Clinics Present
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)