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Dr Wong Weng Kin is a renal physician at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore.
His clinical interests are in diagnostic and interventional nephrology, glomerular diseases, advanced dialysis, acute kidney injury and continuous kidney replacement therapy.
Dr Wong served as the clinical service director and patient safety officer in the division of nephrology at the National University Hospital (NUH). He also led both the diagnostic and interventional nephrology and glomerular diseases programmes. He was previously the senior consultant nephrologist at NUH and is currently a visiting consultant there.
He graduated from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur and completed his specialist training in internal medicine at the Kuala Lumpur General Hospital, Malaysia. He then obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians, UK. He completed his advanced specialist training in renal medicine at NUH and obtained specialist certification from the Specialists Accreditation Board. He further completed a 1-year fellowship training in vascular access endovascular intervention in the division of vascular surgery at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan under the Academic Medicine Development Award.
He has performed more than 1000 vascular access endovascular procedures since 2015.
Dr Wong obtained a certificate in health informatics from the National University of Singapore (NUS) under the Ministry of Health SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare Sector and a Singapore Management University certificate in artificial intelligence. He has been practising medicine for more than 15 years.
At NUH, he was the earliest to use telemedicine in the outpatient nephrology service and in haemodialysis centres in Singapore during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Besides his clinical work, he is an adjunct assistant professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS. Dr Wong is a founding member of the Society of Dialysis Access Specialists. He is also a member of the Malaysia Medical Association, Singapore Medical Association, Singapore Society of Nephrology and Society of Transplantation (Singapore).
He has won a number of institutional and national clinical quality improvement awards, and has multiple research outputs in various fields of nephrology.
MBBS (U of Malaya, Malaysia)
MRCP (UK) (RCP, United Kingdom)
FAMS (Nephrology) (Academy of Medicine, Singapore)
FAMS (Renal Medicine) (Academy of Medicine, Singapore)