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Dr Christopher Wong

Consultant Physician and Cardiologist

Dr Wong is a consultant physician and cardiologist with broad clinical and research interests in cardiovascular medicine. 

After studying medicine at the University of Adelaide, he was named a Rhodes Scholar. He read for degrees in clinical trials, epidemiology, and population health at the University of Oxford, and subsequently completed a PhD in cardiovascular medicine. Dr Wong’s training in internal medicine and cardiology was at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. He has wide clinical experience across the spectrum of cardiology, and also spent time at the John Radcliffe and Churchill Hospitals in Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) and the American College of Cardiology (FACC), and an internationally Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS).

As a Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide, Dr Wong’s considerable research interests focus on the mechanisms, treatment, and public health implications of cardiovascular disease, particularly heart rhythm disorders. He has published over 200 journal articles and abstracts, and as a faculty member is invited to speak regularly at leading conferences worldwide. He is currently a National Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow and Hospital Research Foundation Mid-Career Fellow. He also supervises a number of higher degree research students, and has been recognised with awards for teaching.

Dr Wong sees inpatients with all cardiovascular and perioperative conditions at Burnside Hospital, and consults at the Cardiovascular Centre in Norwood. 


Cardiovascular Centre

62 Beulah Road

Norwood SA 

Phone: 08 8313 9000

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