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Dr

Ming Wong

Lecturer In Surgery
Surgery - St Vincent'S Hospital
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Dr

Ming Wong

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Urology oncology
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Dr

Ming Wong

 

Mr Lih-Ming Wong is an Australian urologist based at St Vincent's Hospital, Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne. A graduate of the University of Melbourne in 2001, Ming completed urology training in Victoria and then spent furthering his skills in robotic surgery, management of complex urological cancers and clinical outcomes research in Cambridge, UK and Toronto, Canada.


Ming has grown up in Australia, attending Melbourne Grammar school on a full academic and music scholarship. He obtained his LMusA violin at the age of 15 and led the school orchestra for 2 years. After completing medical school at Melbourne University with honours grade, Ming trained in urology under the auspices of the Urological Society of Australasia and New Zealand Program. During this time he won prizes for best registrar scientific papers at state and national levels.
Under the International Medical Graduate Sponsorship Scheme Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Ming spent a year as Senior Clinical Fellow at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge UK under the supervision of Professor David Neal. He then completed a 2 year Society of Urological Oncology Fellowship with urology unit at Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto. During this time he gained experience in robotic surgery, and complex pelvic and retroperitoneal surgery; presented papers at international conferences; and published manuscripts in reputable journals. Subsequent to this, he gained Masters of Surgery and Doctor of Medical Science degrees through the University of Melbourne.
Ming has been actively involved in developing the urology program at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne. He was previously the director of outpatient clinic and supervisor of registrar training. He helped establish the prostate cancer nurse role for the precinct, the robotic fellowship position, and the public-private robotic surgery collaboration. His research program includes work on active surveillance of prostate cancer, prostate cancer imaging, testis cancer survivorship and bladder cancer outcomes.He has been supported by philanthropic donations and competitive grants totalling close to $1 million.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 38 most recent scholarly works by Ming Wong.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2019

2nd Prize presentation. Comparison of PSMA-PET to mpMRI to accurately identify primary prostate lesions in

Singapore Urological Association, Urofair.

2018

Best presentation prize. Long-Term Quality of Life of Testicular Cancer Survivors

Victorian Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand, Annual Scientific Meeting.

2018

Best abstract PSMA PET to detect and localise primary prostate cancer: concordance with mpMRI, biopsy and radical prostatectomy

EAU Section of Urological Imaging (Amsterdam)

2018

Surgical Student Research Prize. Long-term quality of life of testicular cancer survivors.

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne Surgical Forum

2016

Excellence in cancer care category – Winner

Victorian Public Healthcare Awards, Department of Health and Human Services

2016

Best Poster Prize. Antibiotic prophylaxis and infective complications of transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy

RACS, Victorian Annual Scientific Meeting.

2013

Annual Congress Milan, Best Poster, Poster Session 23, Abstract 270, Prostate Cancer, Active Surveillance.

European Urological Association

2012

3rd prize Friday poster session. - Active Surveillance: predictors of pathological re-classification on the second prostatic biopsy.

Society of Urologic Oncology Annual Meeting

2012

Annual Congress Paris, Best Poster, Poster Session 91, Abstract 1093, Prostate Cancer, Active Surveillance.

European Urological Association

2010

Winner of Keith Kirkland Award – Prize for best clinical research paper

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand

2009

Victorian Section Annual Scientific Meeting. Trophy for Best Paper.

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand

2009

Annual Scientific Meeting Winner of Keith Kirkland Award – Prize for best clinical research paper

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand

2008

Victorian Section Annual Scientific Meeting. Trophy for Best Paper.

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand

2000

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2013

NOTINLIST - Not in List


2011

FRACS - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Surgery - St Vincent'S Hospital

Lecturer In Surgery

Surgery - St Vincent'S Hospital

Honorary

Surgery - St Vincent'S Hospital

Member

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand

Member

European Association of Urology

Education


DMedSci

The University of Melbourne

Doctor of Medical Science

University of Melbourne

Master of Surgery by Research

University of Melbourne

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Fellowship

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Diploma of Surgical Anatomy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

University of Melbourne

Licentiate in Music Australia Diploma in Violin

Australian Music Examinations Board, University of Melbourne

Associate in Music Australia Diploma in Violin

Australian Music Examinations Board, University of Melbourne