Dr. Wong Weng Kin

Renal Medicine (Kidneys)

Credentials MBBS (Malaya), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Renal Medicine), FRCP (Edin)
Language English, Mandarin Chinese, Bahasa Melayu, Cantonese Dialect

Dr. Wong Weng Kin is a renal physician practicing at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore. His clinical expertise spans a diverse range of areas, including diagnostic and interventional nephrology, glomerular diseases, advanced dialysis, acute kidney injury, and continuous kidney replacement therapy.

Dr. Wong has held various leadership roles, including serving as the clinical service director and patient safety officer in the division of nephrology at the National University Hospital (NUH). He has also led both the diagnostic and interventional nephrology and glomerular diseases programs. While previously a senior consultant nephrologist at NUH, he currently serves as a visiting consultant there.

His educational journey includes graduating from the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, completing his specialist training in internal medicine at Kuala Lumpur General Hospital, and obtaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians, UK. Dr. Wong furthered his specialisation with advanced specialist training in renal medicine at NUH, earning specialist certification from the Specialists Accreditation Board. He also completed a one-year fellowship training in vascular access endovascular intervention at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan, supported by the Academic Medicine Development Award. Since 2015, Dr. Wong has performed over 1000 vascular access endovascular procedures.

He holds a certificate in health informatics from the National University of Singapore (NUS) through the Ministry of Health SkillsFuture Study Award for the Healthcare Sector, as well as a certificate in artificial intelligence from Singapore Management University. With nearly 20 years of medical practice experience, he has a wealth of knowledge to draw upon.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Wong was an early adopter of telemedicine in the outpatient nephrology service and haemodialysis centres, demonstrating his forward-thinking approach to healthcare. He firmly believes in reshaping the future of nephrology by harnessing the power of health informatics, artificial intelligence, and precision medicine.

Dr. Wong is passionate about optimising outcomes for dialysis patients. Currently, he serves as a visiting nephrologist at various dialysis centres including the National Kidney Foundation. Additionally, he is the Medical Director at the Diaverum Dialysis Centre within Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital. Beyond his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Wong also contributes to academia as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS. He actively engages in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students and remains dedicated to clinical research. He also serves as a reviewer for multiple international peer-reviewed

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).

Throughout his career, Dr. Wong has earned numerous institutional and national clinical quality improvement awards and has contributed significantly to various nephrology research areas. In recognition of his achievements, he was elected as the Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.

Associated Treatments
  • Glomerular diseases
  • Hereditary kidney diseases
  • Diabetic kidney disease
  • Hypertensive kidney disease
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Kidney disease in pregnancy
  • Nutritional management of kidney disorders
  • Autoimmune diseases affecting kidneys such as SLE
  • End-stage kidney disease and related complications
  • Acute kidney injury and continuous kidney replacement therapy
  • Haemodialysis and haemodiafiltration
  • Peritoneal dialysis
  • Comprehensive kidney health screening
  • Kidney disease detection and prevention
Special Treatments

Diagnostic and interventional nephrology procedures such as ultrasound vascular access, ultrasound kidneys, kidney
biopsy, catheter thrombolytic therapy, tunnelled haemodialysis catheter insertion and removal and tunnelled
haemodialysis catheter exchange.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Lee SW, Ngoh CLY, Chua HR, Haroon S, Wong WK, Lee EJ, Lau TW, Sethi S, Teo BW. Evaluation of different bioimpedance methods for assessing body composition in Asian non-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients. Kidney Res Clin Pract 2019 Mar 31; 38(1):71-80.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  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 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Singh T, Ngoh CLY, Wong WK, Khan BA. Impact of Telemedicine on Hospitalisation and Mortality Rates in Community-based Haemodialysis Centres in Singapore during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Ann Acad Med Singap 2020; 49:756-63.
  12. Wong ETY, Ong V, Remani D, Wong WK, Haroon S, Lau T, Nyeo HQ, Mukhopadhyay A, Tan BH, Chua HR. Filter life and safety of heparin-grafted membrane for continuous renal replacement therapy – A randomized controlled trial. Semin Dial. 2021 Feb 8. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12951.
  13. Chan ZY, Wong WK, Chan YH, Khan BA, Leo CCH. Comparing outcomes of tunnelled dialysis catheter insertions and exchanges with or without fluoroscopy. J Vasc Access. 2021 Mar 12. doi: 10.1177/11297298211000872.
  14. Lim R, How P, Lee C, Yong XN, Wong WK, Lo E. Phosphorus content of commonly prescribed medications among patients with chronic kidney disease. J Ren Nutr. 2021 Oct 5:S1051-2276(21)00224-7. doi: 10.1053/j.jrn.2021.08.010.
  15. Haroon S, Davenport A, Ling LH, Tai BC, Teo LLS, Schurgers L, Chen Z, Shroff R, Fischer DC, Khatri P, Low S, Tan JN, Chua HR, Teo BW, Ong CC, Subramanian S, Yeo XE, Wong WK, Lau TWL. Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of the Effect of Treatment with Vitamin K2 on Vascular Calcification in Hemodialysis Patients (Trevasc-HDK). Kidney Int Rep 2023; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2023.06.011.
  • Started and led the diagnostic and interventional nephrology service at the National University Hospital (NUH).
  • Performed more than 1,000 vascular access endovascular procedures since 2015.
  • Initiated the ultrasound service in nephrology at NUH.
  • Led the glomerular diseases programme at NUH
  • Member of the Malaysia Medical Association
  • Member of the Singapore Medical Association
  • Member of the Singapore Society of Nephrology
  • Member of the Society of Transplantation, Singapore
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
  • Treasurer, Society of Dialysis Access Specialists (SoDAS)
Awards and Honours


Quality Improvement Project Merit Award (Merit), National University Health System (NUHS)


FY19 Health Service Development Programme Award

Ministry of Health SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare Sector

Value–Driven Outcomes Award (Merit), NUHS


Quality Improvement Project Recognition Award, NUHS

Singapore Healthcare Management 2018: Merit Award (Operations Category)


Quality Improvement Project Award (Merit), NUHS


Academic Medicine Development Award

Fellowships and Accreditations


MBBS (U of Malaya, Malaysia)


MRCP (UK) (RCP, United Kingdom)


FAMS (Renal Medicine) (Academy of Medicine, Singapore)


FRCP (Edin) (RCP, Edinburgh)