Dr. Wong Weng Kin
|MBBS (Malaya), MRCP (UK), FAMS (Renal Medicine), FRCP (Edin)
|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.
Diagnostic and interventional nephrology procedures such as ultrasound vascular access, ultrasound kidneys, kidney
|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)