Title: Associate Professor of Radiology
Company: The University of Queensland
Location: Newmarket, Queensland, Australia
Dr. David Chee Yew Wong, Associate Professor of Radiology at The University of Queensland, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Medicine.
Dr. Wong also serves as director of nuclear medicine and the PET Centre at Wesley Medical Imaging, as well as a clinical adviser of the Office of the Health Ombudsman for Queensland. He is well respected for his expertise as an expert witness of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, and is a partner of Australian Radiological Partner Pty. Ltd. Dr. Wong believes his success comes from his family, and he has been instrumental in the performance of the first Ga68 PSMA diagnostic imaging in men with prostate cancer in Brisbane, Australia at Wesley Medical Imaging. On August 10, 2017, he observed the occurrence of the first Lutetium 177 PSMA therapy in men with metastatic prostate cancer in Queensland at Wesley Medical Imaging in Brisbane.
Born to Shu Yan Wong and Tuck Choy Ho in Seremban, Malaysia, Dr. Wong has a large family, with five siblings. He studied with St. Paul’s Institution in Seremban before completing secondary schooling in Queensland. In 1985, he earned a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Queensland, and interned with the Princess Alexandra Hospital, becoming a junior house officer there in 1987. Dr. Wong continued to serve in surgical roles until 1991, when he became the radiology principal house officer at Townsville General Hospital. He returned to Princess Alexandra as a registrar of the radiology department from 1992 to 1996. He has been with Wesley Imaging since 1999, and an associate professor of the University of Queensland since 2015.
Dr. Wong is the co-author of “The Use of 68 Ga-PSMA PET CT in Men with Biochemical Recurrence After Definitive Treatment of Acinar Prostate Cancer” published by BJU International in 2016, one of his recent contributions to medical literature. He is the co-author of “Positron Emission Tomography- A Primer of PET Scanning” as well as a contributor to “Diagnostic Imaging Pathways.” Dr. Wong has received numerous awards, including a 2007 Rouse Travelling Fellowship and a 2005 Philips Medical Prize. He is a recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, and has appeared in four editions of Who’s Who in the World. Dr. Wong is now the patriarch of his own family with his wife, Mary Ann Wong, and children Daniel Ju Lian and Michael Jae Dyn. He enjoys swimming, skiing, and going to the gym.
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