Interactive Case Presentations in Liver

11:35 -12:15 pm

Dr. David K. Wong, MD, FRCP(C)

Clinical Director, Toronto Western Hospital Francis Family Liver Center
University Health Network
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Dr. David Wong is a hepatologist in Toronto, Ontario. He graduated from the University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1988. Following his clinical training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Dr. Wong received further training as a research fellow with Dr. Bruce Walker at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, where he studied the cellular immune responses to hepatitis C viral infection.

Dr. Wong was initially appointed full time staff in the Division of Gastroenterology at McMaster University in 2000 and then moved to the University Health Network (UHN)/Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH) in 2002, where he is the Clinical Director of the Toronto Western Hospital Francis Family Liver Center, University Health Network. He is also on staff of the Immunodeficiency Clinic at UHN - Toronto General Division and is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is also the staff hepatologist at the Specialized Positive Care Clinic at St. Michael’s Hospital.

Dr. Wong's clinical interests lie in the area of viral hepatitis and liver disease in HIV. His educational responsibilities include coordinating the Clinical Hepatology training program for the University of Toronto. He is an advisor to the Hepatitis C Secretariat at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Dr. Wong also co-ordinates the annual Hepatology Update meeting in Toronto.