Dr. Jackson Wong, .MB.BS. FRCP, FRCPCH, FRCP (Edin), DCH, FHKAM, FHKCPaed
Dr. Wong completed his medical degree at the University of London, UK in 1987. He then completed training in General Pediatrics, a Pediatric Respirology Research Fellowship and Clinical Pediatric Respirology training at the University of Leicester, UK. His research involved infant bronchiolitis (a common infant cough and wheezing disease), inhaled steroids therapy and safety, cough and oxygen saturation monitoring during sleep, infant lung function and respiratory cilia. Dr. Wong further completed a Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Children Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia in year 2000. Dr. Wong had gained extensive experience working in multiple tertiary and quaternary centers in three continents including the Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Hammersmith Hospital in London, UK. In Canada, he had held positions as Associate Professor at the University of Alberta, Founding Subspecialty Training Program Director in Pediatric Respirology and Founding Medical Director in Pediatric Lung Transplantation at the Stollery Children’s Hospital. Dr. Wong was Associate Professor and Founding Division Chief in Pediatric Respiratory Medicine at the McMaster University until 2016.
Dr. Wong participated in the revision of the 2011 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Pediatric Respirology training curriculum. He was an Expert Advisor for Health Canada in Cell, Tissue and Organ. He served as the Secretary of the International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative for five years until 2014. He is currently Co-Chair of the Standard Committee, Canadian Society of Transplantation and an active member of the Cells, Tissues, and Organs for Transplantation & Assisted Reproduction Committee at the Canadian Standard Association.
Dr. Wong’s publications include clinical innovations, monographs, state of the art papers and Canadian national standards. He has published in asthma, infant bronchiolitis, pulmonary function, airway and exercise challenge, chronic and complicated infective lung diseases, aerosol medicine, bronchoscopy and lung/heart-lung transplantation. He is an active reviewer of multiple medical journals in respiratory medicine, allergy/immunology and transplantation. He has 30 years’ experience in hospital medicine, serving children with diverse upper airway, pulmonary and sleep respiratory conditions. He is passionate in patient education and delivering high quality individualised patient and family centered care to children and adolescent in the community.