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Dr. Jorge Wong MD MPH FRCPC

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Jorge Wong Dr.
Investigator

Current Positions

  • Investigator – Population Health Research Institute
  • Clinical Scholar, Arrhythmia Service, Hamilton Health Sciences
  • PhD Candidate, Health Research Methodology, McMaster University

Bio

Jorge Wong is a Cardiologist and Cardiac Electrophysiologist at Hamilton Health Sciences. Dr. Wong obtained his MD at McMaster, followed by his internal medicine and cardiology training at the University of Western Ontario. He subsequently completed his clinical electrophysiology fellowship at the University of Calgary and at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Wong has a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health, and is currently pursuing his PhD in Health Research Methods at McMaster.

Dr. Wong’s clinical interests are in catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias, with a focus on complex ablation, as well as cardiac implantable electronic devices. Dr. Wong’s research interests focus primarily on the intersection between atrial fibrillation and heart failure, atrial fibrillation epidemiology and catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation. His current research program, PROTECT-HF, is examining the relationship between subclinical atrial fibrillation and heart failure re-hospitalization. Dr. Wong holds research grants from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, and Hamilton Health Sciences.

Research Interests

  • Atrial fibrillation and heart failure
  • Atrial fibrillation epidemiology
  • Atrial fibrillation ablation
  • PROTECT-HF
  • G-CHF
  • ARTESiA

Publications are listed in chronological order by descending date. Link takes user to pubMed for publication details.