Clinical expertise

Dr Wong is a consultant cardiologist and lead clinician in cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) at Harefield Hospital, and an honorary senior lecturer at the School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences, Kings’ College London.

She specialises in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the heart and blood vessels, looking at common and unusual forms of heart failure and other cardiac diseases. She works closely with multidisciplinary conference panels to review patients who may need angioplasty, heart surgery and cardiac transplantation.


Dr Joyce Wong studied at the University of London. She completed her specialist training in cardiology and general internal medicine at St Bartholomew’s, the London Chest and Royal Brompton hospitals.

She obtained her PhD from St Bartholomew’s and London Medical School in 2004, in the field of inflammatory modulation of atherosclerosis.


Dr Wong’s research interests include:

She has collaborated on landmark clinical trials such as:

  • MR-INFORM – showing stress CMR to be as good as invasive pressure wire studies in helping to manage stable angina patients
  • CVLPRIT – assessing how CMR helps to manage heart attack patients with coronary artery disease in more than one artery


Dr Wong lectures on her specialisms to a mix of undergraduate and postgraduate students.


Dr Wong has authored and co-authored many papers published in high-profile journals including the:

  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • European Heart Journal