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Last updated: 28 Apr 2020
- General cardiology
I am a General Cardiologist in Chichester and am also the Clinical Lead for Heart Failure. I deal with all aspects of cardiology including coronary disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, valve disease and cardiomyopathies. I also see patients for regulatory reasons such as DVLA exercise testing.
I am a Honorary Senior Lecturer for Kings College Medical School and I also teach medical students from Southampton and Brighton Medical Schools.
I have a strong interest in research and have been the Principal or Chief Investigator for all cardiology clinical trials based at Chichester for the past 12 years. I engage in both academic and commercial research and have received personal grant funding from NIHR. I have also been granted a patent for an invention. I have numerous publications in leading cardiology and general medical journals.
Areas of interest
Heart failure; Coronary and ischaemic heart disease; Pacing (cardiology); Arrhythmias; Atrial fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy; Valvular heart disease
Current NHS consultant posts held
St Richard's Hospital
Predicting when heart attacks will occur
Early detection of coronary disease
Treatment of coronary disease
Treatment of heart failure
Diagnosis of coronary disease
Antiplatelet and anticoagulant drugs
Treatment of hyperlipidaemia
NIHR RISC grant reference number RC-PG-0308-10219.
Wong YK, Stearn S, Moore S, Hale B. Angina at Low heart rate And Risk of imminent Myocardial infarction (the ALARM study): a prospective, observational proof-of-concept study. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 201515:148. DOI: 10.1186/s12872-015-0140-z
Wong YK et al. Chlamydia pneumoniae and atherosclerosis. Heart 1999; 81: 232-238.
Wong YK et al. The species specificity of the microimmunofluorescence antibody test and comparisons with a time resolved fluoroscopic immunoassay for measuring IgG antibodies against Chlamydia pneumoniae. J Clin Pathol 1999; 52: 99-102.
Wong YK et al. The prevalence of Chlamydia pneumoniae in atherosclerotic and nonatherosclerotic blood vessels of patients attending for redo and first time coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol 1999; 33: 152-156.
Wong YK et al. Circulating Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA as a predictor of coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 1999;34:1435-1439. (With accompanying editorial by Professors J Camm and J Kaski).
Wong Y et al. Sex differences in investigation results and treatment in subjects referred for investigation of chest pain. Heart 2001;85:149-152.
Wong Y et al. The association between deaths from myocardial infarction and household size in England and Wales. J Cardiovasc Risk 2001;8:159-163.
Wong YK et al. Improving the positive predictive value of exercise testing in women. Heart, Dec 2003; 89: 1416 - 1421.
Thomas M, Wong Y et al. Circulation 1999; 99: 2733-2736.
Danesh J, Wong Y et al. Heart 1999; 81: 245-247.
Danesh J, Wong YK et al. Strong correlation between Helicobacter pylori seropositivity and Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG concentrations. J Epidemiol Community Health 1998; 52: 821-822.
Danesh J, Wong YK et al. Journal of Cardiovascular Risk 1999;6:387-390.
Danesh J, Muir J, Wong YK et al. European Heart Journal 1999; 20: 954-959.
Beyzade S, Zhang S, Wong YK et al.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003;41(12):2130-7
Wald NJ, Law MR, Morris JK, Zhou X, Wong Y, Ward ME. British Medical Journal 2000;321:204-207.
Kyriakou T, Hodgkinson C, Pontefract DE, Iyengar S, Howell WM, Wong YK, Eriksson P, Ye S. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005 Feb;25(2):418-23. Epub 2004 Nov 4
Danesh J, Whincup P, Walker M, Lennon L, Thomson A, Appleby P, Wong YK, Bernardes-Silva M, Ward M. British Medical Journal 2000;321:208-212.
Danesh J, Whincup P, Lewington S, Walker M, Lennon A, Thomson A, Wong YK, Zhou X, Ward M. Eur Heart J 2002;23(5):371-5
- BSc (Hons) Manchester University 1987
- MB ChB Manchester University 1990
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1993
- MD Manchester University 1999
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2008
Reference number 3453955
Affiliations / memberships
British Medical Association
British Cardiovascular Society
British Society for Heart Failure
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.