Dr Tang Wong

Dr Tang Wong

Conjoint Senior Lecturer

BSc(med) MBBS (hons) FRACP MPhil

Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

Dr Tang Wong graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Honours) from the University of NSW in 2003 and undertook Advanced Training in Endocrinology at the Concord Repatriation, Prince of Wales and Bankstown-Lidcombe hospitals. Under the tutelage of Professors Ngai-Wah Cheung, Jeffrey Flack and Glynis Ross he completed a Masters of Philosophy in Medicine at the University of Sydney. His research thesis was titled "The Risk stratification of women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Can we predict adverse outcomes?", exploring the additive roles of glucose, weight and other factors in the development of negative outcomes in pregnancies affected by Gestational Diabetes. 

Tang currently holds dual appointments as a consultant Endocrinologist at both Prince of Wales and Bankstown-Lidcombe hospitals.

He currently sits on the editorial board of the Diabetes Management Journal and is a member of the Medical Education Scientific Advisory Committee which advises and reviews education resources for Diabetes Australia.  


  • Journal articles | 2022
    Barnes RA; Flack JR; Wong T; Ross GP; Griffiths MM; Stephens M; Kourloufas L; Smart CE; Collins CE; MacDonald-Wicks L, 2022, 'Does weight management after gestational diabetes mellitus diagnosis improve pregnancy outcomes? A multi-ethnic cohort study', Diabetic Medicine, 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dme.14692
    Journal articles | 2022
    Choy KHA; Wong T; Cao RHM; Flack JR, 2022, 'Fulminant type 1 diabetes mellitus in a GDM pregnancy: early recognition is vital for maternal and fetal outcomes', Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Case Reports, 2022, http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/EDM-22-0262
    Journal articles | 2022
    Seabrook A; Wijewardene A; De Sousa S; Wong T; Sheriff N; Gill AJ; Iyer R; Field M; Luxford C; Clifton-Bligh R; McCormack A; Tucker K, 2022, 'MEN4, the MEN1 Mimicker: A Case Series of Three Phenotypically Heterogenous Patients With Unique CDKN1B Mutations', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 107, pp. 2339 - 2349, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgac162
    Journal articles | 2020
    Barnes RA; Wong T; Ross GP; Griffiths MM; Smart CE; Collins CE; MacDonald-Wicks L; Flack JR, 2020, 'Excessive weight gain before and during gestational diabetes mellitus management: What is the impact?', Diabetes Care, 43, pp. 74 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc19-0800
    Journal articles | 2017
    Wong T; Barnes RA; Ross GP; Cheung NW; Flack JR, 2017, 'Are the Institute of Medicine weight gain targets applicable in women with gestational diabetes mellitus?', Diabetologia, 60, pp. 416 - 423, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00125-016-4173-3
    Journal articles | 2016
    Barnes RA; Wong T; Ross GP; Jalaludin BB; Wong VW; Smart CE; Collins CE; MacDonald-Wicks L; Flack JR, 2016, 'A novel validated model for the prediction of insulin therapy initiation and adverse perinatal outcomes in women with gestational diabetes mellitus', Diabetologia, 59, pp. 2331 - 2338, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00125-016-4047-8
    Journal articles | 2014
    Ling M; Wong T; Bui CD; Atlas S; Li JJ; Yang T; Harvey S; Flack JR, 2014, 'Tumor within another tumor: an unusual case of metastatic poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma within an intracranial meningioma', The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 99, pp. 3513 - 3514, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2014-1310
    Journal articles | 2012
    Wong T; Ross G; Jalaludin BB; Flack J, 2012, 'The clinical significance of overt diabetes in pregnancy', Diabetic Medicine, 30, pp. 468 - 474, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dme.12110
    Journal articles | 2011
    Girgis CM; Wong T; Ngu MC; Emmett L; Archer KA; Chen RC; Seibel MJ, 2011, 'Hypophosphataemic osteomalacia in patients on adefovir dipivoxil', Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, 45, pp. 468 - 473, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0b013e3181e12ed3
    Journal articles | 2010
    Herrmann M; Harwood T; Gaston-Parry O; Kouzios D; Wong T; Lih A; Jimenez M; Janu M; Seibel MJ, 2010, 'A new quantitative LC tandem mass spectrometry assay for serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D', Steroids, 75, pp. 1106 - 1112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.steroids.2010.07.006
    Journal articles | 2010
    Lih A; Hibbert E; Wong T; Girgis CM; Garg N; Carter JN, 2010, 'The role of insulin glulisine to improve glycemic control in children with diabetes mellitus', Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity, 3, pp. 403 - 412, http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/DMSOTT.S5116
    Journal articles | 2010
    Wong T; Girgis CM; Ngu MC; Chen RCY; Emmett L; Archer KA; Seibel MJ, 2010, 'Hypophosphatemic osteomalacia after low-dose adefovir dipivoxil therapy for hepatitis B', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 95, pp. 479 - 480, http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2009-2051

2011 -

Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society - Emerging investigator award.

2013 -

Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society the best poster award by the Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society.

2019 -

Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society - Emerging investigator award.

Tang's key area of research is in risk stratification in women with Gestational Diabetes.