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Dr Joyce Wong

Dr Joyce Wong

Consultant cardiologist

Lead clinician in cardiac 

magnetic resonance (CMR)

at Harefield Hospital

Background and training


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 completed her PhD at St Bartholomew's and London Medical School in 2004. Her PhD was in the field of inflammatory modulation of atherosclerosis.

Areas of expertise


Dr Wong is a consultant cardiologist and lead clinician in cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) at Harefield Hospital.


She specialises in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), looking at common and unusual forms of heart failure and other cardiac diseases. She works closely with multidisciplinary conference panels to review cases. These cases generally refer to angioplasty, cardiac transplantation and heart surgery.

Research interests


Dr Wong's research interests include: 

  • the role of CMR to check inherited cardiovascular disease
  • coronary artery disease and its effects on the myocardium
  • inflammatory heart disease
  • assessment of cardiac pathophysiology in heart and lung transplantation. 

She has collaborated on important clinical trials such as:

  • CVLPRIT - assessing how CMR works in managing bystander coronary artery disease in heart attack patients
  • MR-INFORM - looking at the value of stress CMR compared to invasive pressure wire studies in managing stable angina patients. 



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



Dr Wong is a member of the:

  • Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 
  • European Society of Cardiovascular Imaging
  • British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 
  • British Cardiovascular Society.



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

  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology
  • European Heart Journal