Dr Melanie Wong

Profession

Paediatric Allergist and Immunologist

Job Title Senior Staff Specialist
Organisation Name The Children's Hospital at Westmead, NSW
Areas of Special Interest

Primary immunodeficiency
Autoimmune diseases, especially early onset and/or multiple disorders
Immune dysregulation
Auto-inflammatory disorders
Hereditary angioedema

Adults or Children Children
More information Primarily children, but also adults
Telehealth consults Not available
Telehealth Information Dr Melanie Wong is available for clinicians to ring for advice regarding investigation and management.
Transitional Planning – Paediatric to adult services Available
Transitional Planning Information A service (Trapeze) is available to assist with transition of our paediatric patients to adult care.
Additional Information

Dr Melanie Wong is involved in:
Co-ordinating the development of a national register for Primary Immunodeficiency via Australasian Society for Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA).
Medical advisor and Board member of the patient support organisation, Immune Deficiencies Foundation of Australia (IDFA)
Validating methodology and advocating for the establishment of universal newborn screening for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

Email

melanie.wong@health.nsw.gov.au

Phone (02) 9845 0000

Dr Melanie Wong

is prepared to be contacted by other Health Professionals

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