Assoc Prof David Wong

Diagnostic Radiologist & Nuclear Medicine Physician


Assoc Prof David Wong is the director of the Nuclear Medicine and PET Centre at WMI and is an associate professor with the Centre for Advanced Imaging at the University of Queensland.

He graduated from the University of Queensland Medical School and completed his radiology training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. After completing his Nuclear Medicine fellowship at St Vincent’s and Prince of Wales Hospitals in Sydney, he undertook PET training at Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute in Melbourne. He then completed a cardiac MRI fellowship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St Louis, Missouri USA and MBA with CQU.

He has received several research and scientific awards including the Rouse Travelling Fellowship and Brian Smith Memorial Award. Assoc Prof Wong has been with the first PET centre in Queensland at The Wesley Hospital since 1999. In July 2014, he was instrumental in the commencement of Ga68PSMA PET CT studies in men with prostate cancer, enabling WMI to be the first centre in Australia to perform such studies

Special Interests

  • Oncology imaging
  • CT coronary angiography - Level A
  • Cardiac MRI and PET
  • CT colonography
  • Research