Dr Joyce WongPhD

Consultant cardiologist


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

Dr Wong graduated from the University of London. She completed her specialist training in cardiology and general internal medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London Chest Hospital and Royal Brompton Hospital.

She completed her PhD at St Bartholomew’s and The London Medical School (now part of Queen Mary, University of London) in the field of inflammatory modulation of atherosclerosis.

Clinical expertise

Dr Joyce Wong specialises in the CMR imaging of common and unusual forms of heart failureand other cardiac diseases.

She chairs the multidisciplinary conference panel for cardiac bypass surgery. In addition, she works closely with multidisciplinary conference panels to review cases. These cases generally refer to angioplasty, cardiac transplantation and valvular heart surgery.

Research interests

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

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


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


She is a member of various professional and specialist bodies:

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


Harefield Hospital

Languages spoken

English, Mandarin, Cantonese