About Dr Ernie Wong

Consultant Respiratory Physician

Lung Health

Sub-specialties: Asthma, Breathlessness, Cough, COPD, Emphysema, Respiratory Infections, Respiratory Medicine.

Dr Ernie Wong is a consultant respiratory physician with specialist interest in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Tel: 020 3653 2006

Areas of Expertise

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About Dr Ernie Wong

Dr Ernie Wong is a consultant respiratory physician with specialist interest in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). His NHS practice is based at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, where he is the clinical lead for asthma. He is an Honorary Clinical Senior at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London. He holds a PhD investigating the role of the airway microbiome in asthma exacerbation. His current research collaborations include the use of an AI chatbot in optimising asthma control, the impact of air pollution in asthma and the role of hormones in asthma.
In addition to leading the asthma service, he also runs general respiratory clinics and acute medical on-calls, reviewing a broad range of respiratory and medical conditions. He has expertise in managing COVID/ Post-COVID and made a number of national TV appearances including the BBC documentary 'Your Body Uncovered'.
Personal biography
Dr Ernie Wong graduated from Imperial College London in 2006 and trained in respiratory and general medicine at the most prestigious centres in London, including the Royal Brompton Hospital, King’s College Hospital and St George’s Hospital. He completed his PhD at Imperial College London. He has been a consultant at St Mary’s Hospital since 2017.

Additional Information

Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians
  • British Thoracic Society
  • European Respiratory Society
  • General Medical Council

Research Highlights

Dr Ernie Wong key publications

  • Carroll W, Wong E, Bostock B, Mosgrove F, Cummings H. PCRS pragmatic guide to caring for patients with asthma receiving biologic therapy. https://www.pcrs-uk.org/sites/default/files/resource/2023-May-PCRU-Pragmatic-guide-patients-asthma.pdf
  • Bloom C, Wong E, Hickman K, Elkin Sclose, 2021, Influence of the first wave of COVID-19 on asthma inhaler prescriptions, npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, Vol: 31, ISSN: 2055-1010
  • Dhariwal J, Cameron A, Wong E, Paulsen Malte, Trujillo-Torralbo B, Rosario A, Bakhsoliani-Regis E, Kebadze T, Almond M, Farne H, Gogsadze L, Aniscenko J, Rana B, Hansel T, Jackson D, Kon O, Edwards M, Solari R, Cousins D, Johnston, S. (2021). Pulmonary Innate Lymphoid Cell Responses during Rhinovirus-induced Asthma Exacerbations In Vivo : A Clinical Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 204. 10.1164/rccm.202010-3754OC.
  • Wong EH, Farne HA, Asthma: diagnosis and management in adults. Medicine, Volume 48, ISSUE 5, P303-313, May 01, 2020 DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mpmed.2020.02.001
  • Dhariwal J, Cameron A, Wong E, Trujillo-torralbo B, Rosario A, Bakhsoliani-Regis E, Paulsen M, Jackson D, Hansel T, Edwards M, Cousins D, Walton R, Johnston, S. (2018). Pulmonary Innate Lymphoid Cell Responses During Rhinovirus-Induced Asthma Exacerbations. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 141. AB195. 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.12.619.
  • Wong EH, Porter JD, Edwards MR, Johnston SL. The role of macrolides in asthma: current evidence and future directions. Lancet Respiratory Medicine, Volume 2, Issue 8, Pages 657 - 670, August 2014 doi:10.1016/S2213-2600(14)70107-9

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Dr Ernie Wong is a consultant respiratory physician with specialist interest in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).