Dr Phillip Wong MBBS PhD FRACP

Dr Phillip Wong is an endocrinologist and a  graduate of the University of Melbourne. He completed his specialist training in endocrinology at The Royal North Shore Hospital (Sydney), St Vincent's Hospital (Sydney) and Monash Health (Melbourne).

Phillip has a PhD (Monash University) in the area of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease with a strong clinical, research and academic focus in this area. He is affiliated wth Monash Health where he works as an endocrinologist; and the Hudson Institute of Medical Research as a research officer. Dr Wong was awarded the Bryan Hudson Clinical Endocrinology Award in 2014 from the Endocrine Society of Australia in recognition of his research in bone disease. He regularly attends national and international conferences in endocrinology and has multiple publications in international journals.

Dr Wong is also highly experienced in treating diabetes, thyroid, pituitary, adrenal and female and male specific hormone problems.

Phillip believes in a holistic approach to medical care and engages with his patients and their general practitioners to achieve the best medical outcomes.

Furthermore, Phillip will always accommodate urgent patients who can be seen in a timely manner if requested by their referring doctor.


Phillip also practices in Williamstown and Werribee at: 

Williamstown Specialist Centre                    Wyndham Private Consulting Suites

87 Ferguson Street                                       Level 1/242 Hoopers Lane

Williamstown VIC 3016                                Werribee VIC 3030

Tel:  03 9397 2111                                       Call Main Rooms in Moonee Ponds

Fax: 03 9397 8352


Hospital Appointments

Endocrinologist, Monash Health (Monash Medical Centre and Dandenong Hospital)

Endocrinologist, John Fawkner Private Hospital


Member of Endocrine Society of Australia

website  https://www.endocrinesociety.org.au/ 

Member of Australian New Zealand Bone and Mineral Society

website https://www.anzbms.org.au/

Member of Endocrine Society (USA)

website https://www.endocrine.org/about-us


2011                            Australian Postgraduate Award

2011                            Osteoporosis Australia/Royal Australian College of Physician Research Entry Award

2012                            Finalist, Bryan Hudson Clinical Endocrinology Award

2013                            Travel Award US Endocrine Society Annual Meeting

2014                            Winner, Bryan Hudson Clinical Endocrinology Award

2015                            Monash University Publication Award

2015                            Amgen/Osteoporosis Australia Clinical Grant Award

2016                            Henry Burger Award, Monash Health, Victoria

2017                            Robert Maple Brown Research Establishment Award, Royal Australian College of Physicians

2017                            2017 Early Investigators Award, US Endocrine Society

2018                            NHMRC Early Career Fellowship


Selected Publications


  •         Ebeling PR, Nguyen HH, Aleksova J, Vincent AJ, Wong P, Milat F.Secondary Osteoporosis. Endocrine Review. 2021 Sep 3
  •         Herath M, Wong P, Milat F.Dilemma of denosumab therapy: rebound fractures with denosumab cessation or dose delay. Intern Med J. 2021         Feb;51(2):297-298
  •         Aleksova J, Milat F, Kotowicz MA, Pasco JA, Schultz C, Wong P, Ebeling PR, Elder GJ. Patients with end-stage kidney disease have markedly     abnormal cortical hip parameters by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry.Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2021 Feb 20;36(3):543-550
  •         Trinh, A., Wong, P., Fahey, M.C., Brown, J., Strauss, B.J., Ebeling, P.R., Fuller, P.J., Milat, F. Longitudinal changes in bone density in adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy: A case for early intervention (2019) Clinical Endocrinology, 91 (4), pp. 517-524.
  •         Trinh, A., Wong, P., Fahey, M.C., Ebeling, P.R., Fuller, P.J., Milat, F. Trabecular bone score in adults with cerebral palsy (2018) Bone, 117, pp. 1-5
  •         Nguyen, H.H., Wong, P., Strauss, B.J., Ebeling, P.R., Milat, F., Vincent, A. A cross-sectional and longitudinal analysis of trabecular bone score in adults with turner syndrome (2018) Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 103 (10), pp. 3792-3800.
  •         Aleksova J, Wong P, McLachlan R, Choy KW, Ebeling PR, Milat F, Elder GJ (2018) Sex Hormone Binding Globulin as a Risk Factor for Non-Vertebral Fracture in Men on Dialysis. Kidney International
  •         Aleksova J, Wong P, Milat F. Bone health: the effect of chronic disease. Endocrinology Today. 2017 6(3): 6-11
  •         Nguyen HH, Wong P, Strauss BJ, Jones G, Ebeling PR, Milat F, et al. Delay in estrogen commencement is associated with lower bone mineral density in Turner syndrome. Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society. 2017:1-6.
  •       Aleksova J, Wong P, Mulley WR, Choy KW, McLachlan R, Ebeling PR, et al. Serum phosphorus levels and fracture following renal transplantation. Clinical Endocrinology. 2017; 87(2):141-148
  •         Wang MT, Yao SH, Wong P, Trinh A, Ebeling PR, Tran T, et al. Hip fractures in young adults: a retrospective cross-sectional study of characteristics, injury mechanism, risk factors, complications and follow-up. Archives of Osteoporosis. 2017;12(1):46
  •         Yap N, Wong P, McGinn S, Nery ML, Doyle J, Wells L, et al. Femoral Neck X-Ray Absorptiometry Parameters and Peripheral Quantitative Computer Tomography Tibial Cortical Density Predict Survival in Dialysis Patients. Nephron. 2017.
  •         Wong P, Milat F, Fuller PJ, Kerr PG, Doery JCG, Oh DH, et al. Urolithiasis is prevalent and are associated with reduced bone mineral density in β-thalassaemia major. Internal Medicine Journal, Accepted 2017      
  •         Wong, P., Fuller PJ, Gillespie MT, Milat F. Bone Disease in Thalassemia: A Molecular and Clinical Overview. Endocrine Reviews              2016;37(4):320-46
  • ·         Wong, P., Polkinghorne, Kerr, P.G., Doery, J.C.G., Gillespie, M.T., Larmour, I., Fuller, P.J., Bowden, D.K., Milat F. Deferasirox at Therapeutic Doses is Associated with Dose-Dependent Hypercalciuria. Bone 2016;85:55-8
  •          Trinh A, Wong P, Brown J, Hennel S, Ebeling PR, Fuller PJ, et al. Fractures in spina bifida from childhood to young adulthood. Osteoporosis International. 2017; 28: 399-406
  • ·         Trinh A, Wong P, Fahey MC, Brown J, Churchyard A, Strauss BJ, Ebeling PR, Fuller PJ, Milat F. Musculoskeletal and endocrine health in adults with cerebral palsy: new opportunities for intervention. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology Metabolism 2016;101(3):1190-7
  • ·         Trinh, A.,Wong P, Ebeling, P.R., Fuller, P.J., and Milat, F. (2016). Severe acute phase response after intravenous zoledronic acid in adult patients with cerebral palsy. Internal Medicine Journal 46, 506-507
  •           Hatswell BL, Allan CA, Teng J, Wong P, Ebeling PR, Wallace EM, et al. Management of hypoparathyroidism in pregnancy and lactation — A report of 10 cases. Bone Reports. 2015;3:15-9
  • ·         Wong, P., Fuller, P.J., Gillespie, M.T., Kartsogiannis, V., Kerr, P.G., Doery, J.C., Paul, E., Bowden, D.K., Strauss, B.J., and Milat, F. (2014). Thalassemia bone disease: a 19-year longitudinal analysis. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 29, 2468-2473.
  • ·         Wong, P., Fuller, P.J., Gillespie, M.T., Kartsogiannis, V., Milat, F., Bowden, D.K., and Strauss, B.J. (2014). The effect of gonadal status on body composition and bone mineral density in transfusion-dependent thalassemia. Osteoporosis International 25, 597-604.
  • ·         Wong, P., Fuller, P.J., Gillespie, M.T., Kartsogiannis, V., Strauss, B.J., Bowden, D., and Milat, F. (2013). Thalassemia bone disease: the association between nephrolithiasis, bone mineral density and fractures. Osteoporosis International 24, 1965-1971.
  • ·         Milat, F., Wong, P., Fuller, P.J., Johnstone, L., Kerr, P.G., Doery, J.C.G., Strauss, B.J., and Bowden, D.K. (2012). A case of hypophosphatemic osteomalacia secondary to deferasirox therapy. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 27, 219-222.



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