A/Prof Lih-Ming Wong
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Associate Professor Lih-Ming Wong is a urologist with sub-specialty interest and training in uro-oncology. He enjoys discussing urological symptoms and diseases with his patients to help them better understand the treatments available.
A medical graduate of Melbourne University, Ming completed his urology training in Victoria in 2009. Subsequently, he spent one year in Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge, and two years at Princess Margaret Hospital Toronto in uro-oncology fellowship training.
Ming is works regularly at St Vincent’s Health Melbourne (public and private), Epworth Freemasons and Eastern and has provided rural services to Shepparton since 2013. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne and an non-executive director on the Aitkenhead Centre for Medical Discovery (ACMD) board.
When not working, Ming enjoys playing the violin, tennis, skiing and travelling with his family.
In addition to his uro-oncology interests, Ming is comfortable managing men with lower urinary tract symptoms and urinary tract stones. For men with difficulties voiding, Ming can offer the Urolift procedure, Greenlight laser prostate vaporisation in addition to standard TURP.
Qualifications, Research and Education
Ming has presented papers at multiple international conferences and also published manuscripts in major journals such as European Urology, British Journal of Cancer, Journal of Urology (1st author) and The Lancet (co-author).
At St Vincent’s, Ming is the principal investigator for several investigator-led multicentre prospective trials examining imaging (MRI prostate and PSMA-PET/CT) in prostate cancer. At the European Urology Meeting in 2022, the PEDAL trial results were presented as a late breaking abstract, included in the best of prostate cancer abstracts and won the best “resident” presentation prize for the conference, read more here.
In pursuit of excellence of patient care, Ming was instrumental in establishing the successful public-private robotic surgery collaboration in the St Vincent’s Precinct in 2019, successfully securing funding from the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia for a full-time prostate cancer nurse in 2020; and establishing a WCMICS supported nurse led discharge clinic at SVH. Together in 2016, the team at Goulburn Valley Health won an Excellence in Cancer Care Award for Prostate Cancer Services, at the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards.
- Suite 2, 141 Grey St East Melbourne
- Wellnest Health, Manningham Medical Centre, Level 6, Suite 603/200 High St, Templestowe Lower VIC 3107
- Lilydale Private Consulting Suites, 475 Swansea Rd, Lilydale
- Shepparton Urology Group, 32 Wyndham St, Shepparton
Public hospital appointments: St Vincent’s, Austin Health.