Dr Tang Wong graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (honours) from the University of NSW in 2003 and undertook Advanced Training in Endocrinology at the Concord Repatriation, Prince of Wales and Bankstown-Lidcombe hospitals. Under the tutelage of Professors Ngai-Wah Cheung, Jeffrey Flack and Glynis Ross he completed a Masters of Philosophy in Medicine at the University of Sydney. His research thesis was titled "The Risk stratification of women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Can we predict adverse outcomes?", exploring the additive roles of glucose, weight and other factors in the development of negative outcomes in pregnancies affected by Gestational Diabetes.
During his research masters, he also undertook a course in Biostatistics at the Imperial College London.
Tang currently holds dual appointments as a consultant Endocrinologist at both Prince of Wales and Bankstown-Lidcombe hospitals.
Tang is a dedicated teacher and holds an appointment as a conjoint lecturer at UNSW. He is also a Royal Australian College of Physicians Co-supervisor of Advanced Training in Endocrinology and regularly contributes to the education of candidates undertaking Part 1 and 2 exams of the FRACP specialist exam.
He has published a chapter in an endocrinology text book in cooperation with the US endocrine society and has also published in a number of high impact peer reviewed journals including the Diabetes Care, Diabetologia and the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. He currently sits on the editorial board of the Diabetes Management Journal and is a member of the Medical Education Scientific Advisory Committee which advises and reviews education resources for Diabetes Australia.
While he has a passion for all things in general Endocrinology (type 1 and 2 diabetes, thyroid, bone, pituitary, adrenal and PCOS) , he has a particular interest in diabetes in pregnancy, which is his area of active research.
In 2011 and 2019, he was awarded the Emerging investigator (researcher) award and in 2013 the best poster award by the Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society. He is a member of the Endocrine society of Australia, the Australian Diabetes Society, the Australian Diabetes in Pregnancy society and the US endocrine society.