Wong, Michelle

Michelle Wong

Michelle M.Y. Wong MD, MSc, FRCPC

Clinical Assistant Professor

Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine
University of British Columbia Vancouver

Contact Info

UBC Vancouver

email:  mimywong@mail.ubc.ca

MSFHR website: Michelle Wong

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, UBC Vancouver
  • Marcia Bell Distinguished Scholar 
  • Nutritional management among patients with chronic kidney disease
  • Dietary sodium and association with health outcomes
  • Metabolic complications of chronic kidney disease
  • Hypertension

Describing the gut microbiota in people with non-dialysis CKD: a step towards ‘precision nutrition’
PIs:   Adeera Levin, Dani Renouf, Michelle Wong
Dates: 2023 – 2025
Funding from: Kidney Foundation of Canada


Protein-energy wasting: prevalence and treatment outcomes among patients with advanced chronic kidney disease in British Columbia
PI:  Michelle Wong
Dates: 2019 – 2021
Funding from: MSFHR
Project description: https://www.msfhr.org/protein-energy-wasting-prevalence-and-treatment-outcomes-among-patients-advanced-chronic-kidney

For an updated list of Dr. Wong’s publications see Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michelle_Wong43

Selected publications

Wong, M. M., Thijssen, S., Wang, Y., Usvyat, L. A., Xiao, Q., Kotanko, P., & Maddux, F. W. (2020). Prediction of Mortality and Hospitalization Risk Using Nutritional Indicators and Their Changes Over Time in a Large Prevalent Hemodialysis Cohort. Journal of Renal Nutrition, 30(1), 69-78.

Wong, M. M., Tu, C., Li, Y., Perlman, R. L., Pecoits-Filho, R., Lopes, A. A., … & Stengel, B. (2019). Anemia and iron deficiency among chronic kidney disease Stages 3–5ND patients in the Chronic Kidney Disease Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study: often unmeasured, variably treated. Clinical Kidney Journal 2020; 13(4): 613–624. https://doi.org/10.1093/ckj/sfz091

Wong, M. M., Arcand, J., Leung, A. A., Thout, S. R., Campbell, N. R., & Webster, J. (2017). The science of salt: A regularly updated systematic review of salt and health outcomes (December 2015–March 2016). The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 19(3), 322-332.