Camilla Wong



Research Programs


Please note: Dr. Wong is not taking any summer students.

Dr. Camilla Wong is a Geriatrician at St. Michael’s Hospital, an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and an Investigator at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute. Her clinical and research interests include the implementation and evaluation of cross-specialty acute care models for the frail older adults. Her publications have appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), and the Annals of Surgery.

Recent Publications

  1. Mistry, M, Wong, CL, Chan, SW, McIsaac, DI, Khadaroo, RG, Cheung, B et al.. Survey and Interview Findings of an Environmental Scan of Perioperative Geriatric Models of Care in Canada. Can Geriatr J. 2023;26 (3):372-389. doi: 10.5770/cgj.26.673. PubMed PMID:37662064 PubMed Central PMC10444527.
  2. Chuen, VL, Dholakia, S, Kalra, S, Watt, J, Wong, C, Ho, JM et al.. Geriatric Specialists' Perspectives on Telemedicine during the COVID-19 Pandemic: a Concurrent Triangulation Mixed-Methods Study. Can Geriatr J. 2023;26 (2):283-289. doi: 10.5770/cgj.26.645. PubMed PMID:37265985 PubMed Central PMC10198678.
  3. Conn, LG, Nathens, AB, Scales, DC, Vogt, K, Wong, CL, Haas, B et al.. A qualitative study of older adult trauma survivors' experiences in acute care and early recovery. CMAJ Open. 2023;11 (2):E323-E328. doi: 10.9778/cmajo.20220013. PubMed PMID:37041014 PubMed Central PMC10095264.
  4. Engel, JS, Tran, J, Khalil, N, Hladkowicz, E, Lalu, MM, Huang, A et al.. A systematic review of perioperative clinical practice guidelines for care of older adults living with frailty. Br J Anaesth. 2023;130 (3):262-271. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2022.12.010. PubMed PMID:36707368 .
  5. Chesney, TR, Daza, JF, Wong, CL. Geriatric assessment and treatment decision-making in surgical oncology. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2023;17 (1):22-30. doi: 10.1097/SPC.0000000000000635. PubMed PMID:36695865 .
  6. Lau, L, Ajzenberg, H, Haas, B, Wong, CL. Trauma in the Aging Population: Geriatric Trauma Pearls. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2023;41 (1):183-203. doi: 10.1016/j.emc.2022.09.006. PubMed PMID:36424040 .
  7. Chesney, TR, Wong, C, Tricco, AC, Wijeysundera, DN, Ladha, KS, Kishibe, T et al.. Frailty assessment tools for use by surgeons when evaluating older adults prior to surgery: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open. 2022;12 (7):e061951. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-061951. PubMed PMID:35896291 PubMed Central PMC9335057.
  8. von Maltzahn, M, Tanzini, RM, Leu, R, Wong, CL. When less may be more: Discontinuing docusate from a standardized hospital order set. J Geriatr Oncol. 2022;13 (1):111-113. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2021.06.005. PubMed PMID:34217638 .
  9. Lee, JC, Koo, K, Wong, EKC, Naqvi, R, Wong, CL. Impact of an orthogeriatric collaborative care model for older adults with hip fracture in a community hospital setting. Can J Surg. 2021;64 (2):E211-E217. doi: 10.1503/cjs.001720. PubMed PMID:33769005 PubMed Central PMC8064250.
  10. Perrella, A, Cuperfain, AB, Canfield, AB, Woo, T, Wong, CL. Do Interest Groups Cultivate Interest? Trajectories of Geriatric Interest Group Members. Can Geriatr J. 2020;23 (3):264-269. doi: 10.5770/cgj.23.413. PubMed PMID:32904850 PubMed Central PMC7458595.
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Geriatrician, Department of Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto