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. 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.
  2. 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 .
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Poulton, A, Shaw, JF, Nguyen, F, Wong, C, Lampron, J, Tran, A et al.. The Association of Frailty With Adverse Outcomes After Multisystem Trauma: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Anesth Analg. 2020;130 (6):1482-1492. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004687. PubMed PMID:32384338 .
  6. Piggott, KL, Mehta, N, Wong, CL, Rochon, PA. Using a clinical process map to identify prescribing cascades in your patient. BMJ. 2020;368 :m261. doi: 10.1136/bmj.m261. PubMed PMID:32075785 .
  7. Xu, VYY, Hamid, J, von Maltzahn, M, Izukawa, T, Norris, M, Chau, V et al.. Use of the Consultation Letter Rating Scale among Geriatric Medicine Postgraduate Trainees. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019;67 (10):2157-2160. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16124. PubMed PMID:31414483 .
  8. Chan, S, Wong, EKC, Ward, SE, Kuan, D, Wong, CL. The Predictive Value of the Clinical Frailty Scale on Discharge Destination and Complications in Older Hip Fracture Patients. J Orthop Trauma. 2019;33 (10):497-502. doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000001518. PubMed PMID:31188261 .
  9. Gulasingam, P, Haq, R, Mascarenhas Johnson, A, Togo, E, Moore, J, Straus, SE et al.. Using Implementation Science to Promote the Use of the G8 Screening Tool in Geriatric Oncology. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019;67 (5):898-904. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15920. PubMed PMID:30957225 .
  10. Wong, C. Web Exclusive. Annals Story Slam - White Lies. Ann Intern Med. 2018;169 (11):SS1. doi: 10.7326/W18-0034. PubMed PMID:30508450 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

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