Brenda L. Wong, MBBS, MRCP, is director of the Pediatrie Neuromuscular Program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH. She is also associate professor of clinical pediatrics and neurology at the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Wong graduated from medical school at the University of Singapore and trained in pediatrics in Singapore and at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, Scotland. She received board certification in pediatrics in the United Kingdom and subsequently completed fellowship training in child neurology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. She received her training in pediatrie neuromuscular diseases at The Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre at the Hammersmith Hospital in London, England. She is board certified in child neurology.
Dr Wong has served as the director of the Neuromuscular Comprehensive Care Center and Muscular Dystrophy Association clinic at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center since 1999. This interdisciplinary care program comprises various specialists involved in the integrative care of children with neuromuscular diseases, in particular Duchenne muscular dystrophy and spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the two most common neuromuscular disorders. Dr. Wong works closely with the support groups for neuromuscular disorders - the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy - and Families of SMA.
Dr. Wong is active in neuromuscular research and participates in multicenter clinical trials in SMA and studies in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. She reviews for journals and has authored and co-authored articles on neuromuscular disorders. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the World Muscle Society.