Associate Professor Wong Chee-Piau

Contact Details

Tel: +603 5514 6338
Fax: +603 5514 6323
Office: Room 4-4-62
Email: wong.chee.piau@monash.edu

Profile Summary

Dr Chee Piau Wong is a paediatrician and a child neurologist. He received his undergraduate medical training in Malaysia and postgraduate training in Paediatrics and Paediatric Neurology in United Kingdom. He is the first Malaysia paediatrician to complete the UK Calman Training in Paediatrics and Paediatric Neurology.

He revamped the paediatric trainee teaching program in Northern England. He is also a founding member of Jeffrey Cheah School of Medical and Health Sciences in Monash University Malaysia established in July 2006. He established the Community Based Practice (CBP) Program which is an integrated program focusing on the social model of health and enables Monash University to engage the community.

He conducted a population based study on acute non traumatic encephalopathy in children both in UK and Malaysia. The cohort of children in UK remains the only population based cohort for this condition in the world. He also validated a coma scale for use in children below 5 years of age. The scale has been endorsed by the British Paediatric Neurology Association for use UK-wide.

He established the telemedicine research cluster in Monash University Malaysia, formulating a strategy for translational research in telemedicine in Monash University Malaysia that are in line with the Malaysia Telemedicine Need. He established the Telemedicine Conference, Telemedicine Innovation Challenge and initiated the Telemedicine Development Group for Malaysia (TDG). Among his telemedicine research projects are an integrated online telemedicine ecosystem for Malaysia and patient centred electronic record (PACER), Child active physical and cognitive health evaluation system (Child Apache), Active video game based virtual rehabilitation system (Vihab) and using natural language processing in predicting dementia and childhood language disorders.  

Chee Piau was the founding chairman of the Chapter of Developmental Paediatrics and Child Neurology in Malaysia; a member of the Malaysia Medical Council / Malaysian Qualification Agency Accreditation Committee for the accreditation of Medical Schools in Malaysia and leads the insight group within the CREST connective healthcare cluster. He remains an active clinician and conducts clinic for general childhood disorders, children with neurology and neurodisability disorders with special interest in Paediatric Epilepsy, paediatric neurodisability and Community Paediatrics.

Qualifications

MBBS (Mal), MRCP (UK), FRCPCH (UK), Ph.D.(Newcastle UK), CCST(UK), AMM (Mal)

Research Projects

Among Dr Wong's telemedicine research projects are an integrated online telemedicine ecosystem for Malaysia and patient centred electronic record (PACER), Child active physical and cognitive health evaluation system (Child Apache), Active video game based virtual rehabilitation system (Vihab) and using natural language processing in predicting dementia and childhood language disorders.