Juravinski Cancer Centre
699 Concession Street
Hamilton Ontario, L8V 5C2
Contact this person
Enter email below for mentorship availability checker, or leave empty to disable:
Dr. Raimond Wong is the chair of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Site Group at the Juravinski Cancer Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences. He is a Radiation Oncologist and certified Medical Acupuncturist, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Oncology, he holds a joint appointment in the Department of Medicine at McMaster University.
Dr. Wong completed his undergraduate training and postgraduate training in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Hong Kong. He furthered his training in Radiation Oncology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and obtained a Clinical/Research Fellowship at the Princess Margaret Hospital. He became an Active Staff member at the Juravinski Cancer Centre in 1997. He obtained a Diploma in Chinese Herbology from China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing.
His clinical expertise is gastrointestinal and skin cancers. His main research interest is in the integration of evidence-based complementary medicine, in particular acupuncture and Chinese Medicine into conventional oncology care. He published extensively in this area and was awarded by the International Council of Medical Acupuncture and Related Techniques for his outstanding research work. He is currently principle investigator for multicentre and in-house trials to examine the effect of acupuncture in treating cancer treatment related complications.