Dr Carlos King Ho WONG

Dr Carlos King Ho WONG
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care
  • BSc(HKUST), MPhil(HKUST), PhD(HKU)
Dr Carlos Wong is the Assistant Professor of the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy & Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care. He received PHD from the University of Hong Kong for his work on health-related quality of life of colorectal cancer and economic evaluation of colorectal cancer screening. Prior to his PhD, He graduated with Bachelor and MPhil degrees from Department of Mathematics at HK University of Science and Technology.

His research interests are patient-reported outcome measurement including quality of life, and health services research, particularly retrospective administrative database research and cost-effectiveness analysis of health care interventions. He has published more than 160 articles in peer-reviewed journals in field of quality of life, health economics, evaluation of primary and secondary care interventions. He is appointed as member of editorial board of journal 'The Patient - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research', and statistical advisor of 'Hong Kong Medical Journal'. He was awarded the Glasgow / HKU early career mobility fund to be visiting researcher at Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA), University of Glasgow in 2016, and was awarded the HMRF Research Fellowship in 2017 to be academic visitor at Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford in 2019.
Research Interest
  • Analysis of Hospital Authority population-based cohort database
  • Assessment of Health-related Quality of Life and health utility scores of disease groups in Chinese population
  • Economic Evaluation and Cost-effectiveness Analysis of primary and secondary care interventions in Chinese population

Research Projects and Grants
Principal Investigator
2019-2020 EuroQol Research Foundation (AR190003, HKD64,500). Psychometric testing of proxy EQ-5D-5L-Y in caregivers of paediatric patients with idiopathic scoliosis.”
2019-2020 EuroQol Research Foundation (AR180045, HKD45,000). “Agreement between proxy EQ 5D Y and self reported EQ 5D Y in a paediatric patient group.”
2019-2020 RGC-General Research Fund (GRF)(#17119518, HKD968,347), “Elicitation of health state utilities for paediatric populations from the general public.”
2017-2019 HMRF Research Fellowship Scheme (02160087, HKD1,166,684). “A cost-effectiveness threshold of body mass index for undergoing bariatric surgery for obese patients.”
2016-2017 Health and Medical Research Fund (#13142451, HKD 526,952). “Cost and Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Renal Replacement Therapy Modalities for Patients with End-stage Renal Disease in Hong Kong: Comparison between Peritoneal Dialysis and Haemodialysis Strategies”
2016-2017 RGC Projects (Block Grant) (HKD 50000). Glasgow/HKU Early Career Mobility Funds 2016-17
2013-2015 Hong Kong Urological Association - General Award (AR130007, HKD 146,206). “Validity and reliability study of the International Prostate Symptoms Score (IPSS) in Hong Kong Chinese.”


Contact Information

Email: carlosho@hku.hk

Address: Room 1-01, 1/F, HK Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research (HKJCBIR), 5 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong
Tel:  2831-5055
Fax: 2814-7475