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Trisha E. Wong, M.D., M.S.

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology and Oncology, School of Medicine


Dr. Trisha Wong cares for children with blood disorders and helps patients of all ages who need blood transfusions. She is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist with special expertise in blood disorders in children. Her expertise includes sickle cell disease, thalassemia, and bleeding and clotting disorders. She also has a special interest in reducing inequality in the health care system.

When she's not working, Dr. Wong and her husband work to keep up with their two young daughters. She enjoys reading nonfiction and swimming laps at the pool.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • M.D., 2003, Creighton University School of Medicine
    • M.S., 2013, University of Washington
  • Residency

    • Pediatrics, Phoenix Children’s Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center, 2006
  • Fellowship

    • Fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology, University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 2009
    • Fellowship in transfusion medicine/blood bank, Bloodworks Northwest, 2011
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology, 2011
    • American Board of Pathology, Transfusion Medicine/Blood Bank, 2011

Memberships and associations:

  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)

Areas of interest

  • Hemoglobinopathies, including sickle cell disease and thalassemia
  • Pediatric transfusion Medicine/blood banking
  • Bleeding and clotting disorders in children
  • Unconscious bias and health disparities


Elsevier pure profile

Selected publications

  • Chou ST, Alsawas M, Fasano RM, Wong TE, et al. American Society of Hematology 2020 guidelines for sickle cell disease: transfusion support. Blood Adv. 2020;4(2):327–355. PMID: 31985807
  • Lal A, Wong TE, Andrews J, Balasa V, et al. Transfusion Practices and Complications in Thalassemia. Transfusion. 2018 Dec;58(12):2826-2835. PMID: 30260477
  • Wong, TE. Woody eyes, be gone!  Blood. 2018 Mar 22;131(12):1266-1267. PMID: 29567753
  • Azar S, Wong TE. Sickle Cell Anemia. Invited review for Medical Clinics of North America. Guest Editor: Thomas Deloughery, MD. Med Clin North Am. 2017 Mar;101(2):375-393. PMID: 28189177
  • Wong TE, Nguyen T, Shah SS, Brogan TV; Witmer CM. Antithrombin concentrate use in pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO): a multi-center cohort study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec;17(12):1170-1178. PMID: 27662567
  • Wong TE, Delaney M, Gernsheimer T, Matthews D, Brogan T, Mazor R, McMullan DM, Reiner A, and Konkle BA. Antithrombin Concentrate Use in Pediatric ECMO: A retrospective cohort study.  Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2015 Mar;16(3):264-9. PMID: 25581634
  • Wong TE, Brandow AM, Lim W, Lottenberg R.  Update on the use of hydroxyurea therapy in sickle cell disease. Blood. 2014 Dec 18;124(26):3850-3857. PMID: 25287707
  • Myers KC, Bolyard AA, Otto B, Wong TE, Jones A, Dobbins N, Moore J, Harris RE, Davies SM, Dale DC, and Shimamura A. Variable Clinical Presentation of Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome: Update From the North- American Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome Registry. J Pediatr. 2014 Apr;164(4):866-70.
  • Wong TE, Huang YS, Weiser J, Brogan TV, Shah SS, and Witmer CM. Antithrombin concentrate use in children: a multi-center cohort study.  J Pediatr. 2013 Nov;163(5):1329-1334.  PMID: 23932317
  • Callaghan MU, Wong T, and Federici A. What is the Evidence for Treatment of Acquired von Willebrand Syndrome in Children? Blood. 2013 Sep 19;122(12):2019-22. PMID: 23878141


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