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Uni Wong, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Gastroenterology Fellowship Associate Program Director, Advanced IBD Fellowship Associate Program Director, Fellowship Endoscopy Training Director, VA Maryland Health Care System IBD Clinic Director, Gastroenterology Clerkship Course Director

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Education and Training

Dr. Wong completed her medical training at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 2010. She completed residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship training in Gastroenterology (with a focus on Inflammatory Bowel Diseases) at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She joined faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2017.


Research/Clinical Keywords

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Clinical outcomes research, Response to therapy.

Highlighted Publications


Wong U, Darwin P. Appendiceal mucocele diagnosed in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases using endoscopic ultrasound. Case Rep Med. 2012;2012:849892.

Wong U, Mclean LP. Diagnosis and Management of Helicobacter pylori. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology and Treatment 2016, 2:015.

Wong U, Yfantis H, Xie G. Urticarial vasculitis-associated intestinal ischemia. Case Reports in Gastrointest Medicine. 2016;2016:8603679.

Wong U, Cross RK. Primary and secondary nonresponse to infliximab: mechanisms and countermeasures. Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol, 2017 Oct;13(10):1039-1046.

Wong U, Person EB, Castell DO, et al. Improving high-resolution impedance manometry using novel viscous and super-viscous substrates in the supine and upright positions: a pilot study. Journal of Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2018 Oct 1;24(4):570-576.

Wong U, Cross RK. Expert opinion on interleukin-12/23 and interleukin-23 antagonists as potential therapeutic options for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2019 Mar 18:1-7.

Stoleru G, George L, Cross RK, Wong U. An Unusual Presentation of Baker’s Cyst Rupture in an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patient. Case Rep Med. 2020 Jan 7;2020:3149058.

Rubin JN, George LA, Cross RK, Wong U. Sarcoidosis Mimicking Crohn’s Disease. Crohns & Colitis 360. 2019; 1(3).

Haac B, Rubin JN, Christian K, Merechi F, Wong U, Cross RK, Patil SA, Bafford AC. Case of Invasive Metastatic Breast Cancer Mimicking Crohn’s Disease. Science Repository. 2019 Dec 30.

Wong U, Cross RK. Are Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients with Diabetes Mellitus at Increased Risk for Poor Outcomes including Greater Health Care Utilization? Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2020 Jan 16. pii:izz306.

Oh J, Wong U, Bajaj D, Hines S. Isolated Pauci-Immune Pulmonary Capillaritis Associated with Hydrocarbon Inhalation and Marijuana Smoking: An Unusual Case of Severe Hypoxemia. Case Rep Pulmonol. 2020 Jan 19;2020: 1264859.

Passi M, Stoleru G, Wong U. Looking Beneath the Carpet of Nodules. Gastroenterology. 2020 Mar 3. S0016-5085(20)30269-9.

Bhattacharya S, Wong U, Cross RK. Telemedicine in the Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: An Update. Smart Homecare Technology and TeleHealth 2020:7 9-17.

Ritaccio G, Stoleru G, Abutaleb A, Cross RK, Shetty K, Sakiani S, Wong U. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is common in IBD patients however progression to hepatic fibrosis by noninvasive measures is rare. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 Sep 7.

Stoleru G, Robbins G, Papdimitriou J, Wong U. Rapid Resolution of Vulvar Crohn’s Disease with Ustekinumab. ACG Case Reports Journal. ACG Case Rep J. 2020 Aug 17;7(8):e00452.

Bell H, Kamal N, Wong U. Blistering autoimmune skin reaction following SHINGRIX vaccination in an ulcerative colitis patient: Case report and literature review. Vaccine. 2020 Nov 3;38(47):7455-7457.

Book Chapters:

Wong U and Cross RK. Noninfectious and nonmalignant complications of anti-TNF therapy, In: Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Biologics. Springer International Publishing, Chapter 14, 2018.

Wong U and Raufman JP. Esophageal Infections, In Clinical Infectious Diseases, Third Edition (In Press).