Wei-Fong Kao, MD PhD

Emergency Medicine

• Emergency medicine
• Critical care medicine
• High altitude medicine
• Telemedicine
• Medical informatics
• Emergency medicine services at mass gatherings
• Toxicology

• English
• Chinese



● Fellowship, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, USA (1996)
● ​Fellowship, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, USA (1996-1997)
● ​Residency: Department of Emergency Medicine, Veterans General Hospital-Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. (1988~1993)
● ​Medical education: School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan, ROC. (1977-1984)
● ​Finished student, Credit class, Institute of Medical Affair Management, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan, ROC(2003~2005)
● ​PhD, Institute of Biomedical Informatics, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC(2006~2014)
● Professor & Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, ROC.
● Chief, Department of Emergency & Critical Care Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taiwan, ROC.
● Minister, Wilderness Medicine Committee, Society of Emergency Medicine, Taiwan
● First Secretary General, Society of Emergency Medicine, Taiwan, ROC
● First President, Society of Emergency Medical Services at Mass Gatherings, Taiwan ROC
● Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Veterans General Hospital-Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.(1993~2012)
● Using Smartphone Transmission of ECG to Reduce Time of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Activation.
● Procalcitonin variation before and after 100-km ultramarathon
● Euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis in type 2 diabetes with sodium glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors.
● The Changes Of Red Blood Cell Viscoelasticity And Exercise-induced Hemolysis In 24-hr Ultra-marathoners
● The impact of chronic carrier of hepatitis B virus on liver function in a 7-day ultramarathon race J Chin Med Assoc.
● Effects of 100-km Ultramarathon on Acute Kidney Injury.
● Real-time Electrocardiogram Transmission from Mount Everest during continued ascent.
● Influence of a 100 km ultra-marathon on hepatitis B carrier runners. International Journal of Sport Medicine.