Dr. Wong is an assistant professor in the division of infectious diseases. He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. Following completion of a residency in internal medicine he completed a specialty fellowship in infectious diseases at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in New York.
Dr. Wong has various clinical responsibilities in combination with research activities focusing on carbapenem resistant bacterial infections. He has an extensive role in medical education with teaching responsibilities within the internal medicine residency, orthopedics residency, and infectious disease fellowship programs. Additionally, he has an active role in both infection control and antimicrobial stewardship and the integration of both programs to optimize clinical care.
Dr. Wong also serves as the primary infectious disease specialist involved in the provision of care for orthopedic surgical services at Keck Medical Center. He has been tasked with the goal of improving care coordination and clinical outcomes for the orthopedic surgical, neurosurgical, and spine services.