Alex K. Wong

Assistant Professor of Surgery
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Areas of treatment:

Aesthetic Surgery
Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery)
Body Contouring
Brachioplasty (Arm Lift)
Breast Augmentation
Breast Lift (Mastopexy)
Breast Reconstruction
Browlift
Facelift
Head and Neck Reconstruction
Lower Extremity Reconstruction
Liposuction
Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
Radiation Wounds
Skin Cancer
Thighlift

Specialties:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Plastic Surgery

Department:

  • Department of Surgery

Languages:

  • Cantonese
  • English

Alex K. Wong, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Consultation I

About this doctor:

Prior to joining the faculty at USC, Dr. Wong completed a microsurgery fellowship at the New York University Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery where he trained with internationally recognized leaders in the field. He completed his formal plastic surgery training at the University of Pittsburgh and research fellowships at Dana Farber-Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Wong’s clinical interests include microsurgical breast reconstruction and complex wounds. In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Wong is also a basic and translational scientist who is investigating the potential use of adult-derived stem cells for the treatment of non-healing wounds. Dr. Wong received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and is an honors graduate of Cornell University.

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 2002

Internships:

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, General Surgery, 2002

Residencies:

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Plastic Surgery, 2003 - 2008

Fellowships:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery Research, 2005 - 2006
New York University Medical Center, Microsurgery, 2008 - 2009

Awards:

Dr. Wong was voted a Top Doctor by Pasadena Magazine in 2011.
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Research Fellowship, 2006
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Award, 2005
Betty Lea-Stone-American Cancer Society Award, 1998