Darren Wong

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Areas of treatment:

Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases


  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine


  • Department of Medicine

Darren Wong, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • LAC+USC Medical Center
  • USC Healthcare Center 2
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Dr. Wong is an infectious disease physician with an expertise in the management of complicated infections. Prior to joining USC-faculty, he received his training at tertiary university referral hospitals in both Philadelphia and New York City gaining experience in the management of extremely-drug resistant bacterial infections, HIV, transplant infections, and both fungal and parasitic infectious processes.

Dr. Wong’s current research is focused on examining empiric antibiotic therapy for sepsis. He has a particular focus on the management of multi-drug resistant bacterial infections and Clostridium difficile disease. Additionally, he is very committed to medical education and has significant teaching responsibilities for resident and fellow doctors-in-training. He is also actively involved in hospital infection control and antimicrobial stewardship, and the integration both programs to optimize clinical care.


MD, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2010


Drexel University College of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2010-2011


Drexel University College of Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2011-2013


Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, 2013-2015


American Board of Infectious Diseases
American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional society memberships:

Infectious Disease Society of America
American Society of Microbiology


Leo M. Davidoff Society Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching, Montefiore Medical Center, 2014