Michael W. Fong

Co-Director of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
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Areas of treatment:

Heart Failure
Heart Transplant
Mechanical Circulatory Support
Cardiac Imaging
General Cardiology

Specialties:

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Department:

  • Department of Medicine

Language:

  • English

Michael W. Fong, MD

Co-Director of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

Dr. Fong completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Toronto with high distinction, and his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Case Western University. He completed a Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and also did additional subspecialty training in Heart Failure and Transplantation, and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging during that time. Dr. Fong then served as Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Program for Heart Failure and Transplantation, and Co-Director of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging at the University of Rochester before joining the faculty at USC. Dr. Fong’s research interests include chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity, stress test imaging in heart transplantation, uses and cost of ventricular assist device therapy, outcome measures related to the use of right heart catheterization in heart failure, and severe hypertension.

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2001

Internships:

Case Western Reserve University - Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2004

Residencies:

Case Western Reserve University - Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2004

Fellowships:

University of Rochester - Cardiovascular Diseases, 2004 - 2007

Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Diseases
American Board of Internal Medicine - Heart Failure and Transplantation
American Board of Internal Medicine- Internal Medicine

Professional society memberships:

American College of Cardiology, International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance

Awards:

University of Toronto Entrance Scholarship, 1994
Erindale College In-Course Scholarship, 1996
Dean's Honor List, 1995-1997
Golden Key National Honor Society, 1997
Case Western Reserve University Internal Medicine Resident Teacher Award, 2004
Strong Memorial Hospital, Strong Star Appreciation Award, 2007