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Wong, Michael

Michael Wong – MD

Email:

mwong19@uw.edu

Hometown:

Personal Interests:

Performing arts, entrepreneurship, basketball (Go Sacramento Kings!)

Resident Bio:

I was a rambunctious kid born and raised in Sacramento, California. I did archaeology at the beach resort that is UC Santa Barbara , before finally deciding to enter medicine. Simply, I find medicine fascinating. I still geek out on anatomy and physiology, and love hearing about new medical breakthroughs. I didn’t know medicine would send me from Australia to New Orleans, and now to the beautiful and serene Seattle. I can’t think of a better place to train. It’s a powerhouse institution with great faculty and resources, and even better co-residents.

Undergraduate School:

University of California, Santa Barbara

Medical School:

University of Queensland/Ochsner

General Surgery or Preliminary Program:

Preliminary Program – Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests:

Medical technology, global health

Professional Activities:

Ochsner IRB committee member
University of Queensland Creative Society
Teaching faculty member – SmashUSMLE

Publications:

  1. Rubel N, Chung A, Wong M, Cho S. 90-Day Readmission Rates in Elective Primary Lumbar Spine Surgery in the Inpatient Setting. Spine.
  2. Wong M, Adams T, Kolodychuk N, Waddell B. Web-Based Patient Portal Access in an Orthopaedic Adult Reconstruction Patient Population. Arthroplasty Today. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artd.2019.01.004.
  3. Wong M, Desai B, Kwon O, Bautista M, Kolodychuk N, Chimento G. YouTube is a poor source of patient information for knee arthroplasty and knee osteoarthritis. Arthroplasty Today. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artd.2018.09.010.
  4. Makovicka J, Patel K, Hassebrock J, Hartigan E, Wong, M, Chhabra A. Arthroscopic Evaluation of Knee Cartilage Using Optical Reflection Spectroscopy. Arthroscopy Techniques. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eats.2018.11.019
  5. Wong M, Godshaw B, Williams G, Ojard C, Suri M, Jones D. Acute Traumatic Tear of the Gluteus Medius and Minimus In A Marathon Runner. The Ochsner Journal.