Wade Wong, D.O., F.A.C.R., F.A.O.C.R.

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Professor Emeritus of Radiology
Chief, Spinal Interventional Radiology

Dr. Wong is an Interventional Neuroradiologist and Pain Physician who is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in cutting edge minimally invasive image guided interventions for diagnosis and treatment of spinal and associated neurological disorders. He has lectured and published widely on Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty for painful vertebral compression fractures. He has been involved in the development of minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild) procedure for lumbar spinal stenosis. He has also been a pioneer with minimally invasive treatments for spinal malignancies with radiofrequency coblation and cryoablation techniques.

Dr. Wong is a Past President of the American Society of Spine Radiology and the Western Neuroradiological Society. He will be an upcoming President of the American Osteopathic College of Radiology.

Training

Residency in Diagnostic Radiology
Naval Regional Med Center
Oakland/San Francisco, CA

Fellowship in Neuroradiology
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Fellowship in Interventional Neuroradiology
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Fellowship in Pain Medicine
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

Education

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Board Certification

Radiology, Neuroradiology, Pain Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

UCSD Thornton Hospital, La Jolla
UCSD Medical Center, Hillcrest
San Diego VAMC

Office Address

University of California, San Diego
402 Dickinson Street
MC #8226
San Diego, CA 92103

Email: whwong@ucsd.edu

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