Dr. Fong is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. Dr. Fong completed his undergraduate and medical school at Northwestern University in Chicago. He then came to UCLA and finished his residency in adult general psychiatry in 2002 and was the first accredited addiction psychiatry fellow at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute (2002-2004).
Currently, he is the co-director of the UCLA Gambling Studies Program, a program dedicated to examining the underlying causes and courses of problem and pathological gambling and developing effective, evidence-based treatments. He is also the director of the UCLA Addiction Medicine Clinic, a teaching clinic that specializes in the treatment of all disorders of addiction, and the Director of the UCLA Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, which provides high-level training in addiction psychiatry.