Education

Fellowship
Clinical Genetics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2005
Residency
Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 1993
Internship
Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 1991
Degree
MD, UCSD School of Medicine, 1990

Medical Board Certifications

Clinical Biochemical Genetics
American Board of Medical Genetics, 2005
Clinical Genetics (M.D.)
American Board of Medical Genetics, 2005
Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, 1993

Gender

Male

State License

G73118
  • About Me

    About Me

    Derek Wong was born at UCLA Medical Center. He graduated from Webb High School in Clairemont, CA and attended Harvard University, where he received a BA/MS degree in Applied Mathematics. After completing his medical degree and pediatric residency, he worked in a general pediatric practice in Glendale, CA for 9 years. In 2002 he completed fellowship training in clinical and biochemical genetics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

    Dr Wong sees patients with genetic disorders, and has a special interest in patients with inborn errors of metabolism. His clinical and research interests include newborn screening, clinical trials for new therapies for inborn errors of metabolism, and mathematical and computer modeling of biologic processes.
  • Locations

    UCLA Children's Health Center

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 265
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-825-0867

    Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

    Address
    757 Westwood Plaza
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-825-9111
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Clinical Biochemical Genetics
    American Board of Medical Genetics, 2005
    Clinical Genetics (M.D.)
    American Board of Medical Genetics, 2005
    Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics, 1993

    Education

    Fellowship
    Clinical Genetics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2005
    Residency
    Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 1993
    Internship
    Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, 1991
    Degree
    MD, UCSD School of Medicine, 1990
  • News & Awards

    Awards

    • GCRC Young Investigator Award for Best Scientific Publication, LA Biomed, 2005
    • Aventis Metabolism Scholar Award, Western Society of Pediatric Research 2005
    • Chief Resident, UCLA Intercampus Medical Genetics Training Program 2004-2005
    • Victor Stork Award for Outstanding House Officer, 1993