MICHAEL J. WONG, M.D., Director
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Director, HeartCare, Los Angeles, CA. Cardiologist Board-certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Lipidology, specializing in primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Founder and co-chair, Lipidologists of Los Angeles, a group of medical professionals who meet quarterly in various locations in the Greater Los Angeles area on topics of current interest. Guest speakers often present cutting-edge research.
Speakers Bureau: American Heart Association
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, B.S., 1955-59
George Washington University Medical School, Washington, D.C., M.D., 1959-63
Internship and Residency, UCLA-Affiliated program, Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital, Los Angeles, 1963-66
Clinical Fellowship, Cardiology, Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital, Los Angeles, 1966-67
Military Service, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, 1967-69
Research Fellowship, Cardiology, Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital, Los Angeles, 1969-70
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 1970 – 1985.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, 1982 – 1986, 1996-2007.
American Medical Association
American Heart Association
National Lipid Association
Council on Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, AHA.
Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism, AHA
American College of Internal Medicine
SELECTED PROFESSIONAL/VOLUNTEER INVOLVEMENTS
Women and Minority Leadership Committee, 1991 – 96
Board of Directors, 1976 – 1997
Medical Vice-President, 1982-83
PAST PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS
Director, Lipid Clinic, Lovelace Clinic, Albuquerque, NM, February 2007 to December 2009
Director, Lipid Clinic, Gallatin Medical Group, Downey, California, July, 2000 to July, 2001.
Consultant, Lipid Clinic at the Tommy Lasorda Heart Institute, Centinela Hospital, Los Angeles, California, November 1999-August 2000.
Chair, Medical Administrative Committee, California Hospital Medical Center, 2000-2002.
Medical Director Medical Fitness Center, L.A. Athletic Club Los Angeles 1983 – 86
Medical Director Southern California Center for Medical Fitness Los Angeles 1986 – 89
Medical Director French Hospital ICU, CCU, and Telemetry Units Los Angeles 1986 – 88
Consultant P.S.R.O. XXIV Los Angeles 1975 – 80 Cardiac Rehabilitation Criteria Committee
Preceptor Graduate School of Nursing, UCLA Los Angeles 1978 – 2007
Consultant Blue Cross of Southern California Cardiac Rehabilitation