Michael Wong, M.D.

Michael S. Wong, M.D.


  • Director, Body Contouring After Weight Loss
  • Professor
  • Residency Program Director
To see if Michael S. Wong is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

Cannery Building

3301 C St., Suite Suite 1100
Sacramento, CA 95816
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UC Davis Medical Center - Cypress Building

2221 Stockton Blvd., Suite E
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Wong has clinical interests in the areas of general plastic and reconstructive surgery, microsurgery and aesthetic surgery. He has special interest in body contouring after significant weight loss and serves as Director of Body Contouring After Weight Loss.


Plastic Surgery

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center


M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, 1992

B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1988


Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1999-2000

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 2001-2002

UC Davis — East Bay, Oakland, California, 1993-1996

UC Davis — East Bay, Oakland, California, 1998-1999


Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, 1996-1998

Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, Louisville, Kentucky, 2001

Board Certifications

American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2003

American Board of Surgery, 2000

Professional Memberships

American Association of Plastic Surgeons

American College of Surgeons

American Medical Association

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

American Society of Plastic Surgeons

California Society of Plastic Surgeons

Christian Medical-Dental Society

University of California, Davis Surgical Society

Honors and Awards

2nd Place, 6th Glaxo Wellcome Trauma and Intensive Care Research Competition, 1998

Finalist, 5th Pharmacia/Upjohn Trauma Research Competition, 1997

Barnabas Award, Asian American Christian Fellowship, 1988

National Research Service Award, Fellowship Training Grant #5 - T32 GM07560-20, 1996

Invited Speaker, First World Congress for Plastic Surgeons of Chinese Descent,

Pathways to Leadership Program, American Society of Plastic Surgeons,

Plastic Surgery Excellence in Teaching Award,

Visiting Professor, First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow,

Visiting Professor, Shanghai East Hospital,

Select Recent Publications

Raman J, Lehmann S, Zehr K, De Guzman B, Aklog L, Garett HE, MacMahon H, Hatcher B, Wong MS. Sternal Closure with Rigid Plate Fixation versus Wire Closure: A Randomized Controlled Multicenter Trial. Annals Of Thoracic Surgery. 2012;94:1854-61

Chou SS, Sena MJ, Wong MS. Use of SternaLock plating system in acute treatment of unstable traumatic sternal fractures. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Feb;91(2):597-9.

Kuo JH, Troppmann C, Perez RV, Wong MS. Panniculectomy in preparation for renal transplantation: a new indication for an old procedure to reduce renal transplantation-associated wound complications. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Dec;128(6):1236-40.

Raff GW, Wong MS. Sternal plating to correct an unusual complication of the Nuss procedure: erosion of a pectus bar through the sternum. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Mar;85(3):1100-1.

Wong MS, Kim J, Yeung C, Williams SH. Breast necrosis following left internal mammary artery harvest: a case series and a comprehensive review of the literature. Ann Plast Surg. 2008 Oct;61(4):368-74.