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Michael S. Wong, M.D. View profile as PDF

Michael S. Wong

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.


Director, Body Contouring After Weight Loss
Residency Program Director




Plastic Surgery


Cosmetic Surgery Clinic

Center/Program Affiliation:


Cannery Building
Plastic Surgery
3301 C St., Suite Suite 1100
Sacramento, CA 95816
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-7844

UC Davis Medical Center - Cypress Building
2221 Stockton Blvd., Suite E
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-2-UCDAVIS

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Other Languages:

Mandarin Chinese


M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, 1992
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1988


UC Davis — East Bay, Oakland, California, 1992-1993


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

Select 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.

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).