Dr. Derek Alan Wong MD

Dr. Derek Wong is a medical genetics doctor in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. He received his medical degree from UC San Diego School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Wong accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA and one of 14 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Medical Genetics. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Medical Genetics

Clinical Interests: Metabolic, Metabolic Genetics

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Residency, Pediatrics, 1993

Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics/Medical Genetics, 2002–2005

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship, Medical Genetics, 2005

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Internship, Pediatrics, 1990–1991

UC San Diego School of Medicine
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Medical Genetics
Certified 9 years in Clinical Biochemical Genetics

American Board of Medical Genetics
Certified 9 years in Clinical Genetics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

Significant Hepatic Involvement in Patients with Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency.
Gallagher, R. C.,Lam, C.,Wong, D.,Cederbaum, S.,Sokol, R. J.

Analysis of cases of 3-methylcrotonyl CoA carboxylase deficiency (3-MCCD) in the California newborn screening program reported in the state database.
Lam, C.,Carter, J. M.,Cederbaum, S. D.,Neidich, J.,Gallant, N. M.,Lorey, F.,Feuchtbaum, L.,Wong, D. A.

Peanut consumption increases levels of plasma very long chain fatty acids in humans.
Lam, C., Wong, D., Cederbaum, S., Lim, B., Qu, Y.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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