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Lesley Wong, MD, FACS

Director of Burn Unit


  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Faculty Rank

Associate Professor of Surgery

Clinic Information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000
or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical Interests

Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery
Aesthetic Surgery
Burn Surgery
Cosmetic Surgery
Reconstructive Surgery
Wounds and Wound Healing



Weill Cornell Medical College, New York


New York University, School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore


Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

Certifications or Special Training

American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Additional Information


Lesley Wong specializes in burn surgery, wound management and general reconstructive plastic surgery, including breast reconstruction and post-traumatic injuries. She also has an interest in cosmetic breast and body-contouring procedures.

After receiving her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, Wong completed a residency in general surgery at New York University Medical Center and one in plastic surgery at Johns Hopkins University. She also completed fellowships in research and burn/critical care at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Prior to coming to the University of Kentucky, she was director of the Burn Unit and Wound Healing Center at Erlanger Health Systems and was on the faculty of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga.

She currently is the Director of the Burn Unit at the University of Kentucky. Her current research includes outcomes of breast reconstruction and peripheral nerve regeneration.

Related Links

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