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Lesley Wong, MD, FACS

Director of Burn Unit
Lesley Wong, MD, FACS

Practice Area

  • Breast Cancer Team
  • Cosmetic Surgery Associates
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
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  • About

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

    After receiving her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, Dr. 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, Dr. Wong 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.

    Dr. Wong 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.

    Faculty Rank

    Professor of Surgery

    Degree

    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York

    Residency

    New York University, School of Medicine

    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

    Fellowship

    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

    Certifications and 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

  • Clinical Interests

    • Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery
    • Aesthetic Surgery
    • Body Contouring Procedures
    • Burn Surgery
    • Post Traumatic Injuries
    • Reconstructive Surgery
    • Wounds and Wound Healing