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Lesley Wong, MD, FACS

Director of Burn Unit
| 4.77 out of 5
46 ratings | 10 comments
Lesley Wong, MD, FACS
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  • Breast Cancer Team
  • Cosmetic Surgery Associates
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • 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


    Weill Cornell Medical College, New York


    New York University, School of Medicine

    Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore


    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

  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.77 out of 5
    46 ratings |10 comments

    The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    July, 2019
    I was scheduled from the ER as a awalk in appt. The office staff was great as was Dr. Wong

    July, 2019
    I love Dr. Wong, she's an exceptional surgeon. Even though she's busy, she always takes her time and makes me feel like I matter.

    June, 2019
    Dr Wong is an outstanding doctor/surgeon. She is very compassionate and is concerned about the physical and emotional well-being of her patients

    May, 2019
    OMG!! I have several Drs at UK but my family and I LOVE Dr. Wong and ALL the staff!! I will continue to recommend her and her team!! Also, sometimes I see Dr. Sharon. She's awesome! nothing but 100s from me!!

    May, 2019

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