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Lesley Wong, MD, FACS

Director of Burn Unit
| 4.73 out of 5
51 ratings | 16 comments
Lesley Wong, MD, FACS
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Specialties

  • Breast Cancer Team
  • Burn and Wound Care
  • Cosmetic Surgery Associates
  • Plastic Surgery
  • About

    Lesley Wong specializes in general reconstructive plastic surgery, including breast reconstruction and post-traumatic injuries, microsurgery, burn surgery, and wound management. She also has 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 Program Director of the University of Kentucky Integrated Residency in Plastic Surgery and Professor of Plastic Surgery. Her current research includes outcomes of breast reconstruction and tissue perfusion.

    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

  • Procedures performed

    • Cosmetic Breast Procedures
    • Body-Contouring Procedures
    • General Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
    • Breast Reconstruction and Post-Traumatic Injuries
    • Microsurgery
    • Burn Surgery
    • Wound Management
  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.73 out of 5
    51 ratings |16 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.

    October, 2019
    *Dr. Wong responded to my emails so quickly & was so compassionate.

    September, 2019
    Everyone in Dr. Wong's office is always very friendly and helpful every time I am there. And I am there very often. Dr. Wong is very friendly and helpful as well. She is a wonderful surgeon and I am so glad to have her on my team.

    September, 2019
    Excellence in care provided by everyone on Dr Wong's team from the receptionists to the NP and certainly including Dr Wong. I look forward in working with this group on my future healthcare. I have been so blessed by everyone who interacted with me from the Breast Care Center thru to Dr Wong and everyone in between. Thank you for taking such great care of me when I have needed the best in care!

    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.

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