The UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie Wong, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

SAN FRANCISCO (Aug. 31, 2020) -- Dr. Stephanie Wong is a board-eligible orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and minimally-invasive arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder. In the hip, she frequently treats labral tears, FAI (femoroacetabular impingement), hamstring injuries, gluteus tears, and various athletic hip injuries. Dr. Wong is a specialist in advanced hip arthroscopy for hip preservation, performing labral repair and reconstruction. In the knee, she specializes in ACL tears, meniscus tears, and cartilage injuries- regularly performing ACL reconstruction and meniscus repairs. In the shoulder, she treats rotator cuff tears, shoulder dislocation/instability, and biceps injuries.

Dr. Wong has experience in caring for athletes of all skill levels and ages. She has served as the team physician for high school football teams in the Bay Area and Chicago, as well as an assistant team physician for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls, and Chicago Steel hockey team.

Dr. Wong has published numerous research articles, including studies on ACL injuries, rotator cuff tears, and outcomes after shoulder replacement surgery. Her interests include patient-reported outcomes research to guide decision-making about surgery. One of her passions is inspiring young women to pursue careers in orthopaedic surgery and medicine.  

Dr. Wong graduated cum laude from University of California Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in physiological science. She earned her medical degree with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from the University of California Davis School of Medicine. She completed orthopaedic surgery residency training at the University of California San Francisco, where she received the UCSF Great Experience Award for going above and beyond to create wonderful experiences and excellent care for patients and their families. Following residency, she recently completed an Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University in Chicago.

Fluent in conversational Cantonese, Dr. Wong grew up in San Ramon and Danville, CA. She enjoys skiing and exploring national parks.

Dr. Wong will be seeing patients at both the UCSF Orthopaedic Institute on the Mission Bay campus in San Francisco and at the Berkeley Outpatient Center.

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About the UCSF Sports Medicine Center

Dr. Stephanie Wong joins Dr. Cindy Chang, Dr. Nicholas Colyvas, Dr. Brian Feeley, Dr. Drew Lansdown, Dr. Elly Laroque, Dr. Anthony Luke, Dr. Benjamin Ma, Dr. Nirav Pandya, Dr. Sara Edwards, Dr. Carlin Senter, Dr. Kristin Wingfield, and Dr. Alan Zhang in the UCSF Sports Medicine Center, which has earned international acclaim due to its multidisciplinary approach to caring for athletes of all ages and skill levels.  Treatment is highly individualized and innovative with options ranging from therapy and non-surgical care to surgical correction. Our providers work to improve function and return patients to their active lifestyles.

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