Dr. Melissa Wong is fellow in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She graduated from Columbia University (cum laude) with a bachelor’s degree in Classics. She earned her medical doctorate at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she served as chief resident during her fourth year. Pursuant to her passion for medical education, she completed a medical education fellowship program at UCLA as well as training nationally in the APGO Scholars and Leaders program. After working on faculty in resident education at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, she resumed pursuing her own educational interests, this time fellowship training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and a concurrent Masters in Health Delivery Science.
Dr. Wong has been the recipient of numerous academic achievement and teaching awards, including the Arnold P. Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, the Hilger Perry Jenkins teaching award, Alpha Omega Alpha appointment, and the APGO Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Wong has presented original research at multiple scientific meetings at the national level. Outside of the hospital, her interests include ukulele, photography, and national parks (on #32 of 59!).